HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING

Course ID: IIS-SE>HYDRING
Course title: HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING
Semester: 5 / Winter
ECTS: 5
Lectures/Classes: 30 / 30 hours
Field of study: Environmental Engineering
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: optional
Prerequisites: Math, Phisics, Fluid Mechanics, Hydrology, Hydraulics, basic knowledge about Hydrotechnic structures, basic knowledge of Geotechnics, english knowledge level – min. B2
Contact person: PhD Robert Głowski, robert.glowski@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: During course students achieves basic theoretical knowledge of hydraulic engineering – related to the design of channels, spillways, weirs, energy dissipation basins. The topic concern hydraulic structures, the channels capacity, flow conditions, the water energy dissipation below hydraulic structures, problems generated by sediment transport and various other topics related to the subject. After completed course student has the basic knowledge about the rules of hydraulic structures design and the problems generated by the sediment transport.
Full description: Fundamental terms in hydraulic engineering, channel parameters design, flow resistance ( channel roughnes), spillway parameters design, design parameters of dissipation basin (construction dimensions), sediment transport parameters – shearing velocities, critical sediment transport shear stresses, local scour.
Bibliography: Granet Irving, Fluid Mechanics, 4th ed. A Simon & Schuster Company, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1996, Novak P., Moffat A. I. B., Nalluri C. and Narayanan R., Hydraulic structures, Taylor and Francis, London and New York, 2007, Chadwick A., Morfett J., Bortwick M., Hydraulic in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 4th Edition, Spon Press, London, 2004, Mott, Robert L., Applied Fluid Mechanics, 4th ed. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1994, Shames, Irving H., Mechanics of Fluids, 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1992,
Learning outcomes: After completing the course a student In terms of knowledge Has structured and detailed knowledge covering the main issues in the field of hydrotechnical earthworks, knows the basic techniques, tools and materials used in hydrotechnical earth construction. He knows the guidelines for designing hydrotechnical constructions. concrete; understands the principles of performing tests. model hydrotechnical constructions; knows modern technologies and materials used in hydrotechnical concrete construction; knows the causes and ways prevention of disasters of water structures. IŚ2AW10 IW IŚ2AW11 ​​IW In terms of skills He is able to design a ground hydrotechnical building as a structure composed of interacting elements, can determine the class of individual hydrotechnical constructions. Can design a fish pass, surface water intake; knows how to determine and calculate the basic criteria for hydraulic tests on physical models of hydrotechnical constructions; can choose appropriate technologies and materials in the field of selected concrete hydrotechnical constructions. IŚ2AU1IW IŚ2AU18IW In the field of social competences can communicate with the environment in order to exchange professional knowledge, can take a stand on important social issues and be independent in their views. IŚ2AK03
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: grade obtained at classes (45%) + grade obtained at lectures (55%)

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