HYD06009 2019 Hydraulics 202H
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;
Define derieve and quantify and formulate the concepts of fluid flow using the principles defined in the basic flow equations. Apply principles to solving problems involving same
Define, quantify and formulate the concepts of two dimensional fluid flow. Apply principles to solving problems involving same.
Derive , quantify and formulate problems involving turbomachinary. Apply principles to solving problems involving same.
Uses standard hydraulic engineering equipment to perform experiments in teams, observe and record data and experimental evidence.
Compile and report in a clear concise manner the findings and results of laboratory experiment.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Lectures and Practicals
Module Assessment Strategies
10% Continuous Assessment
20% Practicals
70% Final Exam
Repeat Assessments
Resubmit Practical Reports
Repeat Final Exam
Module Dependencies
Indicative Syllabus
Indicative Syllabus
 Principles of fluid flow in pipes, laminar flow, turbulent flow, The HagenPouiselle Equation, The DarcyWeisbach Equation. The BordaCarnot Equation. Measurement of shock losses in closed conduits.
 Measurement of fluid flow in simple pipeline systems. Measurement of fluid flow from varying head systems. Design of a simple pipe network
 Principles of pumps and turbines. Pumps in series, pumps in parallel, net positive suction head, cavitation number, the analysis and design of simple pump and turbines systems
 Principles of open channel flow, Manning and Chezy equations, open channel flow measurement and introduction to hydraulic structures, thin plate weirs, flumes, broad crested weirs, friction loss in open channels, channel optimisations, channel bed stability.

The Euler equation, Flow fields, stream function, stream tube particle paths,streak lines, potential function, rotational and irrotational flow, circulation, vorticity. Stress strain relationships in Newtonian and nonNewtonian fluids
Indicative Practicals/Project
 Calculate and visually determine Reynolds Number in a closed conduit.
 Estimation of Characteristic Curves for various 3 no pump types and speeds.
 Estimate the pump characteristic curves for pumps in parallel and pumps in series.
 Determine of the Coefficient of Discharge of Thin Plated Weirs.
 Determine the Coefficient of Discharge for a Venturi Flume and Broad Crested Weir.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
Coursework Assessment
Title  Type  Form  Percent  Week  Learning Outcomes Assessed  

1  Continuous Assessment Exam  Continuous Assessment  UNKNOWN  10 %  Week 8  1,2,3 
2  Practical Evaluation Report  Continuous Assessment  UNKNOWN  20 %  Week 15  4,5 
End of Semester / Year Assessment
Title  Type  Form  Percent  Week  Learning Outcomes Assessed  

1  Final Exam Written Exam  Final Exam  UNKNOWN  70 %  Week 15  1,2,3 
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 
Required & Recommended Book List
2001 Understanding Hydraulics Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN 0333779061 ISBN13 9780333779064
Covering the full range of material needed by civil engineering students in their study of hydraulics, this new edition includes hydraulic structures and an introduction to hydrology. Selftest questions, with answers, are included.
Module 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 
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