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Water Resources Engineering / Ralph A. Wurbs, Wesley P. James.

By: Wurbs, Ralph AllenContributor(s): James, Wesley PMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 2002. 2002Description: x, 828 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cmISBN: 0130812935Subject(s): Hydraulic engineering | Water resources development | Hydrology | Water-supply -- ManagementDDC classification: 627 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION I -- 1.1 Water Resources Engineering Disciplines 1 -- 1.2 Water Management Sectors 3 -- 1.3 The Water Management Community 18 -- 1.4 Computer Models in Water Resources -- Engineering 29 -- 1.5 Units of Measure 37 -- References 38 -- CHAPTER 2 HYDROLOGY 39 -- 2.1 Water 40 -- 2.2 Hydroclimatology 44 -- 2.3 Atmospheric Processes 55 -- 2.4 Precipitation 58 -- 2.5 Evaporation and Transpiration 68 -- 2.6 Units of Measure for Depth, Area, Volume, -- and Volumetric Rates 76 -- 2.7 Watershed Hydrology and Streamflow 80 -- 2.8 Subsurface Water 89 -- 2.9 Erosion and Sedimentation 91 -- 2.10 Water Quality 92 -- 2.11 Climatic, Hydrologic, and Water Quality Data 99 -- Problems 102 -- References 104 -- CHAPTER 3 FLUID MECHANICS 107 -- 3.1 Units 107 -- 3.2 Properties of Water 108 -- 3.3 Statics 111 -- 3.4 Classification of Fluid Flow 117 -- 3.5 Reynolds Transport Theorem 118 -- 3.6 Dimensional Analysis 119 -- 3.7 Conservation of Mass, Energy, and Momentum 123 -- 3.8 Newton-Raphson Formula 125 -- Problems 126 -- Bibliography 129 -- CHAPTER 4 HYDRAULICS OF PIPELINES -- AND PIPE NETWORKS 130 -- 4.1 Basic Equations for Steady Flow 130 -- 4.2 Pumps in Pipelines 139 -- 4.3 Culverts 151 -- 4.4 Pipelines Connecting Reservoirs 156 -- 4.5 Pipe Network Systems 165 -- 4.6 Unsteady Flow 198 -- 4.7 Generalized Pipe System Simulation Models 233 -- Problems 234 -- Bibliography 250 -- CHAPTER S OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS 252 -- 5.1 Open Channels 252 -- 5.2 Flow Classification 254 -- 5.3 Uniform Flow 254 -- 5.4 Critical Flow 261 -- 5.5 Computing Normal and Critical Depth 266 -- 5.6 Channel Design 270 -- 5.7 Gradually Varied Steady Flow 279 -- 5.8 Rapidly Varied Steady Flow 311 -- 5.9 Unsteady Flow 324 -- 5.10 Generalized Open Channel Hydraulics -- Models 341 -- Problems 341 -- Bibliography 355 -- CHAPTER 6 FLOOD ROUTING 356 -- 6.1 Hydrologic Routing 357 -- 6.2 Kinematic Routing 369 -- 6.3 Hydraulic Stream Routing 374 -- 6.4 Dam Break Analysis 385 -- 6.5 Watershed Routing 391 -- 6.6 Generalized Flood Routing Models 398 -- Problems 398 -- References and Bibliography 406 -- CHAPTER 7 HYDROLOGIC FREQUENCY ANALYSIS 408 -- 7.1 Hydrologic Random Variables and Data 408 -- 7.2 Probability Relationships 411 -- 7.3 Binomial Distribution and Risk Formula 412 -- 7.4 Empirical Relative Frequency Relations 415 -- 7.5 Analytical Probability Distributions 417 -- 7.6 Frequency Graphs 424 -- 7.7 Bulletin 17B Flood Frequency Analysis -- Methodologies 426 -- 7.8 Other Flood Frequency Analysis Methods 432 -- 7.9 Flow-Duration, Concentration-Duration, and Low-Flow -- Frequency Relationships 439 -- 7.10 Reservoir/River System Reliability 443 -- 7.11 Precipitation Frequency Analysis 445 -- 7.12 Probable Maximum Storm 452 -- Problems 455 -- References 460 -- CHAPTER 8 MODELING WATERSHED HYDROLOGY 462 -- 8.1 Watershed Hydrology 462 -- 8.2 Watershed Models 464 -- 8.3 Watershed Characteristics 469 -- 8.4 Rational Method for Estimating Peak Flow 474 -- 8.5 Separating Precipitation into Abstractions and Runoff 477 -- 8.6 Unit Hydrograph Approach for Estimating Flow Rates 488 -- 8.7 Erosion and Sediment Yield 502 -- 8.8 Water Quality Modeling 510 -- 8.9 Generalized Watershed Simulation Models 520 -- Problems 525 -- References 531 -- CHAPTER 9 GROUNDWATER ENGINEERING 534 -- 9.1 Subsurface Water 534 -- 9.2 Basic Equations of Groundwater Flow 538 -- 9.3 Wells 557 -- 9.4 Flow Net Analysis 576 -- 9.5 Numerical Methods 584 -- 9.6 Groundwater Quality 602 -- 9.7 Generalized Groundwater Models 609 -- Problems 610 -- Bibliography 620 -- CHAPTER 10 URBAN STORMWATER MANAGEMENT 622 -- 10.1 Stormwater Collection Systems 623 -- 10.2 On-Site Detention Basins 638 -- 10.3 Regional Detention Facilities 655 -- 10.4 Water Quality 663 -- 10.5 Flood-Damage Mitigation 690 -- Problems 697 -- Bibliography 707 -- CHAPTER 11 WATER RESOURCES SYSTEMS ANALYSIS 709 -- 11.1 The Systems Philosophy 709 -- 11.2 Economic Analysis 711 -- 11.3 Simulation of Flood Damage Reduction Systems 720 -- 11.4 Simulation and Optimization 729 -- 11.5 Linear Programming (LP) 731 -- 11.6 Network Flow Programming 751 -- 11.7 Zero-One Integer Programming 753 -- Problems 756 -- References 767 -- CHAPTER 12 RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT 769 -- 12.1 River Basin Systems 770 -- 12.2 Dams, Reservoirs, and Associated Facilities 771 -- 12.3 Water Rights and Water Allocation Systems 782 -- 12.4 Water Quality Management 792 -- 12.5 Ecosystem Management 796 -- 12.6 Rivers and Reservoirs of the World 798 -- 12.7 Major River/Reservoir Systems -- in the United States 802 -- 12.8 River Basin Management Computer Models 816 -- References 819 -- INDEX 821.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION I -- 1.1 Water Resources Engineering Disciplines 1 -- 1.2 Water Management Sectors 3 -- 1.3 The Water Management Community 18 -- 1.4 Computer Models in Water Resources -- Engineering 29 -- 1.5 Units of Measure 37 -- References 38 -- CHAPTER 2 HYDROLOGY 39 -- 2.1 Water 40 -- 2.2 Hydroclimatology 44 -- 2.3 Atmospheric Processes 55 -- 2.4 Precipitation 58 -- 2.5 Evaporation and Transpiration 68 -- 2.6 Units of Measure for Depth, Area, Volume, -- and Volumetric Rates 76 -- 2.7 Watershed Hydrology and Streamflow 80 -- 2.8 Subsurface Water 89 -- 2.9 Erosion and Sedimentation 91 -- 2.10 Water Quality 92 -- 2.11 Climatic, Hydrologic, and Water Quality Data 99 -- Problems 102 -- References 104 -- CHAPTER 3 FLUID MECHANICS 107 -- 3.1 Units 107 -- 3.2 Properties of Water 108 -- 3.3 Statics 111 -- 3.4 Classification of Fluid Flow 117 -- 3.5 Reynolds Transport Theorem 118 -- 3.6 Dimensional Analysis 119 -- 3.7 Conservation of Mass, Energy, and Momentum 123 -- 3.8 Newton-Raphson Formula 125 -- Problems 126 -- Bibliography 129 -- CHAPTER 4 HYDRAULICS OF PIPELINES -- AND PIPE NETWORKS 130 -- 4.1 Basic Equations for Steady Flow 130 -- 4.2 Pumps in Pipelines 139 -- 4.3 Culverts 151 -- 4.4 Pipelines Connecting Reservoirs 156 -- 4.5 Pipe Network Systems 165 -- 4.6 Unsteady Flow 198 -- 4.7 Generalized Pipe System Simulation Models 233 -- Problems 234 -- Bibliography 250 -- CHAPTER S OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS 252 -- 5.1 Open Channels 252 -- 5.2 Flow Classification 254 -- 5.3 Uniform Flow 254 -- 5.4 Critical Flow 261 -- 5.5 Computing Normal and Critical Depth 266 -- 5.6 Channel Design 270 -- 5.7 Gradually Varied Steady Flow 279 -- 5.8 Rapidly Varied Steady Flow 311 -- 5.9 Unsteady Flow 324 -- 5.10 Generalized Open Channel Hydraulics -- Models 341 -- Problems 341 -- Bibliography 355 -- CHAPTER 6 FLOOD ROUTING 356 -- 6.1 Hydrologic Routing 357 -- 6.2 Kinematic Routing 369 -- 6.3 Hydraulic Stream Routing 374 -- 6.4 Dam Break Analysis 385 -- 6.5 Watershed Routing 391 -- 6.6 Generalized Flood Routing Models 398 -- Problems 398 -- References and Bibliography 406 -- CHAPTER 7 HYDROLOGIC FREQUENCY ANALYSIS 408 -- 7.1 Hydrologic Random Variables and Data 408 -- 7.2 Probability Relationships 411 -- 7.3 Binomial Distribution and Risk Formula 412 -- 7.4 Empirical Relative Frequency Relations 415 -- 7.5 Analytical Probability Distributions 417 -- 7.6 Frequency Graphs 424 -- 7.7 Bulletin 17B Flood Frequency Analysis -- Methodologies 426 -- 7.8 Other Flood Frequency Analysis Methods 432 -- 7.9 Flow-Duration, Concentration-Duration, and Low-Flow -- Frequency Relationships 439 -- 7.10 Reservoir/River System Reliability 443 -- 7.11 Precipitation Frequency Analysis 445 -- 7.12 Probable Maximum Storm 452 -- Problems 455 -- References 460 -- CHAPTER 8 MODELING WATERSHED HYDROLOGY 462 -- 8.1 Watershed Hydrology 462 -- 8.2 Watershed Models 464 -- 8.3 Watershed Characteristics 469 -- 8.4 Rational Method for Estimating Peak Flow 474 -- 8.5 Separating Precipitation into Abstractions and Runoff 477 -- 8.6 Unit Hydrograph Approach for Estimating Flow Rates 488 -- 8.7 Erosion and Sediment Yield 502 -- 8.8 Water Quality Modeling 510 -- 8.9 Generalized Watershed Simulation Models 520 -- Problems 525 -- References 531 -- CHAPTER 9 GROUNDWATER ENGINEERING 534 -- 9.1 Subsurface Water 534 -- 9.2 Basic Equations of Groundwater Flow 538 -- 9.3 Wells 557 -- 9.4 Flow Net Analysis 576 -- 9.5 Numerical Methods 584 -- 9.6 Groundwater Quality 602 -- 9.7 Generalized Groundwater Models 609 -- Problems 610 -- Bibliography 620 -- CHAPTER 10 URBAN STORMWATER MANAGEMENT 622 -- 10.1 Stormwater Collection Systems 623 -- 10.2 On-Site Detention Basins 638 -- 10.3 Regional Detention Facilities 655 -- 10.4 Water Quality 663 -- 10.5 Flood-Damage Mitigation 690 -- Problems 697 -- Bibliography 707 -- CHAPTER 11 WATER RESOURCES SYSTEMS ANALYSIS 709 -- 11.1 The Systems Philosophy 709 -- 11.2 Economic Analysis 711 -- 11.3 Simulation of Flood Damage Reduction Systems 720 -- 11.4 Simulation and Optimization 729 -- 11.5 Linear Programming (LP) 731 -- 11.6 Network Flow Programming 751 -- 11.7 Zero-One Integer Programming 753 -- Problems 756 -- References 767 -- CHAPTER 12 RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT 769 -- 12.1 River Basin Systems 770 -- 12.2 Dams, Reservoirs, and Associated Facilities 771 -- 12.3 Water Rights and Water Allocation Systems 782 -- 12.4 Water Quality Management 792 -- 12.5 Ecosystem Management 796 -- 12.6 Rivers and Reservoirs of the World 798 -- 12.7 Major River/Reservoir Systems -- in the United States 802 -- 12.8 River Basin Management Computer Models 816 -- References 819 -- INDEX 821.

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