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This handbook, written by leading experts, is the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage on the design of stormwater collections systems. The only work of it's kind, this authoritative and inclusive compendium brings you detailed coverage of the latest design methods and tools for analyzing stormwater collection systems. Each chapter provides expert, detailed, professional guidance on the important components of stormwater collection systems. FEATURES INCLUDE: *Design procedures and detailed examples are presented for stormwater inlets, sewers, both in-line and off-line detention systems, infiltration systems, subsurface detention systems, pump facilities, and many more system components. *New concepts for the design and implementation of distributed stormwater control and reuse and stormwater treatment using wetland systems are presented *Specialized procedures for the removal of urban litter abd sediment movement in sewers are featured *Design procedures and detailed examples are presented for drainage channels, flow transitions, and energy dissipates *Many computer models are introduced that can be used in the design of various components of stormwater collection systems *Water quality aspects of stormwater collections systems design are discussed *Risk/reliability models for design and analysis are presented

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071354714
ISBN-10: 0071354719
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 193mm x 42mm)
Pages: 1008
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Larry W. Mays

Larry W. Mays is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University and former chair of the department. He is the former Director of the Center for Research in Water Resources at the University of Texas at Austin where he also held and Engineering Foundation Endowed Professorship. A registered professional engineer in seven states and a registered professional hydrologist, he has served as a consultant to many organizations. Professor Mays is the author of Water Resources Engineering (john Wiley & Sons, Inc.) and Optimal Control of Hydrosystems (Marcel Dekker, Inc.), coauthor of Applied Hydrology and Hydrosystems Engineering and Management (both from McGraw-Hill), and editor-in-chief of the Water Resources Handbook, Hydraulic Design Handbook, and the Water Distribution Systems Handbook (all from McGraw-Hill). He was also the editor-in-chief of the Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems (ASCE) and co-author of Computer Modeling of Free Surface and Pressurized Flow (Kluwer Academic Publishers). Among his honors include a distinguished alumnus award from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999.

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