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 H. Lee 

08 

Wastewater and CSOs   

Dr H. Lee 

09 

Towards urban water management sustainability   

Dr A. Mijic 

Teaching methods

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

Assessments

Information will be provided separately.

Reading list

Supplementary

Module leaders

Dr Ana Mijic