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Applied Hydrology CIVL 1160

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

Course details

In this course, you will be presented with the basic concepts and techniques needed for watershed analysis and drainage facility design. You will develop basic observation and estimation skills through worksheets, mapwork and a small field project. Fundamental concepts include rainfall intensity, runoff, catchment area, streamflow, infiltration, mass balance, snowmelt, rainfall frequency, and the hydrologic cycle. The streamflow estimation procedures discussed are the rational method and the unit hydrograph.

Prerequisite(s)

MATH 1013 or MATH 1401

Credits

4.0

Cost

$827.92

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of CIVL 1160 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 68109

Duration

Tue Apr 05 - Tue Jul 05 (14 weeks)

  • 14 weeks
  • CRN 68109
  • $827.92
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jul 05 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$827.92

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. This course will run for a total of 14 classes. For more info visit: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts and physical quantities of the hydrologic cycle.
  • Perform a map-based drainage basin analysis.
  • Analyze rainfall, snowmelt, runoff, and stream flow data, and produce useful engineering data products.
  • Apply the Rational Method to storm drainage design.
  • Apply the Unit Hydrograph method to the prediction of design flows in streams and rivers.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

Applied Hydrology (CIVL 1160) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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