Course detail

Landscape engineering and hydrotechnical melioration

FAST-DS75Acad. year: 2018/2019

History and development of drainage structures, need and asset of drainage structures. watershed protection in water management and agriculture, drainage theory, surface and underground runoff, hydrotechnical calculations, modelling of the drainage process, design, operation and use of drainage structures
Theory of erosion processes, erosion factors, runoff modelling, consequences of concentrated runoff, water courses protection

Department

Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Hydrology, Hydropedology,Landscape water management

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.Introduction of subject
2.Drainage assessment, water regime of wet soils
3.Kinds of drainage, surface drainage channel and its arrangement
4.Drainage, arrangement,deep and spacing of drains
5.Special kinds of drainage, konstruction of drains, parameters of drains
6.Wishmeier USLE equation
7.Erosion and sediment transport modells
8. SCS runoff curve number methods
9.Complex soil and water conservation
10.Technical and biotechnical methodes
11.Design of basic parameters of measures.
12.Terraces
13.Water resource protection, protection zone, revized zones

Aims

Detailed theoretical and practical introduction with complex system of landscape engineering and hydrotechnical melioration, soil erosion and flood control in the watershed and drainage, focused on digital solution of complex project of watershed protection and drainage.

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.Introduction of subject
2.Drainage assessment, water regime of wet soils
3.Kinds of drainage, surface drainage channel and its arrangement
4.Drainage, arrangement,deep and spacing of drains
5.Special kinds of drainage, konstruction of drains, parameters of drains
6.Wishmeier USLE equation
7.Erosion and sediment transport modells
8. SCS runoff curve number methods
9.Complex soil and water conservation
10.Technical and biotechnical methodes
11.Design of basic parameters of measures.
12.Terraces
13.Water resource protection, protection zone, revized zones