ENG2204 - Water systems
6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering
Leader(s): D Dutta
Gippsland First semester 2009 (Day)
Holistic view of water resources, systems concepts, Fluid properties, Fluid statics, Continuity, Energy concepts - pressure, elevation, velocity, Momentum concepts - jets, forces due to sudden velocity changes, Pipe flow and friction losses - friction equations, TEL, HGL, Bernoulli's equation, D-W equation, minor losses, Manning's equation, Sources of supply (regulated, unregulated, reliability), Data: types, sources, quality, Benefits/costs (at least at conceptual level), Pump characteristics, Pumped storage, balancing reservoir, Water quality, water treatment, water sensitive urban design.
The student is expected to acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of the methods and processes of hydraulic engineering.
Examination (2 hours): 50%
Practical/project work: 50%
2 hours lectures, 2 hours practice classes and 8 hours of private study per week