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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Water and Environmental Engineering

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142VIZP Z,ZK 4 3P+1C Czech
Vztahy:
The course 142RVS can be graded only after the course 142VIZP has been successfully completed.
Garant předmětu:
Martin Horský, Ladislav Satrapa
Lecturer:
Martin Dočkal, Tomáš Dostál, Pavel Fošumpaur, Aleš Havlík, Petr Nowak, Ladislav Satrapa, Michal Sněhota, David Stránský, Martin Šanda, Bohumil Šťastný
Tutor:
Aleš Havlík, Filip Horký, Martin Horský, Martin Král, Martin Lacina, Petra Nešvarová Chvojková, Lucie Norková, Kateřina Slavíčková
Supervisor:
Department of Hydraulic Structures
Synopsis:

During the teaching semester, students are introduced to the fields of water engineering, water management and environmental engineering. In particular, emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of water and environmental engineering in close relation to other branches of civil engineering. The course is taught in the form of lectures and tutorials. The lectures are divided thematically into 20 blocks according to the different branches of the discipline (13 times water engineering and 7 times environmental engineering). In the exercises, students work on basic problems in the field of hydrology, water supply and water structures, especially dams, hydropower and flood issues. All 4 „water“ departments of K14x are involved in teaching the course.

Requirements:

They are not, this is a basic course.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Content of water engineering, concepts and threats in water management, water structures and their necessity in water management, specifics of water structures.

2. Data sources, climatic and hydrological data and their processing, rainfall-runoff processes.

3. Water runoff from catchments, watercourses, minor and major watercourses, watercourse operation, watercourse treatment, flood issues.

4. Hydro-improvement structures: irrigation, drainage, small water reservoirs.

5. Water sources, water supply and water treatment for supply purposes, water transport.

6. Wastewater, production, disposal and treatment of wastewater.

7. Water supply and wastewater treatment facilities and lines

8. Mineral springs, spas, swimming pools, balneology.

9. Water structures on streams, loads on water structures, weirs and waterways.

10. Dams, basic description, parts of construction, safety requirements.

11. Use of hydroelectric power, hydroelectric power plants, types of turbines and operating schemes of hydroelectric power plants, technological and structural parts of hydroelectric power plants.

12. Operation of hydropower works, monitoring of hydropower works, handling and operating schedules, operational control and dispatching.

13. Critical situations at hydropower works, failures and disasters, prevention and handling of critical situations, threats during increased flows and drought.

14. RU Introduction: summary of what RU offers (projection+management), soc-eco impacts, practical. Nature protection-Preservation, EIA.

15. Water in the ecosystem - water management, extremes, water use, resources, outlook, climate change.

16. Water retention in the landscape - OOP, eutrophication, flood formation, dry reservoirs.

17. landscape and GIS - (C)PU, land use plan, landscape character, UES.

18. Technical and revitalization constructions - stream modifications, fencing, fishways, revitalization of landscape and intravillage (greenery), constructions x st.administration.

19. Soil - engineering pedology, significance and consequences of pollution, hazardous substances - remediation.

20. Reclamation, waste, noise - landscape restoration, technical aspects of waste management, impact of transport on landscape.

Syllabus of tutorials:

The exercise takes place 6 times per semester with the following content:

1. Constructing a theoretical curve of m-day and N-year flow exceedances.

2. Transformation of flood wave and design of reservoir storage volume.

3. Design of the basic structure of a movable weir.

4. Calculation of annual energy production in a hydroelectric power plant.

2x excursions of your choice from about 10 options of water management structures, watercourses and water infrastructure.

Study Objective:

The aim is to gain a general engineering overview of the fields of water engineering and the environment.

Study materials:

-Broža,V.-Kazda,I.-Patera,A.-Přenosilová,E. Vodohospodářské stavby. ČVUT v Praze, 1999, 162 s. ISBN 80-01-01021-X

-Braniš M., Základy ekologie a ochrany životního prostředí, INFORMATORIUM 2009 ISBN 978-80-7333-024-8

-Zákon o vodách č.254/2001 Sb.

-Plán hlavních povodí České republiky. Ministerstvo zemědělství ČR, www.mze.cz

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomTH:B-784

08:00–09:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.106)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B784
roomTH:B-874

10:00–11:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.116)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B874
roomTH:B-280

14:00–15:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B280
roomTH:B-280

18:00–19:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B280
roomTH:B-779

08:00–09:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.110)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
roomTH:B-779

10:00–11:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.112)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
roomTH:B-779

08:00–09:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
roomTH:B-873

10:00–11:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.111)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B873
roomTH:B-873

08:00–09:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B873
roomTH:B-873

10:00–11:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.104)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B873
roomTH:B-784

08:00–09:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.105)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B784
roomTH:B-784

10:00–11:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.108)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B784
roomTH:B-873

08:00–09:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.109)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B873
roomTH:B-784

10:00–11:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.107)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B784
roomTH:B-786

10:00–11:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.103)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B786
roomTH:B-874

10:00–11:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.115)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B874
roomTH:B-779

10:00–11:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.117)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
Wed
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomTH:B-779

10:00–11:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
roomTH:B-779

12:00–13:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.105)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
roomTH:B-280

16:00–17:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B280
roomTH:B-873

10:00–11:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.109)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B873
roomTH:B-784

12:00–13:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.108)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B784
roomTH:B-280

14:00–15:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B280
roomTH:B-873

10:00–11:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.110)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B873
roomTH:B-784

12:00–13:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.107)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B784
roomTH:B-779

10:00–11:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
roomTH:B-779

12:00–13:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.106)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B779
Wed
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-06-24
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