Water Engineering Project

Course code CIVL4541Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

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.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
ObjectivesThe course provides the capstone experience for the water engineering strand of the civil engineering program:

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.
ContentInvestigation of a range of water engineering options in a multi-objective context; hydrologic analysis; conceptual hydraulic/water resources design.
Replacing Course(s)N/A.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeContent covered in course CIVL4450 Water Engineering.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Assessment is based on preliminary design proposal, and design project report.

Continuous feedback is provided to students in the course of the analysis, design, and preparation of the final report.

NOTE: Any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in Week 1.
Contact HoursProblem Based Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 7 weeks
Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Program ComponentCIVL4450 Water Engineering.
This course includes flood estimation, design and decision analysis which are essential skills for successful completion of a water project.
Requisite by EnrolmentBachelor of Engineering.
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for CIVL4541