Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620372
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZAFER BOZKU
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620272
The course set above should be completed before taking CE372 HYDROMECHANICS.

Course Content

Laminar and turbulent flows. Friction factor in pipe flow. Computation of flow in single pipes: Hydraulic machinery: turbines and pumps. Pipeline systems and networks. General characteristics and classification of open channel flow: pressure and velocity distribution. Continuity equation. Energy concept. Momentum principle. Uniform flow. Rapidly varied flow gradually-varied flow. Design of nonerodible and erodible channels.