Department of Hydrotechnical Engineering


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Study Course Semester Hours ECTS
Undergraduate University Study of Civil Engineering Hydraulic Structures
Ports and Marine Structures

 
VI.
VI.
30+15
30+30
4,0
5,0
Graduate University Study of Civil Engineering Hydraulic Structures
Ports and Marine Structures
Coastal Engineering 
Integrated Water Resources Management 
Hydropower Engineering
Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport Modeling
I.
I.


III.
III.


II.
II.

 
30+15
30+30
30+30
30+30
30+30
30+30
4,0
5,0
5,0
5,0
5,0
5,0
Postgraduate Doctoral Study of Civil Engineering Dispersion Processes in Water Resources
Ecological Risk Assessment Theory
Introduction to Numerical Modeling in Engineering
6,0
6,0
6,0
Graduate University Study of Architecture and Urban Planning Marine Structures and Ports   II. 30+0 2,0
Undergraduate Professional Study of Civil Engineering Marine Structures V.   30+30 6,0

 

 

Learning outcomes:

Undergraduate University Study of Civil Engineering
Hydraulic Structures
- a student will be able to:
- apply Darcy's law in realistic problems with interpretation;
- use seismic and geophysical measurements for interpretation of investigative works;
- solve and understand the problem of pumping into aquifers;
- apply the global stability control of hydraulic structures;
- apply the optimization process in the dimensioning phase;
- create simple mathematical models for dynamical analysis of the work of derivative hydroelectric power plants;
- quantify acceptable risk in design of hydrotechnical structures.

Ports and Marine Structures - a student will be able to: 
- understand technology of maritime measurements;
- work with bathymetry maps;
- work with the deterministic and stochastic description of the wind speed field, the velocity of the sea current and wave height;
- understand the physics of long-period and short-period oscillations in the sea;
- understand sea current mechanics;
- define and use the reference datum height;
- understand physical and mathematical background of linear wave theory;
- assess wave parameters in different sea zones;
- calculate the load on structures;
- define dimensions of rubble mound breakwater, its elevation, width of the crown and toe, choose the block weight considering the project wave height;
- work with concepts of global stability control of a vertical wall type breakwater and defining its cross section dimensions;
- use, apply and interpret the results of theory of unreliability for accidental load cases;
- select project parameters of harbors and mooring systems.

 

Graduate University Study of Civil Engineering
Hydraulic Structures
- a student will be able to:
- apply Darcy's law in realistic problems with interpretation;
- use seismic and geophysical measurements for interpretation of investigative works;
- solve and understand the problem of pumping into aquifers;
- apply the global stability control of hydraulic structures;
- apply the optimization process in the dimensioning phase;
- create simple mathematical models for dynamical analysis of the work of derivative hydroelectric power plants;
- quantify acceptable risk in design of hydrotechnical structures.

Ports and Marine Structures - a student will be able to: 
- understand technology of maritime measurements;
- work with bathymetry maps;
- work with the deterministic and stochastic description of the wind speed field, the velocity of the sea current and wave height;
- understand the physics of long-period and short-period oscillations in the sea;
- understand sea current mechanics;
- define and use the reference datum height;
- understand physical and mathematical background of linear wave theory;
- assess wave parameters in different sea zones;
- calculate the load on structures;
- define dimensions of rubble mound breakwater, its elevation, width of the crown and toe, choose the block weight considering the project wave height;
- work with concepts of global stability control of a vertical wall type breakwater and defining its cross section dimensions;
- use, apply and interpret the results of theory of unreliability for accidental load cases;
- select project parameters of harbors and mooring systems.

Coastal Engineering - a student will be able to: 
- define project parameters of the wave in the offshore zone using general field geometry and wind data;
- estimate wave parameters in the coastal zone;
- select the project parameters of subsea outfall and following objects based on hydraulic, static and ecological criteria;
- create technical drawing of the line typed coastal structures;
- estimate the effect of the effluent on the recipient in the coastal zone;
- analyse project parameters of diffuser and its influence on recipient quality;
- solve problems in the area of stability of objects immersed in the sea;
- create simple numerical models in the field of coastal engineering using MS Excel;
- use numerical model in the structure optimization process and defining the project parameters;
- plan beaches, groins and submerged breakwaters on the conceptual and main project level of project;
- understand the processes in deltas;
- analyse conceptual solutions for salt intrusion protection.

Integrated Water Resources Management - a student will be able to:
- understand basic elements of water resource management in the river basin and characteristics of the water resources system;
- recognize basics of integrated water resources management;
- understand the basic principles and recommendations of The Water Framework Directive (WFD) and methodology of its application to river basin;
- understand the basic elements of water quality modeling and to acquire the basic experience in the practical application of modeling in order to manage water resources;
- define management problems on river basin level and overcome all the necessary elements of a Management Plan as the final phase of application of WFD.

Hydropower Engineering - a student will be able to:
- explain the basics of water and sea energy;
- use methods of water power exploitation;
- understand the basic hydro energetic power plants management methods;
- use basic design and construction methods for hydropower facilities.

Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport Modeling - a student will be able to:
- apply Darcy's law in realistic flow problems with interpretation;
- analyse flow in pressurized and free water face aquifers with natural and forced flow gradients using finite and difference element methods;
- analyse stream flow;
- analyse traser and pollution of non-reactive solute transport using Lagranges method;
- interpretate the tracer tests and the tests of pumping and nourishment;
- understand stochastic modelling of aquifer heterogeneity using the kriging method;
- understand stochastic modelling of flow and solute transport using the Monte-Carlo method.

 

Postgraduate Doctoral Study of Civil Engineering
Dispersion Processes in Water Resources
- a student will be able to:
- understand transport mechanisms in porous and general media;
- analyse spatio temporal properties of concentration field due to the different initial and boundary conditions;
- interact with collaborators in decision making related to environmental issues;
- characterise concentration field in stationary and non-stationary conditions;
- apply dispersion process understanding in general media in the environment.

Ecological Risk Assessment Theory - a student will be able to:
- identify hazard and risk;
- apply appropriate concepts to assess reliability and risk in the environment;
- quantify risk in problems related to human health adverse effect.


Introduction to Numerical Modeling in Engineering - a student will be able to:
- understand mathematical formulations of phisical problems;
- apply strong and weak numerical formulation in solving procedure of physical problems;
- apply finite difference, finite element and finite volume method in solving engineering problems;
- understand stability criteria of numerical solutions;
- solve non-stationary problems with explicit and implicit numerical integration approaches.

 

Graduate University Study of Architecture and Urban Planning
Marine Structures and Port
- a student will be able to:
-  use and understand available parameters necessary for coastline planning and marine structures design;
- understand and predict characteristic values of sea level and wave heights in Adriatic sea;
- analyse and validate possible technical solutions for coastal structures;
- provide the conceptual design of beach stabilization and design and harbor design;
- cooperate with specialized design engineers competent for solving complex coastal engineering problems.

 

Undergraduate Professional Study of Civil Engineering
Marine Structures
- a student will be able to:
- understand technology of maritime measurements;
- work with bathymetry maps;
- work with the deterministic and stochastic description of the wind speed field, the velocity of the sea current and wave height;
- understand the physics of long-period and short-period oscillations in the sea;
- classify sea currents;
- define and use the reference datum height;
- understand physical and mathematical background of linear wave theory;
- assess wave parameters in different sea zones;
- calculate the load on structures;
- define dimensions of rubble mound breakwater, its elevation, width of the crown and toe, choose the block weight considering the project wave height;
- work with concepts of global stability control of a vertical wall type breakwater and defining its cross section dimensions;
- use, apply and interpret the results of theory of unreliability for accidental load cases;
- select project parameters of harbors and mooring systems.