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CE538 ADVANCED WATER DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS

Course Code: 5620538
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. NUR MERZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Formulation of equations in hydraulic network analysis. Review of advanced techniques for network analysis. Calibrated network model building process evaluating aging of pipes, water leakages and unanticipated nodal demands; calibration techniques. Extended period simulation (EPS) leading to the design of water tanks. Node flow analysis for modeling partially satisfied nodes due to inadequate pressure. Reliability analysis investigating the overall performance of the network, sensitivity analysis.