Course Details

Water Structures

Academic Year 2024/25

NRB022 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-GK Winter Semester 2nd year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



4 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Introduction to water management. 2. Water circulation in nature, surface and subsurface runoff, basics of hydrology. 3. Hydrostatics. 4. Hydrodynamics, basic principles, terminology. 5. Open channel hydraulics, river engineering. 6. Flow in pipe network, water treatment, water supply. 7. Sewerage, flow in sewers, waste water treatment. 8. Groundwater hydraulics, drainage pit and pump design. 9. Weirs and overflows. 10. Dam engineering. 11. Hydroelectric engineering. POV et ENVIMENT. 12. Land reclamation. 13. Excursions (geodetic measurements and the VD Kníničky TBD)and other related events beyond term.


13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory


1.–2. Training of health and safety and fire protection. The grouping (up to 5 students). Program 1 – content (rainfall intensity, N-m-a-year day flow). 3.–4. Program 2 – content (design trough). 5.–6. Program 3 – content (culverts, bridges). 7. Inspection and consultation to programs 1 to 3. 8.–9. Program 4 – content (PPO construction and drainage water pump design). 10.–11. Program 5 – content (the plan of the building, including the incorporation of the work schedule and geodesy et CN). 12. Inspection and consultation to programs 1-5, submission, review, credits. 13. Excursions (dam and power plant Kníničky - geodetic measurements and TBD). Credit.