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Course unit
IN02103720, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
IN0517, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track IDRAULICA [002PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination RIVER HYDRAULICS
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge LUCA CARNIELLO ICAR/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ICAR/01 Hydraulics 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
8 2018 01/10/2018 15/03/2020 CARNIELLO LUCA (Presidente)
DEFINA ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Hydraulics and Open channel flow in particular
Target skills and knowledge: Fluvial hydrodynamics and morphodynamics; Sediment Transport.
Part of the course is devoted to the Application of a 2D hydrodynamic numerical model to study flood propagation in a real test case.
Examination methods: Oral examination with discussion of the results of the exercise developed using the numerical model.
Assessment criteria: Understanding and elaboration of the theoretical concepts. Capability of using the numerical model presented during the course.
Course unit contents: Flood propagation. Definition of Hydraulic risk. Hydraulic structures for mitigating the Hydraulic risk. Sediment Transport. Numerical Modeling.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Classroom lectures on theoretical aspects and their practical applications. Lessons in the computer lab on the use of a hydrodynamic numerical model.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Personal notes collected during the lessons and lecture notes provided by the teacher.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Case study
  • Working in group

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • 2D Hydrodynamic model and visualization software