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Hydraulic Structures

Authors: James, Chris

  • Focuses on the hydraulic rather than structural aspects of hydraulic structures with an extensive review of relevant basic hydraulic theory 
  • Explains clearly the concept of hydraulic control and how controls govern the behaviour of different structures
  • Reinforces concepts presented with exercise problems set at the ends of chapters
  • Provides an extensive review of relevant basic hydraulic theory along with comprehensive references to primary sources and detailed design guides
  • Illustrates applications with topical worked examples 
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About this Textbook

This graduate/upper-division undergraduate textbook provides a solid grounding in the theory underlying the design and analysis of hydraulic structures, including spillways, energy dissipators, culverts, flow measuring structures and others. It describes well-established theory and procedures, as well as recent developments gleaned from the research literature, with a design-oriented perspective. Professor James provides all of the necessary detail for many practical design applications, while retaining a concise presentation, with ample references to many comprehensive supplementary design guides. Appropriate for upper-level undergraduate and graduate civil engineering student and practitioners in the field, the book fosters an understanding of and competence in applying basic theoretical concepts.

  • Focuses on the hydraulic rather than structural aspects of hydraulic structures with an extensive review of relevant basic hydraulic theory;
  • Explains clearly the concept of hydraulic control and how controls govern the behavior of different structures;
  • Reinforces concepts presented with exercise problems set at the ends of chapters;
  • Provides an extensive review of relevant basic hydraulic theory along with comprehensive references to primary sources and detailed design guides;
  • Illustrates applications with topical worked examples.

 


About the authors

C.S. James (BSc(Eng), MS, PhD) is (retired) Professor Emeritus in the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.  The book is based on the development of a postgraduate course at this university by the author over more than twenty years.

 

Buy this book

eBook 74,96 €
price for India (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: February 4, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-34086-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 89,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • Due: February 4, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-34085-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hydraulic Structures
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-34086-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-34086-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-34085-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 371
Number of Illustrations
144 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
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