Course detail

# Reservoirs and Water Management Systems

Control of river basin runoff, means for this activity, basic function of a reservoir, relevant equations
Categorization of the reservoirs, function volumes, water management solution of reservoir storage function, water management solution of reservoir protection function
Water management plan, dispatcher control of the reservoir, water management systems
Assembling of mathematical model of water flow in water management system, solution of water management systems storage function, use of simulation model and methods of optimal programming for solution of optimal control and development of water management systems, protection function of water management systems

Department

Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students obtain knowledge from reservoirs and water management systems in the field of determination of the functional capacity of the reservoir, water management solution of the reservoir storage function, water management solution of the reservoir protection function, reservoir handling procedure. Intodicing of basic characteristics of a water systems, optimal control of water supply subsystems and optimal development of water supply systems.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of mathematics, physics, operational and system analyses and hydrology

Co-requisites

Methods for optimal programming, water legislation, water chemistry.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

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.
Students pass the 13 basic lectures in reservoirs and water management systems.
In practice, students process according to entering some basic task using computers and software available.
At the end of course test draw from the full range of lectures and pass the oral exam.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

For a successful finishing of the subject, student has to:
♦ - be present in seminars,
♦ - have presentations of selected topics from reservoirs and watermanagement systems,
♦ - hand over his presentations,
♦ - pass the tests,
♦ - oral exam.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Control of river basin runoff, basic terms
2. Fundamental for water management solution of the reservoirs and systems
3. Reservoirs, distribution, basic equation of the reservoirs, functional volumes
4. - 6. Water management solution of the supply function of the reservoir (water management balance, basic types of the tasks - numerical and graphical solution, losses)
7. 8. Water management solution of the protection function of the reservoir (retention volume controllable and uncontrollable and their combination, simulation of the reservoir behavior)
9. Reservoirs operation, manipulation order and dispatcher graph
10. Reservoirs in natural environment, definition of water managenet system,, basic characteristics
11. Water management systems, common procedure for solving basic types of the tasks, schematization
12. The role of optimum control of the water supply systems
13. The role of optimum development of water supply system, protection function of water management systems.

Aims

Basic knowledge of river basin runoff control with the use of isolated reservoirs and water management systems, ability to determine basic functional vulumes of water in reservoirs, obtaining information necessary for construction of mathematical models of water flow through the water supply sytem and flood control system, ability to use adequate tools suitable for solving basic type of tasks.

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 B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

branch V , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

• Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

branch V , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

• Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

branch V , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

#### Type of course unit

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Control of river basin runoff, basic terms
2. Fundamental for water management solution of the reservoirs and systems
3. Reservoirs, distribution, basic equation of the reservoirs, functional volumes
4. - 6. Water management solution of the supply function of the reservoir (water management balance, basic types of the tasks - numerical and graphical solution, losses)
7. 8. Water management solution of the protection function of the reservoir (retention volume controllable and uncontrollable and their combination, simulation of the reservoir behavior)
9. Reservoirs operation, manipulation order and dispatcher graph
10. Reservoirs in natural environment, definition of water managenet system,, basic characteristics
11. Water management systems, common procedure for solving basic types of the tasks, schematization
12. The role of optimum control of the water supply systems
13. The role of optimum development of water supply system, protection function of water management systems.

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Reservoir characteristics determination
2. Determination of the reservoir storage volume - graphically
3. Determination of the reservoir storage volume - graphically
4. Determination of the reservoir storage volume - numerically
5. The input of loss of water from the reservoir to the solution
6. Determination of the retention capacity of the reservoir and solution the parameters of functional objects
7. Determination of the retention capacity of the reservoir and solution the parameters of functional objects
8. Water management plan of the reservoir
9. Dispatching chart construction
10. Water management solutions of the cascade water supply function
11. Task formulation of optimal control water supply subsystem
12. Task formulation of optimal control water supply subsystem
13. Check the reports and the credit