Understanding Hydraulics 2011

Understanding Hydraulics 2011

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Updated throughout and featuring a new chapter on Sustainable Drainage Systems, this third edition is suitable for students from pre-degree through all undergraduate level courses as well as a reference tool for industry. There are numerous worked examples, self-test and revision questions to help students solve problems and avoid mistakes.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,250g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 334 black & white illustrations, biography
  • 0230242758
  • 9780230242753
  • 68,550

About L. Hamill

LES HAMILL is Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, School of Marine Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth, UK.show more

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'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 reviewershow more

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.show more

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