HYD06003 2012 Hydraulics 201

General Details

Full Title
Hydraulics 201
Transcript Title
Hydraulics 201
Code
HYD06003
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
HYD - Hydraulics/Hydrology/Hydrogeol
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
Author(s)
John Casserly
Programme Membership
SG_EENVI_B07 201300 Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering *** Copy *** SG_ECIVI_C06 201200 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Engineering in Civil Engineering SG_ECVIL_B07 201400 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering in Civil Engineering SG_EENVI_B07 201400 Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering SG_EENVE_B07 201400 Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering
Description

The student will be able to define and manipulate the theoretical concepts which underlie basic fluid properties

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Define and manipulate the theoretical concepts which underlie basic fluid properties

2.

Define , quantify and formulate the concepts of pressure, hydrostatic and buoyancy. Apply principles to solving problems involving same.

3.

Define ,quantify and formulate the concepts of fluid flow using the principles defined in the basic flow equations. Apply principles to solving problems involving same.

4.

Uses standard hydraulic engineering equipment to perform experiments in teams, observe and record data and experimental evidence.

5.

Compile and report in a clear concise manner the findings and results of laboratory experiment.

Indicative Syllabus

  1. Fluid properties, compressible and incompressible fluids, viscosity and oiled bearings, stokes falling sphere viscometer,   rotating spring viscometer
  2. Principles of compressibility and pressure, fluid pressure measurement, differential manometers, hydrostatics, forces and moments on  submerged surfaces. Water retention structures
  3. Buoyancy forces and Archimedes principle, definition of centre of buoyancy and stability of floating bodies, angle of tilt, time of oscillation, stability of   vessels and pontoons containing liquid
  4. Energy & head, fluid flow, continuity equations, Bernouilli's theorem, Toricelli's theorem.  Venturi meter, orifice and pitot devices, hydraulic grade line, hydraulic gradient, piezometric head. Manipulation of the energy equation. Introduction to Siphons.

Indicative Practicals/Projects

  1. Determine the Centre of Pressure of and Immersed Plane.
  2. Determine the Centre of Buoyancy, Centre of Gracity and Metacentric Heigth of a floating object.
  3. Determine the viscosity of three different oils using Stokes Law.
  4. Observer laminar and turbulent flow in a closed conduit and estimate Reynolds Number for each flow condition.
  5. Determine the pressure difference in a pipeline using piezometers and manometers.
  6. Determine the coefficient of discharge of a Venturi Meter and Orifice Plate.

 

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 10 % Week 8 1,2,3
2 Practical Evaluation Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 30 % Week 15 4,5
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % Week 15 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Theory 2 Weekly 2.00
Laboratory Practical Engineering Laboratory Practical 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Study 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Authors

Title

Publishers

Year

Hamill .L

Understanding Hydraulics

Macmillan

2002

Douglas J.F and R.D. Matthews

Solving Problems in: Fluid Mechanics Volume 1.

Pearson /Prentice Hall

1996

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None