Course Details

Landscape engineering and hydrotechnical melioration

DS75 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > VHS compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > VHS compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > VHS compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > VHS compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

History and development of drainage structures, need and asset of drainage structures. watershed protection in water management and agriculture, drainage theory, surface and underground runoff, hydrotechnical calculations, modelling of the drainage process, design, operation and use of drainage structures Theory of erosion processes, erosion factors, runoff modelling, consequences of concentrated runoff, water courses protection

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Miroslav Dumbrovský, CSc.


Institute of Landscape Water Management


Hydrology, Hydropedology,Landscape water management

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.


Detailed theoretical and practical introduction with complex system of landscape engineering and hydrotechnical melioration, soil erosion and flood control in the watershed and drainage, focused on digital solution of complex project of watershed protection and drainage.

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.Introduction of subject
2.Drainage assessment, water regime of wet soils
3.Kinds of drainage, surface drainage channel and its arrangement
4.Drainage, arrangement,deep and spacing of drains
5.Special kinds of drainage, konstruction of drains, parameters of drains
6.Wishmeier USLE equation
7.Erosion and sediment transport modells
8. SCS runoff curve number methods
9.Complex soil and water conservation
10.Technical and biotechnical methodes
11.Design of basic parameters of measures.
13.Water resource protection, protection zone, revized zones