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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedGippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dushmanta Dutta


Holistic view of water resources, systems concepts, Fluid properties, Fluid statics, Continuity, Energy concepts - pressure, elevation, velocity, Momentum concepts - jets, forces due to sudden velocity changes, Pipe flow and friction losses - friction equations, TEL, HGL, Bernoulli's equation, D-W equation, minor losses, Manning's equation, Sources of supply (regulated, unregulated, reliability), Data: types, sources, quality, Benefits/costs (at least at conceptual level), Pump characteristics, Pumped storage, balancing reservoir, Water quality, water treatment, water sensitive urban design.


The student is expected to acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of the methods and processes of hydraulic engineering.


Examination (2 hours): 50%
Practical/project work: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Dushmanta Dutta

Contact hours

2 hours lectures, 2 hours practice classes and 8 hours of private study per week