code CB281
credit_hours 3
title Hydraulics for Civil Engineers
arbic title
prequisites BA114
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Properties of fluids and flow continuum ? hydrostatics - hydrodynamic applications - flow kinematic properties and forces - flow conservation equations - continuity equation - momentum principle - energy equations - flow measurements - flow in closed/open conduits - flow in pipeline systems - pipes in series - pipes in parallel - pipeline network and pump stations - features of hydraulic analyses for the design of civil engineering projects in rivers - lakes and coastal zone.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives To provide the student with the basic concepts and methods of analysis of hydraulics and its applications in the sustainable design of civil engineering projects.
arabic objectives
ref. books Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics by Munson, B., Young, D. and Okiishi, T. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersy, Latest Edition.rnCivil Engineering Hydraulics by Nalluri, C. and Featherstone, R. Publisher: Blackwell Science, MA, USA, Latest Edition.rnComputer Applications in Hydraulic Engineering-connecting theory to practice by Walski, M.T. (Ed) Publisher: Haestad Press, Waterbury, CT, U.S.A, Latest Edition.rn
arabic ref. books
textbook Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering by Chadwick, A. and Morfett, J. Publisher: E&FN SPON, London and New York, Latest Edition.
arabic textbook
objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Introduction to hydraulic aspects in civil engineering projects and its ecosystem environment.
2 Week No.2: Properties of fluid(s), sediment-laden liquids and units.
3 Week No.3: Behavior of real fluid flow.
4 Week No.4: Hydrostatics and fluid forces.
5 Week No.5: Hydrostatics and fluid forces, continued.
6 Week No.6: Flow conservative equations Mass, Momentum and Energy Equations.
7 Week No.7: Application of flow conservative equations.
8 Week No.8: Application of flow conservative equations, continued.
9 Week No.9: Flow in single pipes.
10 Week No.10: Flow in pipe systems.
11 Week No.11: Pumps (in parallel and in series).
12 Week No.12: Pump-pipeline system analysis.
13 Week No.13: Free surface flow in open channels and flow types.
14 Week No.14: Introduction to basic design of uniform channel surface flow.
15 Week No.15: Introduction to main physical parameters of Ecosystems.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.