CE 374K Hydrology, Spring 2000

Review for Second Exam

The material is classified according to Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives

 Level Title Meaning 1 Knowledge Definitions, facts, formulas 2 Comprehension Explanation of definitions, formulas, problem solving procedures 3 Application How to use a formula or procedure to solve simple problems 4 Analysis Break down a complex problem and solve by steps 5 Synthesis Derivation of basic formulas, design of new systems 6 Evaluation Advantages and limitations of alternative approaches

Lectures

 Lecture Topic Level 1 Runoff processes 2 2 Runoff losses and velocity 4 3 Hydrologic measurement 2 4 Unit hydrograph 5 5 Runoff hydrograph computation 4 6 Reservoir and river routing 5 7 St Venant equations and kinematic wave 5 8 Solution of kinematic wave 4 9 Dynamic wave, hydrologic statistics 2 10 Introduction to HEC-HMS, Flood frequency 4 11 Flood frequency, hydrologic design levels 3

 Source Topic Level Key  Concepts Sec 5.1-5.3 Surface Water 2 Excess rainfall, direct runoff Sec 5.4-5.5 Rainfall losses 4 SCS method for losses Sec 5.7-5.7 Runoff velocity 2 Time of concentration Sec 6.1-6.3 Hydrologic measurement 2 Flow gaging, rating curve Sec. 7.1-7.2 Linear systems 5 Impulse, pulse, step response functions Sec. 7.3 Unit Hydrograph 6 Definition of unit hydrograph Sec. 7.5, 7.7 Runoff hydrograph 4 Hydrograph computation, SCS U.H. Sec. 8.1, 8.2 Level pool routing 5 Reservoir routing method Sec. 8.4 River routing 5 Muskingum method Sec. 9.1, 9.2 St Venant equations 2 Definition of wave types Sec. 9.3, 9.4, 9.6 Kinematic wave 5 Kinematic wave celerity Sec. 11.3-11.4 Statistic parameters 3 Method of moments Sec. 12.1 Flood frequency 4 Return period Sec. 12.3 Frequency analysis 2 Frequency factor Sec 13.1-13.3 Design levels 2 Risk analysis