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Laboratory for hydraulic measurement and controls ( 5 CFU )
Prof. Sandro Longo
     Tel. 0521.905157 - Fax. 0521.905924           E-mail. sandro.longo@unipr.it

To become confident with the instruments and the techniques of hyadraulic measurements. To plan and develop the physical and numerical models of hydraulic structures. To plan the sytems of control and management of civil hydraulic plants.

The SI system. Uncertainties and errors. Dimensional analysis. Characteristics of measurements systems. Transducers. Static and dynamic calibration. The chains of signal acquisition.

Attività d'esercitazione
Calibration of a Venturi meter. Force of a water jet. Characteristics of a pump. Characteristics of a Pelton turbine. Discharge vs level for a stream. Discharge rate measurement in a stream. Free surface profile due to a Crump meter. Permeability meter for road pavement. Discharge rate measurement in open channels using UltraSound Profile meter. Hydraulic jump.

Modalità d'esame
Oral exam and report

Hydraulics, Measurements and Hydraulic Controls

Testi consigliati
Misure e Controlli Idraulici (2005, in press) S. Longo & M. Petti, Mc Graw-Hill, pp 400
Measurement systems, (1990) E.O.Doebelin, Mc Graw-Hill, ISBN 0-07-100697-4, pp 960+XXII
Metodologie moderne di misure idrauliche e idrodinamiche, (1992), G.Pulci Doria, CUEN, Napoli, ISBN 88 7146 183-5, pp 407

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