ENV-424 / 5 crédits

Enseignant: Rinaldo Andrea

Langue: Anglais


Summary

Water resources engineering designs systems to control the quantity, quality, timing, and distribution of water to support human demands and the needs of the environment.

Content

Keywords

Hydrologic modeling; water management; floods; droughts; distribution of water

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Hydrology, elementary fluid mechanics, MatLab

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Model the continuous functioning of a multipourpouse reservoir
  • Design water reservoir for generic input and output flow timeseries
  • Estimate irrigation water needs and irrigation water withdawals
  • Estimate hydropower production
  • Design distribution networks
  • Predict the effect of flood control measures
  • Implement and code simple conceptual hydrological models
  • Compute the operating point of a pump
  • Estimate the potential energy produced by a hydropower plant
  • Develop models of synthetic rainfall

Transversal skills

  • Use both general and domain specific IT resources and tools

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra teaching, exercises

Expected student activities

  • Attendance at lectures
  • Weekly exercises
  • Semester assignment

 

Assessment methods

Homework assignment 30%, Final exam in the post-semester exam period 70%

Resources

Bibliography

Slides of Lectures

Support Textbook: Mays L.W., Water Resources Engineering, Wiley, New York, 2005

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water resources engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water resources engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water resources engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water resources engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water resources engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water resources engineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

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