Water Operations And Management WOM418 Hydraulic principles and application in the water industry

  • Course Code MS-150
  • Duration 5 days
  • Learners16Max

This unit provides learners with an opportunity to develop the skills required to solve hydrostatic and flow problems, select appropriate pumps and undertake experiments in hydraulics.


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the construction and application of pressure measuring devices.
  • Carry out calculations to determine the magnitude and position of hydrostatic forces.
  • Carry out calculations for pipeline flow problems
  • Carry out calculations for open channel flow problems.
  • Explain the significance of pressure, flow and head and their relationship to the water distribution system.
  • Carry out calculations to match pumps to the requirements of a specific system.
  • Carry out laboratory investigations into hydraulic behaviour.
  • Produce reports on the findings of hydraulic laboratory investigations.

Classroom based activity using PowerPoint, group activities and discussion. End of unit assessment in the form of an exam and written assignment

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