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CIVL 1160 - Applied Hydrology

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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

$794.52

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 63370

Sat Apr 07 - Sat Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 Sat 09:00 - 12:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 1025
Apr 19 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750
Apr 21 - May 12 Sat 09:00 - 12:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 1025
May 17 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750
May 19 - Jun 23 Sat 09:00 - 12:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750
Jun 28 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$794.52

Notes

  1. This course will run for a total of 14 classes. SPECIAL COURSE SCHEDULE FOR CIVL 1160 PLEASE NOTE: There will be no class on Saturday April 14, 2018 Saturday April 7 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Thursday April 19 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Saturday April 21 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday April 28 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday May 5 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday May 12 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Thursday May 17 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Saturday May 19 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday May 26 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday June 2 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday June 9 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday June 16 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday June 23 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Thursday June 28 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

CIVL 1160 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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