VM8104 - Topics in Hydroinformatics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 100/100 1 hours D

Course content

The course contains topics within numerical models for hydraulic engineering and hydrology. The course will be designed for each individual student. Possible topics: Computational Fluid Dynamics, design of modelling systems, development and implementation of models in hydroinformatics.

Learning outcome

The candidate should have knowledge of a subject in numerical modeling of flow or hydrological processes at an international leading level. The candidate should be able to consider the application of various analytical methods in the field, and to contribute to the development of new theories and methods in the field.

The candidate should master the theory and the use of relevant computer programs in the field of hydro-informatics. The candidate should be able to use these skills to perform research at a high international level. The candidate should be able to assess the work of others on the same level.

General competence:
The candidate should be able to use knowledge from the discipline for scientific assignments and projects, and to publish research and development results in recognized national and international channels.

Learning methods and activities

Seminar, exercises, project work. To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required. The course will only be lectured for enrolled PhD-students.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (PHVANN)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to PhD Programme in Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering. Students who wants to take topics in computational fluid dynamics have to have passed the course TVM4155 Numerical modelling and hydraulics

Course materials

Selected books and articles.


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
  • * 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.