Water Distribution System Handbook

Hardcover | October 21, 1999

byLarry Mays

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All-in-one, state-of-the-art guide to safe drinking water

Civil engineers and anyone else involved in any way with the design, analysis, operation, maintenance or rehabilitation of water distribution systems will find practical guidance in Water Distribution SystemsHandbook. Experts selected by Handbook editor Larry W. Mays provide historical, present day, and future perspectives, as well as state-of-the-art details previously available only in specialized journals. You get a comprehensively detailed exploration of every facet of the hydraulics ofpressurized flow; piping design and pipeline systems; storage issues; reliability analysis and distribution, and more. Detailed information on the latest technology contributions and on enhancements to the EPANETmodel are included. You'll also find case studies that range from the small municipal systems found in every U.S. town, to large systems common to great urban centers like New York, London and Paris.

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All-in-one, state-of-the-art guide to safe drinking waterCivil engineers and anyone else involved in any way with the design, analysis, operation, maintenance or rehabilitation of water distribution systems will find practical guidance in Water Distribution SystemsHandbook. Experts selected by Handbook editor Larry W. Mays provide hist...

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CUTTING-EDGE METHODS AND TECHNOLOGIES FROM LEADING EXPERTSIf you're looking for comprehensive, state-of-the-art help with water distribution systems, you've come to the right place. The only book of its kind, this authoritative and inclusive compendium brings you detailed coverage of the latest methods, materials, techniques, and tool...

Larry W. Mays is professor of civil and environmental engineering at Arizona State University and former 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 professional en...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:912 pages, 9.4 × 6.4 × 1.87 inPublished:October 21, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0071342133

ISBN - 13:9780071342131

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Table of Contents

CONTRIBUTORS

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Hydraulics of Pressurized Flow

Chapter 3: System Design: An Overview

Chapter 4: Hydraulics of Water Distribution Systems

Chapter 5: Pump System Hydraulic Design

Chapter 6: Hydraulic Transient Design for Pipeline Systems

Chapter 7: Optimal Design of Water Distribution

Chapter 8: Water-Quality Aspects of Construction and Operations

Chapter 9: Water Quality

Chapter 10: Hydraulic Design of Water Distribution Storage Tanks

Chapter 11: Quality of Water in Storage

Chapter 12: Computer Models/Epanet

Chapter 13: Water Quality Modeling--Case Studies

Chapter 14: Calibration of Hydraulic Network Models

Chapter 15: Operation of Water Distribution Systems

Chapter 16: Optimization Models for Operations

Chapter 17: Maintenance and Rehabilitation/Replacement

Chapter 18: Reliability Analysis for Design

INDEX