Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620498
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr GLZAR ZYURT TARAKCIOLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620272
The course set above should be completed before taking CE498 COASTAL AND HARBOR STRUCTURE.

Course Content

Wind wave hydrodynamics; description of random sea waves; generation and propagation of wind waves; wave-structure interactions; classification of coastal and harbor structures; planning and layout of ports and marinas; preliminary studies and site investigations in coastal engineering design; determination of design wave characteristics; design of rubble mound, vertical wall, floating, submerged/low crested breakwaters, berthing structures, quays, bollards and fenders.