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Urban Stormwater Management Planning with Analytical Probabilistic Models

ISBN: 978-0-471-33217-6
376 pages
March 2000
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Description

Understanding how to properly manage urban stormwater is a critical concern to civil and environmental engineers the world over. Mismanagement of stormwater and urban runoff results in flooding, erosion, and water quality problems. In an effort to develop better management techniques, engineers have come to rely on computer simulation and advanced mathematical modeling techniques to help plan and predict water system performance. This important book outlines a new method that uses probability tools to model how stormwater behaves and interacts in a combined- or single-system municipal water system. Complete with sample problems and case studies illustrating how concepts really work, the book presents a cost-effective, easy-to-master approach to analytical modeling of stormwater management systems.
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Table of Contents

URBAN STORMWATER MANAGEMENT.

Urban Drainage Systems: Evolution of Problems.

Urban Runoff Quantity and Quality Control Strategies.

Urban Stormwater Management Modeling.

DATA ANALYSIS.

Meteorological Data Analysis.

Runoff Quality Data Analysis.

DRAINAGE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS.

Elements of Derived Probability Distribution Theory.

Model of Urban Drainage System.

Quantity Control Analysis of Urban Drainage Systems.

Advanced Quantity Control Analysis.

Multiple Reservoir Systems.

Quality Control Analysis of Urban Drainage Systems.

Urban Drainage Systems Analysis: Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Notation.

Index.
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