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MEC4445 - Environmental fluid mechanics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: J B Hinwood


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Introduction to the principles of tides, estuarine flows, waves, fluid mixing, dilution of wastes, plume motions. Planning and conducting a field data collection exercise: scientific plan, calibrations, equipment, logistics, data analysis and modelling, reporting.


Written: 50%
Fieldwork: 50%

Contact hours

16 lecture hours, 8 practice class hours and 48 fieldwork hours


MEC3465 (or MAE3965)