Water-Resources Engineering, 4th edition

  • David A. Chin

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Water-Resources Engineering provides rigorous, in-depth coverage of the fundamentals of water-resources engineering. The text sequentially covers the theory and design applications in each of the key areas of water-resources engineering, including hydraulics, hydrology, and water-resources planning and management. Providing a clear overview of the technical areas of the discipline, the text encourages you to view water-resource systems holistically, and prepares you for a lifetime of learning. Presented from first principles, the text is reinforced by detailed presentations of design applications. 

The 4th Edition has been updated with new material throughout, including a new section on pump-station design for sanitary sewers.

Published by Pearson (March 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780135357750

Subject: Environmental Engineering

Category: Water Resources


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    • 1.1 Water-Resources Engineering
    • 1.2 The Hydrologic Cycle
    • 1.3 Design of Water-Resource Systems
    • 1.4 Types of Water-Resource Systems
  2. Fundamentals of Flow in Closed Conduits
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Single Pipelines
    • 2.3 Water Hammer
    • 2.4 Pipe Networks
    • 2.5 Pumps
  3. Design of Water-Distribution Systems
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Water Demand
    • 3.3 Components of Water-Distribution Systems
    • 3.4 Performance Criteria for Water-Distribution Systems
    • 3.5 Building Water-Supply Systems
  4. Fundamentals of Flow in Open Channels
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Basic Principles
    • 4.3 Water-Surface Profiles
  5. Design of Drainage Channels
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Basic Principles
    • 5.3 Design of Channels with Rigid Linings
    • 5.4 Design of Channels with Flexible Linings
    • 5.5 Composite Linings
    • 5.6 Scour at Bridges
  6. Design of Sanitary Sewers
    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.2 Quantity of Wastewater
    • 6.3 Hydraulics of Sewers
    • 6.4 System Design Criteria
    • 6.5 Design Computations
  7. Design of Hydraulic Structures
    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 Culverts
    • 7.3 Gates
    • 7.4 Weirs
    • 7.5 Spillways
    • 7.6 Stilling Basins
    • 7.7 Dams and Reservoirs
    • 7.8 Hydropower
  8. Probability and Statistics in Water-Resources Engineering
    • 8.1 Introduction
    • 8.2 Probability Distributions
    • 8.3 Analysis of Hydrologic Data
    • 8.4 Uncertainty Analysis
  9. Fundamentals of Surface-Water Hydrology I: Rainfall and Abstractions
    • 9.1 Introduction
    • 9.2 Rainfall
    • 9.3 Rainfall Abstractions
    • 9.4 Baseflow
  10. Fundamentals of Surface-Water Hydrology II: Runoff
    • 10.1 Introduction
    • 10.2 Basic Considerations
    • 10.3 Time of Concentration
    • 10.4 Peak-Runoff Models
    • 10.5 Continuous-Runoff Models
    • 10.6 Routing Models
    • 10.7 Water-Quality Models
  11. Design of Stormwater-Collection Systems
    • 11.1 Introduction
    • 11.2 Street Gutters
    • 11.3 Inlets
    • 11.4 Roadside Channels
    • 11.5 Storm Sewers
  12. Design of Stormwater-Management Systems
    • 12.1 Introduction
    • 12.2 Performance Goals
    • 12.3 Site Planning and Design
    • 12.4 Storage Impoundments
    • 12.5 Stormwater Wetlands
    • 12.6 Infiltration Basins
    • 12.7 Swales
    • 12.8 Vegetated Filter Strips
    • 12.9 Bioretention Cells
    • 12.10 Green Roofs
    • 12.11 Permeable Pavements
    • 12.12 Exfiltration Trenches
    • 12.13 Subsurface Exfiltration Galleries
    • 12.14 Drainage Wells
    • 12.15 Selection of SCMs for Water-Quality Control
    • 12.16 Major Drainage System
  13. Evapotranspiration
    • 13.1 Introduction
    • 13.2 Penman—Monteith Equation
    • 13.3 Application of the PM Equation
    • 13.4 Potential Evapotranspiration
    • 13.5 Reference Evapotranspiration
    • 13.6 Actual Evapotranspiration
    • 13.7 Selection of ET Estimation Method
  14. Fundamentals of Groundwater Hydrology I: Governing Equations
    • 14.1 Introduction
    • 14.2 The Subsurface Environment
    • 14.3 Darcy’s Law
    • 14.4 Hydraulic Conductivity
    • 14.5 Governing Equation
    • 14.6 Two-Dimensional Approximations
    • 14.7 Flow in the Unsaturated Zone
  15. Fundamentals of Groundwater Hydrology II: Applications
    • 15.1 Introduction
    • 15.2 Steady-State Solutions
    • 15.3 Unsteady-State Solutions
    • 15.4 Principle of Superposition
    • 15.5 Method of Images
    • 15.6 Saltwater Intrusion
  16. Design of Groundwater Systems
    • 16.1 Introduction
    • 16.2 Design of Wellfields
    • 16.3 Wellhead Protection
    • 16.4 Design and Construction of Water-Supply Wells
    • 16.5 Assessment of Well Performance
    • 16.6 Design of Slug Tests
    • 16.7 Design of Steady-Flow Exfiltration Trenches
    • 16.8 Seepage Meters
  17. Water-Resources Planning
    • 17.1 Introduction
    • 17.2 Planning Process
    • 17.3 Economic Feasibility

Appendix A: Units and Conversion Factors

Appendix B: Fluid Properties

Appendix C: Statistical Tables

Appendix D: Special Functions

Appendix E: Pipe Specifications

Appendix F: Unified Soil Classification System

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