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This book begins with an entertaining, historical background of dam construction. This includes types and purposes of ancient dams and construction techniques. It also describes the hydraulics of flowing water from its inflow in the reservoir; it's traveling in the reservoir and over the spillway, then in the downstream channel up to a control section. The book contains numerous excellent photographs of hydraulic structures, flow conditions, reservoirs, etc. that give added interest.
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This book can be used by university students and consulting engineers in all aspect of professional application.About the Author:
Dr. Fuat Sentrk's background includes working as a world-renown specialist of hydraulic engineering on the hydraulic design of several large dams in Turkey and North Africa. His research covers different fields such as resistance to flow and scale model theory. Dr. Sentrk, a Doctor at Toulouse University, Director Emeritus of the Turkish State Hydraulic Works Research Center, Ankara, Turkey, is the author of over 152 research papers and 17 scientific books.
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Book Description Water Resources Pubns, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0918334802
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