Water Channels. George Higgins.
Water Channels

Water Channels

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1927.

Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #14041

Library REBIND, library stamps/marks/labels, otherwise light wear. Crisp oversize hardcover.; "This small treatise is limited in scope to hydraulic problems met with when designing channels for conveyance of water. ... In brief, the author's aim is to furnish - graphically, where possible - such information as will enable the designer of a channel, or a system of channels, (a) to grasp the significance of (1) form of cross-section, (2) changing from one form of cross-section to another in a channel, (3) roughness or smoothness of beds and sides, and (4) the relation of longitudinal slope to (1), (2), and (3); and (b) thus to choose the most suitable form and slope for given conditions, as well as (c) to ascertain the best way of effecting changes in cross-section where such are necessary." - Preface. ; Ex-Library; viii, 135 pages.

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