Open Channel Hydraulics

By

  • A. Osman Akan, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Open Channel Hydraulics is written for undergraduate and graduate civil engineering students, and practicing engineers.Written in clear and simple language, it introduces and explains all the main topics required for courses on open channel flows, using numerous worked examples to illustrate the key points.With coverage of both introduction to flows, practical guidance to the design of open channels, and more advanced topics such as bridge hydraulics and the problem of scour, Professor Akan's book offers an unparalleled user-friendly study of this important subject
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Audience

Undergraduate civil engineering students, those who are enrolled in dual level courses (senior undergraduates and first year graduate students), and practicing engineers.

 

Book information

  • Published: March 2006
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-6857-6


Table of Contents

1. FUNDAMENTALS OF OPEN CHANNEL FLOW 2. ENERGY AND MOMENTUM PRINCIPLES 3. NORMAL FLOW 4. GRADUALLY VARIED FLOW 5. DESIGN OF OPEN CHANNELS 6. HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES 7. BRIDGE HYDRAULICS 8. INTRODUCTION TO UNSTEADY OPEN-CHANNEL FLOW