Design and Management of Dams and other Hydraulic Structures

Estimated cost: R10 001 – R20 000
Field Of Study: Engineering
Department Name: Civil Engineering

Objectives:

This 4 day course on the Design and Construction of Hydraulic Structures has been structured to give state-of-the-art theory and practise on dam site selection, dam design aspects such as dam type, geotechnical and structural aspects, spillways, energy dissipation and outlet work, and hydropower schemes. Apart from dams, the design of other structures such as water transfer tunnels will also be dealt with. Dam safety aspects, design floods and guidelines on freeboard for dams will also be presented. Presenters are mainly drawn from government, university and consulting engineering companies.

Entry Requirement: Professional 4-year Bachelor’s degree /Bachelor Honours degree or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Duration: 4 days
Presentation Language: Afr/Eng
Contact Person Name: R Burger
Contact Person Email: burgerr@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 2100
Latest Year Offered: 2017