CEE 324 Hydraulics

Topics to be covered:

1- Pressure flow system (Pipes and Pumps) Chapter 15 (Gupta’s Books) and Chapter 4 and 12 (Mays’s  Book)

1.     Energy equation
2.     Evaluation of head loss due to fraction
a.     Hazen-William equation
b.     Darcy-Weisbeck equation
c.     Applications
3.     Minor head loses
4.     Pipe design
5.     Single pipelines with/without pumps
6.     Pipes in series
7.     Pipes in parallel
8.     Pipe network
9.     Hydraulic transients
10.  Pumps
11.  Pumps classification

2-Open Channel flows Chapter 14 (Gupta’s Books) and Chapter 5 (Mays’s  Book)

1.     Types of flows
2.     State of flow
3.     Velocity distribution coefficients.
4.     Principles of convection of mass, energy, and momentum.
5.     Critical flow
6.     Specific energy
7.     Uniform channel floe
8.     Manning’s equation
9.     Design of rigid-boundary channels
10.  Gradually varied flow
11.  Rapidly varied flow
a.     Hydraulic jump
Prerequisite :
CE320 Fluid Mechanics 2 (2, 1, 0)
Topics: Fluid properties, pressure at a point, pressure variation with depth, hydrostatic forces on plane surfaces, hydrostatic forces on curves surfaces, buoyant forces, stability of floating bodies, continuity equation, Euler equation, Bernoulli equation, energy equation, momentum equation
Course Learning Objectives:
The main objectives of this course are:
1. Evaluation of friction and minor losses in closed conduits and analysis of flow in a single pipe and in pipes connected in series and in parallel Analysis of flow in a single pipe and in pipes connected in series and in parallel.
2. Analysis and computation of transient flow in pipes (Water Hammer)
3. Learn basic elements of open channel sections and classify the flow in an open channel.
4. Analysis of critical and uniform flows in open channels and introduction to non-uniform flows.
Computer Applications:
Not applicable in this course. Students are trained to use HEC-RAS and WaterCad in CE 428 and CE 429
Contribution of Course to Meeting the Professional Component
1. Students recognize the importance of applying acquired engineering knowledge to a practical engineering problem.

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