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Steven Chapra, F.ASCE
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Louis Berger Chair in Computing and Engineering

Representative Publications

Chapra, S.C. and Canale, R.P, Numerical Methods for Engineers, 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, N.Y., 2009. (also available in Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Indonesian, Thai, Portuguese, Turkish and International editions).

Chapra, S.C., Applied Numerical Methods with MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, NY. 2011. (also available in Chinese, Korean and International Editions).

Chapra, S.C., Surface Water-Quality Modeling, Waveland Press, Long Grove, IL, 1997.

Chapra, S.C., Total Phosphorus Model for the Great Lakes, Journal of Environ. Engin. Div., ASCE 103:147-161, 1977.

Chapra, S.C. and Di Toro, D.M., The Delta Method for Estimating Community Production, Respiration and Reaeration in Streams, Journal of Environ. Engin. 117(5):640-655, 1991.

Chapra, S.C., A Toxicant Loading Concept for Organic Contaminants in Lakes, Journal of Environ. Engin. 117(5):656-677, 1991.

Pelletier, G.J., Chapra, S.C., and Tao, H., QUAL2Kw �" A framework for modeling water quality in streams and rivers using a genetic algorithm for calibration. Environmental Modelling and Software, 21:419-425, 2008.

Chapra, S.C., Dove, A., and Rockwell, D. 2009. Great Lakes chloride trends: long-term mass balance and loading analysis. J. Great Lakes Res. 35(2):272-284.

McBride, G.B. and Chapra, S.C. 2011. Models of indicator organisms and zoonotic pathogens in agricultural watersheds. Ecological Modelling. 222(13):2093�"2102.