TVM4105 - Hydrology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The hydrological cycle. Cimate. Hydrological processes, precipitation, infiltration, evaporation, groundwater and runoff. Theory for runoff generation. Water in saturated and unsaturated zone. Snowhydrology. Ice on lakes and in rivers. Measurement and calculation of hydrological processes. Numerical models. Floods. Urban hydrology. Hydrological prognosis. The course focuses on quantitative hydrology.

Learning outcome

The candidate should have knowledge on:
- The hydrological cycle and the water balance
- Basic knowledge on hydrological processes cental in water balance studies
- Basic knowledge of computation and measurements, and some knowledge on data sources and data analysis.

The candidate should be able to:
- Use hydrological data for inflow and flood analysis
- Know measurement techniques for discharge and snow storage
- Calculations of processes and the water balance.

General competence:
The candidate can:
- Identify hydrological problems relevant for other subject areas within civil and environmental engineering.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and field work.

Compulsory assignments

  • Øvingar

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

S.L. Dingman, "Physical Hydrology 2nd or 3rd edition". Copies from articles and books.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIB5010 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2019

No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 5

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D 2019-12-20 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
SL238 Sluppenvegen 14 1
Storhall del 2 Idrettssenteret (Dragvoll) 74
DI42 Idrettssenteret (Dragvoll) 2
Summer UTS Written examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
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