Handbook of Hydraulics

Hardcover | March 22, 1996

byErnest Brater, Horace King, James Lindell

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Your one-stop answer guide to hydraulics engineering and design. Turn to Handbook of Hydraulics, Seventh Edition, for the tables, formulas, computer applications, and other resources you need to design and engineer virtually any hydraulic system. Bringing Ernest F. Brater and Horace W. King's last edition into the 21st century, James E. Lindell and C.Y. Wei have revised and updated this unmatched advisor--coverting all constants to metric units--to give you powerful solutions governing: Viscosity, surface tension, and elasticity; fluid pressures and hydraulic forces; laminar, turbulent, steady, and unsteady flows; oscillatory, breaking, and wind-generated waves plus shore erosion control' flow through orifice gates, tubes, weirs, and pipes; uniform and nonuniform flow in open channels; high-velocity transitions through straight-walled, enlargement, and curved-wall constrictions; unsteady open channel and spatially variable flow; flow measurement with meters, pilot tubes, venture flumes, and other devices; computer-based numerical methods; much more.

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Continuing its tradition of excellence developed over six previous editions, this seminal handbook provides a compact, easily accessible source of current data for solving problems in hydraulic engineering. The book is packed with essential tables, formulas, computer solutions, and other reference needed by practicing engineers. Tables...

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Your one-stop answer guide to hydraulics engineering and design. Turn to Handbook of Hydraulics, Seventh Edition, for the tables, formulas, computer applications, and other resources you need to design and engineer virtually any hydraulic system. Bringing Ernest F. Brater and Horace W. King's last edition into the 21st century, James E...

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The definitive reference. . .now completely updated to reflect the latest advances in hydraulic engineering Continuing its traditon of excellence as the standard reference on hydraulics for more than 75 years, this seminal work has been thoroughly revised and updated to help practicing engineers solve hydraulic engineering problems wel...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 7.5 × 5.4 × 1.57 inPublished:March 22, 1996Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070072477

ISBN - 13:9780070072473

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Fluid Properties and Hydraulic Units

Chapter 2: Hydrostatics

Chapter 3: Fundamental Concepts of Flow

Chapter 4: Orifices, Gates, and Tables

Chapter 5: Weirs

Chapter 6: Pipes

Chapter 7: Steady Uniform Flow in Open Channels

Chapter 8: Open Channels with Non-Uniform Flow

Chapter 9: High-Velocity Transitions

Chapter 10: Wave Motion and Forces

Chapter 11: Spatially Variable and Unsteady Flow

Chapter 12: Measurement of Flowing Water

Chapter 13: Advances in Hydraulics Using Computer Technology

Chapter 14: Applicable Computer Programs

From Our Editors

Continuing its tradition of excellence developed over six previous editions, this seminal handbook provides a compact, easily accessible source of current data for solving problems in hydraulic engineering. The book is packed with essential tables, formulas, computer solutions, and other reference needed by practicing engineers. Tables provide a wealth of data for solving problems. Coverage of applicable computer programs includes flow charts, program statements, outputs, and information on software costs and what the program will accomplish. 212 illus