Experimental Hydrology

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objective:    

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • On the groundwater system and its essential properties and parameters.
  • On experimental methods for property and parameter estimation of the ground water zone.
  • On uncertainty and limitations of the applied methods.

Skills

  • To select, design and conduct suitable in-situ test for estimating saturated hydraulic properties.
  • To select, design and conduct suitable laboratory test for estimating hydraulic saturated hydraulic properties.
  • To analyse and evaluate test results and methods regarding suitability and reliability.
  • To organise documentation and presentation of measured data.

Competences

  • To describe, analyse, and evaluate a specific part of the groundwater system, regarding its composition and its properties through a planned investigation of the system.
  • To structure and plan the project and the work in a group.
  • To produce technical documentation of complex problems, methods and results in group cooperation.
  • To communicate findings and solutions graphical as well as oral to the relevant target audience.

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examExperimental Hydrology
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual exam, written or oral based on presentation seminar and mini-project report.
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleEksperimentel hydrologi
Module codeB-VM-K1G-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science