Urban Hydrology and Urban Drainage

Module aims

To study the hydrology and drainage requirements of urban areas. 

Learning outcomes

On successfully completing this course unit, students will be able to: 

  • Introduce the effects of urbanisation on the hydrological cycle, develop basic methods of hydrological analysis including runoff models and flood frequency analysis.
  • Review the basics of rainfall analysis and hydraulics, and apply this to storm, foul and combined sewer design.
  • Explore sewer flow models, stormwater management and the increasing influence of sustainability principles.

Module syllabus

No.

Topic

Staff

01

Introduction

Dr A. Mijic

02

Unit hydrograph theory

Dr A. Mijic

03

Flood frequency analysis

Dr A. Mijic

04

Hydraulics

Dr A. Mijic

05

Rainfall and stormwater

Dr A. Mijic

06

Stormwater and stormwater management

Dr A. Mijic

07

Stormwater management and wastewater

Dr M. Templeton

08

Wastewater and CSOs  

Dr M. Templeton

09

Towards urban water management sustainability 

Dr A. Mijic

Teaching methods

The module is delievered by lectures and in-class exercises.

Assessments

Assessment of the module is by examination.

Reading list

Supplementary

Module leaders

Dr Ana Mijic