University Of New South Wales

Principles of Water Engineering


Iowa State Course Substitution

Mechanics of Fluids

E M 378

Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 4.0
Country: Australia
Language: English
Course Description:
The object of CVEN2501 is to introduce students to the practice of water engineering. Topics discussed include properties of fluids, manometry, hydrostatics, the principles of mass conservation, energy conservation, the forces and momentum in flowing fluids, flow in pipes, boundary layers, dimensional analysis, physical models, flow in open channels inclusive of specific energy, Manning and Chezy equations, uniform flow, subcritical and supercritical flow, hydraulic jumps, and gradually varied flow profiles.


Evaluation Date:
November 4, 2016
Joseph Schaefer