Course Details

Precise authorized, calibration and laboratory measurements of hydraulic param.

DR72 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > VHS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > VHS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > VHS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > VHS compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

To gain knowledge of modern up to date measuring technique to measure parameters of hydraulic models and in sites. Applicability of contactless methods - laser doppler anemometry, ultrasonic anemometry, advantages and problems. Small dimension, moving and rotating bodies and measurability of related paramenters. Technique and process of official measuring realisaton and accredited laboratory measuring.

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Jan Šulc, CSc.


Institute of Water Structures


Mathematics, physics, hydraulics, hydromechanics, elementary statics

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.


Overview of contact and modern contactless measuring methods. Calibration of measuring devices and measuring systems. Possibilities of measuring flux structure. applicability of integral methods for flow parameters measuring. Measuring in extreme conditions (low and very high velocities). Authorized measuring of hydraulic parameters. Officially reconized laboratories and legislation demands.

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.


3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

1.-4. Overview of measuring methods in through flowed compasses
(micro and macro perspective), contactless methods.
5.-8. Contactless ultrasonic and opthoelectronic methods of velocity,
depth and discharge measuring. Integral methods.
9. Measuring of pressures, forces and moments.
10. Calibration, device control
11. Authorized parametrs measuring, acreditesd laboratory
12. Flow velocity measuring in extrem conditions (capillary,
boundary layer)
13. Measuring in moving environment