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Modern Water Resources Engineering

Wang, Lawrence K., Yang, Chih Ted (Eds.)

2014, XX, 866 p. 248 illus., 155 illus. in color.

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  • Covers the cutting-edge principles of the engineering of water resources in great schematic detail
  • Serves as a practical reference for scientists, reserachers, educators, and designers of water systems
  • Provides expert guidance through examples of the top techniques of today
The Handbook of Environmental Engineering series is an incredible collection of methodologies that study the effects of pollution and waste in their three basic forms: gas, solid, and liquid. This exciting new addition to the series, Volume 15: Modern Water Resources Engineering , has been designed to serve as a water resources engineering reference book as well as a supplemental textbook. We hope and expect it will prove of equal high value to advanced undergraduate and graduate students, to designers of water resources systems, and to scientists and researchers. A critical volume in the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series, chapters employ methods of practical design and calculation illustrated by numerical examples, include pertinent cost data whenever possible, and explore in great detail the fundamental principles of the field. Volume 15: Modern Water Resources Engineering, provides information on some of the most innovative and ground-breaking advances in the field today from a panel of esteemed experts. 

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » air and noise pollution control - biological treatment processes - biosolids management - biotechnology - desalination technology - flotation technology - hazardous waste management - membrane technology - natural control processes - physicochemical treatment processes - radioactive waste disposal - resource recovery - solid waste processing - thermal pollution control - water resources

Related subjects » Environmental Engineering and Physics - Environmental Sciences - Pollution and Remediation

Table of contents / Preface / Sample pages 

1. Introduction to Hydrology

Jose D. Salas, Rao S. Govindaraju, Michael Anderson, Mazdak Arabi, Felix Frances, Wilson Suarez, Waldo S. Lavado, and Tim R. Green

 

2. Open Channel Hydraulics: From Then to Now and Beyond

Richard H. French and Xiaofeng

 

3. River Ecology

Zhao-Yin Wang and Bao-Zhu Pan

 4. River Restoration

Hyoseop Woo

 

5. Sediment Management and Sustainable use of Reservoirs

Gregory L. Morris

 

6. Sediment Transport, River Morphology, and Hydraulic Engineering

Chih Ted Yang

 

7. Gis and Remote Sensing Applications in Modern Water Resources

Lynn E. Johnson

 

8. Decision Making Under Uncertainty: A New Paradigm for Water Resources Planning and Management

Patricia Gober

 

9. Upland Erosion ModelingPierre Y. Julien, Mark L. Velleux, Un Ji, and Jaehoon Kim

 

10. Advances in Water Resources Systems Engineering: Applications of Machine Learning

John W. Labadie

 

11. Climate Change and its Impact on Water ResourcesVijay P. Singh, Ashok K. Mishra, H. Chowdhary and C. Prakash Khedun 12. Engineering and Management of Agricultural Land ApplicationLawrence K. Wang, Nazih K. Shammas, Gregory K. Evanylo and Mu-Hao S. Wang

 

13. Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Water Reuse

Azni Idris, Abdul Ghani Liew Abdullah, Yung-Tse Hung, Lawrence K. Wang

 

 

14. Living Machines for Bioremediation, Wastewater Treatment and Water Conservation

Yung-Tse Hung, Joseph F. Hawumba, and Lawrence K. Wang

 

15. Aquaculture System Management and Water Conservation

Yung-Tse Hung, Hamidi A. Aziz, Mohd Erwan Sanik, Mohd Suffian Yusoff, Lawrence K. Wang

 

16. Glossary and Conversion Factors for Water Resources Engineers

Mu-Hao S. Wang and Lawrence K. Wang    

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