Instructor: Demetracopoulos Alexander
Course code: 5504
Semester: 5ο
e-class: http://eclass.upatras.gr/courses/CIV1518/
Course content:

  1. Flow in closed conduits: basic equations, laminar flow, turbulent flow, friction and local losses, energy grade line, hydraulic grade line, pipes in series, pipes in parallel, branching pipes.
  2. Open channel flow: definitions, pressure distribution, specific energy, critical depth, types of flow, flow through contractions, control section, specific force (momentum), hydraulic jump, equations for steady-state flow, normal depth, gradually varied flow, classification of free surface profiles, methods for computation of free surface profiles.

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