WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

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Code
98069
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
5 credits during the 1st year of 10720 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (LM-35) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ICAR/02
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To provide interpretative and predictive tools for the analysis, design and management of ideas, projects and systems in the field of water resources at the watershed scale

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides interpretative and predictive tools specific to engineering analysis, design and management of ideas, projects and systems in the field of water resources. To this end, the hydraulic and hydrological skills are associated economic-financial aspects, operational research and reliability analysis.

Teaching methods

Online with MS Teams for both lessons and exercises.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course includes: 1) outline of economics, optimization, uncertainty and reliability analysis; 2) estimate of resources and demand for surface and underground water systems and for industrial, civil and distribution plants; 3) flood risk management and flood control systems; 4) management in drought conditions; 5) virtual water content and redistribution of water resources; 6) risk analysis for energy production plants, manufacturing plants, insurance and reinsurance companies, leisure facilities

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Mays, L.W., Tung, Y., Hydrosystems Engineering and Management, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1992.

Mays, L.W., Water Resources Handbook, McGraw-Hill, New Yok, 1995. 

Loucks, D., et al. Water Resources Systems Planning and Analysis, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, 1981.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: To be agreed by email sent to giorgio.roth@unige.it

Exam Board

GIORGIO ROTH (President)

ANGELA CELESTE TARAMASSO

ANNA PALLA

GIORGIO BONI

ILARIA GNECCO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Online with MS Teams for both lessons and exercises.

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

Practical exercises are planned related to the main themes of the course, evaluated at the end of the final exam. The final exam consists in the discussion of the exercises, supplemented by questions to be answered orally concerning the whole program.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/09/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale