Download Hydraulic Design of Stilling Basins and Energy Dissipators for free PDF

Although hundreds of stilling basisns and energy-dissipating  devices have been designed in  conjunction  with  spillways,  outlet  works,  and  canal structures,  it  is  often  necessary  to  make  model studies  of  individual  structures  to  be  certain  that these will  operate  as anticipated.  The  reason for these repetitive  tests is that  a factor  of  uncertainty exists  regarding  the … Read more

Download Hydraulic Structures 4th Edition by P. Novak, A.I.B, Moffat, C. Nalluri and R. Narayanan Free PDF

The construction of dams ranks with the earliest and most fundamental of civil engineering activities. All great civilizations have been identified with the construction of storage reservoirs appropriate to their needs, in the earliest instances to satisfy irrigation demands arising through the development and expansion of organized agriculture. Operating within constraints imposed by local circumstance, … Read more

Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipators by R. M. Khatsuria free Download [pdf]

“He who Creates a potential danger is responsible for doing everything within human power to control it”The function of a spillway can be best illustrated as emanating from above well-known legal argument. Impounding large quantity of water behind a dam creates the danger of a dam-break flood wave, which could have catastrophic consequences. The safe … Read more