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Course description

Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2021-22

This subject is scheduled in the 7th semester of the Degree of Civil Engineering, and it is optional out of the Hydrology study block. It aims that previously learned knowledge is applied by students, along with the presented concepts, in order to solve those geotechnique problems that are present in hydraulic works.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

UA Basic Transversal Competences

  • CT-10 : Capacity to confront, plan and solve real problems demanded by society in the field of engineering.
  • CT-13 : Capacity to adopt the scientific method when planning and carrying out different academic and professional tasks.


Specific Competences (Specific Technology):>>Hydrology

  • CEH-1 : Knowledge and ability to plan and size hydraulic works and installations, for industrial water production, energy systems, hydroelectric plants and management of surface and underground water resources.


Basic Transversal Competences

  • CB-3 : Students should have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (normally within their field of study) to give opinions that include a reflection on important, social, scientific, ethical matters, etc.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2021-22

¿ Comprehension of the different technique and legal aspects that are presented during the construction of civil works. Capacity of employing verified methods and solid technologies, with the aim of getting the highest efficacy during the construction works, respecting the environment and under safe conditions of all workers and users.
¿ Ability to planify, project, inspect and manage works and services of Civil Engineering.
¿ Ability to maintain hydraulic and energetic resources.
¿ Ability to study and design catchment of ground and running water.
¿ Knowledge of the Civil Engineering History and capacity of analysing civil works in particular and in general.




Code: 33555
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught