Hydraulics of Groundwater Flows

Course Information
TitleΥΔΡΑΥΛΙΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΥΠΟΓΕΙΩΝ ΡΟΩΝ / Hydraulics of Groundwater Flows
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000250

Programme of Study: PPS TMĪMATOS POLITIKŌN MĪCΗANIKŌN (2018-2019)

Registered students: 11
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses843

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΥ1100Konstantinos Katsifarakis, Periklis Latinopoulos, Nikolaos Theodosiou
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Acquisition of advanced knowledge on groundwater flows, in particular on non-steady flows, leaky aquifers and generalization of the method of images. Development of skills regarding in situ measurement of aquifers’ hydraulic features (e.g. transmissivity and storativity)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The role of groundwater in water resources management. Aquifer classification. Hydraulic parameters, imhomogeneity and anisotropy. Mathematical simulation of groundwater flows. Analytical solutions for steady and non-steady flows in phreatic, confined and leaky aquifers. Well hydraulics. The method of images. Numerical simulation of groundwater flows. Pumping tests.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
Final written exam. 3-5 written, non-mandatory tests. Each test grade is taken into account (as 10% of the final grade), only if it is higher than the grade of the final exam.
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Π. Λατινόπουλος «Υδραυλική των υπόγειων ροών» 2. Δ. Τολίκας «Υπόγεια Υδραυλική»
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