Course detail

Contemporary Weir Structures

FAST-DR76Acad. year: 2018/2019

Application of calculation of low sill overflow
Surface hydraulic jump, design and evaluation of divergent stilling pool
Sealing of weir subsoil and training walls
Movable flap gate and segment gate weirs (calculation and evaluation of the structures) and inflatable weirs (calculation and evaluation of the structures)
Calculation and design of needle flashboards and stop logs flashboards
construction details and movable weirs facilities, moving components and weir sluice mechanisms
Principles of operating regulations structure for movable weirs
Prerequisites: River training, Weirs

Department

Institute of Water Structures (VST-VST)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Classic fixed weirs and weirs with movable gates, principals of steel hydrotechnical structures design, function of water systems

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Detail introduction to history of weir structures
2. Sealing of weir body and weir wing underlay
3. Overflow of fixed weir sill of movable weirs with high degree of
submerge by downstream water, calculation of overflow consumption
curve
4. Surface hydraulic jump, divergent stilling pool
5. Calculation and design of inflatable weirs:
- design of fixed low sill and calculation of consumption curve
of overflow
6. – design of inflatable structure and calculation of consumption
curve of overflow
7. – calculation and design of downstream apron including lining
8. – design and calculation of inflatable weir equipment
9. Informative static calculation of flap gate
10. Informative static calculation of radial gate
11. Informative static calculation of elements of stop logs and needle flashboard
12. Principals of elaboration of weir handling regulations (in system)
13. Excursion

Aims

Calculation and design of modern weir gates of movable weirs- flap gate, radial gate, inflatable gate. Informative static calculaiton of the gates. Evaluation of suitability with respect to handling regulations for uptakes and maximal discharges diversion.

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, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

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

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

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

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

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

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Detail introduction to history of weir structures
2. Sealing of weir body and weir wing underlay
3. Overflow of fixed weir sill of movable weirs with high degree of
submerge by downstream water, calculation of overflow consumption
curve
4. Surface hydraulic jump, divergent stilling pool
5. Calculation and design of inflatable weirs:
- design of fixed low sill and calculation of consumption curve
of overflow
6. – design of inflatable structure and calculation of consumption
curve of overflow
7. – calculation and design of downstream apron including lining
8. – design and calculation of inflatable weir equipment
9. Informative static calculation of flap gate
10. Informative static calculation of radial gate
11. Informative static calculation of elements of stop logs and needle flashboard
12. Principals of elaboration of weir handling regulations (in system)
13. Excursion

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