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Entropy Theory in Hydrologic Science and Engineering

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by Vijay Singh
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Entropy Theory in Hydrologic Science and Engineering by Vijay Singh


This comprehensive volume addresses basic concepts of entropy theory from a hydrologic engineering perspective. The application of these concepts to a wide range of hydrologic engineering problems is discussed in detail. The book is divided into sections--preliminaries, rainfall and evapotranspiration, subsurface flow, surface flow, and environmental considerations. Helpful equations, solutions, tables, and diagrams are included throughout this practical resource.

Entropy Theory in Hydrologic Science and Engineering covers:

  • Introduction to entropy theory
  • Maximum entropy production principle
  • Performance measures
  • Morphological analysis
  • Evaluation and design of sampling and measurement networks
  • Precipitation variability
  • Rainfall frequency distributions
  • Evaluation of precipitation forecasting schemes
  • Assessment of potential water resources availability
  • Evaporation
  • Infiltration
  • Soil moisture
  • Groundwater flow
  • Rainfall-runoff modeling
  • Streamflow simulation
  • Hydrologic frequency analysis
  • Streamflow forecasting
  • River flow regime classification
  • Sediment yield
  • Eco-index

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Ebook Details
Pages: 848
Size: 64.7 MB
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9780071835473 (DRM-EPUB)

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Nonfiction > Technology > Hydraulics
Nonfiction > Technology > Environmental > Water Supply
Nonfiction > Technology > Engineering > Civil > Flood Control

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