University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units16
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2 - 3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course aims to develop an understanding of flow in pipelines: laminar & turbulent flow - Reynolds; head losses in pipelines & fittings; the design of pipe systems. Pump selection. Open channel flow: the steady flow equations; Froude; uniform, gradually & rapidly varied flow; hydraulic structures, e.g. flumes, weirs, spillways and control gates.
48 lectures, 10 tutorials, 2 practicals
DP requirements: A minimum course mark of two thirds of the class average is required.
Assessment: June examination 3 hours. A sub-minimum of 40 % is required in the final exam paper.
Course Entry Requirements: CIV2040S: Fluid Mechanics (DP)
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.