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EN4104 Environmental Hydraulics

[Lecture: 26 hrs ; Tutorial: 13 hrs; Lab: 0 hr; Pre-requisite: CV2015; Academic Unit: 3]


Learning Objective :

This course is an introductory class on the pollutant transport processes in lakes, rivers and coastal waters.

Course Content :

Introduction to pollutant transport processes. Diffusion and dispersion. Mixing in reservoirs, rivers, estuaries and coastal waters. Wastewater discharge: turbulent jet and plume. Design of ocean wastewater discharge system.

Course Outline :

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Topic

1.

Introduction to pollutant transport processes

2.

Mixing in Lakes and Bays

3.

Mixing in Rivers

4.

Mixing in Estuaries

5.

Mixing Zone Approach for Environmental Regulations in Coastal Waters

6.

Mixing in Coastal Waters

7.

Design and Maintenance Issues of Discharge Outfalls

Learning Outcome :

At the end of the course, students will have the basic understandings of the engineering analysis of pollutant transport in different water bodies.

Textbooks :

  • Chapra.C., "Surface water quality modeling,” McGraw Hill, 1997.
  • Fischer, H.B., et al., “Mixing in inland and coastal waters,” Academic Press, 1979.


References :

Updated references to be listed in lectures​