875334 Protection systems against natural hazards

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Suda, Jürgen
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Classification of torrent barriers:

Target functions of torrent barriers, construction type.

soil identification values, earth pressure analysis.

External stability analysis of the torrent barriers:

Internal stability analysis of the torrent barriers:

Calculations: Gravity dam, retaining wall, prestressed gravity dam.

Introduction for the calculation of plate barriers and arc barriers.

Previous knowledge expected

The knowledge of the following courses is assumed:
"Construction" or "Civil engineering design of protective structures" or equivalent; Geological and geotechnical basic knowledge required

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

External stability analysis of select types of torrent barriers.
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