VM8107 - Topics in Hydraulics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100

Course content

The course covers selected topics in hydraulics, hydraulic design and river engineering. The content will be designed for each student individually. The following topics can be part of the course:
• super critical flow (air entrainment, cavitation, deflection of flow)
• energy dissipation
• physical modeling techniques
• fish passages and blockage
• culvert hydraulics
• ice at hydropower intakes
• intake hydraulics
• sediment transport i rivers and reservoirs
• Erosion protection / rip-rap design

Learning outcome

The course shall give insight to selected topics in hydraulics and hydraulic design applied to river engineering. The topics will be selected to cover the needs of the individual student.

Learning methods and activities

Seminar, exercises, project work.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Selected books and articles.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2011

Language of instruction: English


Subject area(s)
  • Hydraulics
  • Technological subjects
  • Hydraulic Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 2011-12-03
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100
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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