Due to the COVID19 crisis, the information below is subject to change,
in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
Teacher(s)
Language
English
Prerequisites
A good knowledge of basic hydraulics or fluid mechanics and openchannel flows (as taught e.g. in LGCIV1051 and LGCIV2051) is an asset but is not mandatory.
Main themes
Mathematical models and numerical resolution of transient flows in contexts such as:
 Water distribution networks
 Openchannel flows
 Natural rivers with morphological evolution
Aims
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :  
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Contribution of the course to the program objectives (N°) AA1.1, AA1.2, AA2.1, AA2.2, AA2.3, AA2.4, AA2.5, AA3.1, AA3.2, AA3.3, AA4.2, AA4.4, AA5.2, AA5.3, AA5.6 Specific learning outcomes of the course More precisely, at the end of the course, the student will be able to :

Content
1. Transient flows in pressurized pipe networks :
 Water hammer : rigid column theory
 Pressure waves

Onedimensional flows
 Saintvenant equations, solutions by the method of characteristics
 Wave speed analysis
 Positive and negative waves  Twodimensional flow equations

Numerical methods
 Finitedifferences : Harten, Mac Cormack
 Finitevolume and shockcapturing methods
 Application : dambreak flow
 Numerical models (finitedifferences, finitevolumes)
 Nonequilibrium sediment transport
 Applications : dambreak flows over mobile beds
Teaching methods
Due to the COVID19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.
Lectures for the theoretical concepts.Practical applications through homewroks and projects.
Evaluation methods
Due to the COVID19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.
Continuous evaluation through homeworks and projects.Oral exam for the theoretical part.
Online resources
Moodle web site with the lecture slides, some lecture notes, and other useful information.
Faculty or entity