The Science of Water: The Foundation of Modern Hydraulics

by Enzo Levi, Engineering Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico,


American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0005-0 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0005-9 (ISBN-10), 1995, Soft Cover, Pg. xx, 649
24 cm., Translated from the Spanish El Aqua Segun La Ciencia by Daniel E. Medina
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.


Document Type: Book

Abstract: The Science of Water, in a single volume, comprises 2,300 years worth of information on the evolution of hydraulic science. The book details the birth and develoment of concepts and theories as well as controversial issues related to the study of hydraulic science. Written for both engineering students and practicing engineers, The Science of Water presents material that will both offer explanations of topics not covered in traditional hydraulics courses and that will assist the engineer in the appraisal of the science of hydraulics. The lay reader will also find the book of interest as it reveals the importance of water in our society and will serve to foster an appreciation of the effort involved in understanding the science of water.

Subject Headings: Hydraulics | Water management | Information management | Engineering education | Students | Foundations

 

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