CIVIL-413 / 3 credits

Teacher: 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

Keywords

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

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Fluid mechanics I et II

Hydraulic structures and schemes I

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the objectives of urban hydraulic systems
  • Analyze the legal environment of urban hydraulic networks
  • Assess / Evaluate the sewer types and existing systems
  • Elaborate relevant discharges
  • Characterize fresh water supply nets, captures and reservoirs
  • Design sewer pipes considering all related phenomena
  • Estimate the hydraulically correct dimensions of manholes
  • Compose urban hydraulic nets out of the relevant elements

Transversal skills

  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Respect relevant legal guidelines and ethical codes for the profession.
  • Take responsibility for environmental impacts of her/ his actions and decisions.
  • Make an oral presentation.

Teaching methods

Course with exercices, examples, and presentations

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

 

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In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • 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 (summer session)
  • 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 (summer session)
  • 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 (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Urban hydraulic systems
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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