Hydraulics I

Civil Engineering
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
The students should acquire basic skills on hydraulics that will allow them to solve practical problems such as calculating flow rates, head loss, hydraulic power and others.

Program
1. Fluid properties
2. Hydrostatics
3. Dimensional analysis
4. Similarity theory
5. Hydrokinematics
6. Fundamentals of hydrodynamics
7. An overview of fluid flows
8. Momentum equations
9. Head loss flow laws
10. Steady flow in pipe networks

Evaluation Methodology
Written examination.

Bibliography
- Quintela, A. (2011). Hidráulica. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- White, F. (1999). Fluid Mechanics. New York: McGraw-Hill

Method of interaction
Lectures focusing on the theoretical content of the course and
practical classes involving concept application and exercise
solving.

Software used in class
Epanet