oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Flood analysis for spillway design
The writer wishes to stress the fact, which is often overlooked, that all hydrologic investigations are inductive, and deductions can only be as reliable as the data on which they are based. So many factors affect hydrologic phenomena that it is essential that the engineer employed on the analysis thereof should have not only a sound knowledge of the basic hydrologic theories but also at least an elementary knowledge of meteorology. In fact, sound advice to the young engineer who is interested in hydrology is first accumulate a library.
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