819110 Hydraulic structures and river basin management

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Sindelar, Christine
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Tasks and targets of water management and hydraulic structures
River engineering - basics
River engineering – actions
Embankment structures (weirs, barrages, spillways)
Flood protection (linear stuctures, flood detention measures, passive flood protection)
Water power (intake, plant waterways, electromechanical equipment)
Hydraulic simulation test

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After having passed the exams the student knows about the basics of river construction, flood control and flood protection, dams and weirs, hydraulic model testing as well as hydropower exploitation. He is able to understand problems in the field of hydraulic engineering and to discuss suitable solutions. He is able to specify in different field of hydraulic engineering. The student should have basis knowledge about hydromechanics and hydrology.
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