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CIVL 1160 - Applied Hydrology

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. Spring and Summer PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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

$829.15

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 63370

Sat Apr 04 - Sat Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 27 Sat 09:00 - 12:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750
May 14 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 1205
Jun 25 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$829.15

Notes

  1. This course will run for a total of 14 classes. PLEASE NOTE: There will be no class on Saturday April 11, 2020.There will be 12 classes on Saturdays Apr 4 - Jun 27 and there will be 2 classes on Thursday, May 14 & Thursday, Jun 25 for at total of 14 classes.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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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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