A Practical Treatise on Water-supply Engineering: Relating to the Hydrology, Hydrodynamics, and Practical Construction of Water-works, in North America. With Numerous Tables and Illustrations

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D. Van Nostrand, 1877 - Hydraulic engineering - 619 pages
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Contents

Public Fountain Cincinnati
46
Mean Rainfall in different River Basins
51
Rainfall in the United States
53
Volumes of Rainfall per minute for given inches of Rain per twenty four hours
62
FLOW OF STREAMS Page
65
Flood Volumes from given Watershed Areas
67
Diagrams of Secular Rainfall
69
Summary of Rainfall upon the Cochituate Basin
72
Summary of Rainfall upon the Croton WestBranch Basin
73
Summary of Percentage of Rain Flowing from the Croton WestBranch Basin
74
Summary of Volume of Flow from the Croton WestBranch Basin
75
Monthly Ratios of Flow of Streams
76
Ratios of Mean Monthly Rain and Inches of Rain Flowing each Month
77
Art 42 Flood Volumes Inversely as the Areas of Basins 43 Formulas
81
Equivalent Volumes of Flow for given Depths of Rain in One Month
82
Evaporation from Water
89
Monthly Ratios of Evaporation from Reservoirs
92
Storage Art 59 Artificial Storage 60 Losses Incident to Storage 61
93
Monthly Supply to and Draft from a Reservoir with Compensation
96
Monthly Supply to and Draft from a Reservoir without Compensation
97
Art 74 Estimate of Available Annual Flow of Streams 75 Estimate
100
Ratios of Monthly Rain Flow Evaporation and Consumption
101
Percolation of Rain into One Square Mile of Porous Soil
111
CHAPTER VIII
112
Analyses of Various Lake Spring and Well Waters
117
Analyses of Various River and Brook Waters 11S 34 Analyses of Various Streams in Massachusetts
120
Analyses of Various Water Supplies from Domestic Wells
121
Art 97 The Composition of Water 98 Solutions in Water 99 Properties
122
Table No Page 36 Artesian Well Temperatures im
127
CHAPTER IX
139
Analyses of Various Mineral Spring Waters
143
Compound Duplex Pumping Engine
148
Art 148 Special Characteristics of Water 149 Atomic Theory 150 Molec
164
Weights and Volumes of Water at Different Temperatures
166
Pressures of Water at Stated Depths
172
Syphon 187 Pressure Convertible into Motion Motion of Water
188
Correspondent Heights Velocities and Times of Falling Bodies
190
CHAPTER XI
194
Coefficients from Michelottis Experiments with Orifices
198
Coefficients from Bossuts Experiments with Orifices
199
Coefficients from Lespinasses Experiments with Orifices
201
Coefficients from General Elliss Experiments with Orifices
203
Coefficients for Rectangular Orifices vertical
205
Coefficients for Rectangular Orifices horizontal
206
CHAPTER XII
213
Castels Experiments with Convergent Tubes
217
Venturis Experiments with Divergent Tubes
219
Eytelweins Experiments with Compound Tubes
220
Art 225 An Ajutage 226 Increase of Coefficient 227 Adjutage Vacuum
222
Coefficients of Efflux c for Short Pipes
227
Experimental Coefficients of Flow m by Darcy
237
Experimental Coefficients of Flow m by Fanning
238
Experimental Coefficients of Flow m by Couplet
239
Experimental Coefficients of Flow m by Darcy
240
Tabulated Series of Coefficients of Flow m
242
Art 244 Pipe and Conduit 245 Short Pipes give Greatest Discharge 246
246
Coefficients for Clean Slightly Tuberculated and Foul Pipes
248
Various Formulas for Flow of Water in Pipes
252
Velocities v for given Slopes and Diameters
259
Tables of h and A due to given Velocities
264
Values of c and c for Tubes
267
66a Subcoefficients of Flow c in Pipes
271
Coefficients of Resistance in Bends
274
Weights of Embankment Materials
341
7S Angles of Repose and Frictions of Embankment Materials
345
Art 345 Ultimate Economy of Skillful Construction 346 Embankment Foun
360
CHAPTER XVII
370
Dimensions of Water Supply and Irrigation Canals
373
CHAPTER XVIII
377
WasteWeir Volumes for given Depths
380
Lengths and Discharges of WasteWeirs
381
Thicknesses of Masonry Weirs and Dams
387
Art 384 The Office and Influence of a WasteWeir 385 Discharges over
388
Coefficients of Masonry Frictions
396
Art 395 Design 396 Theory of WaterPressure upon a Vertical Surface
397
Computed Pressures in Masonry
403
Limiting Pressures upon Masonry
404
Dimension of Walls to Retain Water
406
Dimension of Walls to Sustain Earth
420
Thicknesses of a Curvedface Wall
422
Compound Inverted PumpingEngine
430
CHAPTER XX
431
Hydraulic Mean Radii for Circular Conduits
442
90a Coefficients m for Smooth Conduits
444
Conduit Data
445
CHAPTER XXI
445
Art 445 Static Pressures in Pipes 446 Thickness of Shell resisting Static
451
Thicknesses of Castiron Pipes
455
93a Thicknesses of Castiron Pipes as used in several Cities
456
Parts of an Inch and Foot expressed Decimally
457
Dimensions of Castiron Waterpipes
461
Flange Data of Flanged Castiron Pipes
462
Various Formulas for Thicknesses of Castiron Pipes
465
Weights of Castiron Pipes
468
98a Weights of Castiron Pipes as used in several Cities
469
Thicknesses of Wroughtiron Pipe Shells
486
Thicknesses and Weights of Iron Plates
488
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493
Frictional Head in Pipes
495
Relative Discharging Capacities of Pipes
498
Depths to lay Waterpipes in different Latitudes
502
Elementary Dimensions of Pipes
504
Maximum Advisable Velocity of Flow in Pipes
508
Cylindrical Penstock
509
Diameters of Pipes to supply given Numbers of Hose Streams
510
Experimental Volumes of Fire Hydrant Streams
520
Frictional Head in Service Pipes
528
CHAPTER XXIII
530
Z09 Dimensions of Filterbeds for given Volumes
554
CHAPTER XXIV
557
Piston Spaces for given Arcs of Crank Motion
562
nr Ratios of Piston Motions for given Crank Arcs
564
Cornish PlungePump
573
Costs of Pumping in Various Cities
575
Hydraulic Power Pumping Machinery Manchester
579
Special Trial Duties of Various Pumping Engines
580
Comparative Consumptions of Coal at Different Duties
581
Fuel Expenses for Pumping compared on Duty Bases
582
Comparison of Values of PumpingEngines on Fuel Bases
583
CHAPTER XXV
585
Metric Weights and Measures
593
Formulas for Diameters and Strengths of Shafts
599
Tensile Strengths of Cements and Mortars
605
PUMPING OF WATER Page 557
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