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Dam hydraulics

Author: D Vischer; Willi H Hager
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, ©1998.
Series: Wiley series in water resources engineering.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Counter This book develops the main themes of water flow in dam structures, emphasizing the hydraulic principles governing the design, construction and refurbishment of dams. Opening with an overview of the various dam structures, it then develops fundamental topics including: reservoir sedimentation, waves due to landslides and dambreak waves. The authors provide a systematic analysis of the various phenomena  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vischer, D. (Daniel).
Dam hydraulics.
Chichester ; New York : Wiley, ©1998
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Vischer; Willi H Hager
ISBN: 0471972894 9780471972891
OCLC Number: 36477034
Description: x, 316 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Overflow Structures --
3. Diversion Structures --
4. Outlet Structures --
5. Dissipation Structures --
6. Bottom Outlets --
7. Intake Structures --
8. Reservoir Sedimentation --
9. Impulse Waves from Shore Instabilities --
10. Dambreak Waves.
Series Title: Wiley series in water resources engineering.
Responsibility: D.L. Vischer, W.H. Hager.


As thousands of large dams have to be maintained and refurbished within the next decade, the art of designing dams and the hydraulics behind it are of major relevance. This book provides a solid and  Read more...
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"a Dam Hydraulicsa is an excellent book. It is well written with abundant illustrations. The book is suitable as a reference and would be an excellent companion text for undergraduate and graduate Read more...

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