Best Reference Books – Engineering of Rivers

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Engineering of Rivers subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Engineering of Rivers along with reviews.

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1. “River Engineering” by K D Gupta

“River Engineering” Book Review: This book is designed for civil engineering students. This book covers river ethics. This book is written in student friendly language. This book explains theoretical concepts and advanced practical knowledge.

2. “Engineering and Design: River Hydraulics (Engineer Manual 1110-2-1416)” by US Army Corps of Engineers

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“Engineering and Design: River Hydraulics(Engineer Manual 1110-2-1416)” Book Review: This book explains the techniques and procedures used to investigate and resolve river engineering. It also guides for the selection of appropriate methods. This book provides methods for obtaining data and important computations. It also deals with the components of various types of studies.

3. “Practical River And Canal Engineering” by Robert Royal Minikin
4. “Prehistoric River Saraswati, Western India: Geological Appraisal and Social Aspects (Society of Earth Scientists Series)” by K S Valdiya

“Prehistoric River Saraswati, Western India: Geological Appraisal and Social Aspects (Society of Earth Scientists Series)” Book Review: This book depicts the himalayan born river saraswati. This book is written in simple language. It explains the events that caused the robing of the saraswati of its water and the end of great culture. This book explains how river saraswati disappeared and how harappan civilization vanished.

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5. “River Engineering: Structures and Coastal Defence Works Pt. 2” by T W Brandon
6. “River and Channel Revetments: A Design Manual (HR Wallingford Titles)” by Manuela Escarameia

“River and Channel Revetments: A Design Manual (HR Wallingford Titles)” Book Review: This book provides information on the types of revetment available and provides guidance on the choice and design of these systems. This book has more photographs, flowcharts and diagrams that allows engineers to choose the best type of revetment and most cost effective design.

7. “Advances in Water Resources Management (Handbook of Environmental Engineering)” by Lawrence K Wang and Chih Ted Yang

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“Advances in Water Resources Management (Handbook of Environmental Engineering)” Book Review: This book covers entire environmental fields. This book covers air and noise pollution control, solid waste processing and recovery and physicochemical treatment processes. This book also explains about biological treatment processes, biotechnology, biosolids management, flotation technology and membrane technology.

8. “Perspectives on Environmental Management and Technology in Asian River Basins (SpringerBriefs in Geography)” by David Higgitt

“Perspectives on Environmental Management and Technology in Asian River Basins(SpringerBriefs in Geography)” Book Review: This book explains environmental change development for water management, river health and hazard awareness. This book covers water governance in the mekong basin, hybrid adoption of water resource technologies in india, determination of sediment dynamics in java and ecological conservation imperatives in the headwaters of the yellow, yangtze and mekong river in the western china.

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9. “River Morphology: A Guide for Geoscientists and Engineers (Springer Series in Physical Environment)” by Joachim Mangelsdorf and Karl Scheurmann

“River Morphology: A Guide for Geoscientists and Engineers (Springer Series in Physical Environment)” Book Review: This book explains interaction between flowing waters in rivers and their environment. This book also deals with basic flow parameters, the geometry, classification and historic development of rivers.

10. “Dryland Rivers: Hydrology and Geomorphology of Semi–arid Channels” by L J Bull and M J Kirkby

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“Dryland Rivers: Hydrology and Geomorphology of Semi-arid Channels” Book Review: This book discusses dryland channel networks and processes. This book covers mediterranean region, comparisons to other dryland regimes. This book has a historical framework for research. This book has examples of current studies and contemporary modelling approaches.

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