code CB584
credit_hours 3
title Special Topics in Hydraulic & Coastal Structures
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prequisites CB483
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Overview of environmental design parameters related to ambient water, soil and air -Design criteria and construction aspects of major river and estuary structures which include lined open channel, river training, bridge piers, flow control structures, submerged tunnel and storm surge barriers - Design criteria and construction methods of some selected coastal structures are presented which embrace pile-supported structures, bulkheads & quay walls, breakwaters and submarine pipelines.
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1 Week No.1: Engineering projects for river and estuary structures.
2 Week No.2: Engineering projects for coastal structures.
3 Week No.3: Design criteria and construction of lined open channels.
4 Week No.4: Design and construction of water intake and navigation structures.
5 Week No.5: Design criteria and construction of piers for over water bridges and scour mitigation methods.
6 Week No.6: Design criteria and construction of river flow diversion structures.
7 Week No.7: Design and construction of drainage structures.
8 Week No.8: Integrated coastal zone management.
9 Week No.9: Design criteria and installation of marine pile-supported and bulkhead structures.
10 Week No.10: Design criteria and types of coastal protection works (rigid and flexible).
11 Week No.11: Construction methods of shore-connected and offshore protection structures.
12 Week No.12: Construction methods of shore-connected and offshore protection structures.
13 Week No.13: Beach nourishment techniques and equipment.
14 Week No.14: Ecological and social impacts of river and coastal construction.
15 Week No.15: Term report presentation.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.