Hydrologic Engineering Prior to 600 B.C.
The development of the science of hydrology is traced from about 3500 B.C. to 600 B.C., from the recorded historical events. It starts with the Egyptian Pharaoh King Scorpion of the fourth...

Eliminating Waterlogging Caused by Canal Seepage
The phenomenon of waterlogging caused by canal seepage flow is described, using a covered interceptor, for the hydrogeological conditions of the Nile Valley (Egypt, U.A.R.). The problem...

Natural Drainage of River Valleys
The problem of seepage flow from a river into its valley deposits and visa versa is examined. The valley aquifer is formed of a sand bed topped by a clay cap. If lift irrigation is applied...

Seepage Under Dams
A vertical grout curtain under the core of the dam or closely spaced series of relief wells on the downstream side of the dam may be used to control seepage through sand beds under the...

The Efficacy of Floor Sills Under Drowned Hydraulic Jumps
Results of tests on hydraulic performance of various types of floor sills; lowhead river barrages which are generally operated under conditions of drowned jumps considered; example of...

Civil Engineering Through the Ages
Author narrates the history of civil engineering from ancient Egypt to the present....

Settlement Studies of Structures in Egypt
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Settlement Studies of Structures in Egypt
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