• Course Code: CVLE342
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab)
  • Course Type: Civil Engineering Core Courses (CECC)

Course Description

Open channel hydraulics: Classification of open channel flow. Flow resistance equations, velocity distribution, boundary shear stress distribution and critical shear, design of channel cross-section, hydraulic jump, gradually varied flow, flow measurement, hydraulic models, pumps: function, types and performance curves. Main specifications of pumps, economical design of pumps and piping system, pumps in parallel and series, selection of pumps, installation, priming, and water hammer. Intake design. Laboratory experiments. Pre-req: CVLE 341.