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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  May 16, 2021
 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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CEE 1410 - WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING DESIGN


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
Basic principles of hydrologic analysis and design. Estimation of missing/bad hydrologic data for analysis. Hydrologic design using the probable maximum flood, reservoir design floods, reservoir storage allocation and reallocation. Climate variability and impacts on hydrologic design. Hydrologic design using SCS methods, detention pond design, and design of dams. Reservoir reliability for water supply, and reservoir sedimentation. Emergency action plans and response to extreme hydrologic events, ice engineering, and groundwater well design. Dam safety, hydrologic design memorandums and manuals, and portfolio risk assessment for dams and levees. Labs focus on the utilization of various water resources engineering software, i.e. HEC-HMS, TR-55, TR-20, and SWMM; PROG:Swanson School of Engineering
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PREQ: (CEE 1402 and 1412) or (CET 1140); PROG: Scool of Engineering


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