Mountain Hydronomics ΙI (Torrent Management and Control ΙΙ)

Course Information
TitleΟΡΕΙΝΗ ΥΔΡΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΙΙ [ΔΙΕΥΘΕΤΗΣΕΙΣ ΟΡΕΙΝΩΝ ΥΔΑΤΩΝ ΙΙ] / Mountain Hydronomics ΙI (Torrent Management and Control ΙΙ)
Code058Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000067

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 221
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course845

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600130633
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
there are no general prerequisites.
Learning Outcomes
General competence The students shall know the basic design and construction principles for various types of dams that are constructed on the mountainous area and be able to select the type of dam and design and estimate the costs for a dam site. The students shall have knowledge about: - Type of dams and their characteristics - How dam sites are selected and evaluated - Basics of concrete gravity dam design - How to identify and quantify different loads on dams - Criteria and principles of dam stability analysis - Greek dam design regulations - How to classify dams - How to carry out dam safety inspection, supervision and basics of emergency action planning. The students shall have skills about: - Select feasible dam site and type of dam - Calculate the main forces that act on a dam, - Design and carryout stability analysis of dams - Estimate dam cost based on specific site condition and type of the dam - Carryout dam safety inspection and supervision.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Protection of the natural environment and torrent control (protection, hydrological correction, process regulation, exploitation of water). Principles and torrent correction systems, water production. Torrent types and their correction. Technical, and phyto-technical works. Systems of torrential phenomena control (erosions, weathering, landslides, landslips). Debris-flow and mud-flow systems control. Study and construction of flood control reservoirs and dams, sediment control dams, open dams, deposit dams, beam dams, screen dams. Study and construction of technical beds and ditches. Adaptation of torrent control works in the natural environment. Torrent control and regional development.
Keywords
Σχεδιασμός φραγματικών κατασκευών
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Description
- Video projector during teaching and laboratory exercises.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Laboratory Work501.7
Fieldwork80.3
Reading Assigment301
Written assigments240.8
Exams60.2
Total1575.2
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Π. Στεφανίδης, Ορεινή Ι, Πανεπιστημιακές παραδόσεις, 2006 Chow V.T., Maidment D.R., Mays L.W. Applied Hydrology, 1988, McGraw-
Last Update
24-09-2018