Engineering Hydrology of Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Engineering Hydrology of Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

1st Edition

By Mostafa M. Soliman

CRC Press

411 pages

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The natural scarcity of water in arid and semiarid regions, aggravated by man-made factors, makes it difficult to achieve a reliable water resources supply. Communities in these areas pay the price for thousands of years of water manipulation. Presenting important insight into the complexities of arid region hydrology, Engineering Hydrology of Arid

Table of Contents

Introduction. Precipitation Analysis in Arid & Semi Arid Zones. Catchment Characteristics. Rainfall-Runoff Relations and Rainfall Harvesting. Stream Flow and Stream Flow Routing. Subsurface and Groundwater Hydrology. Water Resources Management and Evaluation. Sediment Transport in Arid & Semi Arid Catchments. Design of Hydraulic Structures in Arid and Semi Arid Catchments. Modeling of Water Resources Systems. Case Studies in Different Countries in Arid and Semi Arid Regions. Appendix A Glossary. Appendix B Conversion Table. Appendix C Modeling Software.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply