Principles of Water Engineering

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles of Water Engineering

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering, Engineering Science and Math, Environmental Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    Assumed Knowledge: CVEN1300 or equivalent
    The object of CVEN2501 is to introduce students to the practice of water engineering. Topics discussed include properties of fluids, manometry, hydrostatics, the principles of mass conservation, energy conservation, the forces and momentum in flowing fluids, flow in pipes, boundary layers, dimensional analysis, physical models, flow in open channels inclusive of specific energy, Manning and Chezy equations, uniform flow, subcritical and supercritical flow, hydraulic jumps, and gradually varied flow profiles.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.


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