Water Supply and Distribution and Wastewater Collection

Author: Daniel A. Okun,Lawrence K. Wang,Nazih K. Shammas

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 0470411929

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 752

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This book series of Water and Wastewater Engineering have been written in a time of mounting urbanization and industrialization and resulting stress on water and wastewater systems. Clean and ample sources of water for municipal uses are becoming harder to find and more expensive to develop. The book is comprehensive and covers all aspects of water supply, water sources, water distribution, sanitary sewerage and urban stormwater drainage. This wide coverage is helpful to engineers in their every day practice.

Micro-scale Hydrology Modelling for Multipurpose Rainwater Management

Author: Mooyoung Han,DucCanh Nguyen

Publisher: IWA Publishing

ISBN: 1780408706

Category: Science

Page: 130

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Rainwater as a resource has been underrated due to scientific misunderstandings about its quality, the lack of hydrologic design tools for small catchments, such as roofs, the preference for large infrastructures, and the small number of successful cases reported. This book summarizes 17 years of scientific research, operational monitoring, and practical demonstration projects made at Seoul National University Rainwater Research Center. A new paradigm of rainwater is proposed, which is to collect rainwater and use it, instead of draining it. Based on conventional hydrology and methodology, a hydrologic modelling method for micro-catchment is suggested. By incorporating several controllable measures into the design, the system can solve several water-related problems such as flooding, water conservation, emergency water storage, and groundwater recharge. Now is the time to adapt. Many good examples are reported from around the world, including South Korea. Fifty-nine South Korean cities have announced regulations and commitment to become ‘Rain Cities’ by offering financial incentives to rainwater management systems or subsidizing them. This book is written to give hope to those who seek to transform their community from a ‘Drain City’ to a ‘Rain City’. It has been prepared to clear the ambiguity about rainwater management and transform the experts as well as the citizens to become active proponents of rainwater. This book can be a guide to transform the world into Rain Cities, and become a viable solution toward Sustainable Development Goal Number 6.

Using the Engineering Literature, Second Edition

Author: Bonnie A. Osif

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 143985002X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 600

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With the encroachment of the Internet into nearly all aspects of work and life, it seems as though information is everywhere. However, there is information and then there is correct, appropriate, and timely information. While we might love being able to turn to Wikipedia® for encyclopedia-like information or search Google® for the thousands of links on a topic, engineers need the best information, information that is evaluated, up-to-date, and complete. Accurate, vetted information is necessary when building new skyscrapers or developing new prosthetics for returning military veterans While the award-winning first edition of Using the Engineering Literature used a roadmap analogy, we now need a three-dimensional analysis reflecting the complex and dynamic nature of research in the information age. Using the Engineering Literature, Second Edition provides a guide to the wide range of resources available in all fields of engineering. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and features new sections on nanotechnology as well as green engineering. The information age has greatly impacted the way engineers find information. Engineers have an effect, directly and indirectly, on almost all aspects of our lives, and it is vital that they find the right information at the right time to create better products and processes. Comprehensive and up to date, with expert chapter authors, this book fills a gap in the literature, providing critical information in a user-friendly format.

Railway Geotechnics

Author: Dingqing Li,James Hyslip,Ted Sussmann,Steven Chrismer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 148228880X

Category: Transportation

Page: 574

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Links Geotechnics with Railway Track Engineering and Railway Operation Good railway track and railway operations depend on good geotechnics, in several different ways and at varying levels. Railway Geotechnics covers track, track substructure, load environment, materials, mechanics, design, construction, measurements, and management. Illustrated by case studies, with an emphasis on the geotechnical aspects of railway engineering, it discusses these topics from a historical perspective. It also presents the methodologies and best practices developed over the past 20 years. Written by Four Experienced Professionals This book: Emphasizes the practical aspects and best practices for railway track and substructure Contains guidelines for design, construction, and maintenance of railway track and substructure Provides many examples and case studies Railway Geotechnics is written primarily for professionals and graduate students, and begins with the fundamentals and basic principles, leading in to practical applications. The authors bring considerable experience and expertise, with many years of research and development, academia, railway operations, and consulting.

Technologie des ökologischen Bauens

Grundlagen und Massnahmen, Beispiele und Ideen

Author: Klaus Daniels

Publisher: Birkhauser Boston

ISBN: 9783764361310

Category:

Page: 302

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Dieses Buch beschreibt die Grundlagen des Akologischen Bauens im Sinne einer ganzheitlichen Planung: Es entwickelt aus globalen Prognosen und Akologischen KreislAufen die AnsprA1/4che, die wir an GebAude der Zukunft stellen mA1/4ssen, wenn wir sie krisenfester machen wollen. Es zeigt, mit welchen Technologien die Versorgung mit Wasser, WArme, KAlte, elektrischer Energie und die natA1/4rliche BelA1/4ftung und Belich-tung von Anfang an in die GebAudestruktur integriert werden kAnnen. Und es fA1/4hrt an einer Vielzahl von Beispielen vor, wie die Nutzung von Sonnen- und Windenergie, von Regenwasser, ErdwArme und anderen Thermiksystemen bereits heute zur Schonung unserer natA1/4rlichen Ressourcen beitragen kann.

Urban Hydrology and Hydraulic Design

Author: James Chwen-Yuan Guo

Publisher: Water Resources Publication

ISBN: 9781887201483

Category: Hydraulic machinery

Page: 507

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Latest developments of urban hydrology and hydraulic design procedures for storm water management.Drainage planning is an approach that integrates both local and regional efforts to identify drainage conveyance and storage facilities based on hydrologic optimization and cost minimization individually and collectively. In general, the first six chapters cover the hydrologic procedures for rainfall and runoff predictions, and the next 12 chapters focus on hydraulic designs of urban channel, culvert, street inlet, sewer drain, detention basin, retention basin, infiltration basin, low impact designs, and storm water modeling techniques by various routing methods.Hydrology analyses are lengthy in calculation and repetitive in procedure. As a result, Excel Spreadsheet is the most useful and handy tool for hydraulic and hydrologic designs. This book includes 18 sets of spreadsheets developed for 18 subjects. With these spreadsheets, it is easy for the reader to conduct sensitivity tests. Many of the design methods documented in this book have been adopted as the recommended design procedure by Denver, Las Vegas, and Sacramento metropolitan areas in the United States. Based on these methods, there are many design computer models that have been developed and supported by the Denver metro governments for stormwater design purposes.

Design and Construction of Urban Stormwater Management Systems

Author: American Society of Civil Engineers

Publisher: ASCE Publications

ISBN: 9780872628557

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 760

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Prepared byØtheØTask Committee of the Urban Water Resources Research Council of ASCE. Copublished by ASCE and the Water Environment Federation. Design and Construction of Urban Stormwater Management Systems presents a comprehensive examination of the issues involved in engineering urban stormwater systems. This Manual?which updates relevant portions of Design and Construction of Sanitary and Storm Sewers, MOP 37?reflects the many changes taking place in the field, such as the use of microcomputers and the need to control the quality of runoff as well as the quantity. Chapters are prepared by authors with experience and expertise in the particular subject area. The Manual aids the practicing engineer by presenting a brief summary of currently accepted procedures relating to the following areas: financial services; regulations;Ø surveys and investigations;Ø design concepts and master planning;Ø hydrology and water quality;Ø storm drainage hydraulics; andØ computer modeling.

Low Impact Development and Sustainable Stormwater Management

Author: Thomas H. Cahill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118202449

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

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Sustainable Stormwater Management introduces engineers and designers to ideas and methods for managing stormwater in a more ecologically sustainable fashion. It provides detailed information on the design process, engineering details and calculations, and construction concerns. Concepts are illustrated with real-world examples, complete with photographs. This guide integrates the perspectives of landscape architects, planners, and scientists for a multi-disciplinary approach. This is an enlightening reference for professionals working in stormwater management, from engineers and designers to developers to regulators, and a great text for college courses.

Street Drainage System Design

Author: James C. Y. Guo

Publisher: Debolsillo

ISBN: 9781887201537

Category:

Page: 150

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This book presents the latest developments in street drainage design and inlet sizing. Street drainage is vital to the preservation of urban environment. All streets are designed to pass the excess storm water. Street drainage design is always subject to the public safety that sets forth the allowable water spread on street and flow depth in gutter.Chapter 1 covers street classifications and their functions for both traffic movement and storm water drainage. The design rainfall statistics in Chapter 2 and the rational method in Chapter 3 are introduced to determine the stormwater design flow on the street. Street hydraulic capacity is defined for two aspects: conveyance capacity for a sloping street in Chapter 4 and storage capacity at a street sump in Chapter 5. Wherever the design flow exceeds the street allowable capacity, a street inlet should be placed. From the hydraulic point of view, street inlets are classified into sump and on-grade interceptions. Chapter 6 in this book summarizes the design procedures to size grate, curb opening, slotted, and combination inlets. Street inlets are connected to the street manhole and sewer systems. Chapter 7 presents the basic procedure to size the sewer segments in a storm sewer system. All sewer segments are subject to the backwater effect. Chapter 8 outlines the detailed procedure to calculate the hydraulic and energy grade lines. Depending on the upstream and downstream conditions, a sewer flow is analyzed as open-channel flow, surcharged flow, or pressurized flow. The design methodology summarized in this book has been adopted by the metropolitan cities and counties in Denver, Colorado. The computing procedures for street hydraulic analysis and inlet sizing have been computerized for convenience. UDINLET is a Micro Soft Excel model for street drainage design that includes (1) analysis of street allowable capacity, (2) determination of minor and major flood flow conditions, and (3) sizing of street inlets on a continuous grade or in a sump. Neo-UDSEWER is the computer model developed to analyze the flow through a sewer system using circular, rectangular, and elliptical pipes. Neo-UDSEWER is capable of analyzing the mixed flow among open channel flow, surcharged flow, and pressurized flow when the sewer exit is subject to a high tailwater. Neo-UDSEWER calculates hydraulic and energy grade lines with consideration of friction, bend, and juncture losses. Neo-UDSEWER also calculates the excavated earth volume along the sewer system for cost estimation.

Urban Surface Water Management

Author: S. G. Walesh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471837190

Category: Science

Page: 518

View: 1924

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The complete guide to managing the quantity and quality of urban storm water runoff. Focuses on the planning and design of facilities and systems to control flooding, erosion, and non-point source pollution. Explains the practical application of the state-of-the-art in concepts and methods, based on the author's nearly 20 years' urban water resources engineering experience in the public and private sectors--and the state-of-the-art of urban surface water management is far ahead of the state-of-the-practice. This book covers all the major methods, and discusses other available, but little-known, concepts, tools, and techniques. Chapters cover the emergency and convenience system concept, master planning, computer modeling, multi-purpose flood control/water-quality enhancement/recreation facilities, and more.