Advanced Water Transport and Distribution

This course introduces participants to advanced methods and tools used in design, operation & maintenance of water transport and distribution systems.

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2019

For whom?

Engineers and scientists with keen interest in modern methods, technologies and tools used in design, operation and maintenance of water transport & distribution networks.

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 01 July 2019
End: 19 July 2019
Deadline IHE application: 31 May 2019 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 2850

VAT is not included in the course fee

Course content

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Theory of Hydraulic Modelling: Methods of reliability assessment, optimisation models. Model building, validation and calibration.
  • Computer-aided Design: Development of alternatives, pump selection, design of tanks/water towers, cost comparisons. Monitoring and control of water quality in distribution networks, corrosion forms and remedies, bio-film formation and control, optimal water composition. Modelling of chlorine residuals, water age and mixing, GIS applications.
  • Asset Management: Optimal maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement scheduling.
  • Water Hammer in Pressure Conduits: Influence of pipeline characteristics on valve and pump operation, surge tanks and air vessels, simplified design procedures, constructional aspects, computer applications.

 

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