Course Details

Contemporary Weir Structures

DRB027 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program DPC-V compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKC-V compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program DPA-V compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKA-V compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Application of calculation of low sill overflow Surface hydraulic jump, design and evaluation of divergent stilling pool Sealing of weir subsoil and training walls Movable flap gate and segment gate weirs (calculation and evaluation of the structures) and inflatable weirs (calculation and evaluation of the structures) Calculation and design of needle flashboards and stop logs flashboards construction details and movable weirs facilities, moving components and weir sluice mechanisms Principles of operating regulations structure for movable weirs Prerequisites: River training, Weirs

Course Guarantor

prof. Dr. Ing. Miloslav Šlezingr

Institute

Institute of Water Structures

Prerequisites

Classic fixed weirs and weirs with movable gates, principals of steel hydrotechnical structures design, function of water systems

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.

Objective

Calculation and design of modern weir gates of movable weirs- flap gate, radial gate, inflatable gate. Informative static calculaiton of the gates. Evaluation of suitability with respect to handling regulations for uptakes and maximal discharges diversion.

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

3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

1. Detail introduction to history of weir structures.
2. Sealing of weir body and weir wing underlay.
3. Overflow of fixed weir sill of movable weirs with high degree of submerge by downstream water, calculation of overflow consumption curve.
4. Surface hydraulic jump, divergent stilling pool.
5. Calculation and design of inflatable weirs – design of fixed low sill and calculation of consumption curve of overflow.
6. Calculation and design of inflatable weirs – design of inflatable structure and calculation of consumption curve of overflow.
7. Calculation and design of downstream apron including lining.
8. Design and calculation of inflatable weir equipment.
9. Informative static calculation of flap gate.
10. Informative static calculation of radial gate.
11. Informative static calculation of elements of stop logs and needle flashboard.
12. Principals of elaboration of weir handling regulations (in system).
13. Excursion.