Jun 21

Reader’s Digest

Place of Publication Shaukiwan, Hong Kong
Date of Publication Vol. 112, no. 659 : January 2018
Publisher Reader’s Digest Association Far East


Reader’s Digest

Place of Publication Shaukiwan, Hong Kong
Date of Publication Vol. 112, no. 660 : February 2018
Publisher Reader’s Digest Association Far East


Reader’s Digest

Place of Publication Shaukiwan, Hong Kong
Date of Publication Vol. 112, no. 661 : March 2018
Publisher Reader’s Digest Association Far East


Reader’s Digest

Place of Publication Shaukiwan, Hong Kong
Date of Publication Vol. 112, no. 662 : April 2018
Publisher Reader’s Digest Association Far East



Reader’s Digest

Place of Publication Shaukiwan, Hong Kong
Date of Publication Vol. 112, no. 664 : June 2018
Publisher Reader’s Digest Association Far East


Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.22 : June 11, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.


Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.23 : June 18, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.


National Geographic

Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication Vol. 233, no. 1 : January 2018
Publisher National Geographic Society


National Geographic

Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication Vol. 233, no. 2 : February 2018
Publisher National Geographic Society


National Geographic

Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication Vol. 233, no. 3 : March 2018
Publisher National Geographic Society


National Geographic

Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication Vol. 233, no. 4 : April 2018
Publisher National Geographic Society


National Geographic

Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication Vol. 233, no. 5 : May 2018
Publisher National Geographic Society


National Geographic

Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication Vol. 233, no. 6 : June 2018
Publisher National Geographic Society

May 31

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.18 : May 14, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.


Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.19 : May 21, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.


Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.20 : May 28, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.


Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.21 : June 4, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.


Reader’s Digest

Place of Publication Shaukiwan, Hong Kong
Date of Publication Vol. 112, no. 663 : May 2018
Publisher Reader’s Digest Association Far East


Gadgets Magazine

Place of Publication 1104 Quezon City, Philippines
Date of Publication Vol. 18 No. 8 :April 2018
Publisher Great Mind Media, Inc.


Gadgets Magazine

Place of Publication 1104 Quezon City, Philippines
Date of Publication Vol. 18 No. 9 :May 2018
Publisher Great Mind Media, Inc.

May 29

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no. 12 :  April 2, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

 

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no. 13 : April 9, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

 

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no. 14 : April 16, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

 

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no. 15 : April 23, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

 

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no. 16-17 : April 30/May 7, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

 

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no. 18 : May 14, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

 

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no. 19 : May 21, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

 

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no. 20 : May 28, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

 

Reader’s Digest

Place of Publication Shaukiwan, Hong Kong
Date of Publication Vol. 112, no. 653 : May 2018
Publisher Reader’s Digest Association Far East

Bulletin of the International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering

Place of Publication Tsukuba, Japan
Date of Publication Vol. 52
Publisher International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Building Research Institute

 

Apr 30

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.11 : March 19, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.12 : April 2, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.13 : April 9, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.14 : April 16, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.15 : April 23, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

Time

Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication Vol.191, no.16-17 : April 30- May 7, 2018
Publisher Time Inc.

Gadgets Magazine

Place of Publication 1104 Quezon City, Philippines
Date of Publication Vol. 18 No. 6 :February 2018
Publisher Great Mind Media, Inc.

Gadgets Magazine

Place of Publication 1104 Quezon City, Philippines
Date of Publication Vol. 18 No. 7 :March 2018
Publisher Great Mind Media, Inc.

Apr 24

 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dissertation

Integrated disaster risk management and urban planning for flood resilience : a methodology using loosely coupled machine learning and geographic information system/Cruz, Gene Oliver B. (LG 996 2017 E653 C78)

Synthesis and application of activated biochar from the slow pyrolysis of municipal solid wastes for the removal of organic contaminants from aqueous solutions/Genuino, Divine Angela D. (LG 996 2017 E653 G46)

Microbial population dynamics in a semi-continuous anaerobic system treating lipid-rich wastewater/Nguyen, Kiem Khac (LG 996 2017 E653 N48)

Doppler tolerant modified P4 code (DTMP4 code) for pulse compression radar/ De Jesus, Neon S. (LG 996 2018 E643 D45)

Utilization of groundwater treatment sludge and sludge-derived manganese dioxide for the removal of nickel ions from aqueous solutions/Ong, Dennis C. (LG 996 2018 E653 O54)

Computer Science (CS) Graduate Theses

News objectivity classification using linguistic features and machine learning models/Edrosa, Loraine Corese T. (LG 995 2017 C65 E37)

Resilient sensor placement in water distribution networks using multiobjective evolutionary algorithms/Tingzon, Isabelle B. (LG 995 2018 C65 T56)

Opportunistic named data networking improvements via load balancing/Lorenzo, John Bennedict T. (LG 995 2018 C65 L67)

Electrical Engineering (EE) Graduate Theses

Fast charging of lithium-ion batteries using peak power estimation/Baduria, John Patrick N. (LG 995 2017 E64 B33)

MPPT-controlled adaptive reconfigurable 5.8GHz RF energy harvesting front-end to extend operating range/Lopez, Aristotle D. (LG 995 2017 E64 L67)

Fault location in the distribution system with load profile based variation compensation/Orpilla, Michael B. (LG 995 2017 E64 O77)

Near-field electric field limit for radiated emission pre-compliance/Tolentino, Adrian M. (LG 995 2017 E64 T65)

Modularized cell balancing circuit using chain structure switched capacitor and bi-directional buck-boost converter/Bonavente, Daryll P. (LG 995 2018 E64 B66)

Effects of bandlimited RF power amplifiers on LINC performance/Martin, Kevin M. (LG 995 2018 E64 M37)

Civil Engineering (CE) Graduate Theses

Application of universal kriging in the design and analysis of streamflow gauging network in Magat River basin/Velasco, Matthew S. (LG 995 2017 E63 V45)

Design and fabrication of air uplift chamber for testing roof panel systems in the Philippines/Bisa, Harvey O. (LG 995 2018 E63 B57)

Synthesis, characterization, and application of agar/alginate/k-carrageenan hydrogel blends for water retention in soil/De Chavez, Reynaldo C. (LG 995 2018 E62 D43)

Implementation of US Environmental Protection Agency’s storm water management model (US EPA SWMM) to assess the flood drainage system of the University of the Philippines Diliman campus/Lumbera, Maxell P. (LG 995 2018 E63 L86)

Modeling the effects of rainfall intensity on speed-flow-density relationship at North Luzon Expressway (NLEX)/Mejia, Hanzel N. (LG 995 2018 E63 M45)

Environmental Engineering (EE) Graduate Theses

Effects of nitrite on the abatement efficiency of 17a-ethinylestradiol during treatment of synthetic municipal wastewater effluent with UV and UV/H2O2/Narvato, Kathleen Jane F. (LG 995 2017 E653 N37)

Isolation, characterization, and application of cellulose nanofibers derived from coconut husk fibers using chemical-ultrasonic process/Fuentes, Enrile B. (LG 995 2018 E653 F84)

Coupling environmental modeling with GIS as a tool for assessing water quality in Nhue Watershed, Vietnam/Le Phu, Tuan (LG 995 2013 E653 L47)

Multi-functional, highly fluorescent carbon dots from enokitake mushroom (Flammulina velutipes) for metal ion sensing and imaging applications/Pacquiao, Melvin R. (LG 995 2018 E653 P33)

Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Thesis

Experimental and molecular dynamics studies of plasma-HDPE surface interactions/Mella, Aubrey Faith M. (LG 995 2018 M37 M45)

Apr 18

RESERVE BOOKS


MATLAB programming for engineers, Fifth edition, International edition

Recommending faculty: Dr. Henry Adorna (CS)

Author Stephen J. Chapman
Place of Publication Australia
Date of Publication [2016]
Publisher Cengage Learning

Master the MATLAB technical programming language with MATLAB PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS, 5E! Emphasizing problem-solving skills throughout, this latest edition of Chapman’s successful book shows you how to write clean, efficient, and well-documented programs, while simultaneously introducing you to many of the practical functions of MATLAB.


Introductory concepts in chemical engineering, Second edition

Donated by: Dr. Wilfredo Jose

Author W. I. José
Place of Publication Calauan, Laguna
Date of Publication [2017]
Publisher WIJTECH Publishing House

This textbook is designed for students with only a background (general education) in chemistry, physics, arithmetic, and algebra.  Thus, this book is for anyone who wants a simple background of the chemical engineering discipline (e.g. elementary chemical engineering).

Drawing on 40 years of teaching and professional experience W. I. Jose takes you step-by-step learning the basics of mass and energy balance calculations, stating with a revelation that you have solve some mass problems in high school arithmetic or algebra subjects without any background in chemical engineering.  Principles and relationships are gradually introduced so that the increasing difficulty is not felt at all.  Computer aided solution is discouraged to keep focus on the principles so they are ingrained in the students’ mind.  Although some shortcut solutions are given, they are intended for student’s personal use to sharpen their solving and thinking skills.


CIRCULATION BOOKS


MOS devices for low-voltage and low-energy applications

Recommending faculty: Prof. Joy Madamba, (EE 226)

Authors Yasuhisa Omura, Abhijit Mallik, and Naoto Matsuo
Place of Publication Singapore
Date of Publication 2017
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Helps readers understand the physics behind MOS devices for low-voltage and low-energy applications

  • Based on timely published and unpublished work written by expert authors
  • Discusses various promising MOS devices applicable to low-energy environmental and biomedical uses
  • Describes the physical effects (quantum, tunneling) of MOS devices
  • Demonstrates the performance of devices, helping readers to choose right devices applicable to an industrial or consumer environment
  • Addresses some Ge-based devices and other compound-material-based devices for high-frequency applications and future development of high performance devices.

Power management integrated circuits

Recommending faculty: Prof. Joy Madamba, (EE 300)

Editors Mona M. Hella, Patrick Mercier, Krzysztof Iniewski
Place of Publication Boca Raton
Date of Publication [2016]
Publisher Taylor & Francis Group

Power Management Integrated Circuits delivers a modern treatise on mixed-signal integrated circuit design for power management. Comprised of chapters authored by leading researchers from industry and academia, this definitive text:

  • Describes circuit- and architectural-level innovations that meet advanced power and speed capabilities
  • Explores hybrid inductive-capacitive converters for wide-range dynamic voltage scaling
  • Presents innovative control techniques for single inductor dual output (SIDO) and single inductor multiple output (SIMO) converters
  • Discusses cutting-edge design techniques including switching converters for analog/RF loads
  • Compares the use of GaAs pHEMTs to CMOS devices for efficient high-frequency switching converters

Thus, Power Management Integrated Circuits provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage of this exciting and emerging field of engineering.


Advanced solutions in power systems : HVDC, FACTS, and artificial intelligence

Recommending faculty: Dr. Michael Angelo Pedrasa, (EE 151/152/159/250)

Editors Mircea Eremia, Chen-Ching Liu, Abdel-Aty Edris
Place of Publication Hoboken, New Jersey
Date of Publication [2016]
Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Provides insight on both classical means and new trends in the application of power electronic and artificial intelligence techniques in power system operation and control

This book presents advanced solutions for power system controllability improvement, transmission capability enhancement and operation planning. The book is organized into three parts. The first part describes the CSC-HVDC and VSC-HVDC technologies, the second part presents the FACTS devices, and the third part refers to the artificial intelligence techniques. All technologies and tools approached in this book are essential for power system development to comply with the smart grid requirements.

  • Discusses detailed operating principles and diagrams, theory of modeling, control strategies and physical installations around the world of HVDC and FACTS systems
  • Covers a wide range of Artificial Intelligence techniques that are successfully applied for many power system problems, from planning and monitoring to operation and control
  • Each chapter is carefully edited, with drawings and illustrations that helps the reader to easily understand the principles of operation or application

Advanced Solutions in Power Systems: HVDC, FACTS, and Artificial Intelligence is written for graduate students, researchers in transmission and distribution networks, and power system operation. This book also serves as a reference for professional software developers and practicing engineers.


Microgrids and other local area power and energy systems

Recommending faculty: Dr. Michael Angelo Pedrasa (EEE)

Authors Alexis Kwasinski, Wayne Weaver, Robert S. Balog
Place of Publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Date of Publication 2016
Publisher Cambridge University Press

Describing the formation, integration, planning, composition and operation of microgrids, this book explains how local power systems can address limitations in conventional electric power grids and provides insights into the practical implementation needs and outcomes of microgrid technology. All aspects of microgrid design and applications are covered, including the main technologies involved in microgrids and other local area power and energy systems. The reliability and economic characteristics of microgrid system architecture, energy storage and grid interaction are explored in depth. Over 300 illustrations and real-world application examples make this a fully self-contained resource, ideal for graduate students and professionals in electrical, mechanical and chemical engineering and materials science.


Atmospheric chemistry and physics : from air pollution to climate change, Third edition

Recommending faculty: Dr. Augustus C. Resurreccion (EnE)

Authors John H. Seinfeld, Spyros N. Pandis
Place of Publication Hoboken, New Jersey
Date of Publication [2016]
Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Expanded and updated with new findings and new features

  • New chapter on Global Climate providing a self-contained treatment of climate forcing, feedbacks, and climate sensitivity
  • New chapter on Atmospheric Organic Aerosols and new treatment of the statistical method of Positive Matrix Factorization
  • Updated treatments of physical meteorology, atmospheric nucleation, aerosol-cloud relationships, chemistry of biogenic hydrocarbons
  • Each topic developed from the fundamental science to the point of application to real-world problems
  • New problems at an introductory level to aid in classroom teaching

Web security & commerce

Donated by: Ms. Jenny Lim

Authors Simson Garfinkel with Gene Spafford
Place of Publication Sebastopol, CA
Date of Publication [1997]
Publisher O’Reilly

Attacks on government Web sites, break-ins at Internet service providers, electronic credit card fraud, invasion of personal privacy by merchants as well as hackers–is this what the World Wide Web is really all about? Web Security & Commerce cuts through the hype and the front page stories. It tells you what the real risks are and explains how you can minimize them. Whether you’re a casual (but concerned) Web surfer or a system administrator responsible for the security of a critical Web server, this book will tell you what you need to know. Entertaining as well as illuminating, it looks behind the headlines at the technologies, risks, and benefits of the Web. Whatever browser or server you are using, you and your system will benefit from this book.Topics include:

  • User safety–browser vulnerabilities (with an emphasis on Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer), privacy concerns, issues with Java, JavaScript, ActiveX, and plug-ins.
  • Digital certificates–what they are, how they assure identity in a networked environment, how certification authorities and server certificates work, and what code signing all about.
  • Cryptography–an overview of how encryption works on the Internet and how different algorithms and programs are being used today.
  • Web server security–detailed technical information about SSL (Secure Socket Layer), TLS (Transport Layer Security), host security, server access methods, and secure CGI/API programming.
  • Commerce and society–how digital payments work, what blocking software and censorship technology (e.g., PICS and RSACi) is about, and what civil and criminal issues you need to understand.

Introduction to chemical engineering thermodynamics, 4th ed.

Donated by: Ms. Maria Veron Munar

Authors J. M. Smith, H. C. Van Ness
Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication c1987
Publisher McGraw-Hill

The purpose of this text is to provide an introductory treatment of thermodynamics from a chemical-engineering viewpoint.  We have sought present material so that it may be readily understood by the average undergraduate, while at the same time maintaining the standard of rigor demanded by sound thermodynamic analysis.

The justification for a separate text for chemical engineers is no different now than it has been for the past thirty-seven years during which the first three editions have been in print.  The same thermodynamic principles apply regardless of discipline.  However, these abstract principles are more effectively taught when advantage is taken of student commitment to a chosen branch of engineering.  Thus, applications indicating the usefulness of thermodynamics in chemical engineering not only stimulate student interest, but also provide a better understanding of the fundamentals themselves.


Apr 16

CIRCULATION BOOKS


CryptoGraphics : exploiting graphics cards for security

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Authors Debra L. Cook, Angelos D. Keromytis
Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication [2006]
Publisher Springer

Software that covertly monitors user actions, also known as spyware, has become a first-level security threat due to its ubiquity and the difficulty of detecting and removing it. This is especially so for video conferencing, thin-client computing and Internet cafes.

CryptoGraphics: Exploiting Graphics Cards for Security explores the potential for implementing ciphers within GPUs, and describes the relevance of GPU-based encryption to the security of applications involving remote displays. As the processing power of GPUs increases, research involving the use of GPUs for general purpose computing has arisen. This work extends such research by considering the use of a GPU as a parallel processor for encrypting data. The authors evaluate the operations found in symmetric and asymmetric key ciphers to determine if encryption can be programmed in existing GPUs. A detailed description for a GPU based implementation of AES is provided. The feasibility of GPU-based encryption allows the authors to explore the use of a GPU as a trusted system component. Unencrypted display data can be confined to the GPU to avoid exposing it to any malware running on the operating system.


Digital communications using chaos and nonlinear dynamics

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Editors Lawrence E. Larson, Jia-Ming Liu, Lev S. Tsimring
Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication 2006
Publisher Springer

This book introduces readers to a new and exciting cross-disciplinary field of digital communications with chaos. This field was born around 15 years ago, when it was first demonstrated that nonlinear systems which produce complex non-periodic noise-like chaotic signals, can be synchronized and modulated to carry useful information. Thus, chaotic signals can be used instead of pseudo-random digital sequences for spread-spectrum and private communication applications. This deceptively simple idea spun hundreds of research papers, and many novel communication schemes based on chaotic signals have been proposed. However, only very recently researchers have begun to make a transition from academic studies toward practical implementation issues, and many “promising” schemes had to be discarded or re-formulated. This book describes the state of the art (both theoretical and experimental) of this novel field. The book is written by leading experts in the fields of Nonlinear Dynamics and Electrical Engineering who participated in US Army sponsored Multi-University Research Initiative on Digital Communication using Nonlinear Dynamics. It will be useful for active researchers and advanced graduate students interested in this exciting new field.


Handbook of logic and proof techniques for computer science

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Author Steven G. Krantz
Place of Publication Boston
Date of Publication [2002]
Publisher Birkhauser

Logic is, and should be, the core subject area of modern mathemat­ics. The blueprint for twentieth century mathematical thought, thanks to Hilbert and Bourbaki, is the axiomatic development of the subject. As a result, logic plays a central conceptual role. At the same time, mathematical logic has grown into one of the most recondite areas of mathematics. Most of modern logic is inaccessible to all but the special­ist. Yet there is a need for many mathematical scientists-not just those engaged in mathematical research-to become conversant with the key ideas of logic. The Handbook of Mathematical Logic, edited by Jon Bar­ wise, is in point of fact a handbook written by logicians for other mathe­maticians. It was, at the time of its writing, encyclopedic, authoritative, and up-to-the-moment. But it was, and remains, a comprehensive and authoritative book for the cognoscenti. The encyclopedic Handbook of Logic in Computer Science by Abramsky, Gabbay, and Maibaum is a wonderful resource for the professional. But it is overwhelming for the casual user. There is need for a book that introduces important logic terminology and concepts to the working mathematical scientist who has only a passing acquaintance with logic. Thus the present work has a different target audience. The intent of this handbook is to present the elements of modern logic, including many current topics, to the reader having only basic mathe­ matical literacy.


Estuaries : a physical introduction, 2nd edition

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Author Keith R. Dyer
Place of Publication Chichester, West Sussex
Date of Publication [1997]
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Ltd

Estuaries is a comprehensive introductory text emphasizing the physical processes involved in the mixing of sea and river water and the transport of fine sediments within the complex estuarine topographic context. The theoretical and mathematical formulation of these processes are treated at a fairly elementary level, and are used to develop a foundation for more extensive study. The second edition retains the classical approaches to the tidally averaged circulation and mixing conditions but broadens them to consider recent advances in the understanding of processes occurring within the tide. The scope has also been widened to include more detail on the morphology of estuaries and their development, the fluxes of suspended fine sediments, and the generation and maintenance of turbidity maximum. The book provides an excellent introduction for research students in oceanography, environmental science, geography, geology, and water and coastal engineering. It will also be useful as a reference book for those working in water quality, morphological modelling and estuarine environmental management.


Hydrology : an introduction to hydrologic science

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Author Rafael L. Bras
Place of Publication Reading, Mass.
Date of Publication [1990]
Publisher Addison-Wesley

An in-depth introduction to hydrologic science. Part of the Addison-Wesley series in civil engineering.


Random functions and hydrology

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Authors Rafael L. Bras, Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe
Place of Publication Reading, Massachusetts
Date of Publication [1985]
Publisher Addison-Wesley

Advanced-level view of the tools of random processes and field theory as applied to the analysis and synthesis of hydrologic phenomena. Topics include time-series analysis, optimal estimation, optimal interpolation (Kriging), frequency-domain analysis of signals, and linear systems theory. Techniques and examples chosen to illustrate the latest advances in hydrologic signal analysis. Useable as graduate-level text in water resource systems, stochastic hydrology, random processes and signal analysis. 202 illustrations.


Small and mini hydropower systems : resource assessment and project feasibility

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Editor Jack J. Fritz
Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication [1984]
Publisher McGraw-Hill

The world is currently in the throes of an energy crisis that has reordered, and will continue to reorder, our perceptions of how to power the infrastructure on which we have come to depend.  Increasing prices for petroleum products, projections that petroleum resources will be exhausted in a relatively short period of time, and use of fossil fuel resources for political purposes are adversely affecting worldwide economic and social development.  The impact of the energy crisis is particularly felt in less developed countries where an ever-increasing percentage of national budgets remarked for development must be diverted to the purchase of petroleum products.  To reduce this dependence on imported fuels with high price volatility, most countries have initiated programs to develop alternative sources of energy based on domestic renewable resources.  Among these resources are solar energy, wind, geothermal energy, biomass, and not least, hydropower.


Groundwater transport : handbook of mathematical models, J2EE ed.

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Authors Iraj Javandel, Christine Doughty, and Chin-Fu Tsang
Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication [1984]
Publisher American Geophysical Union

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 10.

Concerns over groundwater pollution have resulted in the passage of legislation during the last decade calling for pollution control and remedial measures to ensure proper drinking water quality. There are two main types of groundwater pollution caused by man: (1) pollution caused by the use of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers over agricultural lands, where the source of contamination covers a relatively large area, and (2) pollution caused by industries and municipalities, which is generally more localized. For the second type, because the contamination in the groundwater is localized, the design of any remedial measure requires knowledge of the extent of the contaminant plume. Various mathematical methods may be used for estimating the size, shape, and development of a localized contaminant plume. It is the need for these mathematical methodologies that forms the main impetus for the preparation of this monograph.


Groundwater management : the use of numerical models

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Authors Yehuda Bachmat [and four others]
Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Date of Publication 1980
Publisher American Geophysical Union

Numerical modeling of groundwater is relatively new field which was not extensively pursued until the mid-1960′s. Since that time, significant progress has been made in the development and application of numerical models for groundwater-related resource management. Management is here defined to include planning, implementation, and adaptive control of policies and programs related to the exploration, inventory, development, and operation of water resources containing groundwater. In spite of this progress, gaps still exist between the need for and the existence and actual use of groundwater models in management. The closing of these gaps can serve to improve the management of groundwater resources.

This study was designed to identify those models which management needs but does not have and to examine the reasons why management does not use certain of the available models. Accomplishing these tasks requires a detailed examination of the intrinsic strengths and deficiencies of the models themselves, as well as consideration of a variety of other factors or circumstances which are not directly related to the models but which effect model use.


Introduction to hydrology

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Authors Warren Viessman, Jr., Terence E. Harbaugh, John W. Knapp
Place of Publication New York
Date of Publication [1972]
Publisher Intext Educational Publishers/td>

Water management is taking on new directions. Formerly, water resources development and management was focused almost exclusively on water supply and flood control. Today, the issues of protecting the environment, ensuring safe drinking water, and providing recreational experiences compete for the public’s attention and funds. A knowledge of hydrologic principles is a prerequisite for dealing with such issues and the fourth edition of Introduction to Hydrology has been designed to meet the contemporary needs of water scientists and engineers.Known for its clearly organized format, this text is accessible to both students and practitioners concerned with the development, management, and protection of water resources. Featuring solved examples, chapters relating science to public policy, and reviews of current models, this book is not only a comprehensive look at the field of hydrology, but an exploration of current issues affecting the discipline today.Introduction to Hydrology has been updated throughout with new computer approaches and coverage of the use of spreadsheets woven into problem-solving techniques when appropriate. Two new features have been added to each chapter to enhance student comprehension: an introductory statement of contents and a conclusion summing up key points. This textbook is an excellent choice for both an introductory course on hydrology and an advanced course featuring hydrologic modeling.


Benefit-cost analysis for water system planning

Donated by: Dr. Leonardo Liongson

Author Charles W. Howe
Place of Publication Washington, D. C.
Date of Publication [1971]
Publisher American Geophysical Union

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 2.

This is a small book on a very large topic: water resource system planning. The term water resource system as used here means a combination of structural and nonstructural measures, including rules of operation, for transforming stocks or flows of water into more useful outputs of water, water services, or water-related products. Examples of these outputs would include municipal water supply, flood control, waste disposal and water quality management, navigation, irrigation, and hydroelectric power. Both the original water inputs and the outputs are characterized by quantity, quality, time, and place.


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