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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Large Dams in Asiaby Marcus Nüsser

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Damby Trevor Turpin

    Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 27.00

    Trevor Turpin traces the development, design, and consequences of the dam, from the Industrial Revolution to the present day. more...

  • Specialty Construction Techniques for Dam and Levee Remediationby Donald A. Bruce

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 174.95

    Dam and levee remediation has become more prevalent since the start of the twenty-first century. Given the vastness and complexity of the infrastructures involved, keeping up with maintenance needs is very difficult. Major surges in repair are usually triggered by nature?s wake-up calls, such as hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes. The challenge has... more...