By R. E. Featherstone
The textual content offers an creation to the speculation of civil engineering hydraulics, subsidized up with quite a few labored examples and workout difficulties, with solutions, to aid readers determine their knowing of the idea and techniques of research and layout. This revised variation good points additional information on uniform and non-uniform stream, sluice gates and a few simple culvert stream difficulties.
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What Ludden says about the role of colonial knowledge in the construction of a traditional village India (1993: 259-63) is just as relevant for the role of colonial knowledge in the construction of forests. The choice of certain characteristics of landscape and vegetation to represent forests numerically was based on prior selection. of the objectives of timber production and revenue maximization. The implementation of exclusionary techniques to enhance growth displaced many people from their lands.
2 million rupees for the entire Indian forest department in 1880 (Ribbentrop 1896: 70)1 Actual revenues came nowhere near these optimistic estimates. 34 The district collector of Malabar, Mr. Connolly, initiated the Nilumbur teak plantations in 1842. 35 To guide forestry practice, Connolly specified seven types of rules which resembled some of the prescrip- tions for protection that Brandis was to create in Burma a decade later. These rules addressed issues of planting, inventory, felling, contractual arrangements, monitoring, enforcement, and personnel.
68 Power/Knowledge Traill's main contribution to the government of forests was to assert state control over all areas from which timber was extracted. At this time, government income from forests was based on a contractual system. Contracts could assume two forms: areas of land could be farmed out to landowners or tax collectors after the payment of specified dues or they could be leased to private timber contractors, who paid the government a fee on the timber they harvested. As Atkinson observes: "No attempt was made to enforce any system of conservancy" ( 1973: vol.
Civil engineering hydraulics: essential theory with worked examples by R. E. Featherstone