72759 - Hydraulic Construction M

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Clean water and sanitation

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

With this course the student acquires a highly qualified expertise for the analysis and control of hydrological phenomena and a complete overview on major water projects concerning the civil engineering and is able to perform an advanced design of hydraulic works.

Course contents

The course presents a comprehensive panorama of hydraulic infrastructures for civil and environmental engineering. The course also discusses the advanced design procedures of structural (and non structural) measures for hydrological risk mitigation


Informative course notes provided during the course; Reference textbooks for deepening the preparation:

-U. Maione e A. Brath, La sistemazione dei corsi d'acqua naturali, Ed. BIOS;

-U. Maione e A. Brath, Moderni criteri di sistemazione degli alvei fluviali, Ed. BIOS;

-U. Maione e A. Brath, La difesa idraulica del territorio, Ed. BIOS;

-U. Maione, Appunti di Idrologia 3: Le piene fluviali, La Goliardica Pavese;

-D. Citrini e G. Noseda, Idraulica, Casa Editrice Ambrosiana.

Teaching methods

Classes and practical assignments in the PC Lab.

Assessment methods

Oral and/or written exam

Office hours

See the website of Armando Brath