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CE458 DESIGN OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES

Course Code: 5620458
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZAFER BOZKU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620372
The course set above should be completed before taking CE458 DESIGN OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES .

Course Content

Dam 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, hydraullic 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.