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Design of Coastal Protection Works

  • Course Code :
    SCM 532
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

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Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: - Understand the basic concepts and main principles - Calculate the values of the essential terms Regarding hydrodynamics of coastal areas Shoreline changes & erosion hore protection structures off-shore marine structures marine pipelines and cables construction methods & materials environmental impact

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Design of Coastal Protection Works

Introduction, Hydrodynamics of coastal areas, Sediment transport, Shoreline changes, Beach erosion, Design of shore protection structures: marine walls, groins, breakwaters, Off-shore marine structures, Floating structures, Design of non structural beach protection systems, Design of marine pipelines and cables, Selection of construction methods and type of materials, Environmental impact assessment.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Describe the main concept of hydrodynamics of coastal areas
2- Explain the principals of Shoreline changes & erosion

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Calculate the values of hore protection structures
2- Analyze the system of off-shore marine structures
3- Analyze the system of marine pipelines and cables
4- Assess issues of construction methods & materials

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Draw neat details of hore protection structures
2- Apply Code provisions regarding off-shore marine structures
3- Apply Code provisions regarding marine pipelines and cables
4- Demonstrate presentation regarding construction methods & materials
5- Prepare technical reports for environmental impact

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Search for information and self-learning discipline


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Design of Coastal Protection Works

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Hydrodynamics of coastal areas 4 3 1
Shoreline changes & erosion 8 6 2
Shore protection structures 12 9 3
Off-shore marine structures 12 9 3
Marine pipelines and cables 8 6 2
Construction methods & materials 8 6 2
Environmental impact 4 3 1
Revision 4 3 1

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lec.
Discussion
Problem Solving
Report / Present.

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Design of Coastal Protection Works

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final exam 40.00
First Mid Term Exam 15.00
Quizzes / Assig. 15.00
Report / Present. 15.00
Second Mid Term Exam 15.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Course notes :

Handout notes on MOODLE

Recommended books :

"Coastal Engineering – Waves, Beaches, Wave-Structure Interactions", T. Sawaragi , Elsevier, 1995

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