Course Details

Hydropedology

DS73 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

Broadening of basic hydropedology knowledge Flow equations Hydraulic characteristics of soil Laboratory work - measurement and evaluation of soil hydraulic characteristics Variability of hydropedological quantities Soils geostatic Temperable flow

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Miroslav Dumbrovský, CSc.

Institute

Institute of Landscape Water Management

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of hydropedology from magister study programme, hydraulics, mathematics, physics,chemistry, probability theory and statistics.

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

Broadening of subject knowledge in selected problems of hydropedology, independent solution of hydropedology tasks in laboratories and theoretical knowledge aimed at water management problems

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. Fundamentals of hydropedology
2. Hydrostatic of soil - soil water potential
3. Hydrodynamic of soil water
4. Flow equations and their analysis
5.-6. Hydraulic characteristics - approximating functions of retention curves, parametric evaluation of retention curves
7. RETC program
8. Infiltration
9.-10. Variability of hydropedological quantities
11. Hydropedological quantities as spatially random variables
12.-13. Temperable flow - description of flow of dissolved substances and the analytical analysis of transport of dissolved substances