Hydraulic Structures

P. Novak, A. I. B. Moffat, C. Nalluri, R. Narayanan...
728 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 4th edition (February 25, 2007)
Language: English - ISBN-10: 0415386268 - ISBN-13: 978-0415386265

The fourth edition of this volume presents design principles and practical guidance for key hydraulic structures. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains enhanced texts and sections on: Environmental issues and the World Commission on Dams + partially saturated soils, small amenity dams, tailing dams, upstream dam face protection and the rehabilitation of embankment dams + RCC dams and the upgrading of masonry and concrete dams + flow over stepped spillways and scour in plunge pools + cavitation, aeration and vibration of gates + risk analysis and contingency planning in dam safety + small hydroelectric power development and tidal and wave power + wave statistics, pipeline stability, wave–structure interaction and coastal modelling + computational models in hydraulic engineering.

The book's key topics are explored in two parts - dam engineering and other hydraulic structures – and the text concludes with a chapter on models in hydraulic engineering. Worked numerical examples supplement the main text and extensive lists of references conclude each chapter. Hydraulic Structures provides advanced students with a solid foundation in the subject and is a useful reference source for researchers, designers and other professionals.

Hydraulic Structures,P. Novak, A. I. B. Moffat, C. Nalluri, R. Narayanan

... Civil Engineering [Coastal, Waterway & Ocean Engineering - Construction Engineering - Dams & Hydraulic Engineering - Earthquake Engineering-Geotechnical Engineering - Structural Engineering - Transportation Engineering etc.]

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