Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620478
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: Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA G
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620372
The course set above should be completed before taking CE478 DIMEN.ANALYSIS &THEO.OF HYDRAULIC MODE.

Course Content

Introduction. Fundamental principles of dimensional analysis. Dimensions and units. General transformation of units of measurement. Dimensional homogeneity. Buckingham s theorem. Complete set of dimensionless products in fluid mechanics. Geometric, kinematic, dynamic, complete and incomplete similarities. Distorted modeling. Modeling of closed-conduit and free-surface flows. Similarity in sediment transport.