Streamlined to facilitate student understanding, this second edition, containing the latest techniques and methodologies and some new problems, continues to provide a comprehensive treatment of hydrology of watersheds, soil erosion problems, design and installation of soil conservation practices and structures, hydrologic and sediment yield models, watershed management and water harvesting. It also deals with the special requirements of management of agricultural and forested watersheds.
This book is designed for undergraduate students of agricultural engineering for courses in hydrology, and soil and water conservation engineering. It will also be of considerable value to students of agriculture, soil science, forestry, and civil engineering.
Emphasises fundamentals using numerous illustrations to help students visualise different phenomena
Offers lucid presentation of field practices
Presents the analysis and design of basic hydraulic structures
Devotes an entire chapter to watershed management
Provides numerous solved design problems and exercise problems to develop a clear understanding of the theory
Gives theoretical questions, and objective type questions with answers to test the students’ understanding.