222.573 Hydraulic Engineering and Hydraulic Structures 2
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 3.0h, 4.0EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • describe and develop hydraulic engineering projects as multi-purpose projects
  • determine constructive solutions for hydraulic engineering systems
  • analyze special features in hydraulic engineering

Subject of course

In addition to the in-depth basics, the following specialist areas are dealt with, based on examples from Austria and abroad: surge chambers, pressure tunnels and pressure shafts as well as pressure pipelines including pressure surge calculations; constructive solution of high head and low head power houses; shot channels, spillways and bottom outlets; cavitation; Pump storage systems, weir systems and closures as well as ice problems and ice defense; Maintenance and modernization of plants.

Teaching methods


The lecture is held exclusively in the distance learning format. The students who have booked the LVA are provided with pdf slides material as well as a link for an e-learning part of the lecture via TISS

Mode of examination


Additional information


The exam is held online or in person, depending on the rules then applicable at the TU Wien.



Course dates

Tue09:30 - 13:0022.06.2021Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Vorlungsbesprechung/Prüfung

Examination modalities

Oral exam based on a technical discussion with explanations of examples.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.03.2021 12:00 31.03.2021 12:00 31.03.2021 12:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 505 Civil Engineering Science


No lecture notes are available.

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses