Course detail

Selected Chapters of Hydrotechnics

FAST-CR003Acad. year: 2017/2018

Design and assessment of safety and stability of weirs, dams and objects related to usage of hydropower.
Sediment load motion and stability of stream bank sides.
Weir gates construction.
Design parameters of water turbines of water power plant working in different operation regimes.
Hydraulic solution and research of devices of WPP and navigation canals.
Loading, calculation of object local and overall safety.
New constructional solution, reconstructions, modernizations and intensification hydro technical objects utilization.

Department

Institute of Water Structures (VST-VST)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge of problems in hydrotechnical structures, which follows the information of bachelor study program of Civil engineeering.

Prerequisites

Courses related to water management - hydraulics, hydrology, structure foundation, earth mechanics, hydrotechnical structures, realization of structures

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.-3. Assessment of stability of weirs and dams and their underlay.
4.-6. Determination of design parameters of water power plant turbines. Hydraulic research and solution of individual functional elements of WPP
7.-8. Sediment load motion and stability of stream bank sides.
9.-10. Design and calculation of gates of movable weirs.
11. Environmental project of structure, continuity and relationships of design and natural conditions - legislation. New program products for design of hydro technical structures.
12. Downflow baffles for oil products interception and measurements of discharges and volumes on streams and sewer systems.
13. Risks in water management, their determination and evaluation, influence on technical solution and economy of structure.

Aims

Studends gain more detailed knowledge of problems of hydrotechnical structures, which follows the information of bachelor study program of Civil engineeering.

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 N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer