1. Hydrologic Principles.
Introduction to Hydrology. Hydrologic Cycle. Weather Systems. Precipitation. Evaporation and ET. Infiltration. Stream Flow. Hydrologic Measurement.
2. Rainfall-Runoff Analysis.
Watershed Concepts. Rainfall-Runoff Relationships. Hydrograph Analysis. Unit Hydrograph Theory. Synthetic Unit Hydrograph Development. Applications of Unit Hydrographs. Conceptual Models. Snowfall and Snowmelt.
3. Frequency Analysis.
Introduction. Probability Concepts. Random Variables and Probability Distributions. Return Period or Recurrence Interval. Common Probabilistic Models. Graphical Presentation of Data.
4. Flood Routing.
Hydrologic and Hydraulic Routing. Hydrologic River Routing. Hydrologic Reservoir Routing. Governing Equations for Hydraulic River Routing. Movement of a Flood Wave. Kinematic Wave Routing. Hydraulic River Routing.
5. Hydrologic Simulation Models and Watershed Analysis.
Introduction to Simulation Models. Organization for Hydrologic Watershed Analysis. Description of Major Hydrologic Simulation Models. HEC-1 Flood Hydrograph Package. Input and Output Data for HEC-HMS. HEC-HMS Watershed Analysis: Case Study.
6. Urban Hydrology.
Characteristics of Urban Hydrology. Review of Physical Processes. Rainfall Analysis. Methods for Quantity Analysis. Sewer System Hydraulics. Control Options.Operational Computer Models. Case Study.
7. Floodplain Hydraulics.
Uniform Flow. Uniform Flow Computations. Specific Energy and Critical Flow. Occurrence of Critical Depth. Non-uniform Flow or Gradually Varied Flow. Gradually Varied Flow Equations. Classification of Water Surface Profiles. Hydraulic Jump. Introduction to the HEC-2 Model. Theoretical Basis for HEC-2 (HEC-RAS). Basic Data Requirements. Optional HEC-RAS Capabilities. Input and Output Features (HEC-RAS). Normal and Special Bridge Considerations. Example of HEC-RAS Computations.
8. Ground Water Hydrology.
Introduction. Properties of Ground Water. Ground Water Movement. General Flow Equations. Steady-State Well Hydraulics. Unsteady Well Hydraulics. Water Wells. Ground Water Modeling—Case Study.
9. Design Issues in Hydrology.
Introduction. Design Rainfalls. Small Watershed Design. Design Hydrographs for Pipes, Overland Flows, and Channels. Detention Pond Design for Flood Control. Floodplain Analysis and Design—Case Study.
10. Geographical Information Systems in Hydrology.
11. NEXRAD Radar Rainfall for Hydrologic Prediction.
12. Floodplain Management Issues in Hydrology.