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Courses at Luleå university of technology

Dam II - Dam and Dam Safety

7.5 Credits, Course, master's level, G7004B
Give students basic knowledge about the structure, design and function of hydropower dams and mine tailings dams.

The aim of the course is to give the students basic knowledge about the structure, design and function of hydropower dams and mine tailings dams. Some examples of areas included in the course are hydrogeological calculations, norms and methods of analyses used by the hydropower industry, stability analyses, observations from field monitoring and factors that affect the dam safety.

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Jan Laue

Jan Laue, Professor and Head of Subject, Head of Division

Organisation: Soil Mechanics, Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 491288