Closed conduit flow -- velocity distribution and friction factors; pipe networks, surge towers, water hammer. Surface waves, shoaling, breaking, wind generation. Open channel flow -- estuarine bores, hydraulic jumps, critical flow, backwater analysis, flood and surge waves. Weirs, spillways, flood propagation. Engineering Hydrology -- the hydrologic cycle; elements of meteorology; precipitation and forecasting; evaporation from water surfaces; infiltration; unit hydrographs and the rational runoff equation; flood flows, flood routing, retardation basin design, water supply and treatment. CFD and turbulent mixing - fluid kinematics and the Navier-Stokes equations, turbulent mixing and RANS modeling, computational fluid dynamics software and usage.
|Unit name||Hydraulic Engineering|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Prof MR Davis (Coordinator), Dr AD Henderson, Prof SW Franks|
|Teaching staff||Prof MR Davis, Dr AD Henderson, Prof SW Franks|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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3x1-hr lectures, 1-hr unit tutorial, 1-hr Masters tutorial (13 wks), 5x3-hr lab
|Assessment||Laboratory and coursework (20%), two final 2-hr examinations (50%), project (30%)|
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