Hydraulic Design Handbook (McGraw-Hill handbooks)

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9780070411524: Hydraulic Design Handbook (McGraw-Hill handbooks)

This is an easy-to-follow guide to data otherwise offered in several difficult federal handbooks. It includes all relevant regulations from the EPA, NOAA, Federal Highway Administration, and other public agencies. It covers hydraulic design for water supply, water excess management, and environmental considerations. It features the contributions of experts in specific hydraulic design areas.

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At last, needed hydraulic design answers are instantly at hand! This all-inclusive compendium of authoritative information from the world's leading experts is the first comprehensive guide to practical hydraulic engineering. Long needed, Hydraulic Design Handbook can save you hours of searching through journals and fine-print government publications. This unique reference gives you current, best practice methods, tips, guidelines, and examples to help you handle any hydraulic design challenge. It features:



- Comprehensive coverage of all areas of hydraulic engineering

- Authoritative, up-to-date methods from top engineers in each specialty

- The latest hydraulic design engineering practices for environmental concerns

- Many detailed case studies and examples

- Hundreds of helpful illustrations and timesaving tables

From the underlying principles of hydraulics including findings from recent research to help with computer modeling and the design of hydraulic structures from channels to floodgates Hydraulic Design Handbook gives you the practical, hands-on tools you need. Destined to be the reference of choice for practicing hydraulic designers, it's also the ideal choice for those just getting their feet wet the ideal sourcebook to help you get to the top!

About the Author:

Larry W. Mays (Scottsdale, AZ) is Professor of Civil and Engineering at The Arizona State University and former chairman of the department. He has published extensively on water resources literature, including over 60 refered journal publications, 65 papers in proceedings of national and international conferences, 30 reports, and two chapters in The Handbook of Civil Engineers Practice. His books include: co-author of Applied Hydrology by V.T. Chow, D.R. Maidment, and L. Mays, published by McGraw-Hill in 1988; editor of Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems published by ASCE in 1989; co-author of Hydrosystems Engineering and Management with Y.K. Tung and published by McGraw-Hill in 1992; co-editor of Computer Modeling of Free-Surface and Pressurized Flow published by Kluwer Publishers in 1994; author of Optical Control of Hydrosystems published by Marcel-Dekker in 1996; and editor-in-chief of Water Resources Handbook published by McGraw-Hill in 1996; Water Distribution Systems Handbook, and Hydraulic Design Handbook also published by McGraw-Hill.

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