1. Engineering of Rivers
|1."River Engineering" by K D Gupta|
“River Engineering” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive textbook that covers the principles and practices of river engineering. The book is divided into 11 chapters, covering topics such as river morphology, sediment transport, river flow measurements, and river training techniques. It also covers topics such as flood control, environmental considerations, and river basin management. Each chapter includes review questions and practical examples to help students understand the material. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals in civil and hydraulic engineering who work on river-related projects.
|2."Engineering and Design: River Hydraulics (Engineer Manual 1110-2-1416)" by US Army Corps of Engineers|
“Engineering and Design: River Hydraulics(Engineer Manual 1110-2-1416)” Book Review: This book serves as a comprehensive guide for investigating and resolving river engineering issues, providing a detailed overview of the techniques and procedures involved. It also offers guidance for selecting appropriate methods, obtaining data, performing important computations, and addressing various issues that may arise during the course of the work. Additionally, the book draws on previous experiences of problems encountered, aiding in better planning and execution of future projects.
|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 provides a detailed geological appraisal of the Saraswati river in Western India, which is believed to have been a significant river during prehistoric times. The book covers topics such as the geological history of the river, its impact on the local environment, and the social and cultural significance of the river in ancient Indian civilization. The book is an important resource for researchers and scholars interested in Indian history, geology, and archaeology.
|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 is a comprehensive guide to the design and construction of river and channel revetments. The book covers topics such as erosion, river hydraulics, materials selection, and structural design. It also provides practical guidance on construction techniques, maintenance, and monitoring. This book is an essential resource for engineers and designers involved in the protection and management of river channels and coastal areas.
|7."Advances in Water Resources Management (Handbook of Environmental Engineering)" by Lawrence K Wang and Chih Ted Yang|
“Advances in Water Resources Management (Handbook of Environmental Engineering)” Book Review: is a comprehensive handbook that covers various aspects of water resource management. The book is organized into chapters, covering topics such as water quality management, watershed management, sustainable water use, and emerging water treatment technologies. It also provides case studies and practical examples to help readers understand the material. This book is an essential resource for professionals and students in the field of environmental engineering.
|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 provides insight into the environmental changes required for water management, river health, and hazard awareness. It encompasses water governance in the Mekong basin, the hybrid adoption of water resource technologies in India, the determination of sediment dynamics in Java, and the ecological conservation imperatives in the headwaters of the Yellow, Yangtze, and Mekong rivers in western China.
|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 is a comprehensive guide to river morphology. The book covers topics such as river classification, sediment transport, channel hydraulics, and river management. It also provides practical guidance on field methods and data analysis. This book is a valuable resource for geoscientists and engineers involved in the study and management of river systems.
|10."Dryland Rivers: Hydrology and Geomorphology of Semi–arid Channels" by L J Bull and M J Kirkby|
“Dryland Rivers: Hydrology and Geomorphology of Semi-arid Channels” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview of dryland rivers, which are common in semi-arid regions. The book covers topics such as hydrological processes, sediment transport, channel morphology, and ecosystem dynamics. It also includes case studies from around the world, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for management of these unique river systems. This book is an essential resource for researchers and practitioners in the field of hydrology and geomorphology.
2. River Engineering
|1."River Engineering" by K D Gupta|
“River Engineering” Book Review: This introductory book is intended for students of Civil Engineering who are interested in studying river behavior in-depth, including river ethics. It covers the UPTU curriculum for ECE-062 Civil Engineering unit course and is written in simplified English. Both theory and practical aspects have been thoroughly analyzed.
|2."Applied Fluvial Geomorphology for River Engineering and Management" by Malcolm D Newson and Richard D Hey|
“Applied Fluvial Geomorphology for River Engineering and Management” Book Review: This book is intended for river engineers, managers, and teachers at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as civil engineering and environmental management students. The book covers the need for documentation and maps in geomorphology, including current and historical views, process studies, and mechanisms controlling river morphology. It also includes methods and techniques for data collection, as well as case studies for explanatory purposes. Applied fluvial geomorphology is described in detail throughout the book.
|3."The Principles and Practice of Canal and River Engineering (Classic Reprint)" by Professor David Stevenson|
“The Principles and Practice of Canal and River Engineering (Classic Reprint)” Book Review: This book covers the early history of barge canals in the first two chapters, followed by construction features and sea-borne vessels, which are divided into three classes: the Caledonian, the Amsterdam, and the Suez Canals. It reproduces important historical work in its original format while correcting any imperfections found in previous versions.
|4."Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restoration" by Anton J Schleiss and Jürg Speerli|
“Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restoration” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview of river engineering and restoration practices in Switzerland. The book covers topics such as river hydraulics, sediment transport, river morphology, and restoration techniques. It also includes case studies from various Swiss rivers, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for river management. This book is a valuable resource for researchers, engineers, and practitioners involved in river management and restoration.
|5."Traffic and Performance Engineering for Heterogeneous Networks (River Publishers Series in Information Science and Technology)" by Demetres D Kouvatsos|
“Traffic and Performance Engineering for Heterogeneous Networks (River Publishers Series in Information Science and Technology)” Book Review: This book covers the latest developments in a diverse range of topics, including traffic engineering, performance evaluation studies, and tools used worldwide. It describes traffic modelling and characterization, as well as queueing and interconnection networks. The book also includes information on performance evaluation studies, TCP performance analysis, congestion control, and application layer multicast, as well as numerical and software tools. With extended research papers, this book is useful for teachers, students, and researchers alike.
|6."River and Lake Ice Engineering" by George D Ashton|
“River and Lake Ice Engineering” Book Review: This reference book that delves into the various engineering aspects of river and lake ice processes. It explores several topics ranging from ice formation, mechanics, to different types of ice-related hazards. Moreover, the book provides engineering design principles for ice covers, such as ice control structures and ice-resistant bridge foundations. It is an essential resource for engineers, researchers, and students who work with river and lake ice engineering.
|7."Incised River Channels: Processes, Forms, Engineering, and Management" by Stephen Darby and Andrew Simon|
“Incised River Channels: Processes, Forms, Engineering, and Management” Book Review: This book aims to explain the processes and mechanisms involved in river channel adjustment and evolution. It covers sustainable river management and engineering, and features contributions from university and government scientists, researchers, and practitioners. Divided into three sections, the book describes the nature and significance of incised channels, processes for mitigation and management, and fundamental principles illustrated with case studies. It is suitable for academics and advanced level students studying fluvial geomorphology and/or river engineering.
|8."Fluvial Process in River Engineering" by Howard H Chang|
“Fluvial Process in River Engineering” Book Review: This book provides a detailed examination of analytical methods related to the subject of river engineering. It explains environmental and human-made changes from an engineering perspective, making it useful for professionals in the field, as well as for students studying river sedimentation. The book covers topics such as flood control, bridge design, irrigation, and waterways, and also describes methods for solving erosion and sedimentation problems. The book uses empirical descriptions and covers topics such as hydraulic design of channels, bridges, and related structures, mathematical techniques for regulating river channel changes, and computer-based analysis and design for river projects. Numerous examples are provided for better understanding.
3. River Mechanics and Control Structures
|1."River Mechanics" by M Selim Yalin|
“River Mechanics” Book Review: This is a classic book on the mechanics of open channel flows. It covers the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics, sediment transport, and river morphology. The book includes chapters on energy principles, uniform and non-uniform flow, steady and unsteady flow, and turbulent flow. It also covers sediment transport mechanisms, bed forms, and channel stability. This book is an essential resource for students, researchers, and professionals involved in river engineering and management.
|2."River Mechanics" by H W Shen|
|3."Sediment Transport-Theory and Practice" by C T Yang|
Book Review: The book takes into account engineering and consulting experience to provide comprehensive information on sediment transport theory and its practical applications in environmental and river engineering. It systematically analyzes various transport theories and compares them based on force and power approaches, presenting the latest developments and techniques in research and engineering. The book also offers numerous examples that demonstrate the application of critical information to address river sedimentation issues.
|4."Open Channel Flow" by F M Henderson|
|5."Fluvial Processes in River Engineering" by H H Chang|
Book Review: The book extensively covers alluvial channel design, river morphology, and mathematical simulation of river channel changes. It analyzes the river morphology and responses to environmental changes. This book is valuable for flood control, bridge design, irrigation, and waterways professionals, as well as a river sedimentation textbook for students. The book provides both analytical and empirical methods for solving problems related to soil erosion, sedimentation, channel, and bridge design. Mathematical derivations are included for river channel simulation and river project design.
|6."Sediment Transport Technology" by D B Simons and F Senturk|
Book Review: The book provides practical knowledge on hydrology, hydraulics, geomorphology, and various theories and concepts of sediment transport technology. It offers a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of various mathematical models that provide theoretical experience-related information. Additionally, the book provides terminology, summaries, and problems for every chapter. Empirical methods and solutions for issues related to sediment transport technology are also presented.
|7."River Mechanics" by Pierre Y Julien|
“River Mechanics” Book Review: This book covers both theoretical and practical aspects of river mechanics, including river basins, steady and unsteady flow in rivers, river equilibrium, dynamics, stabilization, engineering, physical and mathematical models, and river estuaries. It features many methods to reduce flood impact and bank erosion, as well as techniques for improving navigation and increasing water supply to cities and irrigation canals. Several case studies are included to provide practical knowledge and relatable content to readers, and self-study exercises are provided for self-assessment.
|8."Osmotic Flows and Their Application to Energy Conversion" by Ari Seppl and Seppala Ari|
|9."Hydrodynamics and Water Quality: Modeling Rivers, Lakes, and Estuaries" by Zhen-Gang Ji|
“Hydrodynamics and Water Quality: Modeling Rivers, Lakes, and Estuaries” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive guide to the theoretical, practical, and mathematical aspects of environmental and water resources management. It covers topics such as hydrodynamics, sediment processes, toxic fate and transport, water quality, and eutrophication in rivers, lakes, estuaries, and coastal waters. Mathematical modeling and applications of hydrodynamics are also discussed in detail. The book includes a CD-ROM containing a modeling package and electronic files of numerical models, case studies, and model results. It is an essential resource for graduate students and professionals in hydrodynamics and water quality seeking to stay up to date with the latest developments in the field.
|10."RIVER PROCESSES: An introduction to fluvial dynamics (Arnold Publication)" by Andre Robert|
“River Processes: An introduction to fluvial dynamics (Arnold Publication)” Book Review: This updated and revised book provides the latest information on physical processes in alluvial channels and interactions in flow-bed-sediment transport. It covers fundamental principles and key concepts of water flow, with detailed descriptions of topics such as fluvial processes, fluvial sediment, bedforms, flow and sediment dynamics, river channels, aquatic habitats, and hyporheic zone. The content is supported by numerous drawings, figures, and photographs, making it a valuable resource for undergraduate students in physical geography, earth sciences, environmental sciences, and ecology.
|11."Impact of Control Structures on Rivers" by Sherine Ahmed El Baradei and Emad Hamdy Imam|
“Impact of Control Structures on Rivers” Book Review: This book explores the impact of water-level control structures on the self-absorptive capacity and ecosystem of rivers. It introduces various mathematical models to replicate the hydraulics, water quality, pollution transport in the river, temperature regime, and fish habitat. The negative impacts of water level control structures on upstream self-assimilative capacity of the rivers are discussed, along with the positive impacts on the downstream self-assimilative capacity of the rivers. The book will be beneficial for students, professionals, and researchers in the fields of hydraulics, water quality, and water environment.
|12."Hydraulics of Dams and River Structures: Proceedings of the International Conference, Tehran, Iran, 26-28 April 2004" by Farhad Yazdandoost and Jalal Attari|
“Hydraulics of Dams and River Structures: Proceedings of the International Conference, Tehran, Iran, 26-28 April 2004” Book Review: This book is a valuable resource for professionals and researchers in the field of hydraulics, with chapters focused on hydraulic structures and river structures. Topics such as air-water flows, intakes and outlets, hydrodynamic forces, energy dissipators, stepped spillways, scouring and sedimentation around structures, and river response to hydraulic structures are thoroughly explained. A chapter on numerical approaches for river hydrodynamics is included, along with highlights of the latest developments in hydroinformatic sectors and their applications in various fields.
|13."River System Analysis and Management" by Nayan Sharma|
“River System Analysis and Management” Book Review: This textbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects of river systems management. The book is divided into eight parts, including Sediment Transport, Land Use and Climate, River Hydraulics, River Modelling, River Training, Water Quality and Ecology, Transboundary River Issues, and Disaster Management. The implications of Integrated Land and Water Resources Management (ILWRM) are discussed in the context of these eight parts. The chapters are contributions from various authors with experience in different disciplines related to the analysis and management of river systems. The book will benefit researchers, environmentalists, scientists, and students involved in the field of water management and river system analysis.