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Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition

Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition

Michael Tomlinson, John Woodward

October 08, 2014

Written to Eurocode 7 and the UK National Annex Updated to reflect the current usage of Eurocode 7, along with relevant parts of the British Standards, Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition maintains the empirical correlations of the original—combining practical know how with...

River Flow 2014

River Flow 2014

Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister

August 12, 2014

The behaviour of river systems is a result of the complex interaction between flow, sediments, morphology and habitats. Furthermore, rivers are often used as a source of water supply and energy production as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today,...

Reservoir Sedimentation

Reservoir Sedimentation

Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister

August 12, 2014

Despite the mechanisms of reservoir sedimentation being well known for a long time, sustainable and preventive measures are rarely taken into consideration in the design of new reservoirs. To avoid operational problems of powerhouses, sedimentation is often treated for existing reservoirs with...

Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restoration

Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restoration

Anton J. Schleiss, Jürg Speerli, Roger Pfammatter

August 12, 2014

Every year the Swiss Commission for Flood Protection (KOHS) of the Swiss Association for Water Management (SWV) organizes a symposium where professionals, officers of public administrations, and researchers exchange their experiences on special topics and key projects in river engineering and...

Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media

Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media

Muhammad I. Haque

July 23, 2014

Provides a Balance between the Mathematical and Physical Aspects and the Engineering Applications Written for engineering and science students, Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media explains groundwater from both a mathematical and qualitative standpoint. The book builds up the theory of...

Hydrology: A Science for Engineers

Hydrology: A Science for Engineers

André Musy, Benoit Hingray, Cécile Picouet

July 23, 2014

This book presents the main hydrological methods and techniques used in the design and operation of hydraulic projects and the management of water resources and associated natural risks. It covers the key topics of water resources engineering, from the estimation of runoff volumes and unit...

Design of Hydraulic Gates, 2nd Edition

Design of Hydraulic Gates, 2nd Edition

Paulo C.F. Erbisti

May 29, 2014

Revised and updated, this second edition of Design of Hydraulic Gates maintains the same goal as the original: to be used as a textbook and a manual of design of gates, presenting the main aspects of design, manufacture, installation and operation of hydraulic gates, while introducing new products,...

Debris Flow: Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition

Debris Flow: Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition

Tamotsu Takahashi

March 10, 2014

This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, 2nd edition

Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, 2nd edition

Ljubomir Tanchev

March 03, 2014

Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, now in its second edition, provides a comprehensive and complete overview of all kinds of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures throughout the world. The reader is guided through different aspects of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures in 35...

Users Guide to Ecohydraulic Modelling and Experimentation: Experience of the Ecohydraulic Research Team (PISCES) of the HYDRALAB Network

Users Guide to Ecohydraulic Modelling and Experimentation: Experience of the Ecohydraulic Research Team (PISCES) of the HYDRALAB Network

L. E. Frostick, R.E. Thomas, M.F. Johnson, S.P. Rice, S.J. McLelland

February 27, 2014

Users Guide to Ecohydraulic Experimentation has been compiled by the interdisciplinary team of expert ecologists, geomorphologists, sedimentologists, hydraulicists and engineers involved in HYDRALAB IV, the European Integrated Infrastructure Initiative on hydraulic experimentation which forms part...

Flood Control and Drainage Engineering, Fourth Edition

Flood Control and Drainage Engineering, Fourth Edition

S.N. Ghosh

February 14, 2014

Primarily written as course material on flood control and drainage engineering for advanced students of civil engineering, this new fourth edition is again thoroughly revised. It accommodates recent developments in remote sensing, information technology and GIS technology. New added material deals...

Small Hydroelectric Engineering Practice

Small Hydroelectric Engineering Practice

Bryan Leyland

February 11, 2014

Small Hydroelectric Engineering Practice is a comprehensive reference book covering all aspects of identifying, building, and operating hydroelectric schemes between 500 kW and 50 MW. In this range of outputs there are many options for all aspects of the scheme and it is very important that the...