Water Engineering in Ancient Societies

Edited by
May 2022
276 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-4163-1 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-4164-8 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Water Engineering in Ancient Societies that was published in

Biology & Life Sciences
Chemistry & Materials Science
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Public Health & Healthcare

The chapter ‘Water Engineering in Ancient Societies’ involves the use of modern hydraulic engineering principles to describe the design, construction and use of ancient World Heritage water-system structures in South America and the Middle East.

  • Hardback
© 2022 by the authors; CC BY-NC-ND license
Petra; Nabataean; water systems; hydraulic analysis; CFD; canals; reservoirs; pipelines; flow stability; pre-Columbian; urban Tiwanaku; Bolivia; hydraulic/hydrological analysis; surface canals; CFD; perimeter drainage channel; moat; subterranean channels; societal structure; Roman; Pont du Gard; water engineering; castellum; aqueduct; CFD analysis; hydraulic design; critical flow; Machu Picchu; Inca; ancient water engineering; hydraulics; central-Andes; engineered landscapes; political ecology; Prehispanic; resilience; water security; wetland management; Roman aqueducts; inverted siphons; static pressure; pressure surges; lead pipes; stone conduits; air entrapment; Vitruvius; Inka; Tipon; precolumbian; CFD; water systems; flow rates; aqueduct; fountain; critical flow; Peru; Archaic period; Caral; CFD models; beach ridges; ENSO events; landscape change; site termination