Reservoir Sedimentation Handbook: Design and Management of Dams, Reservoirs, and Watersheds for Sustainable Use

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Gregory L. Morris
McGraw Hill Professional, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 848 pages
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Proven strategies for controlling reservoir sediment All the state-of-the-art tools you need to extend water reservoir life by controlling sediment are packed into this hands-on resource. It helps you plan, design and manage both existing and proposed reservoirs and their associates watersheds. You'll learn to manage sediment for sustainable development. . .analyze suspended and deposited sediment. . .and estimate and measure erosion rates. Packed with clear illustrations and how-to examples, the book give you the know-how to: master sediment transport processes in reservoirs apply mathematical and physical models to analyze sediment processes route inflowing sediment through or around reservoir storage pools use turbid density currents to control sedimentation empty and scour sediments from a reservoir by means of hydraulic flushing and much more

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Contents

Reservoirs and Sustainable Development 2
2-2
Loiza Reservoir Case Study 20 1
2-20
Engineering Features of Dams and Reservoirs 3 1
3-1
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About the author (1998)

Gregory L. Morris is an associate professor of American literature at The Pennsylvania State University-Erie, The Behrend College.

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