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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIEG 670 - Physics of Cohesive Sediment (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
PHYSICS OF COHESIVE SEDIMENT
Component: Lecture
Mechanics of fine sediment transport processes in coastal environment; overview of sediment source to sink; bottom boundary layer; mechanics of transport; mixture theory; flocculation; settling and deposition, turbulence-sediment interactions; rheological effects; consolidation and bed erodibility; fluid mud; convective sedimentation; tidal flats.
Allowed Units: 3 Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: CIEG 305 Fluid Mechanics; MATH 351 Engineering Math I (or equivalent). COREQ: CIEG 639  Ocean Fluid Dynamics (or equivalent).