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CIV ENGR 411: Open Channel Hydraulics

  • Catalog Description:
    Analysis and characteristics of flow in open channels (natural and artificial); channel design considerations including uniform flow (rivers, sewers), flow measuring devices (weirs, flumes), gradually varied flow (backwater and other flow profiles, flood routing), rapidly varied flow (hydraulic jump, spillways), and channel design problems (geometric considerations, scour, channel stabilization, sediment transport).
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: Civ Engr 311
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