HYD07009 2019 Hydraulics 301H
The student will be able to interpret requirements, carry out analyses and provide detailed design of water supply networks. The student will also be able to define, quantify and formulate the concepts of two dimensional fluid flow and apply principles to solving problems involving same. The student will analyse and solve various design problems involving turbo-machinary.
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Understand the development of flow theory. Define, quantify and formulate the concepts of surface roughness and boundary layer theory. Analyse and solve various water network analysis problems
Analyse and solve various water network analysis problems using Hardy-Cross and Nodal methods.
Define , quantify and formulate the concepts of the Buckingham Phi theory and dimensional analysis . Apply principles to solving problems involving the design of pumps and turbines.
Recognise and advice on any limitations or shortcomings associated with the interpretations of laboratory and field test data.
Interpret requirement, carry out analyses and provide detailed design of water supply, surface water, foul sewer and SuDS attenuation systems.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Lectures, practicals and projects.
Module Assessment Strategies
15% Practical
15% Project
70% Final Exam.
Repeat Assessments
Resubmit Practicals
Resubmit Project.
Resit Final Exam.
Module Dependencies
Indicative Syllabus
Indicative Syllabus
- General dynamic equations along and normal to streamlines. The velocity potential function in steady two-dimensional flows. Flows resulting in simple combinations of a uniform stream, source and sink, doublet and point vortex. Flow around a circular cylinder with circulation, including pressure distribution and lift force.
- Rough and smooth pipe law, laminar and turbulent boundary layer, influence of surface roughness, boundary layer theory, factors affecting boundary layer transition, boundary layer separation and wake formation. The universal resistance diagram.
- The Colebrook-White equation, Water modelling analysis of pipe networks under steady flow conditions using, Hardy Cross (the loop method) and the nodal method. The analysis and design of water supply networks.
- The Modified Rational Method, surface water runoff estimation, the Wallingford Procedure, gravity sewer design. Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS). Pre- treatment, Source Control, Site Control and Regional Control. Foul Sewer Design using the NDU method.
- Buckingham Π theory,, dimensional analysis, dimensionless pump characteristics, manipulation of pump curves involving multi-speed pumps, choice of pumps, multi-stage pumping, specific pump speed , design of pump sumps
- Euler Turbine Equation, Design of Pump Impellers, Impulse Turbines and Reaction Impeller Design. The Betz Limit, Turbine Specific Speed.
- Bernoulli's equation for incompressible flow,mach number, stagnation pressure and temperature, Isentropic flow or perfect gases, estimation of gas flow velocities and flow rates through orifice plates and convergent nozzles.
- Definition of unsteady flow. Surge pressures in compressible fluids, surge in rigid pipelines, velocity of transmission of a pressure wave. Surge in flexible pipes and thin walled pressure vessels.
Indicative Practicals
- Design of a water supply system with ‘Epanet' network analysis project.
- Multispeed pump efficiency and head loss experiment.
- Design a surge tank through experiment.
- Pump sump design experiment.
Project.
Design a water supply, foul sewer and surface water drainage system for a proposed development site inclusive of SuDS elements to Local Authority Requirements.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
Coursework Assessment
Title | Type | Form | Percent | Week | Learning Outcomes Assessed | |
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1 | Water Supply and Drainage Project | Project | Assignment | 15 % | OnGoing | 4,5 |
2 | Onging practicals | Practical | Assignment | 15 % | OnGoing | 4,5 |
End of Semester / Year Assessment
Title | Type | Form | Percent | Week | Learning Outcomes Assessed | |
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1 | Final Exam | Final Exam | Closed Book Exam | 70 % | End of Semester | 1,2,3 |
Full Time Mode Workload
Type | Location | Description | Hours | Frequency | Avg Workload |
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Lecture | Lecture Theatre | Theory | 3 | Weekly | 3.00 |
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 ISBN-13 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. Self-test questions, with answers, are included.
Solving Problems in Fluid Mechanics Volume 1 Pearson Education
1996-01-01 Solving Problems in Fluid Mechanics Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN 0582239877 ISBN-13 9780582239876
The book provides a wealth of basic fluid mechanics theory developed through worked solutions. In addition, the chapters open with some brief competency statements and conclude with a chapter summary of outcomes. In many chapters there are applications examples which will involves students in main project work in the library, laboratory or at home.
1996 Fluid Mechanics Volume 2 Pearson Prentice Hall
Module Resources
Authors |
Title |
Publishers |
Year |
Douglas J.F ,Gasiorek J.M. & Swaffield J.A. |
Fluid Mechanics |
Pearson /Prentice Hall |
1995 |
Douglas J.F and R.D. Matthews |
Solving Problems in: Fluid Mechanics Volume 2. |
Pearson /Prentice Hall |
1996 |
Chadwick . A. & Morfett J. |
Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering |
E & FN Spon |
1993 |
Hamill.L |
Understanding Hydraulics |
Palgrave MacMillan |
2001 |
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