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Water resources engineering

Mays, Larry W.

ISBN 10: 9812531165 / ISBN 13: 9789812531162
Published by Wiley, Singapore, 2004
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Quarto in red illus wraps; xv, 761 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmIncludes bibliographical references and index. Appears to be a 2004 printing of the 2001 first edition, produced for the Asia market. || Contents: 1.2; World's FreshWater Resources; 4 --; 1.3; Water Use in the United States; 6 --; 1.4; Systems of Units; 8 --; 1.5; What Is Water?; 10 --; 1.6; Future of Water Resources; 12 --; Chapter 2; Principles of Flow in Hydrosystems; 15 --; 2.1; Properties Involving Mass or Weight of Water; 15 --; 2.2; Viscosity; 17 --; 2.3; Elasticity; 18 --; 2.4; Pressure and Pressure Variation; 19 --; 2.5; Surface Tension; 21 --; 2.6; Flow Visualization; 23 --; 2.7; Laminar and Turbulent Flow; 24 --; 2.8; Discharge; 25 --; Chapter 3; Flow Processes and Hydrostatic Forces; 29 --; 3.1; Control Volume Approach for Hydrosystems; 29 --; 3.2; Continuity; 32 --; 3.3; Energy; 34 --; 3.4; Momentum; 38 --; 3.5; Pressure and Pressure Forces in Static Fluids; 39 --; 3.5.1; Hydrostatic Forces; 39 --; 3.5.2; Buoyancy; 43 --; 3.6; Velocity Distribution; 44 --; Chapter 4; Hydraulic Processes: Pressurized Pipe Flow; 49 --; 4.1; Classification of Flow; 49 --; 4.2; Pressurized (Pipe) Flow; 52 --; 4.2.1; Energy Equation; 52 --; 4.2.2; Hydraulic and Energy Grade Lines; 56 --; 4.3; Headlosses; 56 --; 4.3.1; Shear-Stress Distribution of Flow in Pipes; 56 --; 4.3.2; Velocity Distribution of Flow in Pipes; 58 --; 4.3.3; Headlosses from Pipe Friction; 61 --; 4.3.4; Form (Minor) Losses; 63 --; 4.4; Forces in Pipe Flow; 70 --; 4.5; Pipe Flow in Simple Networks; 73 --; 4.5.1; Series Pipe Systems; 73 --; 4.5.2; Parallel Pipe Systems; 75 --; 4.5.3; Branching Pipe Flow; 78 --; 4.6; Measurement of Flowing Fluids in Pressure Conduits; 79 --; 4.6.1; Measurement of Static Pressure; 79 --; 4.6.2; Measurement of Velocity; 80 --; 4.6.3; Measurement of Discharge; 81 --; Chapter 5; Hydraulic Processes: Open-Channel Flow; 85 --; 5.1; Steady Uniform Flow; 85 --; 5.1.1; Energy; 85 --; 5.1.2; Momentum; 88 --; 5.1.3; Best Hydraulic Sections for Uniform Flow in Nonerodible Channels; 94 --; 5.2; Specific Energy, Momentum, and Specific Force; 95 --; 5.2.1; Specific Energy; 95 --; 5.2.2; Momentum; 101 --; 5.2.3; Specific Force; 102 --; 5.3; Steady, Gradually Varied Flow; 105 --; 5.3.1; Gradually Varied Flow Equations; 105 --; 5.3.2; Water Surface Profile Classification; 108 --; 5.4; Gradually Varied Flow for Natural Channels; 111 --; 5.4.1; Development of Equations; 111 --; 5.4.2; Energy Correction Factor; 114 --; 5.4.3; Application for Water Surface Profile; 118 --; 5.5; Rapidly Varied Flow; 123 --; 5.6; Discharge Measurement; 128 --; 5.6.1; Weir; 128 --; 5.6.2; Flumes; 132 --; 5.6.3; Stream Flow Measurement: Velocity-Area-Integration Method; 135 --; Chapter 6; Hydraulic Processes: Groundwater Flow; 141 --; 6.1; Groundwater Concepts; 141 --; 6.2; Saturated Flow; 150 --; 6.2.1; Governing Equations; 150 --; 6.2.2; Flow Nets; 152 --; 6.3; Steady-State One-Dimensional Flow; 154 --; 6.4; Steady-State Well Hydraulics; 157 --; 6.4.1; Flow to Wells; 157 --; 6.4.2; Confined Aquifers; 158 --; 6.4.3; Unconfined Aquifers; 161 --; 6.5; Transient Well Hydraulics--Confined Conditions; 162 --; 6.5.1; Nonequilibrium Well Pumping Equation; 162 --; 6.5.2; Graphical Solution; 165 --; 6.5.3; Cooper-Jacob Method of Solution; 167 --; 6.6; Transient Well Hydraulics--Unconfined Conditions; 172 --; 6.7; Transient Well Hydraulics--Leaky Aquifer Conditions; 173 --; 6.8; Boundary Effects: Image Well Theory; 174 --; 6.8.1; Barrier Boundary; 175 --; 6.8.2; Recharge Boundary; 178 --; 6.8.3; Multiple Boundary Systems; 179 --; 6.9; Simulation of Groundwater Systems; 181 --; 6.9.1; Governing Equations; 181 --; 6.9.2; Finite Difference Equations; 182 --; 6.9.3; MODFLOW; 186 --; Chapter 7; Hydrologic Processes; 191 --; 7.1; Introduction to Hydrology; 191 --; 7.1.1; What Is Hydrology?; 191 --; 7.1.2; Hydrologic Cycle; 191 --; 7.1.3; Hydrologic Systems; 193 --; 7.1.4; Atmospheric and Ocean Circulation; 199 --; 7.2; Precipitati. Bookseller Inventory # 86077

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Title: Water resources engineering

Publisher: Wiley, Singapore

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very good(+)

Edition: Wiley Student Edition [Asia].

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