University Of Limerick

Hydraulics and Water Engineering


Iowa State Course Substitution

Engineering Hydrology and Hydraulics

C E 372

Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:
Hydrology: The hydrological cycle; Water balance equation; Hydrologic Budgets; Precipitation: intensity, duration & return periods; Surface run-off and drainage systems; Sustainable urban drainage systems, flow attenuation, Aquifers; Groundwater flow; Measurement and monitoring of stream flow and groundwater; Hydrograph generation/run-off, unit, synthetic; Channel Storage; Mass diagrams; Routing/flood, reservoir & channel. Water Treatment: Characteristics of water; Water demand rates and peak flows; Distribution systems and service reservoirs; Physical treatment - screening, sedimentation; Clarification and settlement; Filtration with granular media and mechanical; Biological oxidation; Aerobic oxidation plants; Chemical treatment - coagulation, flocculation; Disinfection: chlorine, ozone & other; Fluoridation; Sludge dewatering and disposal; Treatment plant design. Applied Hydraulics: Design of water distribution pipe networks, pump types and characteristics, surface profiles and backwater curves, design of hydraulic structures.


Evaluation Date:
May 9, 2017
Roy Gu