Larry W Mays Hydraulic Design Handbook

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Hydraulic Design Handbook

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* Easy-to-follow guide to data otherwise offered in several difficult federal handbooks
* Includes all relevant regulations from the EPA, NOAA, Federal Highway Administration, and other public agencies
* Covers hydraulic design for water supply, water excess management, and environmental considerations
* 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 is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University where he was the chair of the department. He was formerly Director of the Center for Research in Water Resources at the University of Texas at Austin where he also held an Engineering Foundation Endowed Professorship. A registered engineer in seven states and a professional hydrologist, he has served as a consultant to many organizations. Professor Mays is author of Water Resources Engineering (John Wily & Sons) and Optimal Control of Hydrosystems (Marcel Dekker), co-author of Applied Hydrology and Hydrosystems Engineering and Mangement (both from McGraw-Hill) and editor-in-chief of the Water Resources Handbook, Hydraulic Design Handbook, Water Distribution Systems Handbook, Stormwater Collection Systems Design Handbook, and the Urban Water Supply Handbook (all from McGraw-Hill). The Urban Water Supply Handbook received the 2002 Honorable Mention in Engineering Award given by the Association of American Publishers. He is also editor-in-chief of Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems (ASCE) and co-editor of Computer Modeling of Free Surface and Pressurized Flow (Kluwer Academic Publishers). Among his honors is a distinguished alumnus award from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999.

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