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Research Work Delta Barrage 1922 Submerged Weirs and Standing Wave Weirs

By A D Butcher; J K Maconchy; Mohamed Abdel Monem Rashad

1923

Government Press : Cairo

13.5" by 8.5"

17pp; [9]

 

 

 

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An informative research work on submerged and standing wave weirs with regards the Delta Barrage by A D Butcher. Following Butcher's work on Clear Overfall Weirs, this work is the first edition of this scarce report, detailing proceedings during the Briti

From the library of Frederic Newhouse (1883-1969), sometime inspector-general of Egyptian irrigation in the Sudan. With his inscription to the front board. This title was published as a part of a series of reports commissioned by the 'Ministry of Public Works, Egypt'. The Egyptian Department of Public works was established in the early 19th century and concentrated on works relating to irrigation and hydraulic engineering. It became the most respected engineering entity and regarded as a fantastic school for civil engineers in modern Egypt. This work was issued during the British Occupation Period. This report follows Butcher's work regarding the control and distribution of water by means of clear overfall weirs in relation to the Delta Barrage and the Faiyum weirs. This present report deals with submerged weirs and has eight diagrams across nine plates to illustrate the information provided. The general experimental works carried out for this report are by J K Maconchy, the then assistant director of works. The experimental work models are by Mohamed Abdel Monem Rashad. The report is by A D Butcher, the then director of research at the Delta Barrage. A fascinating work, which constituted a valuable addition to the knowledge of the irrigation department in Egypt and provides the reader with a look at engineering during the early 20th century.

CONDITION

In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart. Age toning to the board edges. Patches of rubbing to the extremities. The odd spots to boards. Prior woner's inscription to the front board, F Newhouse. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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