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CIVL 451 Lake, Reservoir and Coastal

CIVL 451  Lake, Reservoir and Coastal  Units: 4.00  

The fundamental hydraulic processes affecting coastal engineering and water reservoir operation are discussed. Topics include wave theory, wave measurement, wave record analysis, wave transformation, seiches, tides, storm surges, turbulent mixing and transport of pollutants. Student projects are assigned on computational water reservoir modelling, analysis of field data and reservoir operation as well as the design of breakwaters and ocean structures and the use of hydraulic and numerical coastal models.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0.5, Tut: 0.5)

Requirements: Prerequisites: CIVL 350, or permission of the department Corequisites: Exclusions:   
Offering Term: F  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 26  
Engineering Design 22  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering