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Water Supply Systems

Module name (EN): Water Supply Systems
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA686
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0090
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA686 (P110-0090) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA686 (P110-0090) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA686 (P110-0090) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA311 Urban Water Resource Management

[updated 20.11.2013]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Dettmar
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Dettmar

[updated 15.02.2010]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to identify and understand the principles, systems and processes involved in the provision of drinking water. They will be able to plan and design drinking water treatment plants depending on the raw water quality, as well as calculate pipe networks for distribution, elevated tanks and supply systems.

[updated 28.09.2020]
Module content:
- Requirements for drinking water; water quality: water hardness, lime-carbonic acid balance;
- Methods of drinking water treatment: a) mechanical/physical: raking, grit chambers, filtration, gas exchange, b) chemical/biological deferrization, demanganization, deacidification, desalination;
- hydraulic calculation of water supply networks (pump and pipe characteristics);
- Designing elevated ground tanks and water towers;
- Dimensioning urban supply lines

[updated 05.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Bretschneider: Taschenbuch d. Wasserwirtschaft, Brix/Heyd/Gerlach: Die Wasserversorgung, Damrath/Cord-Landwehr: Wasserversorgung, DVGW: Wasseraufbereitungstechnik für Inge-nieure, Hauschild: Wasserversorgungsanlagen, Hütter: Wasser- u. Wasseruntersuchung, Kittner/Starke/Wissel: Wasserversorgung, Hancke: Wasseraufbereitung, Grombach: Handbuch der Wasserversorgungstechnik, Merck: Die Untersuchung von Wasser, u. v. m.

[updated 05.02.2020]
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