Hydrometry and Hydraulic Models

Course Information
TitleΥΔΡΟΜΕΤΡΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΥΔΡΑΥΛΙΚΑ ΟΜΟΙΩΜΑΤΑ / Hydrometry and Hydraulic Models
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000243

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

Registered students: 17
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses954

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΥ0300
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the successful completion of the course the students will: (1) Understand the basic principles of hydrometry both in field and in laboratory. (2) Understand the basic principles of hydraulic similarity and dimensional analysis. (3) Familiarize themselves with the execution of experiments in the laboratory and the presentation of results.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Hydrometry and hydraulic works. Analysis of data, theory of errors, deterministic and stochastic variables. Hydrometeorological measurements. Measurement of velocity and discharge in pipes (Pitot tube, Venturi tube, nozzle, orifice). Measurement of stage and velocity in open channels. Methods of measurement of discharge: Velocity-area method, slope-area method, dilution method, stage-discharge curve. Weirs and flumes, critical depth meters. Ultrasonic method. Electromagnetic method. Theory of similarity. Dimensional analysis. The Buckingham theorem, applications. River and harbor models. Scale distortion. Loose boundary models.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Course Organization
Laboratory Work190.7
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Report (Formative)
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