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Course syllabus B1-UT - River Training (FCE - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit code: B1-UT
Course unit title: River Training
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 4
Recommended semester/trimester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
During the semester project shall be submitted that is rated. The final grade is generated with the following weights: 20% - project, 80% - exam.

Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will acquire the theoretical knowledge of river processes in stream-channels and their influence on morphological development of the channel. The principles of proposing the parameters of the river regulations with respect to the flood protection, channel stability and the ecosystem quality are explained in the subject.
The second part of the subject is aimed at the ecological aspects of the river training and the strategy of improving the quality of the Slovak streams. Theoretical knowledge will be applied during the proposal of the river regulation with the support of the computing technique.
Course contents:
 Purpose and tools of river regulations.
 Activity and development of natural stream channels.
 Bed-load regime of stream channels.
 Principles of complex solving of river training.
 Theoretical backup of proposal parameters of the river regulations.
 Technical works in river regulations with the emphasis on sustaining of natural aquatic habitat.
 Impact of river regulation on ecological and morphological stability of the environment.
 Aspects of river restoration.
Recommended or required reading:
MACURA, V. -- IZAKOVIČOVÁ, Z. Krajinnoekologické aspekty revitalizácie tokov. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2000. 272 p. ISBN 80-227-1343-0.
MACURA, V. -- SZOLGAY, J. -- KOHNOVÁ, S. Úpravy tokov. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2002. 272 p. ISBN 80-227-1673-1.
MACURA, V. -- HALAJ, P. Úpravy a revitalizácie vodných tokov. Bratislava : Nakladateľstvo STU, 2013. 228 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3925-2.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 70

24,3 %25,7 %24,3 %14,3 %11,4 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Viliam Macura, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Andrej Škrinár, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
Last modification: 11. 6. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Viliam Macura, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 06/11/2019.

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