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Intro to Hydraulics COURSE manual (174 page course book)

This manual serves as a guide for personnel who operate and maintain equipment using hydraulic-powered control systems. It includes general information covering basic hydraulics and describes the properties and characteristics of fluids and several types of pumps, motors, valves, and controls. This manual also deals with piping, tubing, and hoses used to convey fluid under pressure. It describes the functions and types of reservoirs, strainers, filters, and accumulators. It discusses the purposes and types of seals and packings used in fluid power systems.

  • CHAPTER 1. Hydraulic Basics
  • Pressure and Force
  • Pascal's Law
  • Flow, Velocity, Flow Ration
  • Energy, Work, and Power
  • CHAPTER 2. Hydraulic Systems.
  • Basic Systems
  • Hydraulic Jack
  • Motor-Reversing Sytems
  • Open and Closed Center Systems
  • Color Coding
  • Leakage, Seals, etc.
  • CHAPTER 3. Pumps
  • Pump Classifications
  • Performance
  • Displacement
  • Slippage
  • Designs
  • Gear Pumps, etc
  • CHAPTER 4. Hydraulic Actuators
  • Cylinders
  • Construction
  • Application
  • Maintenance
  • Hydraulic Motors
  • CHAPTER 5. Valves
  • Pressure Control Valves
  • Directional Control Valves
  • Flow Control Valves
  • Valve Installation
  • Valve Failures and Remedies
  • Valve Assembly
  • CHAPTER 6. Circuit Diagrams and Troubleshooting
  • Hydraulic Circuit Diagrams
  • USASI Symbols
  • Typical Mobile Circuits
  • Troubleshooting
  • CHAPTER 7. Electrical Devices: Troubleshooting and Safety
  • Hydraulics and Electricity
  • Troubleshooting Electrical Devices
  • Ground
  • Safety

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This manual prescribes guidance for (a) designing hydraulic steel structures (HSS) by load and resistance factor design (LRFD) and (b) fracture control. Allowable stress design (ASD) guidance is provided as an alternative design procedure or for those structure types where LRFD criteria have yet to be developed.
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • References
  • Background
  • Chapter 2. General Considerations
  • Limit States
  • Corrosion
  • Dynamic Loading
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Deviations from Prescribed Design
  • Chapter 3. Load and Resistance Factor Design
  • General
  • Design Basis
  • Strength Requirements
  • Reliability Factors for HSS
  • Serviceability Requirements
  • Fatigue and Fracture Control
  • Chapter 4. Allowable Stress Design
  • General
  • Design Basis
  • Load and Stress Requirements
  • HSS Types: Modifications for Allowable Stresses
  • Serviceability Requirements
  • Fatigue and Fracture Control
  • Chapter 5. Connections and Details
  • General
  • Design Considerations
  • Bolted Connections
  • Welded Connections
  • Appendix A. References
  • Appendix B. Load and Resistance Factor Design Criteria for Miter Gates
  • Appendix C. Tainter Gates
  • Appendix D. Tainter Valves
  • Appendix E. Bulkheads and Stoplogs
  • Appendix F. Vertical Lift Gates
  • Appendix G. Hydroelectric and Pumping Plants
  • Appendix H. Flood Closure Structures
  • Appendix I. Miscellaneous Hydraulic Steel Structures

In this lesson you will learn the definition of hydraulics, its basic applications and characteristics, and the types of hydraulic fluid used.
  • Lesson 1. Basic Hydraulics
  • Lesson 2. Hydraulic Plumbing

In this lesson you will learn how hydraulic structures are designed to withstand earthquake forces in critical applications.


This manual presents procedures for the design analysis and criteria of design for improved channels that carry rapid and/or tranquil flows

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Purpose, Scope, References, Explanation of Terms, Channel Classification, Preliminary Investigations for Selection of Type of Improvement
  • Chapter 2. Open Channel Hydraulic Theory
    Physical Hydraulic Elements, Hydraulic Design Aspects, Flow Through Bridges, Transitions, Flow in Curved Channels, Special Considerations, Stable Channels
  • Chapter 3. Riprap Protection
  • Section I - Introduction, General, Riprap Characteristics
    Section II - Channel Characteristics, Side Slope Inclination, Channel Roughness, Shape, Alignment, and Gradient
  • Section III - Design Guidance for Stone Size, General, Design Conditions, Stone Size, Revetment Top and End Protection
  • Section IV - Revetment Toe Scour Estimation and Protection, General, Revetment Toe Protection Methods, Revetment Toe Protection Design, Delivery and Placement
  • Section V - Ice, Debris, and Vegetation, Ice and Debris, Vegetation
  • Section VI - Quality Control, Quality Control
  • Chapter 4. Special Features and Considerations
    Sediment Control Structures, Air Entrainment, Hydraulic Jump in Open Channels, Open Channel Junctions, Hydraulic Model Studies
  • Chapter 5. Methods For Predicting N Values For the Manning Equation
    Introduction, Approach, Hydraulic Roughness by Handbook Methods, Base n Values (nb) for Channels, Hydraulic Roughness by Analytical Methods, Composite n Values and Hydraulic Radius, Expansion and Contraction in a 1-D Model, Unforeseen Factors
  • Appendix A. References
  • Appendix B. Plates
  • Appendix C. Notes on Derivation and Use of Hydraulic Properties by the Alpha Method
  • Appendix D. Computer Program for Designing Banked Curves for Supercritical Flow in Rectangular Channels
  • Appendix E. Theory of Combining Flow at Open Channel Junctions (Confluences
  • Appendix F. Report on Standardization of Riprap Gradations
  • Appendix G. Velocity Estimation Based on Field Observations
  • Appendix H. Examples of Stone Size Calculations
  • Appendix I. Notation



The purpose of this manual is to present hydraulic design data on control valves for navigation lock filling and emptying systems.

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Purpose, Applicability. References. Typical Filling and Emptying System, Types of Lock Valves

  • Chapter 2. Air in Culvert Systems
    Experience with Air in Culvert System, Recent Field Tests of Cavitation Conditions, Selection of Elevation for Culvert Valves, Conclusions and Recommendations Regarding, Admission of Air into Culvert System, Design of Air Vents

  • Chapter 3. Hoist Loads
    Hoist Loads due to Flowing Water, Tainter Valves, Interpretation of Data, Horizontally Framed Valve, Double Skin-Plate Valve, Vertically Framed Valve, General Comments, Total Hoist Loads, Peak Head Across Valve

  • Chapter 4. Valve Seals
    General, Bottom Seals, Side Seals. Top Seals

  • Chapter 5. Recesses For Unwatering Bulkheads
    General, Bulkhead Recesses, Location of Bulkhead Recesses

  • Appendix A. Cavitation At Lock Culvert Valves

  • Appendix B. Lock Filling Program

  • Appendix C. Design Examples


After completing this course, you will demonstrate a knowledge of the basic components of the hydraulic system, including the devices which actuate, discharge, and control the flow of hydraulic fluid and those devices which sense, control, and limit hydraulic pressure

  • Lesson 1. Hydraulic Reservoirs, Filters, Pumps, Accumulators, and Motors

  • Lesson 2. Basic Construction and Operation of Hydraulic Actuating Devices, Flow Control, and Directional Devices

  • Lesson 3. Hydraulic Pressure-limiting, Controlling, and Sensing Devices


This course provides guidance on engineering procedures for the hydraulic design of navigation dams.

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Section I - General
    Purpose, Applicability, References, Bibliography, Symbol, Other Guidance and Design Aids, WES Capabilities and Services, Design Memorandum Presentations
    Section II - Typical Navigation Projects
    Navigation Dams, Basic Project Components, Supplemental Project Components
    Section III - Special Considerations, Safety, Environmental, Aesthetics

  • Chapter 2. Project Identification
    Section I - Navigation Systems
    Section II - Project Purposes
    Section III - Project Studies
    Project Water Requirements, Pool Levels, Pool Storage, Environmental, Foundations

  • Chapter 3. Project Parameters
    Section I - Hydrology
    Basin Description, Hydrologic Data, Hydrologic Data Sources, Hydrologic Model, Flow Computations
    Section II - Hydraulics
    Channel Discharge Rating Curves, Water-Surface Profiles, Specific Profile Uses, Navigation Pool Level Stability
    Section III - Sedimentation
    Problems, Sediment Data Needs, Sedimentation Study, Analysis Tool, Sediment Control Measures
    Section IV - Ice Conditions

  • Chapter 4. Project Layout (siting of Structures)
    Upper Pool Elevation, Navigation Considerations, Foundations, Sediment Movement, Channel Rectification, Channel Stabilization

  • Chapter 5. Project Design
    Section I - Spillway Design
    Crest Design, Spillway Capacity for High-Head Dams, Spillway Capacity for Low-Head Dams, Pool Tailwater Relationships, Pool Elevations, Discharge Rating Curves for Gated, Broad, Crested Weirs, Overflow Embankments, Stilling Basin Design, Approach Area, Exit Area, Spillway Gates, Gate Types and Selection, Tainter Gate Design, Vertical-Lift Gate Design, Spillway Piers, Abutments
    Section II - Design of Other Appurtenances
    Navigable Passes, Low-Flow and Water Quality Releases, Fish Passage Facilities, Ice Control Methods
    Section III - Model Studies
    Section IV - Example Design

  • Chapter 6. Project Construction
    Section I - General
    Flow Diversion Schemes, Maintenance of Navigation, Construction Phases
    Section II - Cofferdams
    General Schemes, Cofferdam Heights, Cofferdam Preflooding Facilities, Example Determination of Cofferdam, Heights, Scour Protection
    Chapter 7. Project Operation
    Section I - Normal Spillway Operations
    Maintenance of Navigation Pool Levels, Low-Flow Periods, Flood Flow Periods, Ice and Debris Passage
    Section II - Special Spillway Operations
    Purpose, Loss of Scour Protection, Operator Error, Equipment Malfunction, Spillway Maintenance, Emergency Operation
    Chapter 8. Repair and Rehabilitation
    General, Design Life, Modernization Features, Typical Repair and Rehabilitation Items, Scour Protection, Repair and Rehabilitation Model Studies

  • Appendix A. Bibliography and Selected References

  • Appendix B. Notation

  • Appendix C. Navigation Dam Model and Prototype Study Data

  • Appendix D. Typical Spillway Optimization Study


This manual presents guidance for the hydraulic design analysis of reservoir outlet works facilities. The theory, procedures, and data presented are generally applicable to the design of similar facilities used for other purposes.

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Section I - General, Purpose, Applicability, References, Bibliography, Symbols, Other Guidance and Design Aids. WES Capabilities and Services, Design Memorandum Presentations, Classification of Conduits,
    Section II - Project Functions and Related Studies

  • Chapter 2. Hydraulic Theory
    Section I - Introduction, General. Basic Considerations
    Section II - Conduits Flowing Partially Full, General, Discharge Controls for Partially Full Flow, Flow Profiles,
    Section III - Conduits Flowing Full, General, Exit Portal fiessure Grade-Line Location
    Section IV - Gradients, General, Hydraulic Grade Line and Energy Grade Line, Mean Pressure Computation
    Section V - Energy Losses, General, Surface Resistance (Friction), Form Resistance
    Section VI - Cavitation, General, Theory, Design Practice, Preventive Measures, Boundary Layer, Air Demand, Air Flow

  • Chapter 3. Sluices For Concrete Gravity Dams
    Section I - Basic Considerations, Location, Size, Shape, ad Number, Elevation and Alignment
    Section II - Sluice Intakes, General, Trash Protection, Entrance Curves, Intake Energy Losses
    Section III - Gate Passage, Gates, and Valves, General, Gate Types, Control Valves, Metering Devices, Gate Passageway Requirements, Gate Slots, Gate Recess, Gate Seats, Steel Liners, Air Vents, Section IV - Sluice Outlet Design, General Considerations, Exit Portal Constructions, Sluice Eyebrow Deflectors

  • Chapter 4. Outlet Facilities For Emb~kment Dams
    Section I - Basic Considerations, Approach Channel, Conduits and Tunnels for Embankment Dams
    Section II - Intake and Gate Facilities, Intake Structures, Intake Tower Versus Central Control Shaft, Submerged Intakes, Combined Intake and Gate Structure, Underground Control Structures, Downstream Control Structures, Gate Passageway Requirements, Low-Flow Releases
    Section III - Entrance Shapes, General, Selection of Entrance Shape for Design, Linear Sidewall or Pier Flare
    Section IV - Control Gates, General, Gate Lip Geometry, Vertical-Lift Gate Discharge, Computations, Commercial Gates, Hydraulic Load for Vertical-Lift Gates, Vibration of Cable-Suspended Gates
    Section V - Transitions, General, Entrance and Intake Transitions, In-Line Transitions, Exit Transition

  • Chapter 5. Energy Dissipation and Downstream Channel Protection
    Section I - Energy Dissipators, General, Hydraulic-Jump Type Stilling Basins, Low-Head Structures
    Section II - Outlet Channel, General, Riprap, Side-Slope Erosion

  • Chapter 6. Selective Withdrawal Structures
    Types, Design, FloW Regulation, Model Investigations

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Section I - General, Purpose, Scope, Applicability, References, Explanation of Terms, Technical Data
    Section II - Technical Coordination, General, Automatic Data Processing (ADP, WES Capabilities and Services, Design Memorandum Presentations
    Section III - Project Function, General, Primary Components, Special Needs, Classification Systems, CE Lock Operating Experience
  • Chapter 2. Project Identification
    Section I - Design Management, General, Design Constraints, Incremental Effects, General Studies
    Section II - Navigation System Characteristics, Information and Data Required, Waterway, Vessels, Commodities
    Section III - Transit Time, Definition, Evaluation, Chamber Performance, Application
    Section IV - Chamber Alternatives
    General, Number of Parallel Chambers, Chamber Dimensions, Chamber Types
    Section V - Foundation and Structure Concerns, Hydraulic Loading, Chamber Structure, Guide and Guard Walls, Other Structures
  • Chapter 3. Hydraulic Features
    Section I - Filling and Emptying, Project Type, Design Type, Lateral Culverts, Features, Recent Designs
    Section II - Appurtenant Concerns, General, Navigation Aids, Surge Reduction, Impact Barriers, Water Saving, Dewatering, Emergency Closure, Debris Control, Ice Control
  • Chapter 4. Filling-and-emptying Feature Design
    Section I - Preliminary Calculations, General, Sill Spacing Parameters, Sill Spacing, Location of Intake Structures, Lock Filling, Chamber Depth, Sill Elevation, Sill Elevation Guidance, Location of Outlet Structures, Typical Outlet Locations
    Section II - Very-Low-Lift Designs, General, Sector Gate Design Concept, Hydraulic Evaluation, Side-port Flume (SPF) Designs
    Section III - Culvert-to-Chamber Systems, General, Chamber Port Arrangements, Flow Passage Areas, Chamber Ports, Baffles
    and Manifolds
    Section IV - Outlet Systems, General, Design Types
    Section V - Intakes, General, Design Types
    Section VI - Filling-and-Emptying Valve Systems, General, Valve Sizing, Valve Siting
    Section VII - Culvert Layouts, General, Contracting and Expanding Systems, Other Transitions
  • Chapter 5. Special Hydraulic Study Topics
    Section I - Introduction, Baseline Analysis, Baseline Constraints, Analysis Results
    Section II - Steady Flow in Lock Culverts, Discharge, Energy Loss Coefficient, Individual Losses, Reynolds Number, Energy-Loss Coefficient Values
    Section III - Lock Filling and Emptying, General Features, Valve Operation, Lock Coefficient, Operation Time Estimates, Basis For Numerical, Simulations, Mathematical Aids
    Section IV - Culvert Features, Goals, Improved Performance, Evaluation
    Section V - Valve Hydraulic Characteristics, Design Concerns, Valves With Expansions, Downstream
    Section VI - Low Pressure Effects, General Concerns, Reverse Tainter Valves
    Section VII - Air Inflow and Outflow Devices, High-Lift Lock Air Vents, Low-Lift Lock Air Vents
    Section VIII - Vorticity at Intakes, General, Evaluation
    Section IX - Energy Dissipation at Outlets, Conditions, Options
  • Chapter 6. Hydraulic Model Studies
    Section I - Introduction
    General, Purpose of Model Study, Scales, Model and Prototype Similarities, Model Construction, Instrumentation, Pressure Measurements
    Section II - Prototype Expectations, General, Revisions to Scaled Values
    Section III - CE-Sponsored Hydraulic Model and Prototype Studies, Database
    Chapter 7. Other Hydraulic Design Features
    Section I - Surge Reduction, Scope, Solutions, Computational Aids
    Section II - Impact Barriers, Purpose
    Section III - Water Saving, Water Supply, Design Needs
    Section IV - Dewatering, Concerns, Coordination
    Section V - Emergency Closure, General Emergency Situations, Consequences of Pool Loss, Preliminary Studies, Types of Closure Systems, Design Loadings
    Section VI - Ice Control at Locks, Types of Ice, Ice Problems, Air Screen, Lock Wall De-icing, Lock Gate and Valve De-icing, Considerations for Rehabilitation and New Construction
    Section VII - Repair and Rehabilitation, Purpose and Scope, Reliability Improvement, Efficiency Improvement, Threshold Amounts, Typical Study Items
    Section VIII - Environmental Concerns, Effect of Lock, Water Quality, Recreational Craft, Facility Alternatives, Second Lock Chamber
  • Appendix A. References
  • Appendix B. Inventory of Existing Locks
  • Appendix C. Lock Hydraulic System Model and Prototype
  • Appendix D. Design of Side-Port Systems
  • Appendix E. Design of High-Lift Locks
  • Appendix F. Computer Runs
  • Appendix G. Mechanical Lifts
  • Appendix H. Notation

Inspection, Evaluation, and Repair of Hydraulic Steel Structures Course Manual (133 Pages)

This manual describes the inspection, evaluation, and repair of hydraulic steel structures, including preinspection identification of critical locations (such as fracture critical members and various connections) that require close examination.

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Purpose, Applicability, Distribution, References, Background, Mandatory Requirements

  • Chapter 2. Causes of Structural Deterioration
    Corrosion, Fracture, Fatigue, Design Deficiencies, Fabrication Discontinuities, Operation and Maintenance, Unforeseen Loading

  • Chapter 3. Periodic Inspection
    Purpose of Inspection, Inspection Procedures, Critical Members and Connections, Visual Inspection, Critical Area Checklist, Inspection Intervals

  • Chapter 4. Detailed Inspection
    Introduction, Purpose of Inspection, Inspection Procedures, Inspector Qualifications, Summary of NDT Methods, Discontinuity, Acceptance Criteria for Weldments

  • Chapter 5. Material and Weld Testing
    Purpose of Testing, Selection of Samples from Existing Structure, Chemical Analysis, Tension Test, Bend Test, Fillet Weld Shear Test, Hardness Test, Fracture Toughness Test

  • Chapter 6. Structural Evaluation
    Purpose of Evaluation, Fracture Behavior of Steel Materials, Fracture Analysis, Linear-Elastic Fracture Mechanics, Elastic-Plastic Fracture Assessment, Fatigue Analysis, Fatigue Crack-Propagation, Fatigue Assessment Procedures, Evaluation of Corrosion Damage, Evaluation of Plastically Deformed Members, Development of Inspection Schedules, Recommended Solutions for Distressed Structures

  • Chapter 7. Examples and Material Standards
    Determination of Fracture Toughness, Example Fracture Analysis, Example Fatigue Analysis, Example of Fracture and Fatigue Evaluation, Structural Steels Used on Older Hydraulic Steel Structures

  • Chapter 8. Repair Considerations
    General, Corrosion Considerations, Detailing to Avoid Fracture, Repair of Cracks, Rivet Replacement, Repair Examples


  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Purpose and Scope, Applicability, References, Bibliography, Symbols, Terminology, Background

  • Chapter 2. Design Factors
    Design Rationale, Typical Project Elements, Physical Data to be Evaluated

  • Chapter 3. Design Studies
    General, Typical Engineering Studies, Water Levels and Datums, Waves, Currents, Shoreline Changes, Sediment Budget and Channel Shoaling, Design Vessel or Vessels, Baseline Surveys, Design Life, Level of Protection, and Design Conditions, Channel Width, Channel Depth, Channel Alignment, Turning Basin, Moorage or Anchorage Area, Basin and Breakwater Layout, Breakwater Design, Ice, Dredging and Disposal, Sand Bypassing, Environmental Impacts, Physical Hydraulic Models, Mathematical Models, Lessons Learned, Operation and Maintenance

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Section I - General, Purpose, Applicability, References, Bibliography, Symbols, Other Guidance and Design Aids, WES Capabilities and Services, Design Memorandum Presentation
    Section II - Spillway Function, Classification, and Related Studies, General, Spillway Function, Spillway Classification, Related Studies
  • Chapter 2. Hydraulic Theory
    Section I - Introduction, General, Basic Considerations
    Section II - Spillway Discharge, General, Abutment and Piers, Effect of Approach Flow
    Section III - Gradients, General, Hydraulic and Energy Grade Lines, Mean Spillway Pressure Computation
    Section IV - Spillway Energy Loss, General, Energy Loss for Fully Developed Turbulent Boundary Layer Flow, Turbulent Boundary Layer Development Energy Loss
    Section V - Hydraulic Jump Energy Dissipator, General, Hydraulic Jump Type Energy Dissipator, Sidewall Dynamic Load
    Section VI - Cavitation, General, Cavitation Damage, Cavitation Damage Prevention
  • Chapter 3. Spillway Crest
    Section I - Introduction, General
    Section II - Crest Characteristics, General, Crest Shape, Crest Discharge Coefficient
    Section III - Spillway Piers, Abutments, and Approach, General, Contraction Coefficients, Spillway Bay Surge, Spillway Approach
    Section IV - Spillway Crest Pressures, General, Controlled and Uncontrolled Crests
    Section V - Upper Nappe Profile, General, Nappe Profile
  • Chapter 4. Spillway Chute
    Section I - Basic Considerations, General, Sidewalls, Convergent and Divergent Chutes
    Section II - Chute Spillways, General, Invert and Water Surface Profile, Invert Pressure
  • Chapter 5. Specialized Spillways
    Section I - Side Channel Spillways, General, Crest Design, Channel Design
    Section II - Limited Service Spillways, General, Discharge, Erosion, Control Section
    Section III - Shaft Spillways, General, Morning-Glory Outlet
    Section IV - Labyrinth Spillway, General
    Section V - Box Inlet Drop Spillways, General
  • Chapter 6. Crest Gates, General, Tainter Gates, Vertical Lift Gates, Ice and Wave Forces on Gates
  • Chapter 7. Energy Dissipators
    Section I - Basic Considerations, General, Design Discharge, Operation
    Section II - Stilling Basins, General, Horizontal Apron Basin, Sloping Aprons, Baffles, End Sills, Sidewalls, Wing Walls, Exit Channel, Abrasion and Cavitation
    Section III - Roller Buckets, General, Bucket Depth and Radius, Slotted Buckets, Exit Channel
    Section IV - Flip Buckets, General, Bucket Geometry, Discharge Considerations, Trajectory Distance, Bucket Pressures, Exit Channel, Miscellaneous
    Section V - Specialized Energy Dissipators, Impact Basin, Baffled Chute

This manual provides guidance on lubricants and hydraulic fluids.
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Purpose, Application References, General, Mandatory Requirements

  • Chapter 2. Friction and Mechanisms of Weareeeeeeeeee
    Friction and Objective of Lubrication, Sliding Friction, Friction and Factors Affecting Friction, Rolling Friction, Wear, Types of Wear.

  • Chapter 3. Principles of Lubrication
    Lubrication and Lubricants, Hersey Sribeck Curve, Hydrodynamic Lubrication, Thrust Bearings and Journal Bearings, Boundary Lubrication, Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, Mixed Lubrication.

  • Chapter 4. Lubrication Oil Basics and Production

  • Chapter 5. Lubricant Additives

  • Chapter 6. Filtration

  • Chapter 7. Oil Monitoring and System Sampling and Testing

  • Chapter 8. Oil Storage, Handling, Disposal, and Safety

  • Chapter 9. Turbine Oils

  • Chapter 10. Hydraulic Fluids

  • Chapter 11. Grease

  • Chapter 12. Solid Lubricants and Self Lubricated Materials

  • Chapter 13. Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants

  • Chapter 14. Gear Lubricants

  • Chapter 15. Bearing Lubrication

  • Chapter 16. Misc Lubrication Applications

  • Chapter 17. Operation, Maintenance, and Selection Considerations

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    Purpose, Scope, Applicability, References, Needs for River Hydraulic Studies, General Methods, Organization
  • Chapter 2. Introduction to River Hydraulics
    Introduction, Flow Dimensionality Considerations, Water Waves, Flow Classification, Regimes of Flow, Types of Flow, Classification of Flow Profiles, Basic Principles of River Hydraulics
  • Chapter 3. Formulating Hydraulic Studies
    Initial Considerations, Overview of Techniques for Conducting, River Hydraulics Studies, Analysis of Hydraulic Components, Data Requirements, Calibration of Hydraulic Analysis, Models, Guidelines for Analytical Model, Selection
  • Chapter 4. Multidimensional Flow Analysis
    Introduction, Limitations of One-Dimensional, Analysis, Equations of Flow, Significance of Terms, Use of Equations of Flow, Two-Dimensional Flow Conditions, Available Computer Programs, Data Requirements, Data Development and Model, Calibration, Example Applications
  • Chapter 5. Unsteady Flow
    Section I - Introduction, Introduction, Steady Versus Unsteady Flow Models, Conditions that Require Unsteady Flow Analysis, Geometry
    Controls, Boundary Conditions, Steps to Follow in Modeling a River System, Accuracy of Observed Data, Calibration and Verification, Example Applications of Unsteady Flow Models
    Section II - Theory of Routing Models, Introduction, Unsteady Flow Model, Diffusion Model, Kinematic Wave Model, Accuracy of Approximate Hydraulic Models, Muskingum-Cunge Model, Hydrologic Routing Schemes
  • Chapter 6. Steady Flow - Water Surface Profiles
    Section I - Introduction, Scope, Assumptions of the Method, Standard-step Solution, Range of Applicability, Example of Steady Flow Water Surface, Profile Study
    Section II - Data Requirements, Introduction to Data Requirements, Flow Regime, Starting Conditions
    Section III - Model Development, Data Sources, Data and Profile Accuracy, Model Calibration and Verification
    Section IV - Special Problems, Introduction to Special Problems, Bridge Hydraulics, Culvert Hydraulics, Limits of Effective Flow, Channel Controls, River Confluences, Changing Flow Regime, Ice-covered Streams
  • Chapter 7. Water Surface Profiles With Movable Boundaries
    Section I - Introduction, Similarities and Differences Between Fixed and Mobile Bed Computations
    Section II - Theoretical Basis, Sediment Transport Functions
    Section III - Data Requirements, General Data Requirements, Geometric Data, Bed Sediment Data, Boundary Conditions Data, Data Sources, Data and Profile Accuracy
    Section IV - Model Confirmation and Utilization, Model Performance, Development of Base Test and Analysis of Alternatives
    Section V - Computer Programs, Introduction, Scour and -ion in Rivers and Reservoirs, Open Channel Flow and Sedimentation
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B
  • Appendix C
  • Appendix D


  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Details of Reinforcement
  • Chapter 3. Strength and Serviceability Requirements
  • Chapter 4. Flexure and Axial Loads
  • Chapter 5. Shear
A Treatise on Hydraulics, by James Hector Hughes, 1911, 555 pages
Elements of Hydraulics, by SE Slocum, 1915, 318 pages
Handbook of Hydraulics for the Solution of Hydraulic Problems, by Horace King, 1918, 450 pages
Hydraulic Design of Deep Draft Navigation Projects, 212 pages
Hydraulic Manual, by Lowis Jackson, 1883, 510 pages
Hydraulics for Engineers and Engineering Students, by FC Lea, 1916, 584 pages
Hydraulics Volume 1, by Stanley Dunkerley, 1907, 352 pages
Hydraulics Volume 2, by Stanley Dunkerley, 1908, 265 pages
Hydraulics, by FC Lea, 1908, 555 pages
Hydraulics, by Robert L. Daughert, 1919, 307 pages
Retaining and Flood Walls, 448 pages
Tidal Hydraulics, 154 pages


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