Bruce E. Larock Roland W. Jeppson Gary Z. Watters
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Larock, Bruce E., 1940— Hydraulics of pipeline systems / Bruce E. Larock, Roland W. Jeppson, Gary Z. Watters. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-8493-1806-8 (alk. paper) 1.Pipe—Hydrodynamics. 2. Pipelines. I. Jeppson, Roland W. II. Watters, Gray Z. III. Title. TC174.L37 1999 621.8′.672—dc21 99-32568 CIP
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Bruce E. Larock, Ph.D., P.E.,received his civil engineering degrees at Stanford University. In 1966 he joined the faculty of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of California, Davis, where he is now a Professor. He has pursued studies in fluid motion primarily by numerical methods, including finite element and finite difference analyses. Dr. Larock has published approximately 80 technical articles,including a co-authored book and several book chapters. A member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, he is currently an associate editor of its Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. Roland W. Jeppson, Ph.D., is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Utah State University, Logan, with 33 years of teaching engineering courses there and at California State University, Humboldt, andconducting research at the Utah Water Research Laboratory. A former department Chairman, he is author or co-author of over 70 technical articles and reports and two books. He has served numerous organizations as a consultant and/or expert witness and also developed the USU-NETWK software package for pipe network analysis and design. Gary Z. Watters, Ph.D., P.E., completed his doctorate at StanfordUniversity in 1963. After 17 years on the faculty at Utah State University, in 1980 Dr. Watters became Dean of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology at California State University, Chico, for 12 years. He retired as Emeritus Professor in 1998. Dr. Watters has consulted widely and given expert testimony on hydraulic transients for over 30 years. He is the author, co-author, or contributor to,five books and two other book chapters. He is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
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_____________ ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Each of the three authors has had a long and continuing involvement with some, indeed most, of the material in this book in...