Description of Individual Course Units
 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit Year of Study Semester Number of ECTS Credits BSM-23-146 AÇIK KANAL AKIMLARI Elective 1 3 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
It is to make the mathematical concepts related to the open channel physically meaningful and to gain the ability to make mathematical inferences of the relations.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Senayi DÖNMEZ
Learning Outcomes
 1 Relates Open Channel Components to mechanical quantities. 2 Relates open channel hydraulics concepts to pressurized flow sizes. 3 Makes mathematical analysis of open channel current relations. 4 Makes mathematical analysis of the relations of slow and fast current flows. 5 Makes mathematical analysis of the relations of slowly changing currents.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
No
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Stationary Open Channel Flows, Energy Equations, Momentum Equations, Critical Flow Depths of Different Channel Sections, Flow Equations Used in Open Channel Flows, Logarithmic Velocity Distribution and Regions, Flow Calculations and Methods in Compact Section Open Channels, Slowly Changing Flows, Water Surface Profiles, Step Methods , Slowly Changing Flows, Direct Integration Methods, Graphical Integration Methods, Slowly Changing Flow Calculations in Air Mixed Flows
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 1 Stationary Open Channel Currents 2 Energy Equations 3 Momentum Equations 4 Critical Flow Depths of Different Channel Sections 5 Flow Equations Used in Open Channel Flows. 6 Flow Calculations and Methods in Open Channels with Compact Sections, Compound Sections, Capacity Determination in Sections Containing Vegetation, Capacity Determination in Circle and Horseshoe Sections, Hydraulically Appropriate Sections. 7 Erosion in Open Channel Flows, Regime Changes. 8 Local Changes in the Water Surface (Change in Cross Section, Threshold), Local Changes in the Water Surface (Grill, Submersible Curtain, Middle Legs, Connection). 9 Slowly Changing Flows, Surface Profiles. 10 Slowly Changing Flows. 11 Surface profile calculations, Direct Integration Methods. 12 Surface profile calculations, Graphical Integration Methods. 13 Slowly Changing Flow Calculations in Air Mixed Flows. 14 Applications, sample solutions.