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Title:
Water-resources engineering
Author:
Linsley, Ray K.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1979]

©1979
Physical Description:
xii, 716 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780070379657
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This book covers all aspects of water resources engineering, from hydrology, hydraulics, and hydraulic structures to engineering economy studies and planning. It shows applications of these basics to water supply, irrigation, hydroelectric power, river navigation, drainage, waste water collection, treatment and disposal, and flood control. Multi-purpose projects are discussed in the chapter on planning. Over 400 problems are available for student homework assignments.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Descriptive Hydrology
Chapter 3 Quantitative Hydrology
Chapter 4 Groundwater
Chapter 5 Probability Concepts in Planning
Chapter 6 Water Law
Chapter 7 Reservoirs
Chapter 8 Dams
Chapter 9 Spillways, Gates, and Outlet Works
Chapter 10 Open Channels
Chapter 11 Pressure Conduits
Chapter 12 Hydraulic Machinery
Chapter 13 Engineering Economy in Water-Resources Planning
Chapter 14 Irrigation
Chapter 15 Water-Supply Systems
Chapter 16 Hydroelectric Power
Chapter 17 River Navigation
Chapter 18 Drainage
Chapter 19 Sewerage and Wasterwater Treatment
Chapter 20 Flood-Damage Mitigation
Chapter 21 Planning for Water-Resources Development
Appendixes
Indexes