Understanding Hydraulics

by L. Hamill

Table of contents

  • Introduction
  1. Hydrostatics
  2. Pressure measurement
  3. Stability of a floating body
  4. Fluids in motion
  5. Flow measurement
  6. Flow through pipelines
  7. Flow under a varying head - time required to empty a reservoir
  8. Flow in open channels
  9. Hydraulic structures
  10. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic models
  11. Turbines and pumps
  12. Introduction to engineering hydrology
  13. Applications of Engineering Hydrology
  14. Sustainable Drainage Systems
  • Bibliography and references
  • Appendix 1 - Derivation of Equations
  • Appendix 2 - Solutions to self test questions
  • Appendix 3 - Graph paper