FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE575 SEDIMENT TRANSPORT I

Course Code: 5620575
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA GÖĞÜŞ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

By the end of the course the student is expected to: 1) have a fundamental information for nature of sediment problems, origin and properties of sediment particles, fall velocity concept. 2) have knowledge on suspended sediment, bed load and total load transport in streams. 3) have knowledge on bed form mechanics and resistance to flow.

Course Content

Introduction, sediment transport phenomena in free surface flows, scour criteria, bed load, suspension, and total load theories, bedform mechanics, resistance laws, special topics in sediment transport. (F)

Learning Outcomes

This course is designed to give a general idea about sediment engineering.