Jun 15, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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CIVL 2060 - Introduction to Water Resources Engineering


This course provides a foundational treatment of water resources engineering through theory, analysis and design. Hydrologic cycle, water resources sustainability, and water resources planning. Pipe flow and pipe networks, with application to distribution systems. Hydraulics of open-channel flow and control structures such as culverts, gates, weirs, spillways and stilling basins. Reservoir routing and design of storage. Contemporary issues including green infrastructure, storm surge and climate change. Experimental laboratory sessions reinforce lectures and provide hands‐on learning opportunities.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CIVL 2050  or other fluid mechanics course approved by the instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 4



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