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Water Hydraulics
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This is the only book series devoted to explaining the full range of specialized areas required of water and wastewater plant operators. Each volume is designed to give operators the basic knowledge of a subject needed for certification, licensure, and improved job performance. Checkpoints, self-tests and a final examination with questions based on actual operator certification exams provide a practical review. All books are clearly illustrated with key ideas and highlighted points throughout.
Water Hydraulics: This volume is the first training book to explain water hydraulics in the context of treatment plants, presenting hydraulic theory and calculations in terms of the machinery and unit operations familiar to operators. It covers hydraulics as related to keeping water moving from one unit process to the next, including maintaining proper settling times and settling velocity, and providing lift to higher elevations.
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WATER HYDRAULICS: WHAT IS IT? Setting the Stage WATER HYDRAULICS: THE BASICS Introduction Basic Concepts Properties of Water Force and Pressure Head Flow/Discharge Rate: Water in Motion Self-Test BERNOULLI'S THEOREM Introduction Conservation of Energy Piezometric Surface Bernoulli's Theorem Self-Test PUMPING BASICS Introduction Pumps: Classification and Characteristics Pumping Hydraulics Hydraulics of Wells and Wet Wells Self-Test FRICTION HEAD LOSS Introduction Pipe and Open Flow Basics Major Head Loss Minor Head Loss Self-Test BASIC PIPING HYDRAULICS Introduction Piping Networks Self-Test OPEN-CHANNEL FLOW Introduction Characteristics of Open-Channel Flow Open-Channel Flow Calculations Open-Channel Flow: The Bottom Line Self-Test FLOW MEASUREMENT Introduction Flow Measurement: The Old-Fashioned Way Basis of Traditional Flow Measurement Flow-Measuring Devices Self-Test HYDRAULIC MACHINES: PUMPS Introduction Basic Pumping Calculations Centrifugal Pumps Pump Control Systems Protective Instrumentation Centrifugal Pump Modifications Positive Displacement Pumps Self-Test FINAL REVIEW EXAMINATION Appendix A: Answers to Chapter Self-Tests Appendix B: Answers to Chapter 10-Final Review Examination Index

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