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River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)

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  • Modelling and Controlling Hydropower Plantsby German Ardul Munoz-Hernandez; Sa'ad Petrous Mansoor; Dewi Ieuan Jones

    Springer London 2012; US$ 189.00

    This book shows how an understanding of system dynamics is crucial to good performance and how that performance can be improved across a plant?s operating range by using predictive control. It explains how different controllers can be applied. more...

  • Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Suppliesby Emily Alcott; Mark S Ashton; Bradford S Gentry

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 99.95

    Illuminating opportunities to develop a more integrated approach to municipal water system design, Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management explores critical factors in the decision-making processes for municipal water system delivery.... more...

  • The Politics of River Basin Organisationsby D. Huitema; S. Meijerink

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Can River Basin Organisations (RBOs) actually improve water governance? RBOs are frequently layered on top of existing governmental organisations, which are often reluctant to share their power. This, in turn, can affect their performance. The Politics of River Basin Organisations addresses this issue by exploring the subject on a global level. more...

  • Progressive Developmentby Arie S. Issar

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 209.00

    The warming climate will cause the drying up of the water resources in semi-arid and arid regions. This book proposes investment in the development of new water resources and changing the natural environments while educating the local populations. more...

  • River Basin Management IVby C. A. Brebbia; K.L. Katsifarakis

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 426.00

    River Basin Management IV is the fourth of a successful series of international conferences. It took place on the Greek island of Kos, birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of Medicine. The papers presented there, are included in this volume.River basin management is a complex and interdisciplinary issue. It essentially includes river and groundwater... more...

  • River Basin Management Vby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 378.00

    In recent years, significant advances have been made in the development and application of software tools for predicting flow, water quality, sediment transport and ecological processes in riverine systems. The conference is thus the ideal forum for practitioners and academia to highlight the latest developments in this field and to discuss the experience... more...

  • River Basin Management VIIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 374.00

    Containing papers presented seventh international conference on the topic, this book Reviews the advances have been made in the development and application of software tools for predicting the flow, water quality, sediment transport and ecological processes in river systems. Organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology, the biennial conference was... more...

  • River Mechanicsby Pierre Y. Julien

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 84.00

    Fundamental principles of river mechanics, with engineering analysis and design, including problems, examples, and cases. more...

  • River Restorationby Stephen Darby; David Sear

    Wiley 2008; US$ 223.95

    River restoration projects are designed to recreate functional characteristics within a context of physical stability. They tend to focus on the development and application of geomorphic principles for river restoration design. Due to different models obtaining different results on the same problem, incomplete or absent data, and climatic/social/cultural... more...

  • Statistical Methods in Water Resourcesby D.R. Helsel; R.M. Hirsch

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    Data on water quality and other environmental issues are being collected at an ever-increasing rate. In the past, however, the techniques used by scientists to interpret this data have not progressed as quickly. This is a book of modern statistical methods for analysis of practical problems in water quality and water resources. The last fifteen years... more...