Course syllabus


VVRA05, 9 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED W
Date of Decision: 2017-04-03

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: V2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


This course will give the students a basic knowledge of water related problems. The students will be able to use their knowledge to solve various engineering problems related to water resources management, urban hydrology and the design of hydraulic structures.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: The course contains both individual and group examination. Two written exams and three assignments will be completed within the course. The assignments are made in groups of two students. The grade will be based on the results of the written exams and the assignments.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: VTGA01 Engineering Geology, FMAA05 Calculus in One Variable and VSM010 Mechanics, Basic Course.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VVR120, VVR145

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Magnus Persson,
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