Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620573
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: Prof.Dr. AL MELH YANMAZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction; classification of rivers, use of rivers. Flood routing in rivers and reservoirs; hydraulic characteristics of alluvial rivers, classification of river flow, steady non-uniform flow. Unsteady flow computations; hydraulic routing, St. Venant equations, explicit FD method of solution, simplified models. Hydrologic routing; Puls method, Euler and Runge Kutta method, Muskingum method, Muskingum-Cunge method. Morphological computations; fundamental aspects of sediment transport, one dimensional morphological modeling; analytical models, numerical model. River stabilization, bank protection; channel improvement, local scour around hydraulic structures. (S)