Practical Hydraulics

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CRC Press, Oct 1, 1998 - Architecture - 272 pages
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Practical Hydraulics approaches the subject from basic principles. It is clearly written and includes many illustrations and examples. It will appeal to a wide range of professionals and students needing an introduction to the subject.
 

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Contents

Some basic mechanics
1
Hydrostatics water at rest
22
Hydrodynamics when water starts to flow
51
Pipes
87
Channels
121
Waves
174
Hydraulic structures for channels
187
Pumps and turbines
217
Answers to questions to test your understanding
245
References and further reading
246
Index
248
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Melvyn Kay is currently Senior Lecturer in Irrigation Engineering at Silsoe College, Cranfield University.

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