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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Understanding Hydraulics

Edition 3rd Edition
ISBN 9780230242753
Publication Date May 2011
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

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.

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

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.

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Excellent book for anyone needing to understand hydraulics and engineering hydrology. Invaluable. My favourite.' Amazon reviewer
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