CE 356 Hydraulics, Spring 2004

Review for First Exam

The material is classified according to Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives

 Level Title Meaning 1 Knowledge Definitions, facts, formulas 2 Comprehension Explanation of definitions, formulas, problem solving procedures 3 Application Know how to use a formula or procedure to solve simple problems 4 Analysis Break down a complex problem and solve by steps 5 Synthesis Derivation of basic formulas, design of new systems 6 Evaluation Advantages and limitations of alternative approaches

Lectures

 Lecture Topic Level 1 Introduction, history of hydraulics, water molecule, water properties 2 2 Pressure head and manometers 3 3 Pipe flow, head loss by pipe friction 5 4 Minor head losses, and introduction to pipe laboratory 4 5 Statistical analysis of experimental errors 3 6 Pumps: power, head, flow, velocity  (Dr Holley) 4 7 Pumps: similarity, specific speed (Dr Holley) 3 8 Introduction to pump laboratory, pump performance 5 9 Pump selection, net positive suction head,  pumps in series and parallel 4 10 Pipe and pump systems, operating point 5 11 Flow between two and three reservoirs, flow in parallel pipes 3 12 Pipe networks (Hardy-Cross method) 3

Readings: Hwang and Houghtalen: Hydraulic Engineering Systems

 Source Topic Level Chap 1 Fundamental properties of water 2 Sec 2.1-2.4 Water pressure,  manometers 3 Sec 3.1-3.2 Water flow in pipes 2 Sec 3.4-3.5 Energy head, head loss due to pipe friction 5 Sec. 3.6-3.10 Empirical formulas for head loss, minor head losses 4 Sec 4.1-4.2 Pipeline connecting two reservoirs, negative pressure 4 Sec. 4.2 Pipeline with pumps 5 Sec. 4.3-4.4 Branching pipe systems, pipe networks 3 Sec. 5.1 Centrifugal pumps 4 Sec. 5.2-5.3 Axial flow and jet flow pumps 2 Sec. 5.4 Pump selection 5 Sec. 5.5-5.7 Pumps in series or parallel, cavitation, specific speed 4

You may bring one sheet 8.5” x 11” with you to the exam with anything written on it that you want.