Hydraulic Design Handbook

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Larry W. Mays
McGraw-Hill, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 1024 pages
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* Easy-to-follow guide to data otherwise offered in several difficult federal handbooks
* Includes all relevant regulations from the EPA, NOAA, Federal Highway Administration, and other public agencies
* Covers hydraulic design for water supply, water excess management, and environmental considerations
* Features the contributions of experts in specific hydraulic design areas

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Contents

GRADUALLY AND SPATIALLY VARIED FLOW 3
1-3
ENVIRONMENTAL HYDRAULICS
1-5
HYDRAULICS DESIGN FOR ENERGY GENERATION
1-8
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About the author (1999)

Larry W. Mays is professor of civil and environmental engineering at Arizona State University and former chair of the department. He was formerly director of the Center for Research in Water Resources at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also held an Engineering Foundation Endowed Professorship. A registered professional engineer in seven states and a registered professional hydrologist, he has served as consultant to many organizations. A widely published expert on water resources, he wrote "Optimal Control of Hydrosystems" (Marcel Dekker) and was editor in chief of both "Water Resources Handbook" (McGraw-Hill) and "Hydraulic Design Handbook" (McGraw-Hill). Co-author of both "Applied Hydrology" and "Hydrosystems Engineering and Management" published by McGraw-Hill, and was the editor in chief of "Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems" (ASCE), and co-editor of "Computer Modeling of Free-Surface and Pressurized Flows" (Kluwer Academic Publishers). He has published extensively on his research in water resources management.

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