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Fundamentals of Hydraulic Engineering Systems (4th Edition)

Fundamentals of Hydraulic Engineering Systems (4th Edition)
Author: Robert J. Houghtalen - A. Osman H. Akan - Ned H. C
ISBN 13: 9780136016380
ISBN 10: 136016383
Edition: 4
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2009-08-17
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 494
List Price: $227.40

This book provides a fundamental treatment of engineeringhydraulics. It is intended to bridge the gap between basicprinciples and techniques applied to design and analysis ofhydraulic engineering systems.


A textbook for a one-semester, three-hour undergraduate engineering course, with enough material to choose among several application chapters. A previous course is fluid mechanics is recommended but not required. For the third edition about half the problems are new are revised, a chapter is added on hydrology, and the use of a computer is encouraged for iterative problems. No dates are noted for the previous editions. Computer software is being developed to accompany the text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)