CE 685 Advanced Hydraulics

Fundamentals of open channel flows; types of open channels and their properties; velocity distribution in open channels. Specific energy, momentum and specific force principles; critical flows; principles of uniform flow and its computation. Gradually varied flow; channel transitions and controls. Rapidly varied flow; hydraulic jump and energy dissipaters. Unsteady flows; waves and wave propagation; flood routing. Applications of numerical methods in hydraulic engineering.




Civil Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Spring Semester