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CIVL 2161 - Introduction to Hydraulics

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

An introduction to the terminology, physics and applications of hydrostatics and hydraulics, this course covers fluids at rest and in motion. Topics include the properties of water, fluid pressure, hydrostatic force and buoyancy, head loss and the application of Bernoulli’s equation to hydraulic systems. Students will use energy conservation methods to solve pipe systems with multiple branches.

Prerequisite(s)

CIVL 1020

Credits

3.0

Cost

$718.11

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 38415

Sat Sep 15 - Sat Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Sat 09:15 - 12:15 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750
Nov 10 Sat 09:15 - 12:15 BBY NE25 Rm. 114

Instructor

Yao Hung Lan

Course Outline

Cost

$718.11

Notes

  1. Recommended Prerequisite: CIVL 1020 or CIVL 1120

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss fluid properties and hydrostatic pressure.
  • Explain the principle of buoyancy and calculate the buoyant force on a submerged object.
  • Apply Bernoulli’s equation to practical pipe flow problems.
  • Solve simple hydraulic flow problems using energy conservation methods.

Effective as of Winter 2011

Related Programs

CIVL 2161 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Certificate

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