CVE458 DESIGN OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES
|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):||3(3-0)|
|Language of Instruction:||English|
|Level of Study:||Undergraduate|
|Offered Semester:||Fall Semesters.|
|Prerequisite:||Set 1: 3640372 , 3640376|
|The course set above should be completed before taking CVE458 DESIGN OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES .|
Course ContentDam design concepts. Design of overflow and outlet structures; frontal overflow, side channel, morning glory overfall, siphon, free fall, chute, cascade spillway. Design of dissipation structures; hydraulic jump and stilling basin, drop structures and plunge pools, trajectory basins. Design of bottom outlets; gate types, hydraulics of high-head gates, air entrainment, cavitation. Design of intake structures; hydraulic losses, vortex formation, hydraulic loadings, control gates and valves, penstock.
Prerequisites: CVE372, and CVE376.