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Author EWRI Congress and History Symposium (2009 : Kansas City, Mo.)

Title Great rivers history : proceedings and invited papers for the EWRI Congress and History Symposium, May 17-19, 2009, Kansas City, Missouri / sponsored by Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers [and others] ; edited by Jerry R. Rogers
Published Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers : EWRI, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 135 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Hydraulic Engineering Legends Listed on the Eiffel Tower -- How to Wrestle a Mighty River: The Missouri River Channel Project -- Constructing a Big Dam after the 1951 Missouri River Flood: Tuttle Creek Reservoir, Kansas -- Civil Engineering History of Hydraulic Channels and Pipes -- The Riddle of the River: How David Thompson Explored and Mapped the Middle and Upper Columbia River -- Gateway to Greatness: A Profile of James B. Eads -- Major U.S. Dam Failures: Their Cause, Resultant Losses, and Impact on Dam Safety Programs and Engineering Practice -- Verification of Darcy's Law -- Texas Section ASCE Leaders: A Time of Reflection for Section Anniversary Planning -- Hydrologic Design of Bridges and Culverts: A Historical Review -- The Waste Water Network: An Underground View of Paris -- Burns & McDonnell History: Need for Clean Water Launched Burns & McDonnell -- HDR History -- Black & Veatch History: Building a World of Difference since 1915 -- Five- Year History of Water Resources Specialty Certificaton and Value Slogans -- History of the Texas Section: ASCE -- The Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology and ASCE Publications -- Loch Katrine Water Supply to Glasgow, Scotland, 1855-1903
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Hydraulic engineering -- History -- Congresses.
River engineering -- History -- Congresses.
Water resources development -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Rogers, Jerry R.
Environmental and Water Resources Institute (U.S.)
LC no. 2009015751
ISBN 0784472793 (electronic bk.)
9780784472798 (electronic bk.)