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CE-876 Sediment Transport
Campus SCEE (NICE)
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Sediment Transport
Course Code CE-876
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes Fluid Mechanics-I (CE-251) & II (CE-252)
Course Objectives To equip the students with the knowledge of properties of water & sediment, incipient motion criteria & applications, transport mechanism of bed load, suspended load and total load.
Detail Content
  1. Properties of Water and Sediment:
  2. Incipient Motion Criteria and Applications:
  3. Resistance to Flow and Bed Forms:
  4. Bed-Load Transport:
  5. Suspended Load Transport:
  6. Total Load Transport:
Text/Ref Books
  1. Ning Chien & Zhaohui Wan, Mechanics of Sediment Transport, ASCE Press, 1999.
  2. J. Raudkivi, Loose Boundary Hydraulics (3rd Edition), Pergamon Press, 1990.
  3. Van Rijn, Principles of Sediment Transport in Rivers, Estuaries and Coastal Seas, Aqua Publication, 1993.
  4. Venoni, Sedimentation Engineering, ASCE, 1977.
  5. K. G. Ranga Raju & R. J. Garde, Mechanics of Sediment Transportation and Alluvial Stream Problems (2nd Edition), Halsted Press, 1986.
  6. W. H. Graf, Hydraulics of Sediment Transport, 1984.
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2015
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Sajjad Haider, PhD