Course code THT200

THT200 Water Engineering for Landscape Planners

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Course responsible: Kim Aleksander Haukeland Paus
Teachers: Arve Heistad, Vegard Nilsen, Ulf Rydningen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2008-2009
Course contents:
Hydraulics. Irrigation techniques for park- and green areas. Draining techniques. Risk of erosion and methods for protection. Geomechanics. Groundwater. Sustainable urban drainage and storm water management. Urban hydrology. Conventional versus sustainable handling of storm water, storm water runoff in cities, storm water pollution, infiltration, 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 management of water in urban and green areas. They shall be able to use practical methods for planning and dimensioning solutions for management of water.
Learning activities:
Lectures, excursion, term paper. Problem solving exercises.
Teaching support:
Teachers and teaching assistants will be available for guidance during lectures and problem solving sessions.
Compendium titled "Vannteknikk for landskapsplanleggere" by Bjerkholt og Lindholm, 2. edition will be distributed on Canvas.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Term paper with oral presentation.
Written examination 3 hours.
Nominal workload:
Ca. 250 hours.
Reduction of credits:
5 ECTS credit reduction with THT261.
Type of course:
Lectures: ca. 50 hours. Excursion. Exercises.
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 candidates exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: Letter grades