Fundamentals of Hydraulic Engineering

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byAlan L. Prasuhn

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This text provides comprehensive treatment of hydraulic engineering in both closed conduit and open channel flow and a clear presentation, with more examples and problems than most competitors. The carefully organized coverage, beginning with basics of hydrology, pipelines, and open channels. Also includes both hydrologic background and traditional hydraulics. A good balance of theory and applications and extensive appendices, including selected computer programs, round out the text.

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This text provides comprehensive treatment of hydraulic engineering in both closed conduit and open channel flow and a clear presentation, with more examples and problems than most competitors. The carefully organized coverage, beginning with basics of hydrology, pipelines, and open channels. Also includes both hydrologic background a...

Alan L. Prasuhn is at South Dakota State University.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 6.5 × 9.45 × 1.18 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195107322

ISBN - 13:9780195107326

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Overview of Hydraulic Engineering2. Review of Fluid Mechanics Fluid Properties3. Hydrology Precipitation: Evaporation, Transpiration, and Snow Melt4. Groundwater Hydraulics: Groundwater Characteristics5. Statistical Analysis of Hydrological Data: Probability, Return Period, and Probability Distributions6. Pipelines: Hydraulics of Steady Flow in Closed Conduits7. Open Channel Hydraulics: Pressure Distribution, Resistance, and the Manning Equation8. Mechanics of Sediment Transport: Sediment Properties9. Physical Modeling: Simulitude and the Modeling Laws10. Hydraulic Machinery: Analysis of Hydraulic Machinery11. Drainage Hydraulics: Estimation of Drainage Runoff

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"Excellent presentation of subject matter."--R.M. Knutson, University of Arizona