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  • Wasserkraftprojekteby Stephan Heimerl

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    Dieses Buch fasst wichtige Veröffentlichungen zu Wasserkraftprojekten aus der Fachzeitschrift WasserWirtschaft zusammen. Dabei werden neuere Analysen zum Wasserkraftpotenzial in Europa, Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz dargestellt sowie über Entwicklungen und technische Besonderheiten berichtet. Beiträge über Projekte... more...

  • Dams and Development in Chinaby Bryan Tilt

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    China is home to half of the world?s large dams and adds dozens more each year. The benefits are considerable: dams deliver hydropower, provide reliable irrigation water, protect people and farmland against flooding, and produce hydroelectricity in a nation with a seeimingly insatiable appetite for energy. As hydropower responds to a larger share... more...

  • Geotechnical Engineering of Dams, 2nd Editionby Robin Fell; Patrick MacGregor; David Stapledon; Graeme Bell; Mark Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 259.95

    This book provides a comprehensive text on the geotechnical and geological aspects of the investigations for and the design and construction of new dams and the review and assessment of existing dams. The emphasis is on embankment dams, but much of the text, particularly those parts related to geology, can be used for concrete gravity and arch dams.... more...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing in Earth-rock Fill Damsby Jun-Jie Wang

    Wiley 2014; US$ 160.00

    Presents a systematic and comprehensive study of hydraulic fracturing, original in its concentration of core soil problems   There have been a number of well-studied cases in which dams have failed or been damaged by concentrated leaks for no apparent cause. In some of these experiences, investigators concluded that differential settlement... more...

  • Dams and Waterwaysby Cynthia Phillips; Shana Priwer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Dams and Waterways , a title in the five-title series Frameworks: Science, Technology, and the Built Environment , illuminates the history, architecture, environmental impact, and scientific and engineering principles behind the design and construction of dams, canals, and other waterways around the world throughout history. Examples include aqueducts... more...

  • Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipatorsby Rajnikant M. Khatsuria

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 283.00

    An unsurpassed treatise on the state-of-the-science in the research and design of spillways and energy dissipators, Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipators compiles a vast amount of information and advancements from recent conferences and congresses devoted to the subject. It highlights developments in theory and practice and emphasizing topics... more...

  • Dam-Break Problems, Solutions and Case Studiesby D. De Wrachien; S. Mambretti

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 322.00

    This book gives an up-to-date review on dam-break problems, along with the main theoretical background and the practical aspects involved in dam failures, design of flood defence structures, prevention measures and the environmental, social, economic, and forensic aspects related to the topic. Moreover, an exhaustive range of laboratory tests and modelling... more...

  • Ten Years of Water Sector Reform in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asiaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 44.00

    This report evaluates how well EECCA countries have done in ensuring people’s access to adequate water supply and sanitation services since their Economic, Finance, and Environment Ministers adopted the Almaty Guiding Principles to support such efforts in 2000. Besides looking at trends in the technical and financial performance of the water sector,... more...

  • Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs IIby Sébastien Erpicum; Frédéric Laugier; Michael Pfister; Michel Pirotton; Guy-Michel Cicero; Anton J. Schleiss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.00

    Dam engineering is currently experiencing a strong revival of labyrinth oriented weirs. Labyrinth weirs, with a repetitive constructional character and an increased specific discharge capacity, are a very good technical-economical compromise. The concept of Piano Key Weir (PKW), with alveoli developed in overhangs from a reduced support area, enables... more...

  • CANALS AND DAMSby Donna Latham; Andrew Christensen

    Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.95

    Canals and Dams: Investigate Feats of Engineering invites children ages 9 and up to explore the innovation and physical science behind the amazing waterways and barriers our world depends on. Trivia and fun facts illustrate engineering ingenuity and achievements from ancient aqueducts to the Suez Canal and the Hoover Dam. Readers will discover that... more...