Course detail

Hydropedology

FAST-DS73Acad. year: 2017/2018

Broadening of basic hydropedology knowledge
Flow equations
Hydraulic characteristics of soil
Laboratory work - measurement and evaluation of soil hydraulic characteristics
Variability of hydropedological quantities
Soils geostatic
Temperable flow

Department

Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will individually elaborate a seminar work from Engineering hydropedology in relation to the doctoral thesis.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of hydropedology from magister study programme, hydraulics, mathematics, physics,chemistry, probability theory and statistics.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

CÍSLEROVÁ, M: Inženýrská hydropedologie. Skriptum ČVUT, Praha 1989
KODEŠOVÁ, R: Modelování v pedologii. Skriptum ČZU, Praha 2005
KUTÍLEK M. ET AL: Soil Hydrology. Catena Verlag: GeoEcology Publications 1994

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. Fundamentals of hydropedology
2. Hydrostatic of soil - soil water potential
3. Hydrodynamic of soil water
4. Flow equations and their analysis
5.-6. Hydraulic characteristics - approximating functions of retention curves, parametric evaluation of retention curves
7. RETC program
8. Infiltration
9.-10. Variability of hydropedological quantities
11. Hydropedological quantities as spatially random variables
12.-13. Temperable flow - description of flow of dissolved substances and the analytical analysis of transport of dissolved substances

Aims

Broadening of subject knowledge in selected problems of hydropedology, independent solution of hydropedology tasks in laboratories and theoretical knowledge aimed at water management problems

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 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch VHS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning