# Course syllabus Z15-0049-B - Hydromechanics (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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**English**

University: | Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra | ||||||||||||

Faculty: | Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering | ||||||||||||

Course unit code: | Z15-0049-B | ||||||||||||

Course unit title: | Hydromechanics | ||||||||||||

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Credits: | 6 | ||||||||||||

Semester: | -- item not defined -- | ||||||||||||

Level of study: | 1. | ||||||||||||

Prerequisites for registration: | none | ||||||||||||

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Course credit: practical projects To obtain marking as A - excelent must be obtained at least 93 points, for marking as B - very good must be obtained at least 86 points, for marking as C – good must be obtained at least 79 points, for marking as D - satisfactory must be obtained at least 72 points, and for marking as E – sufficient must be obtained at least 64 points. Student obtains a course-credit for subject in the case of marking from A to E. | |||||||||||||

Learning outcomes of the course unit: | |||||||||||||

The student will acquire basic knowledge of basic laws and principles of hydromechanics and hydrostatics, understand the principles of Continuity Law and energy balance of flowing fluid. The student can solve tasks related to water flow in open channels and pipes. He will be able to solve the basic problems of groundwater flow. | |||||||||||||

Course contents: | |||||||||||||

Hydromechanics - basic knowledge of laws and regularities of still and the moition of liquids, especially water - surface and groundwater.
Hydrostatics - physical properties of liquids, the pressure in the fluid pressure force on a flat surface, swimming and stability of floating solids, liquids relative calm. Hydrodynamics - the basic concepts of flow and distribution, basic laws of hydromechanics, continuity equation, Bernoulli's equation, the energy density gauge, hydraulic losses, and turbulent and laminar flow. Chézy's equation, the pressure flow in pipes, small and large discharge opening, filling and emptying tanks, overflow water through the spillway, uniform and non-uniform flow in open channels, solution design and stock. The flow of groundwater - the fundamental law of laminar filtration, free-flow steady flow of groundwater hydraulic calculation of vertical detention facilities. | |||||||||||||

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Language of instruction: | Slovak, English | ||||||||||||

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Assessed students in total: 191
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Name of lecturer(s): | prof. Ing. Peter Halaj, CSc. (person responsible for course) Ing. Tatiana Kaletová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) | ||||||||||||

Last modification: | 1. 12. 2016 | ||||||||||||

Supervisor: | prof. Ing. Peter Halaj, CSc. and programme supervisor |

*Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 12/01/2016.*