Water Resources Management

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΥΔΑΤΙΚΩΝ ΠΟΡΩΝ / Water Resources Management
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000256

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

Registered students: 53
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses955
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)955
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses955
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses955

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΥ1700
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
After the successful completion of the course the students will: (1) Understand the principles of rational water resources management under the concept of sustainable development (2) Understand the current national and European legislation (3) Acquire the ability to formulate and solve simple and complex optimization problems in the design and operation of water resources management plans.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to the design and system analysis of water resources. Greek national and international legislation concerning water resources management. Water resources management under climate change conditions. Principles of sustainable water policy: Integrated water resources management. Demand Management. Transboundary river basin maangement., Techniques for the solution of linear and non-linear mathematical programming problems. Techniques for system analysis – adaptation and simulation of complex linear and non-linear problems. Applications of mathematical programming in the solution of water resources management problems and operation of hydraulic works.Applications from all the fields of hydraulics, such as design of pipe networks, operation of dams, development of groundwater aquifers and others. Uncertainty analysis, estimation of the probability of failure and the cost of uncertainty. Uncertainty management and introduction to decision support systems.
Water management, water, environment, development, demand, supply
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment391.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
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