102-0214-02L  Introduction to Urban Water Management

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersE. Morgenroth, M. Maurer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentCivil Engineers and Environmental Scientist have to enrole for the course unit 102-0214-02L (without excursions).


102-0214-00 GSiedlungswasserwirtschaft GZ
Mo 08 - 10 Uhr (Vorlesung und Übungsgruppen)
Di 08 - 10 Uhr (Vorlesung)
4 hrs
Mon08:00-09:35HIL E 1 »
08:00-09:35HIL E 10.1 »
08:00-09:35HIL E 5 »
08:00-09:35HIL E 6 »
08:00-09:35HIL E 7 »
08:00-09:35HIL E 9 »
08:00-09:35HIL F 10.3 »
Tue07:45-09:30HCI G 7 »
E. Morgenroth, M. Maurer

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction to urban water management (water supply, urban drainage, wastewater treatment, sewage sluge treatment)
ObjectiveThis course provides an introduction and an overview over the topics of urban water management (water supply, urban drainage, wastewater treatment, sewage sludge treatment). It supports the understanding of the interactions of the relevant technical and natural systems. Simple models for the design are introduced.
ContentOverview over the field of urban water management.
Introduction into systems analysis.
Characterization of water and water quality.
Requirement of drinking water, production of wastewater and pollutants
Production and supply of drinking water.
Urban drainage, treatment of combined sewer overflow.
Wastewater treatment, nutrient elimination, sludge handling.
Planning of urban water infrastructure.
Lecture notesGujer, W.: Siedlungswasserwirtschaft, 3. Aufl., Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course is required for further in depth courses in urban water management.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Civil Engineering 2014; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block 2)
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersM. Maurer, E. Morgenroth
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aidsAlle Unterlagen sind erlaubt. Alle Taschenrechner ohne externe Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten sind erlaubt.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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Civil Engineering BachelorExamination Block 2OInformation
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