River Engineering - CVEN4505

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisites: CVEN2501, CVEN3502.

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Professional elective that in any offering may include various combinations of the following topics:- river morphology, river engineering and stream remediation; models for channel and river routing; model theory, selection, calibration, validation and reliability; models may include Muskingham, kinematic wave, non-inertial and diffusion and dynamic wave; sediment and pollutant transport methods and models including plug-flow and advection-dispersion in both coupled and uncoupled applications; hydraulic control structures; estuarine classification and density structure; tides, water level response, mixing processes and flushing of rivers and estuarties; hydrodynamic stratification and algal dynamics; random walk and box models; biochemical processes in rivers and estuaries.


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