Urban Water Engineering and Management - 9781439813102

Un libro in lingua di Mohammad Karamouz Ali Moridi Sara Nazif edito da Taylor & Francis, 2010

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This text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in programs of civil and environmental engineering, urban and regional planning, and environmental science. The text takes a systems approach to urban water hydrology, engineering, planning, and management, and offers examples, case studies, and problems. Coverage progresses from the urban water cycle and govnernance and planning, through urban water hydrology, water supply and demand, drainage systems, environmental impacts of urbanization, simulation and optimization techniques, and urban water infrastructure. Two chapters of case studies are presented on urban water system dynamics and conflict resolution, and on disaster management. The final chapter discusses climate change. The text can also useful as a reference for professional engineers and planners dealing with urban water problems. Karamouz is professor of civil engineering at the University of Tehran, Iran. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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