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By P. Peter

ISBN-10: 0444997261

ISBN-13: 9780444997265

Canal and River Levées covers the elemental ideas of canal embankments and levées calculation and layout. Canal embankments and levées are among the world's oldest hydroengineering
structures. This ebook is split into seven chapters that concentrate on fixing the issues of defending keep an eye on levees, which also known as anti-flood or anti-inundation dykes.

The beginning bankruptcy surveys the overall difficulties of dam layout and development. the subsequent chapters take care of the fundamental features, selection, experimental tools, and calculations of seepage, in addition to the steadiness calculations and embankment payment. those themes are by way of discussions of the neighborhood stipulations and calls for with regards to the development of embankments and their a variety of concrete constructions. different chapters discover the necessities of strength- and irrigation-canal sealing and the subsoil security of levees. The final bankruptcy seems to be into the measurements, basic specifications, and commentary of dams and levees.

This booklet is meant basically for civil engineering designers.

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