Hydrodynamics and Time Series Analysis of Environmental Flows

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in Fundamental Hydraulics, Fundamental Statistics and Differential Equations.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objective:    

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • On advanced hydrodynamics. 
  • On numerical modelling of turbulent flows.
  • On modelling of transport and mixing.
  • On environmental flow in coastal zones and estuaries.
  • On basic time series analysis.

Skills

  • To perform a systematic analysis of the physics in the coastal zone and estuaries.
  • To perform non-stationary time simulations with advanced hydrodynamic models.
  • To analyse time series for persistence and harmonic elements.
  • To analyse geophysical flows in the ocean and coastal zone.

Competences

  • To evaluate and handle data that forms the basis of hydrodynamic and water quality modelling.
  • To structure and produce technical documentation of complex problems, methods and results.
  • To communicate problems, findings and results graphically 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 examHydrodynamics and Time Series Analysis of Environmental Flows
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual oral or written exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleHydrodynamik og tidsserieanalyse for miljøhydrauliske forhold
Module codeB-VM-K2G-7
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
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