Hydraulic Engineering Products

  • Hydraulicians in the USA

    A Biographical Dictionary of Leaders in Hydraulic Engineering and Fluid Mechanics

    By Willi H. Hager

    This book provides 1-page short biographies of scientists and engineers working in the area of hydraulic engineering and fluid dynamics in the USA. On each page, a notable individual is highlighted by: (1) Exact dates and locations of birth and death; (2) Educational and professional details,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-16 
    CRC Press
    IAHR Monographs

  • Multiscale Physical Processes of Fine Sediment in an Estuary

    By Yuanyang Wan

    Estuaries are natural highly dynamic and rapidly changing systems, comprising a complex combination of physical processes on many different time- and space- scales. The research conducted a systematic study on the topic of fine sediment physical processes in a meso-tidal convergent alluvial estuary…

    Paperback – 2015-07-19
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Energy Dissipation in Hydraulic Structures

    Edited by Hubert Chanson

    Recent advances in technology have permitted the construction of large dams, reservoirs and channels. This progress has necessitated the development of new design and construction techniques, particularly with the provision of adequate flood release facilities. Chutes and spillways are designed to…

    Hardback – 2015-05-11
    CRC Press
    IAHR Monographs

  • Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage

    Edited by Miguel Ángel Toledo, Rafael Morán, Eugenio Oñate

    In the last decades, the technology of dam protection has undergone major advancements. The increasing demand for safety in modern society has created the need for cost-effective measures to protect critical infrastructure such as dams. This situation has resulted in the drafting of new regulations…

    Hardback – 2015-03-30
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and the Coast

    Building Resilient Communities

    Edited by Bruce Glavovic, Mick Kelly, Robert Kay, Ailbhe Travers

    Coastal communities are at the frontline of a changing climate. Escalating problems created by sea-level rise, a greater number of severe coastal storms, and other repercussions of climate change will exacerbate already pervasive impacts resulting from rapid coastal population growth and…

    Hardback – 2015-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Modeling Estuarine Morphodynamics under Combined River and Tidal Forcing

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Leicheng Guo

    This research is dedicated to studying longterm estuarine morphodynamic behavior under combined river and tidal forcing. Analysis of river tides in the Yangtze River estuary (YRE) in China, schematized morphodynamic modeling in 1D and 2D mode and morphodynamic modeling of the YRE based on a…

    Paperback – 2015-01-13
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Hydraulic Engineering III

    Edited by Liquan Xie

    Hydraulic research is developing beyond the borders of traditional civil engineering to meet increasing demands in natural hazards, structural safety assessment and also environmental research. Hydraulic Engineering III contains 62 technical papers from the 3rd Technical Conference on Hydraulic…

    Hardback – 2014-11-10
    CRC Press

  • River Flow 2014

    Edited by Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister

    The behaviour of river systems is a result of the complex interaction between flow, sediments, morphology and habitats. Furthermore, rivers are often used as a source of water supply and energy production as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today,…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-08-11
    CRC Press

  • Reservoir Sedimentation

    Edited by Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister

    Despite the mechanisms of reservoir sedimentation being well known for a long time, sustainable and preventive measures are rarely taken into consideration in the design of new reservoirs. To avoid operational problems of powerhouses, sedimentation is often treated for existing reservoirs with…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-08-11
    CRC Press

  • Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restoration

    Edited by Anton J. Schleiss, Jürg Speerli, Roger Pfammatter

    Every year the Swiss Commission for Flood Protection (KOHS) of the Swiss Association for Water Management (SWV) organizes a symposium where professionals, officers of public administrations, and researchers exchange their experiences on special topics and key projects in river engineering and…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-08-11
    CRC Press

  • Coagulation and Ultrafiltration in Seawater Reverse Osmosis Pretreatment

    By S. Assiyeh Alizadeh Tabatabai

    This study investigates the role of coagulation in enhancing hydraulic performance and permeate quality of UF membranes and provides insight into options for minimizing or ideally eliminating coagulation from UF pre-treatment to SWRO. Results show that coagulation improves UF hydraulic performance…

    Paperback – 2014-07-01
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, 2nd edition

    By Ljubomir Tanchev

    Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, now in its second edition, provides a comprehensive and complete overview of all kinds of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures throughout the world. The reader is guided through different aspects of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures in 35…

    Hardback – 2014-03-02
    CRC Press

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