Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620590
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. Water Surface Profiles at Bridge sites. Flow through bridges. Vortex systems around bridge piers. Mechanisms of local scour around bridge piers. Hydrologic and Hydraulic Design Parameters. Hydroeconomic Analysis for Bridges. Protective Measures Around Bridge Piers and Abutments.