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CODE 98069
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/02
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

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

Frontal lectures.

Working students and students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs certification are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account individual ways of learning.

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

Exam Board

GIORGIO ROTH (President)

GIORGIO BONI

ANNA PALLA

ANGELA CELESTE TARAMASSO

ILARIA GNECCO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written and oral exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The written test consists in the preparation, during the year, of a report, in the form of technical consultancy, aimed at analyzing a project involving the use of a water resource. The report is personal and must be delivered at least seven days before the date set for the oral exam. The oral exam consists in the presentation and discussion, in set times, of the report, integrated by two / three questions concerning the topics covered in the lectures and exercises. The questions are mainly aimed at ascertaining the operational skills acquired by the student.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
17/01/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
14/02/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
13/06/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
11/07/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Zero hunger
Zero hunger
Quality education
Quality education
Clean water and sanitation
Clean water and sanitation
Affordable and clean energy
Affordable and clean energy
Sustainable cities and communities
Sustainable cities and communities
Responbile consumption and production
Responbile consumption and production
Climate action
Climate action
Life on land
Life on land