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ENEC12010  Hydraulics and Hydrology
Term 1  2017
Prescribed Textbooks

Other Resources
These are not compulsory, but may assist you:

ebook version of Understanding Hydraulics is available.
WaterResources Engineering textbook is supplementary and may not be purchased. Only a few chapters are relevant for this course. However, it will serve as a useful reference textbook for ENEC13014 (Water Supply and Wastewater Technology) and ENEC14017 (Water Resources Engineering). ebook version of WaterResources Engineering textbook is downloadable (via VitalSource).
IT Resources
You will need access to the following IT resources: CQUniversity Student Email
 Internet
 Unit Website (Moodle)
Unit Coordinator  Yeboah GyasiAgyei (y.gyasiagyei@cqu.edu.au) 

Week  Begin Date  Module/Topic  Chapter  Events and Submissions 

Week 1  06032017 
Hydrostatics I hydrostatic pressure; forces on immersed surfaces 
Hamill: Chapter 1  
Week 2  13032017 
Hydrostatics 2 pressure Measurements; stability of floating bodies 
Hamill: Chapters 2 and 3  
Week 3  20032017 
Fluid Flow Concepts continuity, momentum and energy equations; flow measurements 
Hamill: Chapters 4 and 5 

Week 4  27032017 
Pipe Flow basic equations, branching, and parallel pipelines; pipe friction and minor head losses 
Hamill: Chapter 6  Quiz 1 Due 31032017, 6pm 
Week 5  03042017 
Open Channel Flow 1 uniform flow; specific energy and critical depth 
Hamill: Chapter 8  Quiz 2 Due 07042017, 6pm 
Vacation Week  10042017 
Quiz 3 Due 14042017, 6pm 

Week 6  17042017 
Open Channel Flow 2 flow transition, rapid varied nonuniform steady flow; hydraulic jump 
Hamill: Chapter 8 
Quiz 4 Due 21042017, 6pm Assessment 1 Due Friday (21 Apr 17) 08:00 PM AEST 
Week 7  24042017 
Dimensional Analysis and
Hydraulic Models

Hamill: Chapter 10  Quiz 5 Due 28042017, 6pm 
Week 8  01052017 
Turbo Machines (Pumps and Turbines)

Hamill: Chapter 11  Quiz 6 Due 05052017, 6pm 
Week 9  08052017  Hydrological Processes  Rainfall and Abstractions  Hamill: Chapter 12  Quiz 7 Due 12052017, 6pm 
Week 10  15052017  Unit Hydrograph, RainfallRunoff Models  Hamill: Chapter 13  Quiz 8 Due 19052017, 6pm 
Week 11  22052017  Groundwater  Hamill: Chapter 13  Quiz 9 Due 26052017, 6pm 
Week 12  29052017  Revision  Quiz 10 Due 02062017, 6pm Assessment 2 Due Monday (29 May 17) 10:00 AM AEST  
Review/Exam Week  05062017 


Exam Week  12062017 
1 Online Quiz(zes)
Assessment Title  Online Quiz(zes) 

Task Description The weekly online quizzes have a total of 20% weight of the final grade, and cover LO1, LO2, LO3 and LO4. The main characteristics of the quizzes are:


Number of Quizzes  10 
Frequency of Quizzes  Weekly 
Assessment Due Date  Students are given Two weeks to complete each Week's online Quiz. 
Return Date to Students  Feedback is immediate as to whether the correct or wrong answer has been entered. 
Weighting  20% 
Assessment Criteria Only a single numerical answer is required per question. All Quiz questions carry equal weight, 1 mark per question. 

Submission  Online 
Learning Outcomes Assessed 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes
1. Apply standard techniques, computational tools, and data used by engineers in conducting hydraulics analysis 2. Solve problems involving combinations of basic hydraulic systems including pipes, pumps and open channels 3. Explain the key components of the hydrologic cycle, and how they are monitored and analysed 4. Determine runoff from rainfall and groundwater discharge from aquifers under specified conditions 
Graduate Attributes 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes
1. Communication 2. Problem Solving 3. Critical Thinking 4. Information Literacy 6. Information Technology Competence 
2 Written Assessment
Assessment Title  Assessment 1 

Task Description This assessment task is designed to allow for students’ demonstration of their understanding of the topics covered during the first five weeks and covers LOs 1 and 2. It carries 15% of the final grade. The questions require demonstration of adequate presentation of hydraulics problems, and the topics may include: · determination of forces on inclined planes and curves surfaces; · stability of floating bodies; · pipe flow and · open channel flow.
Assignment questions will be available in Moodle course website at the start of the term.


Assessment Due Date  Week 6 Friday (21Apr2017) 08:00 PM AEST 
Return Date to Students  Two weeks after submission due date. 
Weighting  15% 
Assessment Criteria Each question will be assessed using three key criteria.


Referencing Style  Harvard (authordate) 
Submission 
Online
It is not expected that students will type up all calculations. Students should scan hand calculations for online submission. 
Learning Outcomes Assessed 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes
1. Apply standard techniques, computational tools, and data used by engineers in conducting hydraulics analysis 2. Solve problems involving combinations of basic hydraulic systems including pipes, pumps and open channels 
Graduate Attributes 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes
1. Communication 2. Problem Solving 3. Critical Thinking 4. Information Literacy 6. Information Technology Competence 
3 Written Assessment
Assessment Title  Assessment 2 

Task Description This assessment task is in a similar vein as Written Assessment 1 with the exception that the questions are on different topics, and also contributes 15% of the final grade. It is designed to demonstrate whether students have understood the topics covered from Weeks 7 to 11, and addresses LOs 2, 3 and 4. The questions may include the following topics:
Assignment questions will be available in Moodle course website by the end of Week 5. 

Assessment Due Date  Week 12 Monday (29May2017) 10:00 AM AEST 
Return Date to Students  Two weeks after submission due date. 
Weighting  15% 
Assessment Criteria Each question will be assessed using three key criteria.


Referencing Style  Harvard (authordate) 
Submission 
Online
It is not expected that students will type up all calculations. Students should scan hand calculations for online submission. 
Learning Outcomes Assessed 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes
2. Solve problems involving combinations of basic hydraulic systems including pipes, pumps and open channels 3. Explain the key components of the hydrologic cycle, and how they are monitored and analysed 4. Determine runoff from rainfall and groundwater discharge from aquifers under specified conditions 
Graduate Attributes 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes
1. Communication 2. Problem Solving 3. Critical Thinking 4. Information Literacy 6. Information Technology Competence 
4 Practical Assessment
Assessment Title  Practical Assessment 

Task Description The practical assessment task contributes 10% of the final grade. The objective of this assessment item is to assess students’ ability to relate the practical knowledge with the course learning outcomes. There will be 5 experiments:
Students will work in teams and rotate their roles as team leaders. Coordination of all information to prepare the final laboratory report is the responsibility of the team leader of that experiment. LOs 1, 2 and 5 will be addressed by the practical assessment task. However, there is particular emphasis on LO5 dealing with team work and preparation of technical reports based on thorough analysis of laboratory data and use of Civil Engineering language. Students enrolled in distance mode will carry out the experiments during the compulsory Residential School. There will be weekly schedule for oncampus students.


Assessment Due Date  One week after the experiment. 
Return Date to Students  Two weeks after submission due date. 
Weighting  10% 
Assessment Criteria The laboratory reports are assessed using these key criteria:


Referencing Style  Harvard (authordate) 
Submission 
Online
It is not expected that students will type up all calculations. Students should scan hand calculations for online submission. 
Learning Outcomes Assessed 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes
1. Apply standard techniques, computational tools, and data used by engineers in conducting hydraulics analysis 2. Solve problems involving combinations of basic hydraulic systems including pipes, pumps and open channels 5. Prepare team technical reports based on thorough analysis of laboratory data and use of Civil Engineering language 
Graduate Attributes 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes
1. Communication 2. Problem Solving 3. Critical Thinking 4. Information Literacy 5. Team Work 6. Information Technology Competence 7. Cross Cultural Competence 8. Ethical practice 
Examination
Outline  Complete an examination 

Date  During the University examination period 
Weighting  40% 
Length  180 minutes 
Details  Dictionary  nonelectronic, concise, direct translation only (dictionary must not contain any notes or comments). Calculator  all noncommunicable calculators, including scientific, programmable and graphics calculators are authorised. Open Book 
Learning Outcomes Assessed 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes
1. Apply standard techniques, computational tools, and data used by engineers in conducting hydraulics analysis 2. Solve problems involving combinations of basic hydraulic systems including pipes, pumps and open channels 3. Explain the key components of the hydrologic cycle, and how they are monitored and analysed 4. Determine runoff from rainfall and groundwater discharge from aquifers under specified conditions 
Graduate Attributes 
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes
1. Communication 2. Problem Solving 3. Critical Thinking 4. Information Literacy 
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