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Design of Massive Irrigation Structures

  • Course Code :
    SCM 533
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

Instructor information :

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 locks retaining walls elements of dams operation of reservoir concrete dams spillways basins

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Design of Massive Irrigation Structures

Locks: types; planning, filling and emptying systems, design of foundation and retaining walls; dams: purpose, types, annual and long-semester storage, reservoir design and operation, design of concrete dams, earthquake loads, design of embankment dams, seepage control- spillways: types, hydraulic design, stilling basins: types, effects and design.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define the main terms of retaining walls
2- List the main items of elements of dams
3- Explain the principals of operation of reservoir
4- Define the main terms of basins

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Calculate the values of locks
2- Design the elements of retaining walls
3- Analyze the system of elements of dams
4- Calculate the values of spillways

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Prepare technical reports for retaining walls
2- Draw neat details of concrete dams
3- Draw neat details of spillways

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Search for information and self-learning discipline


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Design of Massive Irrigation Structures

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
locks 8 6 2
retaining walls 8 6 2
elements of dams 8 6 2
operation of reservoir 8 6 2
concrete dams 8 6 2
spillways 8 6 2
basins 8 6 2
Revision 4 3 1

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Design of Massive Irrigation Structures

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

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

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Design of Massive Irrigation Structures

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 :

"Irrigation and Drainage Engineering", ElSaie Moh. Yasser, Fattoh Ehab, 2004

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