HS1018 Water Resources Engineering with GIS 7.5 credits

Vattenresursteknik med GIS

  • Education cycle

    First cycle
  • Main field of study

    Technology
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Spring 19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Spring 19 P3 (7.5 credits)

  • Application code

    60419

  • Start date

    15/01/2019

  • End date

    15/03/2019

  • Language of instruction

    Swedish

  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places *

    20 - 20

    *) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.

  • Course responsible

    Teresa Isaksson <teresa.isaksson@byv.kth.se>

  • Part of programme

Spring 20 for programme students

  • Periods

    Spring 20 P3 (7.5 credits)

  • Application code

    60763

  • Start date

    15/01/2020

  • End date

    14/03/2020

  • Language of instruction

    Swedish

  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places *

    20 - 20

    *) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.

  • Course responsible

    Viktors Zilinskis <viktorsz@kth.se>

  • Part of programme

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student shall be able to:

  • Perform an analysis of a community’s water needs
  • Design water mains for a community
  • Define a catchment area for a water intake and perform a water balance calculation.
  • Construct a conceptual model of an aquifer
  • Identify interest conflicts at water outtakes and propose a water conservation area for the region
  • Present maps in GIS
  • Use simple analysis methods in GIS
  • Submit a completed, written investigation of a water supply
  • Give a presentation on the completed investigation

Course main content

  • Water resource issues from a global and local perspective
  • System analysis in hydrology: surface water, ground water, water supply and drainoff
  • Water resource planning for a catchment area, according to EC general directives
  • Water needs in a community
  • Design of water mains
  • The quality of drinking water
  • GIS
  • Digital maps
  • Analysis methods in GIS

Eligibility

Students in year 3 of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering programme Constructional Engineering and Design. 

HS1007 Fluid Mechanics
HS1009 Urban Planning
HS1029 Geology and Soil Mechanics
or equivalent courses

Literature

Nordström, A: Dricksvatten för en hållbar utveckling, Studentlitteratur 2005
Utdrag ur: Allmänna vattenledningsnät, VAV, P83, 2001

Examination

  • PRO1 - Project, 6.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 1.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Requirements for final grade

Project work (PROA, 6.0 credits), grading scale: A-F
Written examination (TENA, 1.5 credits), grading scale A-F

Overall course grade is based on grading scale A-F

Offered by

ABE/Constructional Engineering and Design

Contact

Therese Isaksson (theresei@kth.se)

Examiner

Teresa Isaksson <teresa.isaksson@byv.kth.se>

Supplementary information

Selection for courses with limited space: if the number of applications that meet entry requirements exceeds the availability for the course, selection will be based on the applicants' credits in the TIBYH programme.

Course previously given as 6H3205.

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2015.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2015.