Hydraulics
Energy
ITRC
Cal Poly
Energy
Background material
Bernoulli Equation
Adding friction and pumps
Horsepower calculation
calc
Questions
ITRC/BRAE
Cal Poly
1
FIRST LAW OF
THERMODYNAMICS
(CONSERVATION OF ENERGY)
The first law of thermodynamics states

RC Design
Research Paper Reminder
Ch 2 Reinforced Concrete
Beams and Slabs
Beams and Slabs
Tension Steel Only.
Part 1
Reinforcement additives (fiberglass)
Concrete ditch design
Monolithic forms for irrigation structures
Wind loads on buildings
Seismic con

BRAE 433 HW4
Given:
A normal-weight concrete beam 22.5 inches by 3 inches in cross section and supported on a
simple span of 48 inches was loaded with a point load at midspan. The beam failed at a load of
1000 pounds. Use 150 pcf for the wt of the concret

BRAE 433 - HW05
Given:
14 inch by 20 inch beam, where f'c is 4000 psi and fy is 60000 psi
14
All dimensions in INCHES.
20
4 - #9 rebar
Required:
a) Calculate Mn
b) Same cross section as part (a) but the steel is changed to 4 # 10 bars. Calculate Mn.
Calcu

BRAE 433 - HW 6
1 Page resume due Friday in class. See attached for example. Make sure to include objective,
GPA (overall or major or both). Hard copy only. Use plain white paper for the output.

BRAE 433 HW 13-15 - Economics Component Homework Assignment
Design the least expensive RC beam for the given geometry, loading and support conditions. The
beam is exposed to earth and/or weather.
P - Live Load
40 feet
Loads:
Beam is subjected to its own w

BRAE 433 - Lab 1
CONCRETE Tour - 2011
Assignment: 2 page, single spaced summary write up of the tour
Single spaced. Name, Date and Class in upper right hand corner. 12 point font. Times
New Roman.
Provide a summary of the tour including answers to key poi

Chapter 2 RC Design
Evaluation and Design RC
Rectangular Beam Problems
Part 2
ITRC
Cal Poly
Ultimate Moment, Mn
Fig 1-1
As = Area of steel
Tables A-1 and A-2
Also called the nominal moment strength
Point just prior to failure of the beam
BRAE/ITRC
Cal P

Shear and Moment
Diagrams
Primary Material Needed for
BRAE 433
CE207 Review
Beam Diagrams and Formulas for BRAE433
Diagrams and Formulas for BRAE433
a) Simple Beam uniform load (w)
L
x
wL
Loading
Vx = w( L/2 - x)
Vmax = wL/2
Shear
Mx = wx/2( L - x)
Mmax =

Bryce DaFonte
BRAE 312
10/26/10
Re-done 11/12/10
Lab 5 Hydraulic Grade Line
Introduction: The lab group setup three different tests dealing with hydraulic grade lines,
following certain procedures and collecting data for each of the three tests at the wat

Bryce DaFonte
10/5/10
BRAE 312
Lab 1 Pressure Measurements
The group was divided into four teams, each team being responsible for taking pressure
measurements at various work stations at the Cal Poly Water Resources Facility. The first stop
during the lab

Hydraulics
Pipeline Flow
Ch 8
BRAE/ITRC
Cal Poly
Terms
compressible v. incompressible
laminar v. turbulent
velocity v. flow rate
friction loss v. minor losses
loss minor losses
streamlines v. seamstress
ITRC/BRAE
Cal Poly
1
Laminar v. Turbulent
hf varies

Hydraulics
Open Channel Flow
Channel Flow
ITRC
Cal Poly
Open Channel Hydraulics
Key terms/concepts for BRAE 312
uniform v. non-uniform
non
sub-critical vs. critical vs super-critical
EL and HGL for open channel flow
ITRC/BRAE
Cal Poly
1
Uniform vs. No

Bryce DaFonte
10/12/2010
BRAE 236
Lab 3 - Pipe Flow Rate Measurements
Introduction:
Flow rate is a key component in the understanding of hydraulics. In order to understand flow
rate, various methods of measuring flow rate in pipelines were demonstrated du

BRAE 312 - Lab 5 HGL
Part I. HGL Exercise - Pump to Buffer Reservoir at WDF
Basic data:
Elevations:
Elevation of the top of the pump pad = 100'
Elevation of the top of the wall of the buffer reservoir = 117.68'
Other vertical distance:
Pond water level to

BRAE 312 - Lab 5 HGL
Part I. HGL Exercise - Pump to Buffer Reservoir at WDF
Basic data:
Elevations:
Elevation of the top of the pump pad = 100'
Elevation of the top of the wall of the buffer reservoir = 117.68'
Other vertical distance:
Pond water level to

Bryce DaFonte
11/19/2010
BRAE 312
Fourth Grade School Water Horsepower
On October 6, 2010 Nadya Alexander and I travelled to the Paso Robles Fairgrounds to
give a presentation and demonstration of water horsepower to five groups of fourth graders for
the

Water
H2O
QUIZ
How many people are on Earth?
a)
25,000
b)
36,000,000
c) 296,000,000
d) 6,500,000,000
Satellite Photo of the Earth at Night
Answer: 6,500,000,000
QUIZ
How many gallons of water to make a
McDonalds Quarter Pounder?
a)
b)
c)
d)
1
60
600
6,000

Bryce DaFonte
9/28/10
BRAE 312
Lab 1 Hydraulics Tour
The first site that we stopped at was the Irrigation Practices Field where we examined the
different components that make up the various irrigation techniques. We noticed at the end of the
field was whe

BRAE 433 Lab 1 Problems (HW1)
1) Lab 3 Beam
Given:
Find:
30 ft length for simple beam (pin and roller assumed)
58 lb/ft assumed uniform load (w) for wt of beam
110 lb/ft assumed uniform load (w) for wt of students across beam
a)
b)
c)
d)
WF12x58
Max shear

Bryce DaFonte
9/22/10
BRAE 236 Lab 1
Irrigation System Tour
Station 1: Border Irrigation
As a group we were asked to use a stopwatch and tape measure to measure and record the time it
takes for water to advance down the field once one of the borders was t

Discussion Questions:
1. What are the basic criteria for selecting the proper pump for a project?
The first step is to determine the required pressure and flow rate for the project. The
second step is to find the pump that provides the required pressure a

Source: MCWRA
Date: May 2006
Note: The scale and
configuration of all
information shown hereon
are approximate and are
not intended as a guide for
design or survey work.
Source: MCWRA
Date: May 2006
Note: The scale and
configuration of all
information sho

Water
H2O
QUIZ
How many people are on Earth?
a)
25,000
b)
36,000,000
c) 296,000,000
d) 6,500,000,000
Satellite Photo of the Earth at Night
Answer: 6,500,000,000
QUIZ
How many gallons of water to make a
McDonalds Quarter Pounder?
a)
b)
c)
d)
1
60
600
6,000

BRAE 433
Example Problem from Class for a 2-Way Table
Non-Reinforced Concrete Beam
in
in
l ength of beam (ft)
ft
psi (compressive strength)
psi (modulus of rupture)
in
#/ft3 - pcf
#/ft
#/ft
#
ft-#
P = (M wL^2/8)/(L/4)
#
(M
Steps
1 Create the equations for

BRAE 433
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
1) Given:
Concrete with unit weight from 80 lb/ft^3 to 150 lb/ft^3 and f'c from 3000 psi to 7000 psi.
Required:
Develop a spreadsheet that will display in a table the values of Ec. Round Ec to the nearest ksi.
1
2
3
4
5
80

BRAE 433
HW 8
10/7/2011
Bryce DaFonte 1
1) Given:
Concrete with unit weight from 80 lb/ft^3 to 150 lb/ft^3 and f'c from 3000 psi to 7000 psi.
Required:
Develop a spreadsheet that will display in a table the values of Ec. Round Ec to the nearest ksi.
Ec =

Bryce DaFonte
11/9/11
BRAE 433
Lab 3/7
The purpose of having two different labs for this report was to determine the 28 day fc value
that we have been using throughout the duration of the class. During the lab on 10/3/2011 (Lab
3) the class split into thr