This all-inclusive compendium of authoritative information from the world's leading experts is the first comprehensive guide to practical hydraulic engineering. Long needed, Hydraulic Design Handbook can save you hours of searching through journals and fine-print government publications. This unique reference gives you current, best practice methods, tips, guidelines, and examples to help you handle any hydraulic design challenge. From the underlying principles of hydraulics - including findings from recent research - to help with computer modeling and the design of hydraulic structures - from channels to floodgates - Hydraulic Design Handbook gives you the practical, hands-on tools you need. Destined to be the reference of choice for practicing hydraulic designers, it's also the ideal choice for those just getting their feet wet - the ideal sourcebook to help you get to the top!
Easy-to-follow guide to data otherwise offered in several difficult federal handbooks.
Includes all relevant regulations from the EPA, NOAA, Federal Highway Administration, and other public agencies.
Covers hydraulic design for water supply, water excess management, and environmental considerations.
Features the contributions of experts in specific hydraulic design areas.