Course code BūvZ3101

Credit points 1

Engineering Systems I

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures16

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation13.05.2014

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author Arhitektūras un būvniecības katedra

Vilis Upīte

Mg. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

Arhi1020, Construction Graphics

Arhi2050, Architecture II

BūvZ1016, Engineering Geodesy

HidZ2005, Hydraulics

MašZ2010, Descriptive Geometry, Technical Drawing

Course abstract

„Engineering systems I „ : student should get knowledge about history and development of water supply and sewerage systems, content of modern these systems, problems of sewage utilization and solving of them as well, constructions of devices and working principles of them, required project documentation for realization.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge - familiar with theoretical issues related to water supply and sewerage systems. Theoretical test.
Skills - are able to make the selection of water supply and sewerage system elements. Theoretical test.
Competence - is able to calculate, evaluate the consequences of possible incorrect operation of systems, is able to plan the sequence of system construction works, safety, perform quality control. Theoretical test.

Course Content(Calendar)

1 Water supply and sewerage systems history. 2 Water abstraction sources. 3 Water quality parameters, possibilities improving them. 4 Elements of water supply system, water consumption norms. 5 Basic initial data for water supply & sewage systems projecting 6 Water network pressures. 7 Hydraulic calculations of network. 8 Water transportation devices. 9 Elements of buildings sewerage systems, functions of them. 10 Pipe materials, requirements to them 11 Sewage flow and hydraulic calculations of sewerage network. 12 Projecting principles of yard sewerage network. 13 Rainwater sewerage systems. 14 Mechanical and biological sewage purification facilities. 15 Small volume sewage purification facilities. 16 Required project documentations of water supply and sewerage networks.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Student should obtain successful theoretical test.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Student should acquire sufficient knowledge using presentations given in lectures and study of additional and professional literature.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

Knowledge is evaluated accordingly student’s interpretation of questions about branch practice with note accepted / not accepted .

Compulsory reading

1. Tilgalis Ē. Ūdensapgāde. Jelgava: LLU, LIF, 2008. 184 lpp. 2. Tilgalis Ē. Notekūdeņu savākšana un attīrīšana. Jelgava: LLU, LVAF, 2004. 239 lpp.

Further reading

1. Packevičius A., Šalna S. Santehniķa rokasgrāmata. Vilnius, Supernamai, 2017. ISBN 978-609-959-3-7 2. Profesijas standarts. Reģistrācijas numurs PS 0040 Profesija Sanitārtehnisko iekārtu montētājs. Tiešsaiste. Pieejams: 3. Tilgalis Ē. Aku ierīkošana un ekspluatācija. Rīga: Avots, 1991. 176 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

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Course included in first level professional higher education program "Civil Engineering" for part-time studies of Faculty of Environmental and Civil Engineering.