School of Civil Engineering

Undergraduate Subjects

If you are interested in pursuing hydraulic engineering in your bachelor program, you may wish to consider the following topics:

  • CIVL4514 Civil Design
  • CIVL3140 Introduction to Catchment Hydraulics and Open Channel Flow
  • CIVL4120 Advanced Open Channel Flow and Hydraulic Structures
  • CIVL4140 Environmental Modelling 
  • CIVL4160 Advanded Fluid Mechanics
Postgraduate Subjects

If you are interested in pursuing hydraulic engineering in your postgraduate study, you may wish to consider the following topics:

  • CIVL7020 Advanced Open Channel Flow and Hydraulic Structures
  • CIVL7160 Advanded Fluid Mechanics
  • CIVL4140 Environmental Modelling
Scholarly publications on higher education
  • CHANSON, H. (2009). "Digital Publishing, Indexing and Ethics: Implications in Civil and Hydraulic Engineering and Research." Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, Vol. 135, No. 4, pp. 117-121 (DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)1052-3928(2009)135:4(117)) (ISSN 0733-9380). (PDF file at UQeSpace)
  • CHANSON, H. (2008). "Some Experience with Digitial Publishing, Open Access Repository, Research Impact and Quality." Proc.Open Access Collection workshop, Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories, Brisbane, 14 Feb., 12 pages. (PDF file at UQeSpace)
  • CHANSON, H. (2007). "Research Quality, Publications and Impact in Civil Engineering into the 21st Century. Publish or Perish, Commercial versus Open Access, Internet versus Libraries ?" Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, NRC, Vol. 34, No. 8, pp. 946-951 (DOI:10.1169/L07-027) (ISSN 0315-1468). (PDF file at UQeSpace) (Preprint at UQeSpace)
  • CHANSON, H. (2007). "Impact of Commercial Search Engines and International Databases on Engineering Teaching and Research." European Journal of Engineering Education, SEFI, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 261-269 (doi: 10.1080/030437901423815) (ISSN 0304-3797 print / ISSN 1469-5898 online). (PDF file at UQeSpace)
  • BALDOCK, T.E., and CHANSON, H. (2006). "Undergraduate Teaching of Ideal and Real Fluid Flows: the Value of Real-World Experimental Projects." European Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 729-739 (DOI: 10.1080/03043790600911837) (ISSN 0304-3797). (PDF file at UQeSpace) (PDF file at EprintsUQ)
  • CHANSON, H. (2005). "Commercial Search Engines, International Databases or Traditional Libraries ?" Jl of Hyd. Res., IAHR, Vol. 43, No. 6, Supplement, pp. A85-87 (ISSN 0022-1686). (also IAHR Newsletter, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 85-87.) (PDF Version at EprintsUQ)
  • CHANSON, H. (2005). "Should Field Works Be Compulsory in Hydraulic Engineering Courses ?" IAHR Newsletter, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 27-30. (Download PDF File)
  • CHANSON, H. (2004). "Enhancing Students' Motivation in the Undergraduate Teaching of Hydraulic Engineering: the Role of Field Works" Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 4, pp. 259-268 (ISSN 0733-9380). (Download PDF file)
  • CHANSON, H. (2002). "Paper vs Electronic !?!." IAHR Newsletter, Vol. 40, No. 3, p. 46.   (Download PDF file
  • CHANSON, H. (2001). "Teaching Hydraulic Design in an Australian Undergraduate Civil Engineering Curriculum." Jl of Hyd. Engrg., ASCE, Vol. 127, No. 12, pp. 1002-1008  (ISSN 0733-9429). (Download PDF File
  • CHANSON, H. (2000). "Introducing Originality and Innovation in Engineering Teaching: the Hydraulic Design of Culverts." European Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 377-391 (ISSN 0304-3797).   (Download PDF File
  • CHANSON, H., and JAMES, P. (1998). "Teaching Case Studies in Reservoir Siltation and Catchment Erosion." Intl Jl of Engineering Education, Vol.14, No. 4, pp. 265-275 (ISSN 0949-149X). (Download PDF file) (Alternative PDF file)

Field work in Eprapah Creek, Victoria Point QLD on 11 June 2006