Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Urban hydraulic systems

CIVIL-413

Lecturer(s) :

Pfister Michael

Language:

English

Summary

The basic features of fresh water and sewer nets are considered. For fresh water, the capture, the reservoir and the distribution net are discussed. For sewers, conduit and manhole hydraulics is in the focus. Besides, the legal background is provided and methods to derive the relevant discharges.

Content

General introduction to urban hydraulics

 

Focus on fresh water

 

Focus on wastewater hydraulics

 

Keywords

urban hydraulics, sewer, fresh water, reservoir, manhole, wastewater, hydraulics

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Fluid mechanics I et II

Hydraulic structures and schemes I

Hydraulic and energy networks

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Course with exercices, examples, a field visit and presentations given by external experts

Expected student activities

To read literature and book chapters, to present results

Assessment methods

Oral exam

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Is provided at course begin

Notes/Handbook

Slides and Books

Moodle Link

Prerequisite for

Master Thesis in the field

In the programs

    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Oral
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Urban hydraulic systems
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Oral
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Urban hydraulic systems
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Oral
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Urban hydraulic systems
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Oral
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Urban hydraulic systems
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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16-17     
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20-21     
21-22     
Under construction
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German