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Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis, 6th Edition

By Philip B. Bedient, Wayne C. Huber, Baxter E. Vieux

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 12, 2018

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For courses in hydrology and hydraulics.

 

Clear, up-to-date presentation of fundamental concepts for hydrology and floodplain analysis

Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis, 6th Edition offers a clear and up-to-date presentation of fundamental concepts and design methods required to understand hydrology and floodplain analysis. The text addresses the computational emphasis of modern hydrology and provides a balanced approach to important applications in watershed analysis, floodplain computation, flood control, urban hydrology, stormwater design, and computer modeling. Three main sections guide readers through the material, while examples, case studies, and homework problems reinforce major concepts. The 6th Edition includes brand-new chapters that cover geographical information systems (GIS) and the latest advances in computer modeling applications, along with new and updated examples and case studies.

Table of Contents

1. Hydrologic Principles

2. Hydrologic Analysis

3. Frequency Analysis

4. Flood Routing

5. Hydrologic Simulation Models

6. Urban Hydrology

7. Floodplain Hydraulics

8. Ground Water Hydrology

9. Design Applications in Hydrology

10. GIS and Spatial Information in Hydrology

11. Radar Rainfall Applications in Hydrology

12. Flood Policy and Risk Management in the United States

13. Case Studies in Water Resources: Flood and Drought Management in the United States

 

Appendix A. Symbols and Notation

Appendix B. Conversion Factors

Appendix C. Properties of Water

Appendix D. Normal Distribution Tables and Excel Normal and Gamma Distribution Functions

Appendix E. Useful Hydrology-Related Internet Links

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