This unit of explores the principles of uniform flow in open channels (Bernoulli equation; surface waves, the significance of Froude). These will be extended into a study of the principles of slowly varying and rapidly varying flow, the calculation of backwater curves and hydraulic jumps. The studied principles will then be applied to the design of hydraulic structures. The syllabus also covers the use of commercial software to design hydraulic structures.
|Unit name||Channel Flow and Hydraulic Structures|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Ms Anna Wrobel-Tobiszewska|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Calculate stream and hydraulic structure performance using open channel flow and relevant theory.
- Design gutters, inlets, culverts and piers using the principles of slowly varying and rapidly varying flow, the calculation of backwater curves and hydraulic jumps
- Design culverts and other hydraulic structures using commercial software packages
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PrerequisitesENG706 and ENG704
|Assessment||Design/drawing (40%)|Design/drawing (40%)|Data analysis (20%)|
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