Anno accademico 2015/2016 - 1° anno - Curriculum Ingegneria delle acque

ICAR/02 - 9 CFU - 1° semestre

Il corso è un'introduzione all'idrologia e ciclo idrologico con particolare enfasi sulla aspetti di applicazione legati all'acqua e Ingegneria ambientale.

1.
INTRODUCTION
Course
presentation.
Development
of
hydrological
science.
2
INTRODUCTION
TO
THE
HYDROLOGICAL
CYCLE
Hydrological
cycle
components.
Precipitation.
Evaporation
and
evapotranspiration.
Runoff
and
streamflows.
Groundwater.
Human
effects
on
the
hydrological
cycle.
Distribution
of
water
resources
on
earth.
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3.
HYDROLOGICAL
INFORMATION
Instruments
and
methods
for
measuring
hydrological
variables.
Sources
of
information.
Hydrological
and
Hydrographic
services.
Real
time
data
collection
networks.
Radar
and
satellites.
Reanalysis
data.
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4.
INTRODUCTION
TO
PROBABILITY
THEORY
AND
STATISTICS
Statistical
description
of
data.
Probability
definitions.
Probability
function.
Properties
of
probability
functions.
Random
variables,
cumulative
distribution
function
(cdf)
and
probability
density
function
(pdf).
Discrete
parametric
cdf.
Continuous
parametric
cdf.
Return
period
and
risk.
Distribution
fitting
and
goodness
of
fit
assessment.
Statistical
tests.
Regression
analysis.
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5.
PRECIPITATION
Formation
of
precipitation.
Precipitation
types.
Distribution
of
precipitation.
Estimation
of
areal
precipitation.
Extreme
precipitation
frequency
analysis.
Intensity
duration
frequency
curves.
Regional
analysis
of
extreme
precipitation.
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6.
WATERSHED
AND
DRAINAGE
NETWORK
CHARACTERIZATION
USING
GIS
Watershed
delineation.
Geomorphologic
characterization
of
watersheds.
Streamflow
network
characterization.
Horton
and
Strahler’s
laws.
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7.
RUNOFF
AND
STREAMFLOWS
Streamflow
regimes.
Streamflow
measurements.
Flow
duration
curves.
Formation
of
runoff
and
streamflows.
Infiltration.
Hydrograph
components.
Stochastic
modelling
of
streamflow
series.
SEAMOD
model
for
monthly
streamflow.
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8.
FLOOD
HYDROGRAPH
ANALYSIS
Hydrograph
separation.
Time
of
concentration
estimation.
Peak
discharge
estimation.
Regional
methods
for
peak
discharge
estimation.
Design
hyetographs.
Rainfall-?runoff
models.
Rational
method.
Unit
hydrograph.
Instantaneous
Unit
Hydrograph.
Conceptual
models
(time-?area,
linear
reservoir,
Nash,
Clark).
SCS
Unit
Hydrograph.
GIUH.
HEC-?HMS
software.
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9.
HYDROLOGICAL
ASPECTS
OF
RESERVOIR
ANALYSIS
Types
of
reservoirs.
Design
criteria.
Simulation
of
reservoirs.
Flood
control.
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10.
DROUGHT
ANALYSIS
Drought,
aridity
and
desertification.
Characteristics
of
local
and
regional
droughts.
Drought
monitoring.
Drought
mitigation.

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S.L.

Physical

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Prentice-?Hall,

2002.

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1993.

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R.,

Hydrology:

an

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to

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science,

Addison-?

Wesley

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Physical

hydrology,

Prentice-?Hall,

2002.

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D.(ed.),

Handbook

of

hydrology,

McGraw-?Hill,

New

York,

1993.

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R.,

Hydrology:

an

introduction

to

hydrologic

science,

Addison-?

Wesley

Publ.

Company,

Reading

Ma,

1990.