ABSTRACT

The design of bridges across rivers and streams is a major component of many civil engineering projects. The size of waterways must be kept reasonably small for reasons of economy and yet be large enough to allow floods to pass. Bridge Hydraulics is the first book to consider both arched and rectangular waterway openings in detail and to describe a

Preface. Principal notation. Putting things into perspective. How a bridge affects river flow. Factors that affect hydraulics performance of a bridge. How to calculate discharge and afflux. How to analyse flow past piers and trestles. How to analyse flow over embankements. How to improve flow through a bridge. How to evaluate and combat scour. Appendix A. Appendix B.