Academic Catalog

CE595 COASTAL SEDIMENTATION

Course Code: 5620595
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: Lecturer Dr. IIKHAN GLER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Coastal sediment properties, waves and currents oscillator boundary layers, incipient motion, onshore and offshore sediment movement, littoral drift, beach processes. Coastal protection structures, groins, jetties, breakwaters and harbour entrances, seawalls and revetments, beach nourishment, maintenance of river mouths. Dredging. Estuarine sedimentation. (R)