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Water Distribution Systems Handbook

Handbook / Manual

By: Larry W Mays

900 pages, Line illus

McGraw Hill

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #120472 | ISBN: 0071342133
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Civil engineers and anyone else involved in any way with the design, analysis, operation, maintenance or rehabilitation of water distribution systems will find practical guidance in "Water Distribution Systems Handbook".


CONTRIBUTORSPREFACEACKNOWLEDGMENTSChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Hydraulics of Pressurized FlowChapter 3: System Design: An OverviewChapter 4: Hydraulics of Water Distribution SystemsChapter 5: Pump System Hydraulic DesignChapter 6: Hydraulic Transient Design for Pipeline SystemsChapter 7: Optimal Design of Water DistributionChapter 8: Water-Quality Aspects of Construction and OperationsChapter 9: Water QualityChapter 10: Hydraulic Design of Water Distribution Storage TanksChapter 11: Quality of Water in StorageChapter 12: Computer Models/EpanetChapter 13: Water Quality Modeling--Case StudiesChapter 14: Calibration of Hydraulic Network ModelsChapter 15: Operation of Water Distribution SystemsChapter 16: Optimization Models for OperationsChapter 17: Maintenance and Rehabilitation/ReplacementChapter 18: Reliability Analysis for DesignINDEX

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Larry W. Mays is professor of civil and environmental engineering at Arizona State University and former chair of the department. He was formerly director of the Center for Research in Water Resources at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also held an Engineering Foundation Endowed Professorship. A registered professional engineer in seven states and a registered professional hydrologist, he has served as consultant to many organizations. A widely published expert on water resources, he wrote Optimal Control of Hydrosystems (Marcel Dekker) and was editor in chief of both Water Resources Handbook (McGraw-Hill) and Hydraulic Design Handbook (McGraw-Hill). Co-author of both Applied Hydrology and Hydrosystems Engineering and Management published by McGraw-Hill, and was the editor in chief of Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems (ASCE), and co-editor of Computer Modeling of Free-Surface and Pressurized Flows (Kluwer Academic Publishers). He has published extensively on his research in water resources management.

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