Course Details

Landscape engineering and hydrotechnical melioration

Academic Year 2022/23

DSB025 course is part of 3 study plans

DKC-V Winter Semester 1st year

DKA-V Winter Semester 1st year

DPA-V Winter Semester 1st year

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

Institute of Landscape Water Management

Objective

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.

Knowledge

The student will obtain information about complex system of Landscape engineering and hydrotechnical melioration in the watershed, focused on digital solution.

Syllabus

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.
12. Terraces.
13. Water resource protection, protection zone, revized zones.

Prerequisites

Hydrology, Hydropedology,Landscape water management

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

8 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

examination

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/253946

Lecture

13 weeks, 3 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

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.
12. Terraces.
13. Water resource protection, protection zone, revized zones.