Course Details

# Groundwater Hydraulics

CR001 course is part of 1 study plan

N-P-C-SI (N) / V Winter Semester 1st year

Introduction, basic assumptions applied in ground water hydraulics, Darcy’s equation.
1 D flow, well hydraulics in steady state
1 D – well hydraulics. Pumping test evaluation.
1D – problems of one-dimensional seepage - FEM.
Two-dimensional seepage in horizontal plane - interference of wells, FEM.
Two-dimensional seepage in vertical plane – drawing and evaluation of flow net + FEM.
Solution of problems of seepage flow.
Seepage deformation.
Unsaturated seepage, infiltration.
Solute transport in ground water.

Course Guarantor

Institute

Objective

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the problems of groundwater hydraulics from the view of civil engineer. After finishing, the studen will be able to solve the wide range of problems of in the field using both analytical and numerical methods, he will be familiar with the software available and will know the co-operating professionals dealing with groundwater (hydrology, hydrogeology, pedology).

Knowledge

Knowledge in following areas:
basic assumptions applied in ground water hydraulics, Darcy’s equation.
1 D flow, well hydraulics in steady state
1 D – well hydraulics. Pumping test evaluation.
1D – problems of one-dimensional seepage - FEM.
Two-dimensional seepage in horizontal plane - interference of wells, FEM.
Two-dimensional seepage in vertical plane – drawing and evaluation of flow net + FEM.
Solution of problems of seepage flow.
Seepage deformation.
Solute transport in ground water.

Syllabus

1. Introduction, basic assumptions applied in ground water hydraulics, Darcy’s equation.
2. Basic governing equations – law of mass conservation, Darcy’s formula.
3. 1 D flow, well hydraulics in steady state
4. 1 D - well hydraulics. Pumping test evaluation.
5. 1D - problems of one-dimensional seepage - FEM.
6. - 7. Two-dimensional seepage in horizontal plane - interference of wells, FEM.
8. - 9. Two-dimensional seepage in vertical plane – drawing and evaluation of flow net + FEM.
10.-11. Seepage deformation.
12.-13. Solute transport in ground water.

Prerequisites

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

5 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Introduction, basic assumptions applied in ground water hydraulics, Darcy’s equation. 2. Basic governing equations – law of mass conservation, Darcy’s formula. 3. 1 D flow, well hydraulics in steady state 4. 1 D - well hydraulics. Pumping test evaluation. 5. 1D - problems of one-dimensional seepage - FEM. 6. - 7. Two-dimensional seepage in horizontal plane - interference of wells, FEM. 8. - 9. Two-dimensional seepage in vertical plane – drawing and evaluation of flow net + FEM. 10.-11. Seepage deformation. 12.-13. Solute transport in ground water.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Basics of groundwater flow 2. Specific discharge, seepage velocity, pressure and piezometric head 3. Darcy law, experiment. 4. 1D steady state flow -analytical solution. 5. 1D steady state flow -numerical solution. 6. 2D steady state flow - vertical plane - numerical solution. 7. 2D steady state flow - horizontal plane - numerical solution. 8. Potential flow theory, flow nets. 9. 1D unsteady state flow - numerical solution. 10. Flow to the well - steady state. 11. Pumping test. 12. system of wells, analytical steady state solution.