Elsevier's dictionary of water and hydraulic engineering, in five languages

Elsevier's dictionary of water and hydraulic engineering, in five languages

English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and German

Book - 1987 | Dutch; Flemish
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Hardbound. As its title suggests, this dictionary deals with water: water in relation to engineering projects designed to utilize it, to control it, or to defend us against it; water as a basic element of our environment, and water as the subject of a variety of physical phenomena. Accordingly, the coverage is both comprehensive and wide, encompassing the following: Water: physical properties and phenomena; hydraulics, hydrodynamics and hydrostatics; waves and tides; hydrology, fluvial hydraulics and groundwater flow; geomorphology and sediment transport; selected terms on hydrography and limnology.Hydraulic Engineering: aspects of design, construction, operation and maintenance; river engineering, dams and reservoirs; coastal engineering and marine technology; flood control, dikes and barriers; waterways, locks and weirs, canals; hydraulic aspects of tunnels and bridges; harbours, breakwaters and navigation facilities; dredging and be
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1987
ISBN: 9780444427687
0444427686
Characteristics: xvi, 449 p. ; 25 cm

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