Engineering Hydrology by K Subramanya is a very resourceful and comprehensive book for Civil Engineering undergraduate students. This book meets all the standards to be an undergraduate Civil Engineering text book on Engineering Hydrology. This edition contains all that was there in the previous editions and much more. The latest edition emphasizes on the application part of the theory, and this is done in special reference to Indian conditions. There is also an emphasis on the current water resources scenario in India. The data has also been updated. Few new topics have also been added such as the impact of global warming on water resources in India, glacier resources, and global freshwater resources. There is also enough information given about the latest developments in the field and its applications such as GPS, GIS, and Remote Sensing-all in the context of hydrology. All of this is written in simple and easy language which makes the book accessible to anyone.
The book covers topics such as precipitation, stream-flow measurement, runoff, hydrographs, floods, flood routing, groundwater, erosion, and reservoir sedimentation. Apart from this, at the end of the book, there are multiple choice questions, abbreviations, conversion factors, answers to the objective questions, and answers to problems. The extensive number of multiple choice questions makes this book perfect for examination preparation, textbook, and much more.
K. Subramanya is an independent consultant and is a professor at IIT Kanpur in the Civil Engineering Department. He has specialized in the field of pipelines, water resource engineering, hydrology, and hydraulic engineering. K. Subramanya has also written Flow in Open Channels and Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines.
The paperback edition of this book published by Tata McGraw Hill Education, having the ISBN-10 number 1259029972 and ISBN-13 number 978-1259029974, can be purchased online.