Water Engineering Project

Description

Provides a practical introduction to investigation and design techniques in water engineering. The emphasis is on a realistic problem requiring investigation of several options in a multi-objective context and conceptual design. The problem is set by a practicing engineer.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. To develop basic investigation and conceptual design skills in a multi-objective, multi-option problem framework.

2. To apply research and design skills acquired in earlier courses to solve design problems.

3. To work as part of a design team.

4. To be able to communicate and interact at a professional level.

Content

Investigation of a range of water engineering options in a multi-objective context; hydrologic analysis; conceptual hydraulic/water resources design.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civl) program and associated combined degrees. Pre-requisite - successful completion of CIVL4450

Assumed Knowledge

Content covered in course CIVL4450 Water Engineering.

Assessment Items

Project: Final Report (including debrief)/Client Proposal

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for 7 Weeks

This course runs for first half of semester (CIVL4571 is run in the second half of semester). Weeks 1-6 are devoted to the project and week 7 is used to debrief the class. Students should consult course co-ordinator to confirm start dates.

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks