Engineering Hydrology 4/e
This text book is designed essentially to meet the requirements of an undergraduate textbook on Engineering Hydrology. The revised edition retains almost all the features of the earlier edition and further emphasizes on the applicability to field situations relevant to lndian conditions.
New to this Edition
Emphasis on current water-resources scenario in India with updated statistical data
Latest topics-Impact of Global warming on water resources in India, Glacier resources and Global freshwater resources-added
Latest technologies and applications like GPS, GIS and Remote Sensing in various aspects of applied hydrology included
Solved Examples: 107
Numerical Problems: 220
Review Questions: 139
Objective-type Questions: 245aObjective-type Questions: 245
Table of Contents
3. Abstractions from Precipitation
4. Streamflow Measurement
8. Flood Routing
10. Erosion and Reservoir Sedimentation
Appendix A – Multiple Choice Questions
Appendix B – Abbreviations
Appendix C – Conversion Factors
Appendix D – Answers to Objective Questions
Appendix E – Answers to Problems
K Subramanya is a retired Professor of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Mysore University and a master’s degree from the University of Madras. Further, he obtained another master’s degree and PhD degree from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He has taught at IIT Kanpur for over 30 years and has extensive teaching and research experience in the area of Fluid Mechanics, Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering. During his tenure at IIT Kanpur, Prof. Subramanya worked as Visiting Faculty at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, and at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, for a short while.
He has authored several successful books for McGraw Hill Education (India). Besides the current book, his other books include Flow in Open Channels; Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines–Problems and Solutions; and Hydraulic Machines.
Dr Subramanya has published over eighty technical papers in national and international journals and conferences. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow of the Indian Society for Hydraulics, Member of Indian Society for Technical Education and Member, Indian Water Resources Association.
Currently, Prof. Subramanya resides in Bangalore and is active as a practicing consultant in Water Resources Engineering. He can be contacted at email@example.com.