Subject: Flood Defence Measures (17 - URZP59)

Basic Information

Scientific or art field:Hydrotechnics
Native organizations units

Department of Civil Engineering
Course specification

Course is active from 01.10.2009..

The educational course objective is to introduce students to the causes of the extreme flood phenomena, to the genesis of the flooding wave, as well as to the possible consequences in regards to assets and human life. Besides that, the objective is to introduce students to the methodology and measures of flood defense.
After the passed examination students will be able to plan and predict possible risks concerning assets and population, vulnerability and endangerment of people, and to formulate, define and plan measures of protection and rescue of people and assets in the case of big floods.
Causes of flood formation. Classification of floods to internal and external waters. Passive and active flood defense measures. Basic elements of defensive facilities (accumulation, dams, embankments, river bank walls, raster channels). Determining return period for building defensive facilities. Stationary and mobile equipment for flood protection. Transformation of the flooding wave. Flood defense regulations. Regular and exceptional defense. The role of the first and second defensive line. Causes of embankment and dam destruction. Monitoring and carrying out measures for prevention of defense facility destruction. Measures undertaken in cases of accidental situations caused by dam and embankment destruction. Determining the shortest time necessary for evacuation due to embankment and other defensive facility penetration. Remediation of extreme flooding consequences and those of urban and agricultural surfaces.
The course is held through auditory lectures followed by slides and auditory practice which further elaborates certain problem solutions. Both lectures and practice are followed by a great number of examples from the practice. Besides that, lecturers of the visiting representatives from some institutions and companies are planed, and also visits to the institutions and companies typical for the lectured field.
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Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes70.00
Lecture attendanceYesYes5.00
Term paperYesYes20.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Budinski Ljubomir
Full Professor

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Stipić Danilo
Assistant - Master

Practical classes