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By P. Peter

Canal and River Levées covers the basic rules of canal embankments and levées calculation and layout. Canal embankments and levées are among the world's oldest hydroengineering
structures. This ebook is split into seven chapters that target fixing the issues of defending keep watch over levees, which also known as anti-flood or anti-inundation dykes.

The starting bankruptcy surveys the final difficulties of dam layout and development. the following chapters care for the fundamental features, selection, experimental tools, and calculations of seepage, in addition to the soundness calculations and embankment payment. those issues are by way of discussions of the neighborhood stipulations and calls for with regards to the development of embankments and their numerous concrete buildings. different chapters discover the necessities of energy- and irrigation-canal sealing and the subsoil safety of levees. The final bankruptcy appears to be like into the measurements, common necessities, and remark of dams and levees.

This booklet is meant basically for civil engineering designers.

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