Course Details

Groundwater Hydraulics

CR001 course is not part of any study plan

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

prof. Ing. Jaromír Říha, CSc.

Institute

Institute of Water Structures

Learning outcomes

The result of the tuition is ability of students to deal with the problems of groundwater hydraulics from the view of civil engineer. After finishing, the student 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).

Prerequisites

Nepožadují se

Corequisites

Statistics, numerical methods

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations. The practical classes will be carried out both in the classroom (theoretical background) and in the laboratory.

Forms and criteria of assessment

100% presence, exceptionally 2 seminars - apologized, for exam the credit is necessary, for positive evaluation at least partial knowledge in each of 3 questions

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).

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

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.

Lecture

2 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

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.

Practice

2 hours/week, 13 weeks, compulsory

Syllabus of practice

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.