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Course unit
IN02119508, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

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 HYDRAULIC CONSTRUCTIONS 2
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 PAOLO SALANDIN ICAR/02
Other lecturers MATTEO CAMPORESE ICAR/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ICAR/02 Maritime Hydraulic Construction and Hydrology 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st 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

Prerequisites: Hydraulics, Geotechnics.
Target skills and knowledge: Individual study and development of exercises - lectures also developed with the use of audiovisuals.
Examination methods: Written exam (duration: 2 hours) at the end of the course. Further information will be made available on the Moodle website.
Assessment criteria: Passing of the written test, including questions and exercises on the material discussed in the classroom.
Course unit contents: Scopes of hydraulic works and their design; outline of legislation. Elements of hydrography and hydrology: the hydrological cycle; collection and processing of hydrometeorological data; geometrical representations of river basins and water courses; calculation of flood discharges; fundamentals of subsurface hydrology. Hydraulic elements of canals, rivers and streams. Mountain stream engineering: check dams; bank preotection. Lower river engineering and flood mitigation in lowland areas: river embankments; channel recalibration; river diversion; flood reservoirs. Fundamentals of inland navigation.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Individual study and development of exercises - lectures also developed with the use of audiovisuals.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Lecture notes.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Da Deppo, Luigi; Salandin, Paolo, Sistemazione dei corsi d'acqua. Padova: Progetto, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Da Deppo, Luigi; Salandin, Paolo, Opere di scarico e presa per dighe, traverse e canali. Padova: Edizioni Progetto, 2014. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Mays, Larry W., Water resources engineering. New York: Wiley, 2001. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Da Deppo, Luigi; Datei, Claudio, Navigazione interna. Padova: Progetto, 2012. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Questioning
  • Problem solving

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Clean Water and Sanitation Sustainable Cities and Communities Life on Land