Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620473
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. MELH ALAMAK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620372
The course set above should be completed before taking CE473 OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS.

Course Content

General equation of gradually varied flows (GVF). Types of channel slopes. Characteristics and classification of GVF profiles. Solution of GVF equations. Characteristics of rapidly varied flow. Flow over spillways. Crest shape and discharge of the overflow spillways. Basic characteristics of the jump. Stilling basins. Flow measurement in open channel. types of flow measurement structures. Sharp-, short-, and broad-crested weirs.