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Mark Peter Batho
CEE 345
Seattle Campus

Hydraulic Engineering

Extension and application of fluid mechanics principles to hydraulic engineering problems. Open channel flow, pipeline systems, turbomachinery, unsteady flow in pipes, diffusion and mixing processes, groundwater, surface water hydrology. Prerequisite: CEE 342. Offered: WS.

Class description

This class will cover the topics listed in the Official description. Some will be covered in more detail than others. The primary focus is on pipe flow, pumps, turbines, and open channel flow.

There will be 3 labs. One will focus on pumps and the other will focus on open channel flow. Initially they may seem similar to the labs in CEE 342 but they concepts they focus on are quite different. The third lab is on Water hammer.

We will use the same textbook for this class as you are currently using in CEE 342. If you took Fluids at another university, the text you will need is as follows:

Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (Hardcover), 5th Edition (2005) Bruce R. Munson, Donald F. Young, Theodore H. Okiishi

You can pick it up at Amazon.com by following the link below: http://tinyurl.com/28t6hr

You can also get the Student Study Guide here: http://tinyurl.com/2ylpx8

As a reference text, the Franzini Fluid Mechanics Text (2001) is also a good one.

Here's the link to Amazon for that one: http://tinyurl.com/22cx9w

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Mark Peter Batho
Date: 11/07/2007