Course detail

Stability and revitalization open channels

FAST-DR75Acad. year: 2017/2018

Natural stream channel evolution, response of natural stream to interferences. Generation, properties and transport of sediments. Effect of sediment transport to channel bed roughness. Deformation of particular parts of open channels and train rivers by water flow.
Revitalization of water course is one of the possible ways to remediate improper training done in the past. It is also proper remediation after ecological accident, natural disaster, etc.

Revitalized channel of a stream should fit the natural condition as muchas possible. This the main difference between complex river traning ang revitalization.

Department

Institute of Water Structures (VST-VST)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

River hydraulics - mathematical models of river flow, mechanic-physical properties of earth materials, biologie

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Basic iformation, terminology ecology, biology, dendrology and
fytocenology
2.-4. Choice of case study location, data colection
5.-8. Personal investigation of choosed locality, evaluation of up to
date conditions - method of QBR index determination
9.-12. Elaboration of revitalization design, including evaluation of
hydraulic characteristics and proposal of reparian zones
13. Handover of the work

Aims

Evaluation of stability of open channels as ecological spine of landscape. Physical bases, theoretical bases and empirical calculation formulas.
Information about revitalization of rivers and dams (reservoirs), work a project of river revitalization (or dam reservoir revitalization).

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer