Dams & Hydraulic Engineering

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August 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister
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, 
Published:
August 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister
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 
Published:
August 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Anton J. Schleiss, Jürg Speerli, Roger Pfammatter
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 
Published:
July 23, 2014
Author(s):
Muhammad I. Haque
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 
Published:
July 23, 2014
Editor(s):
André Musy, Benoit Hingray, Cécile Picouet
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 
Published:
May 29, 2014
Author(s):
Paulo C.F. Erbisti
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, 
Published:
March 10, 2014
Author(s):
Tamotsu Takahashi
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, 
Published:
March 03, 2014
Author(s):
Ljubomir Tanchev
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 
Published:
February 27, 2014
Editor(s):
L. E. Frostick, R.E. Thomas, M.F. Johnson, S.P. Rice, S.J. McLelland
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 
Published:
February 14, 2014
Author(s):
S.N. Ghosh
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 

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