Course syllabus Z15-0065-I - Water Management Structures (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Water Management Structures
Level of study: 2.
Course supervisor:
Supervising department: Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (FZKI)
Landscape Engineering - master (required), 1. semester
Landscape Engineering - master (required), 1. semester
Teaching hours per week:
2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures 26 lessons
Seminars 26 lessons
Individual work 104 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning):
full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (6 credits)
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Course credit: entering treatment proposal for water works in the landscape during the semester, min. 15 points

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.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student is able to apply the knowledge of technical proposal for design and operation of water works in the landscape. After completion of the subject the student is able to solve design parameters of the individual water works, to determine necessary support materials and input data. He is able to apply the knowledge of projecting proposal and water works service.
Information about the importance of building dams, weirs, hydropower and flood control area. After completion of the subject the student is able to elaborate practical solution of small water reservoir. The relation of water works to the environment, the ways of revitalization of small water reservoirs.
Course contents:
Purpose and distribution of hydraulic engineering, hydraulic engineering importance for agriculture, population and national hospodárstvo. Weirs fixed and mobile, design. Dams and reservoirs on agriculture and water tanks - their purpose and construction of dams. Design of low bulk dams. Use of hydropower situational solution hydropower. Water way - meaning, development, technical parameters. Small water reservoirs - importance of technical objects. Water balance of reservoir. Maintenance of water reservoirs. Technical solution of small water reservoir.
Recommended or required reading:
Hydraulic structures / P. Novak et al.— 4th ed. 2007 by Taylor & Francis ISBN-13: 978-0-415-38625-8
JURÍK, Ľuboš Vodné stavby. 2. prepr. a dopl. vyd. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2013

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 213

11,3 %
18,3 %
23,0 %18,3 %26,3 %2,8 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Ľuboš Jurík, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
1. 12. 2016

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

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