DAMS AND WEIRS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Hydraulic and structural design of dams and weirs. General design of main fluvial and maritime structures.
Knowledge required of relevant topics on Hydraulics, Structure Mechanics , Geotechnics .
Course contents summary
Concrete dams (gravity, arch-gravity, arch) and earth dams. Fixed and movable weirs. Hints at fluvial and maritime constructions.
G.Evangelisti: "Impianti Idroelettrici", Vol. I, Patron Ed. + Classnotes on Maritime and fluvial structures.
Frontal lectures with audiovisual tools. Development of individual numerical projects by each student.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral or written examination (at student's choice) on topics dealt with in the Course, highlighting practical applications of theoretical principles. Verification of numerical projects (to be presented before the examination).
Lecture attendance is recommended