Courses Catalogue

Hydraulics Engineering

COURSE CODE: CIV7213
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course uses the principles derived from fluid dynamics along with empirical knowledge to solve problems encountered by hydraulic engineers responsible for water-supply management, water-excess management, and environmental restoration.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION

 

The course will provide understanding of the basic concepts of hydrology and emphasizes the various methods for measurement and assessment of precipitation, evaporation, surface runoff, and ground water etc.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

Describe the procedures and underlying theory employed in designing and analyzing open-channel and closed conduit systems

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student completing the course is expected to:

·        Describe the procedures and underlying theory employed in designing and analyzing open-channel and closed conduit systems.