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ISBN-13: 9788120346642
Publisher: PHI Learning
Publication date: 09/27/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

<B>R. V. RAIKAR</B>, PhD, is Professor of Civil Engineering and Dean, Planning, K.L.E. Society’s College of Engineering and Technology, Belgaum, Karnataka. Dr. Raikar has taught elements of civil engineering and engineering mechanics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics and machines, hydrology, irrigation engineering, and operations research for more than 20 years. His areas of specialization include water resources engineering and sediment transportation. His research interests include fluvial hydraulics, study of flow field near structure using advanced pieces of equipment such as Laser Doppler Velocimetry (LDV), Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) and Bubble Image Velocimetry (BIV), hydrology, artificial neural network and genetic algorithm. He has published/presented 35 research papers in international journals and conferences. He is a visiting Professor to National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan.</P>

Dr. Raikar is a member of various bodies such as the Indian Society for Hydraulics, Indian Society for Technical Education, International Association for Hydro-environment Engineering and Research (the Netherlands), International Association for Hydrological Sciences (The Wellingford), and World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research (Beijing). He is the reviewer of journals of American Society of Civil Engineers, <EM>Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, International Journal of Sediment Research, Water and Maritime Engineering, Journal of Hydro-environment Research and Advances in Water Resources</EM>. Dr. Raikar is also a member of various boards of studies and boards of examinations of various universities.</P>

Table of Contents

Foreword • Preface Part I: Introductory Topics 1. Fluid and Its Properties2. Flow Properties3. Hydraulic MachinesPart II: Experiments 4. Experiments on Basic Concepts5. Experiments on Pipes6. Experiments on Open Channels7. Experiments on Hydraulic Machines8. Experiments on TanksIndex

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