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School of Engineering
Course unit
INM0014864, 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 HYDROLOGY
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
E-Learning website
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 MARCO MARANI 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 First 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 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
10 2019 270 IC MAGISTRALE 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 MARANI MARCO (Presidente)
BOTTER GIANLUCA (Membro Effettivo)
9 2018 270 IC MAGISTRALE 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 MARANI MARCO (Presidente)
BOTTER GIANLUCA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
Target skills and knowledge: Development of complex hydrological response models. Use of Geographic Information System for hydrologic use.
Examination methods: Assignments. Written exam + Oral exam at teacher's discretion
Course unit contents: Deterministic and stochastic water balance equations. Energy balance. Precipitation dynamics. Geomorphology. Theory of probability and stochastic processes. Hydrologic response theory.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal teaching. Assignments.
Additional notes about suggested reading: M. Marani, Processi e modello dell'idrometeorologia, Dispensa del Corso, Padova, 2001

I, Rodriguez-Iturbe e A. Rinaldo, Fractal river basins. Chance and self-organization, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York, 1997
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • M. Marani, Processi e modelli dell'idrometeorologia. Padova: Dpt ICEA, 2001. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Problem based learning

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Zero Hunger Good Health and Well-Being Clean Water and Sanitation Responsible Consumption and Production Climate Action Life Below Water Life on Land