University of Technology Sydney

48362 Hydraulics and Hydrology

6cp; 4hpw, on campus, weekly. Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
Requisite(s): 48641 Fluid Mechanics

Fields of practice: Civil Engineering program



The objective of this subject is to give students the opportunity to consolidate knowledge around open channel hydraulics and hydrology, leading to an understanding of the scientific foundations and basic principles of these fields, and the ability to apply hydraulic and hydrological methods to engineering applications in an integrated way. This subject extends the knowledge gained in fluid mechanics and introduces student to new skills for water engineering design. Students are exposed to the theoretical concepts and fundamental equations that become the basis of design for a wide range of open channel hydraulics, surface hydrology and flood estimation.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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