After following this course, a student will be able to:
- design water supply and sewerage systems
- estimate the best dimensions for the corresponding pipes
- select the pipe materials and special equipments
- have the knowledge of the limitations in the construction of such hydraulic works
Course Content (Syllabus)
Water supply systems: Historic review of wss. Public water demand. Drinking water quality and quantity measurements. Sources and pumping wells. Aquifer recharge. Storage reservoirs. Pumping stations and pressure pipes. Design of water supply networks. Water transfer mains and distribution networks. Branched and Looped networks. Selection of pipe diameter and material. Construction and fitting of pipes (depth, slopes).
Sewerage systems: Historic review of sewerage systems. Quantity and quality of waste water (residential, industrial, runoff). Design of separate and combined networks. Water inflows. Rainfall measurements. Estimation of runoff coefficients. Hydraulic calculations. Filling pipe limits and minimum diameter limits. Pipe material and construction. Installation instructions. Fitting of pipes (depth, slopes). Runoff manholes. Sewerage manholes. Rain water reservoirs and overflow constructions. Intersection, inflow and outflow works. Sewerage pumping.
Water supply, Sewerage, Design, Analysis, Distribution Networks, Enginnering works