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Water Supply Systems

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Water Supply Systems
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA686
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

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
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
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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