Engineering Hydraulics

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Hydraulics

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering, Engineering Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This is an intermediate level unit that provides knowledge on hydrodynamic (fluid flow) principles and its application in engineering. The topics to be covered are: Kinematics and continuity, The energy equation and the momentum equation for real fluids, frictional flow in pipes, application of pipe resistance formulae, fitting losses, pump characteristics and selection and pipes network analysis, similitude and dimensional analysis, lift and drag, and open channel flow. The knowledge gained in this unit will be further developed in an advanced level unit later in the course.

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