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Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management

1st Edition

By James C Y Guo

CRC Press

589 pages

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Description

Effective urban drainage to manage stormwater and control flooding depends on good engineering, especially when an environmentally sustainable approach is being applied. This new text focuses on green methods and modelling techniques. It covers the principles of hydrology and drainage, low-impact-development (LID) designs, computer modelling techniques, the evaluation of existing systems, and planning for both new development and urban renewal. It outlines design procedures using examples, spreadsheet models, photos, and real-world design examples.

Unlike other books, which focus on extreme events, this book covers hydrologic designs for both extreme and frequent events, and reflects the latest revolution in stormwater LID management, and takes a quantitative as well as a qualitative approach.

PowerPoint® presentations and Excel® computer models are provided to follow and build on the exercises in the book. It is written especially for students on urban watershed courses, and also for those studying urban planning, landscaping, water resources, hydrology and hydraulics.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Author

1 Urban Stormwater Planning

2 Rainfall Analysis

3 Watershed Hydrology

4 Hydrologic Frequency Analysis

5 Rational Method

6 Watershed Modeling

7 Flood Channel Design

8 High-Gradient Concrete Channel

9 Street Hydraulic Capacity

10 Street Inlet Hydraulics

11 Culvert Hydraulics

12 Storm Sewer System Design

13 Detention Basin Design

14 Flow Diversion

15 Grate and Rack Hydraulics

16 Stormwater Quality Capture Volume

17 Low-Impact Development Facilities

18 Design of Infiltration Basin

19 Hydraulic Routing

20 Hydrologic Routing

Index

About the Author

James Guo is Professor and Director of the Hydrologic and Hydraulic Graduate Engineering Program at the University of Colorado Denver. He has over thirty years of teaching, research, engineering, and management experience in hydrology, hydraulics, and water resources.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC009110
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply