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Urban Drainage and Storage Practices (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Urban Drainage and Storage Practices focuses on the latest developments of urban storm water design methods using drainage and storage approaches for both water quality and quantity control. It covers both the conventional approaches to flood mitigation and low-impact methods for stormwater quality enhancement. Theory, practice, and modelling methods are presented to illustrate how to build a holistic stormwater drainage and storage system using urban open space and parks through multiple land use.



Each chapter provides background theory, numerical experiments, illustrations, and Excel spreadsheets that outline design and calculation procedures. All urban watersheds are modelled as a series of cascading planes to drain stormwater from upstream roofs and parking lots onto downstream grass areas and vegetal beds. The drainage system is designed as a 3-layer cascading system with various low-impact units for micro events, conveyance elements for minor events, and storage facilities for macro events.













Presents the theory and practice of designing and building a stormwater system







Explains green approaches to designing and managing urban stormwater systems



This text is ideal for graduate students studying urban hydrology, hydraulic engineering, and water resource management. It will also be useful for Engineers requiring a technical book with hands-on practical examples.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesEnergy industries & utilitiesWater industriesScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesHydrology & the hydrosphereTechnicalCivil engineering, surveying & building Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 30/09/2022 ISBN-13: 9781032256122  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dr James C.Y. Guo is a Professor and Director of the Hydrologic and Hydraulic Graduate Engineering Program at the University of Colorado Denver. He is the author of Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management (CRC Press, 2017). Dr Wenliang Wang is Associate Professor at Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture. He is the author of several National Technical Guidelines and Standards for Sponge City Design and Construction used in China. Dr Junqui Li is Vice President and Professor at the Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture and Director of the Key Laboratory of Urban Stormwater System and Water Environment sponsored by the Ministry of Education. He is also a member of the National Sponge City Commission responsible to the Ministry of Urban Housing and Rural Development, China.

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