Applied Hydrology, 2nd Edition

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9780071743914: Applied Hydrology, 2nd Edition

The first revision in more than 20 years of the renowned engineering hydrology text

Applied Hydrology, Second Edition retains the successful outline of this classic text while adding new material on physical hydrologic modeling to cover advances in that field of hydrology. New coverage includes the advances in solving hydrology problems through the use of new methodologies such as GIS technology. The book is divided into three parts: Hydrologic Processes; Hydrologic Analysis; and Hydrologic Design, where most of the revisions occur.

Applied Hydrology, Second Edition

  • Emphasizes a unique, fundamental approach to hydrology, providing the basis for understanding methodologies and software used in applied hydrology
  • Includes a wealth of new problems, both worked out examples and end-of-chapter problems
  • Contains special topics, such as the hydrology of arid and semi-arid regions and hydrology of climate change
  • Incorporates the very latest methodologies for solving hydrology problems, including radar rainfall (NEXRAD), GIS, and others
  • Offers a comprehensive approach to hydrologic design, covering the hydrology of floodplain analysis and water supply analysis

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About the Author:

Vin Te Chow was a professor of Hydrosystems Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Illinois.

David R. Maidment is Hussein M. Alharthy Centennial Chair in Civil Engineering, and director of the Center for Research in Water Resources at the University of Texas at Austin.

Larry W. Mays is a 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. Mays is a registered professional engineer in seven states and a registered professional hydrologist.

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