CIVE 305 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Hydromechanics
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CIVE 305
Fall
3
2
4
6

Prerequisites
  CIVE 208 To succeed (To get a grade of at least DD)
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The purpose of the course is practicing basic fluid mechanics principles, is to teach solution of various pipeline and open channel problems by using continuity, momentum and energy equations and to discuss the design of hydraulic structures.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To increase the ability to use mathematical and engineering knowledge that describes physical phenomena
  • To increase the ability to conduct experiments using physical theory and to analyze experimental data.
  • To have knowledge about analyze and design principles of pipelines and open channels
  • To have knowledge about energy losses
  • To examine flow types
Course Content An overview of fluid mechanics. Pipe flow hydraulics; laminar and turbulent flows, pressure and velocity distribution in pipes, energy loses in pipes, pipeline systems and networks, turbines and pumps. Open channel flow hydraulics; pressure and velocity distribution in open channel, flow types in open channels, uniform and nonuniform flows, Chezy equation, Manning equation, critical subcritical and supercritical flow conditions, rapidly varied flow and gradually varied flow, hydraulic and energy grade lines, continuity energy and moment um equations. Physical modeling.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Review of Fluid Mechanics Laminar and turbulent flows History of Hydromechanics Chapter-1-7 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010.
2 Flow in closed conduits Continuity and motion equations in pipes Chapter-8;: Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010.
3 Velocity profiles at different flow regimes Energy losses in pipes Major losses in pipes Chapter-8;: Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010.
4 Minor losses in pipes Pipe systems Chapter-8 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010.
5 Pumps and turbines Systems involving hydraulic machinery Water Distribution networks Chapter-8 and 12 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010. Chapter 2: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013
6 Open channel hydraulics Flow types 1st Midterm Exam Chapter-10 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010.
7 Pressure distribution in open channel flows Velocity distribution in open channel flows Energy losses Computation of uniform flow, Chezy and Manning equations Calculation of compound channels Chapter-10 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010. Chapter 3: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013
8 Best hydraulic section Max. flow discharge and max. flow velocity Chapter 7: Chow V. T., Open Channel Hydraulics, McGraw-Hill, 1986. Chapter 3: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013
9 Specific energy concept in open channels Specific energy-flow depth relation Flow discharge-flow depth relation Subcritical and supercritical flow regimes Chapter-10 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010.
10 Computation of non-uniform flow Differential equation of water surface profile Hydraulic jump Chapter-10 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010.
11 Effect of cross-section variations on water surface profile Chapter 17: Chow V. T., Open Channel Hydraulics, McGraw-Hill, 1986. Chapter 3: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013
12 Mathematical study of cross-section changes problems in open channels Calculation of heterogeneous channels Orifices and nozzles, gates Chapter-10 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010. Chapter 3 and 4: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013
13 Weirs, spillways Review 2nd Midterm Exam Chapter-10 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010. Chapter 4: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013
14 Physical Models Theory, Hydraulic Physical Models Chapter-7 : Munson B. R., Young D. F., Okiishi T. H.,Huebsch W.W. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Sixth Edition) SI version, John Wiley and Sons Inc., U.S.A., 2010. Chapter 5: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013
15 Groundwater flow Chapter-12; ‘‘Engineering Hydrology’’, Usul Nurünnisa, METU Press, Ankara, 2001. Chapter 6: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013
16 Final Chapter-1-12; ‘‘Engineering Hydrology’’, Usul Nurünnisa, METU Press, Ankara, 2001. Chapter 1-6: Güney M. Ş., Laboratuar Uygulamalı Hidrolik DEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi Yayınları No:322, İzmir, 2013

 

Course Textbooks Featherstone R. E., Nalluri C., Civil Engineering Hydraulics, Blackwell Science, 1995. Course web-site- Lecture Notes
References White, F.M., Fluid Mechanics, Mc Graw Hill , New York , Sixth Edn., 2006

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
-
Laboratory / Application
10
20
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
-
Homework / Assignments
4
20
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
70
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
1
Homework / Assignments
4
2
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
14
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
178

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems X
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose X
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose X
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice X
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems X
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself X
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility X
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development X
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Civil Engineering solutions X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest