Course syllabus Z15-0010-B - Hydrology (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code: Z15-0010-B
Course unit title: Hydrology
Level of study: 1.
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Jaroslav Antal, DrSc.
Supervising department: Department of Biometeorology and Hydrology (FZKI)
Semester: -- item not defined --
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
Excursions, Field practices 0 lessons
Semestral work 20 lessons
Individual work 84 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: none
 
Assesment methods :
Written test, practical excercises


To obtain A student has to obtain at least 93 points, for the evaluation B at least 86 points, for C at least 79 points, for the evaluation D at least 72 points, and for E evaluation, at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation from A to E.
 
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subjekt the student understands the basic knowledge on rules of occurrence, circulation and spatial distribution of water on the Earth.
 
Course contents:
1.1.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Hydrology - basic terms.
b.b) Exercise: Geometric characteristics of basin.

2.2.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Basin - term, characteristics.
b.b) Exercise: Physical and geographical basin characteristics.

3.3.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Precipitation.
b.b) Exercise: Hydrological characteristics of basin. Technical report.

4.4. week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Rainfall-runoff process.
b.b) Exercise: Processing of precipitation observations.

5.5.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Runoff characteristics.
b.b) Exercise: Design rain.

6.6.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Discharge wave.
b.b) Exercise: Hydrological characteristics of surface runoff.

7.7.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Extreme and design discharges.
b.b) Exercise: Hydraulic characteristics of surface runoff.

8.8.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: CN - method.
b.b) Exercise: Design discharge computation.

9.9.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Process of hydrological observations and measurements.
b.b) Exercise: Discharge wave transformation by water Reservoir.

10.10.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Flow duration curves.
b.b) Exercise: Discharge wave transformation by water reservoir.

11.11.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Subsurface water.
b.b) Exercise: Empirical flow duration curve.

12.12.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Water management.
b.b) Exercise: Teoretical flow duration curve - moment method

13.13.week (allowance 2/2)
 
a.a) Lecture: Hydrosphere protection.
b.b) Exercise: Teoretical flow duration curve - quantile method.

 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
ANTAL, J. -- ŠPÁNIK, F. -- BENETIN, J. -- REHÁK, Š. -- TOMLAIN, J. Hydrológia poľnohospodárskej krajiny. 2nd ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2004. 250 p. ISBN 80-8069-428-1.
ANTAL, J. -- IGAZ, D. Aplikovaná agrohydrológia. 4th ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2006. 209 p. ISBN 80-8069-669-1.

Recommended:
Antal, J. - Fídler, J. a kol.: Poľnohospodárske meliorácie (vysokoškolská učebnica), Príroda Bratislava, 1989
Antal, J. - Krajčírová, Z.: Návody na cvičenia z Hydrológie, VŠP Nitra, 1990
Antal, J.: Agrohydrológia, Vyd. SPU Nitra, 1999, 168 s.
Antal, J.: Ochrana pôdy a lesotechnické meliorácie II. (návody na cvičenia), Príroda

 
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 230

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Jaroslav Antal, DrSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Elena Aydin, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Dušan Igaz, PhD. (examiner, lecturer)
Ing. Andrej Tárník, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
 
Supervisor signature and last modification: 1. 12. 2016


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

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