Water Supply and Sewerage Grids for Cities

Course Code: IC3204 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Civil Engineering • Field of study: Architecture and town planning
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Dorin Victor Popa
Seminar tutor: Dorin Victor Popa
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

To understand the basic concepts of hydrotechnical structures design and exploitation.
To understand and to acknowledge different types of hydrotechnical structures.
To understand the design methods of hydrotechnical structures.

Course Entry Requirements:

Not necessary.

Course contents:

1. Hydrotechnics and hydrotechnical structures. 2. The influence of hydrotechnical structures on neighboring areas. 3. The main types of hydrotechnical structures for power plants. 4. The evaluation of the energy and hydraulic power. 5. Heavy dams. 6. Dams. General aspects. 7. Floods and the causes of floods. 8. The design of hydrotechnical structures for protection against floods. 9. Hydrotechnical measurements for irrigation systems. 10. The stability of slopes and shores. 11. Water supply systems. The necessary quantity of water for supply. Water captivation. Water captivation resources. 12. Water tanks. The determination of the water tank capacity. 13. The captivation and distribution of water. The captivation pipes. The distribution pipes. The design of captivation pipes. 14. Sewerage systems and water purifying stations.

Teaching methods:

Presentation, discussions, examples, practical applications.

Learning outcomes:

Students will be able to determine the loads acting on an arched river dam. Students will be able to verify the dam’s resistance to infiltrations. Students will be able to design water supply and sewerage grids.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written exam (40% of final grade), laboratory portfolio (30% of final grade), tests (30% of final grade).

Recommended reading:

Popovici, A., Popescu, C.,, Baraje pentru acumulari de apa,vol II, Ed. Tehnica, Bucuresti, 2002, 250.
Popovici, A., Popescu, C.,, Baraje pentru acumulari de apa,vol I, Ed. Tehnica, Bucuresti, 1994, 180.
MIHAI GIURCONIU., ION MIREL., ADRIAN CARABE.,, Construcții și instalații hidroedilitare, Editura de vest, Timisoara, 2002, 280.