Engineering Hydrology

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Hydrology

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    8
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1 - 2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    2
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    This course aims to develop an understanding of flood hydrology. Topics include: factors affecting runoff; selected prediction methods; flood routing; drought hydrology: flow measurements, mass balances and storage-yield relationships for reservoirs.

    22 lectures, 5 tutorials

    DP requirements:
    Submission of all assignments before the deadline and achieving at least 2/3 of the class average for the semester mark.

    Assessment:
    Based on design calculation file reflecting all the work covered in the course.

    Course Entry Requirements: CIV2034S (DP).

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.