Water Resource Systems Management Tools

Hardcover | November 26, 2004

byLarry Mays

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This is a unique, integrated approach to water resource systems management and planning. The book provides methods for analyzing water resource needs, modeling, supply reliability, irrigation optimization, and much more. With more and more attention being given to the worldwide interest in sustainability, to the effects of global climate change on future water resources operation and management, as well as public health issues, Dr. Mays has gathered together leading experts in their respective fields offering the latest information on the subject. A fresh approach offering insight for the present generation within the water resources community.

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This is a unique, integrated approach to water resource systems management and planning. The book provides methods for analyzing water resource needs, modeling, supply reliability, irrigation optimization, and much more. With more and more attention being given to the worldwide interest in sustainability, to the effects of global clim...

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Unique, integrated approaches for managing water resource systemsMeeting an increasingly critical need, this comprehensive professional handbook provides an integrated toolset for forecasting water use and availability, and for the system-wide management of water resources. Edited by internationally respected expert Larry Mays, and fea...

Larry. W. Mays, Ph.D., PE, P.H., is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University and former chair of the department. He is the former 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 register...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.2 × 7.6 × 1 inPublished:November 26, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071443819

ISBN - 13:9780071443814

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Table of Contents

CONTRIBUTORS

PREFACE

Chapter 1: Systems Analysis (Larry W. Mays and Yeou-Koung Tung)

Chapter 2: Uncertainty and Reliability Analysis (Yeou-Koung Tung)

Chapter 3: Regional Water Supply Planning and Capacity Expansion Models (Messele Z. Ejeta and Larry W. Mays)

Chapter 4: River-Reservoir System Operation for Sediment Control (John W. Nicklow)

Chapter 5: Water Distribution System Operation: Application of Simulated Annealing (Fred E. Goldman and Larry W. Mays)

Chapter 6: Optimal Feedback Control of Irrigation Water Delivery Systems (B.T. Wahlin)

Chapter 7: Optimal Location of Isolation Valves in Water Distribution Systems: A Reliability/Optimization Approach (Sukru Ozger and Larry W. Mays)

Chapter 8: Groundwater Remediation Design Using Simulated Annealing (Richard L. Skaggs and Larry W. Mays)

INDEX