Selected Chapters of Hydrotechnics
FAST-NRA013Acad. year: 2020/2021
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.
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.
Courses related to water management - hydraulics, hydrology, structure foundation, earth mechanics, hydrotechnical structures, realization of structures
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
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.
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 NPC-SIV Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory