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    DescriptionCovering all the fundamental topics in hydraulics and hydrology, this text is essential reading for undergraduate students and practising engineers around the world who want an accessible, thorough and trusted introduction to the subject. By encouraging readers to work through examples, try simple experiments and continually test their own understanding as the book progresses, the text quickly builds confidence. This hands-on approach aims to show students just how interesting hydraulics and hydrology are, as well as providing an invaluable reference resource for practising engineers. Key features: * an easy-to-read, engaging text * a wealth of worked examples to reinforce the theory * boxed highlights and Remember! features * Self Test and Revision Questions with solutions * a wide range of figures and photographs This third edition includes: * Updates on climate change, flood risk management, flood alleviation, design considerations when developing greenfield sites, and the design of storm water sewers * A new chapter on sustainable storm water management

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    Understanding Hydraulics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) L. Hamill
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 656
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 247 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 1,250 g
    ISBN 13: 9780230242753
    ISBN 10: 0230242758

    BIC E4L: TEC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.9T
    BIC subject category V2: TNF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16830
    BISAC V2.8: TEC014000
    DC23: 627
    Thema V1.0: TNF
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    36 black & white halftones, 243 figures, 55 black & white tables
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    03 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Les Hamill is Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, School of Marine Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth, UK.
    Review quote
    'Excellent book for anyone needing to understand hydraulics and engineering hydrology. Invaluable. My favourite.' Amazon reviewer 'This book should be an example of how to write a book for students... Best text book I have used in my life!' Amazon reviewer
    Table of contents
    Introduction Hydrostatics Pressure Measurement Stability of a Floating Body Fluids in Motion Flow Measurement Flow through Pipelines Flow under a Varying Head: Time Required to Empty a Reservoir Flow in Open Channels Hydraulic Structures Dimensional Analysis and Hydraulic Models Turbines and Pumps Introduction to Engineering Hydrology Applications of Engineering Hydrology Sustainable Drainage Systems Bibliography Appendix 1: Derivations of Equations Appendix 2: Solutions to Self Test Questions Appendix 3: Graph Paper