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For a basic course in water resources engineering. Also appropriate for more advanced undergraduate and graduate courses and as a reference for practicing engineers.Designed to provide a broad coverage of pertinent topics concerning water resource engineering, this text focuses on fundamental topics of hydraulics, hydrology, and water management. Water resources engineering concepts and methods are addressed from the perspective of practical applications in water management and associated environmental and infrastructure management. The focus is on mathematical modeling and analysis using state-of-the-art computational techniques and computer software. The text is written to easily adapt to the spectrum of ways that individual courses and sequences of undergraduate and graduate courses are organized at various universities, providing flexibility for the instructor. Salient Features Focus on professional practice. Prepares students for professional practice in a field with unlimited challenges and opportunities for serving society. Comprehensive coverage of fundamental concepts and techniques—Provides the foundation for water resources engineering. Provides the fundamentals to prepare students for life-long learning. Focus on modern computer-based modeling and analysis methods. Illustrates recent advances in computer technology and computational methods that have greatly increased capabilities for solving water resources engineering problems. Numerous carefully prepared example and homework problems. Provides students with ample opportunity to learn the material. Numerous figures—Illustrate the material. Provides students with drawings and schematics that greatly aid in comprehending the material.

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General Information  
Author(s)Wesley P James
PublisherPearson
Edition1st Edition
ISBN9789332555143
Pages828
BindingPaperbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJuly 2015