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Hydraulic Structures (Reprint) (Paperback) (Sheng-hong Chen)

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This book discusses in detail the planning, design, construction and management of hydraulic structures, covering dams, spillways, tunnels, cut slopes, sluices, water intake and measuring works, ship locks and lifts, as well as fish ways. Particular attention is paid to considerations concerning the environment, hydrology, geology and materials etc. in the planning and design of hydraulic projects. It also considers the type selection, profile configuration, stress/stability calibration and engineering countermeasures, flood releasing arrangements and scouring protection, operation and maintenance etc. for a variety of specific hydraulic structures.

The book is primarily intended for engineers, undergraduate and graduate students in the field of civil and hydraulic engineering who are faced with the challenges of extending our understanding of hydraulic structures ranging from traditional to groundbreaking, as well as designing, constructing and managing safe, durable hydraulic structures that are economical and environmentally friendly.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 1056
Genre: Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Sheng-hong Chen
Language: English
Street Date: November 4, 2016
TCIN: 51970109
UPC: 9783662515921
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-7046
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