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School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Hydraulics II

Course Information:

Course ID:ENVE 433
Type of course:Required course
Teaching Hours:Th=0, E=0, L=3

Instructor: Professor N. Nikolaidis (Faculty member - EnvEng), Professor G. Karatzas (Faculty member - EnvEng), Professor I. Tsanis (Faculty member - EnvEng), E. Varouchakis, A. Koutroulis

Textbooks (Eudoxus):


  •  Registration required

Course contents:

  • Hydraulics and Hybrology Labs
    • Hydraulic jump and stilling basins
    • Specific energy-critical depth
    • Flow over and vee notch weir. Broad crested weir
    • Measurement of water flow in river
    • Hydrometeorological measurements
  • Groundwater flow Lab
    • Darcy Law – Demonstration of water groundflow, calculation of hydraulic gradient and calculation of hydraulic conductivity
    • Demonstration of water groundflow, and calculation of hydraulic conductivity in confined acquifer

Laboratory Exercises:

  • Seven lab exercises, team reports: 60% of the Lab grade
  • Final written lab exam: 40% of the Lab grade

Assessment and grading method:

  • Lab work, 100% of the grade

Last modification: 07-09-2018