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Understanding Hydraulics. Les Hamill
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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Hydrostatics.- Pressure Measurement.- Stability of a Floating Body.- Fluids in Motion.- Flow Measurement.- Flow through Pipelines.- Flow under a Varying Head: Time Required to Empty a Reservoir.- Flow in Open Channels.- Hydraulic Structures.- Dimensional Analysis and Hydraulic Models.- Turbines and Pumps.- Introduction to Engineering Hydrology.- Applications of Engineering Hydrology.- Sustainable Drainage Systems.- Bibliography.- Appendix 1: Derivations of Equations.- Appendix 2: Solutions to Self Test Questions.- Appendix 3: Graph Paper.

Preface Introduction Hydrostatics Pressure Measurement Stability of a Floating Body Fluids in Motion Flow Measurement Flow through Pipelines Flow under a Varying Head: Time Required to Empty a Reservoir Flow in Open Channels Hydraulic Structures Dimensional Analysis and Hydraulic Models Turbines and Pumps Introduction to Engineering Hydrology Applications of Engineering Hydrology Sustainable Drainage Systems Bibliography Appendix 1: Derivations of Equations Appendix 2: Solutions to Self Test Questions Appendix 3: Graph Paper Index

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Excellent book for anyone needing to understand hydraulics and engineering hydrology. Invaluable. My favourite.' Amazon reviewer 'This book should be an example of how to write a book for students... Best text book I have used in my life!' Amazon reviewer

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LES HAMILL is Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, School of Marine Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth, UK.

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'Excellent book for anyone needing to understand hydraulics and engineering hydrology. Invaluable. My favourite.' Amazon reviewer 'This book should be an example of how to write a book for students... Best text book I have used in my life!' Amazon reviewer

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