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Underground Aqueducts Handbook

Edited by: Andreas N. Angelakis , Eustathios Chiotis , Saeid Eslamian , Herbert Weingartner

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498748308
eBook ISBN: 9781315368566
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315368566
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This book presents the major engineering achievements in underground aqueducts from around the world and throughout history. It provides valuable insights into water technologies and management with respect to durability, adaptability to the environment, and sustainability. Comparisons of the technological underground aqueduct developments from several regions are made. These technologies are the underpinning of modern achievements in water supply engineering and water management practices, and current issues of sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and decentralization have led engineers to consider combining older proven technologies with modern infrastructure advancements.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Underground Aqueducts Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Roman Underground Hydraulic Structures in Dalmatia, Croatia Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Roman Underground Aqueducts in Germany Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Updated Appraisal of Ancient Underground Aqueducts in Greece Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Aqueduct of Eupalinos on Samos, Greece, and Its Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The Past and Present of Underground Aqueducts in Algeria Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The Water Supply History of Underground Aqueducts in Egypt Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Qana–t Evolution and Use in Libya Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Iranian Qanāts Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Spring Tunnels (Niqba’) Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Qanāt Fir'aun Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Aqueducts of the Sultanate of Oman Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Aqueducts in Saudi Arabia Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Qanāts of Syria Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Groundwater Structures throughout Turkish History Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Aflaj Al Emarat Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Qanāt and Falaj: Polycentric and Multi-Period Innovations Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Ancient Aqueducts and the Irrigation System in Armenia Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Evolution of the Qanāt (Kahriz) Systems in the Arid Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Ancient Water Mining in Tunnels and Wells in West Central Asia Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Underground Aqueducts in Japan Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Managing Drought through Qanāt and Water Conservation in Afghanistan Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Utilization and Contribution of Underground Aqueducts in the Turpan Oasis of China Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Traditional Methods of Groundwater Abstraction and Recharge along the Windward Side of the Foothills of the Western Ghats of India Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Historical Development of Qanāts: Underground Aqueducts in Pakistan Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Underground Aqueduct and Water Tunneling Development in Thailand Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Puquios and Aqueducts in the Central Andes of South America Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The Ancient Hydraulic Catchment Systems of the Tepeaca-Acatzingo Archaeological Zone, Puebla, Mexico Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Underground Aqueducts: Past, Present, and Future Trends Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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