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Visual Hydrology: A Primer for Interactive Computing

Peter Mantz
Peter Mantz
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April 2005

One approach to the introduction of computational material to the classroom is to supplement a textbook with modern computer codes. Unfortunately most codes are expensive, designed for commercial use, without source code and may require special software. Visual Hydrology provides a cheaper and simpler alternative, supplying computational exercises that can be fully assimilated by students, and allowing them to activate, understand and reproduce modern computer code.

Visual Hydrology aims to:

  • explain the structure of modern object-oriented computer code

  • provide the source code for worked examples

  • numerically check the worked examples used in text

  • show how worked examples can be used with alternative data

  • describe and reference the underlying theory

  • provide additional exercises with each worked example

  • use Microsoft Excel software alone

Requiring only a basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel, this Primer teaches the use of modern and readily-available computer code for engineering computation. Visual Hydrology demonstrates codes for common and practical examples used in hydrological engineering, and will be a valuable resource to students, research workers and consulting engineers in the water-related sector.

ISBN: 9781843390565 (Print)

ISBN: 9781780402833 (eBook)

Visual Hydrology: A Primer for Interactive Computing
By: Peter Mantz
ISBN (electronic): 9781780402833
Publisher: IWA Publishing
Published: 2005

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