Course syllabus Z15-0062-I - River Modification and Rehabilitation (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: Z15-0062-I
Course unit title: River Modification and Rehabilitation
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Course credit: Elaboration of practical tasks and river rehabilitation project.

Exam: 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 – satisfactory 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:
To provide the theoretical background and knowledge of principles of river restoration. To provide students with the skills needed for design of river rehabilitation measures.
Course contents:
The objectives and principles of modification and rehabilitation of rivers. The purpose of river modification. Hydrological balance of the territory. River's discharge regime. Fluvial geomorphological processes. The principles of the natural geomorphological processes of stream's. channel. Stream's plan view design, longitudinal profile and cross section design. Assessment of the riverbed stability. Channel armouring design. Riparian vegetation design. Flood control measures. Principles of river rehabilitation and restoration. The design of restoration objects.
Recommended or required reading:
HALAJ, Peter. Revitalizácia vodných tokov : Pre študentov SPU. 1. vyd. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2004. 200 s. ISBN 80-8069-424-9.
MACURA, Viliam - HALAJ, Peter. Úpravy a revitalizácie vodných tokov. 1. vyd. Bratislava : Slovenská technická univerzita, 2013. 228 s. ISBN 978-80-227-3925-2
STN 75 2102 Úpravy riek a potokov

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 184

16,8 %13,0 %21,7 %19,0 %28,3 %1,2 %
Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Peter Halaj, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 23. 10. 2017
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Peter Halaj, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 10/23/2017.

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