FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE598 COASTAL&HARBOUR STRUCTURES DESIGN

Course Code: 5620598
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. IŞIKHAN GÜLER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

The objectives of this course are to enable the students to understand design of coastal and harbor structures and to apply the seismic design and reliability analysis concepts to the design of coastal structures.

Course Content

Wave climate, Harbour structures; quays, piers, gravity and floating breakwaters. Seawalls revetments and groins. Wave forces on vertical walls, rubble mounds and circular cylinders. Design of concrete block quaywalls, sheet pile walls and piled quay walls. Seismic design. (R)

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course unit, the learner is expected to be able to describe and apply the process of design of coastal structures like vertical-walls, rubble mound breakwaters and also the seismic design criteria.