CE 451 Water Resources Engineering_1

CE 451 Water Resources Engineering_1 - CE 451 Water...

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CE 451 Water Resources Engineering (3 units) Catalog Description: Discussion of board perspective on control and utilization of water, quantitative hydrology, ground water, probability concepts, economic study, hydraulic structures, multiple purposes water resources projects Prerequisite: CE 309 Fluid Mechanics Textbook: Water Resources Sustainability, by Larry Mays (2007) McGrow-HiIl Book Co. Reference Book: Water Resources Engineering, 4th edition (1992) by Linsley, Franzini, Freyberg, Tchobanoglous McGraw Hill Book Co. Instructor: Costas Synolakis, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering costas@usc.edu TA: Mehrdad Bozorgnia, PhD candidate of civil & Environmental Engineering bozorgni@usc.edu , office: KAP229 Topics covered: Week 1 Review of fluid mechanics principles: continuity equation, momentum principle, energy principle, head losses; general classification of problems in water resources engineering. Reading-- Chapter 1 of May’s book Week 2 Sustainable Development of Water Resources Descriptive hydrology: hydrologic cycles, theoretical models for rainfall, runoff, evaporation & transpiration; spatial, temporal variations of hydrological
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course CE 451 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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