TVM4520 - Hydropower and Hydraulic Engineering, Specialization Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

The specialization project in hydropower and hydraulic engineering will give the student in-depth knowledge within a hydropower and hydraulic engineering. The student will complete a project work which can be an analysis of a specific topic, a pre-feasibility project study, experimental work in the laboratory, fieldwork with data collection, or computer program development. The project will include setting up a project plan with important milestones, status reporting during the project and a final report with the main findings in the project.

Learning outcome


The student will have knowledge of:

- How to perform a project work with availble scientific expectations; time frame, tecnical, economical and human resources, formal requirements.

- Engineering and research based project work related to hydro power, hydrology and hydraulic engineering.



The student will be able to:

- Choose methodology sufficient for solving engineering and research work.

- Do the engineering and research required to solve technical issues.

- Write a formal report do describe the background, methodology, work that is done, results and conclusion.


Generel competence:

The student can:

- Perform project work related to hydropower, hydrology and hydraulic engineering.

Learning methods and activities

Individual project work with supervision.


Course materials


Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TVM4720 7.5 01.09.2007
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Hydraulic Engineering


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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