Hydraulic Engineering
(Undergraduate course)

Course Overview

This course covers the analysis of large civil engineering fluid systems including conduit flow, multiple reservoirs, pipe networks, pumps, turbines, open channel flow, and hydraulic structures.

Syllabus 2014

Lecture Notes

Topic

Filled Notes

Pipes and Pipe Networks

Waterhammer

Open Channel Flows

Pumps and Turbines

Quizzes

Number

Questions and Solutions

1

2

3-4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Exams

Description

Statement of Problems and Solutions

Mid-term 1

Mid-term 2

Final Exam

Handouts

Codes/Softwares of interest for the Course

Purpose

Software Name/Link

Author

Simulate hydraulic and water quality behavior within pressurized pipe networks

EPANET

USEPA

Compute flow discharges and pressures in pipe networks including pumps [Matlab]

Pipe networks

Arturo Leon

Water Surface Profile in Circular and Trapezoidal channels in series [Matlab]

Annel2

Arturo Leon

Determine optimal flow discharge and optimal penstock diameter in impulse and reaction turbines [Matlab]

Hydropower Calculator

Arturo Leon

Analyze transient flows in closed-conduit systems ranging from dry-bed flows to gravity flows, to partly gravity-partly surcharged flows (mixed flows) to fully pressurized flows (waterhammer flows).

Illinois Transient Model

Arturo Leon

Calculator for open channel flows

Hcanales

Maximo Villon

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