Course code THT200

THT200 Water Technology for Landscape Planners

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Course responsible: Arve Heistad
Teachers: Jarle Tommy Bjerkholt, Oddvar Georg Lindholm, Jan Vaslestad
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:


Teaching exam periods:

This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .

Course frequency: <p>Annually</p><p><br/><br/></p>
First time: Study year 2008-2009
Preferential right:

Students in Landscape Construction and Management and landscape architecture.

Course contents:

-Hydraulics. -Irrigation techniques for park- and green areas. -Draining technques. -Risk of erosion and methods for protection. -Geomechanics. -Groundwater, local handling of storm water runoff. -Sustainable urban drainage. -Urban hydrologi. -Conventional versus nature based handling of storm water runoff, storm water runoff in cities, cleaning methods, infiltration techniques, dimensioning, equipment for and management of dams, open water ways and canals for storm water runoff.

Learning outcome:

Upon completion the students shall have knowledge of the handling of water in urban areas and green areas. They shall be able to use practical methods for planning and dimensioning constructions for handling of water.

Learning activities:

Lectures, student projects, visits to relevant sites, a semester assignment.

Teaching support:

Academic supervision by course responsible during office hours.


To be determined.



Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:

Semester assignment.


Written examination.

Nominal workload:

Ca. 300 hours.

Entrance requirements:

Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)

Reduction of credits:


Type of course:

Lectures: ca. 50 hours. Excursion. One semester assignment must be passed before taking the examination. Exercises in hydraulic problems




The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.


Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått