Water Supply Engineering

Water Supply Engineering

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  • ISBN : 9789325984257
  • Pages : 280
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : Vikas Publishing
  • © year : 2015
  • Size : 6.75 X 9.5

Price : 225.00 180.00

This book completely covers a one-semester course on potable water supply systems in a single, compact volume for undergraduate students. It covers all the three main topics—sources of water supply, water treatment and water distribution. Using the latest tools and methods, it conceptualizes and formulates the resource allocation problems, and deals appropriately with the complexity of constraints in the demand and available supplies of water.
The book integrates the concepts of chemistry, biology and hydraulics as applicable to water supply engineering. It presents the basic and applied principles and most recent practices and technologies.
Apart from the students of water supply engineering, practising engineers, professionals and researchers will benefit from the book.

1. Introduction, 2. Sources of Water, 3. Water Demand, 4. Collection and Conveyance of Water, 5. Water Quality and Treatment, 6. Sedimentation, 7. Coagulation and Flocculation, 8. Filtration, 9. Disinfection, 10. Water Softening, 11. Miscellaneous Treatments, 12. Water Distribution, 13. Pipeline Systems, 14. Pumps and Pumping, 15. Operation and Maintenance • Appendices

• Exhaustive coverage of three main topics, viz., sources of water supply, water treatment, and water distribution
• Concepts and design practices illustrated with the help of solved examples
• All related topics discussed in context of principles of sustainability, affordability, effectiveness, efficiency, and appropriateness
• Step-wise solution to problems, with stress on unit cancellation in calculations
• Updated data from Bureau of Indian Standards
• More than 70 solved examples, 70 true/false questions and 325 multiple choice questions

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