School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering
1. COURSE INFORMATION:
|Course ID||ENVE 535||Semester||9th|
|Course Modules||Instruction Hours per Week||ECTS|
Lectures and Tutorials
|Course Type||Scientific Area|
|The course is offered to Erasmus students||No|
2. LEARNING OUTCOMES
The course includes basic knowledge of elements of wave mechanics, sea traffic and sea currents, as well as hydrodynamic loads of marine structures.
Upon successful completion of this course the students will acquire new knowledge and specific skills on the following subjects:
3. COURSE SYLLABUS
Theory: Introduction to coastal engineering (surface wave formation, wave measurement). Wave theories (mathematical wave theory, linear wave theory, spectral wave theory). Wave shoaling, refraction , diffraction, breaking and reflection. Wind waves forecasting. Mathematical simulation of wind and tidal waves. Solute transport in the coastal zone. Sediment transport and coastal erosion. Environmental control of projects in the coastal zone. Exercises – Tutorials.
4. INSTRUCTION and LEARNING METHODS - ASSESSMENT
|Lecture Method||Direct (face to face)|
Use of Information and Communication Technology
|Instruction Organisation||Activity||Workload per Semester|
|- Autonomous study||45|
Ι. Written final examination (70 %).
II. Group and autonomous assignments (30 %).
5. RECOMMENDED READING
|Course Instructor:||Dr. E. Grillakis (New Scientist - EnvEng)|
|Lectures:||Dr. E. Grillakis (New Scientist - EnvEng)|
|Tutorial exercises:||Dr. E. Grillakis (New Scientist - EnvEng)|