LAND DRAINAGE AND GROUNWATER HYDROLOGY

Course Information
TitleΣΤΡΑΓΓΙΣΕΙΣ ΕΔΑΦΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΥΠΟΓΕΙΑ ΥΔΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ / LAND DRAINAGE AND GROUNWATER HYDROLOGY
CodeΝ212Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001869

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours65
Class ID
600120635
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν015Υ AGRICULTURAL HYDRAULICS
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the students will be able to: 1. Understand the principles of water flow towards drains 2. They will be able to determine the hydraulic parameters of the soils in relation to drainage. 3. They will be able to compute the spacing of the drains under steady and unsteady flow conditions in homogeneous and layerd soils. 4. They will be able to select materials and mascinery for the construction and maintanance of pipe and ditch drainage networks.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic concepts and definitions. Classification and characteristics of soils. Classification of aquifers. Darcy’s law. Determination of hydraulic conductivity. Porosity and specific yield. Differential equations governing flow towards drains. Steady-state and unsteady-state drainage of homogeneous and stratified soils by parallel drains. Drainage criteria. Design, construction and maintenance of drainage systems. Steady-state flow of groundwater. Groundwater exploitation by systems of pumping wells.
Keywords
groundwater drainage, pipe drains, drainage ditches
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures117
Tutorial20
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Δ. Καραμούζη, "Στραγγίσεις Εδαφών", Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, 2012
Additional bibliography for study
Θ. Ζήσης "Συστήματα στραγγιστικών σωλήνων - Υλικά, Τεχνικές εγκατάστασης και έλεγχοι", Σημειώσεις, 2012
Last Update
27-01-2019