CE 374K Hydrology, Spring 2001
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 |
Corps Water Management System |
2 |
7 |
Reservoir and River Routing |
5 |
8 |
Distributed flow routing, HEC-RAS, NWIS |
2 |
9 |
LIDAR, Introduction to HEC-HMS |
4 |
10 |
Hydrologic statistics |
3 |
11 |
Flood frequency analysis, return period |
5 |
Readings: Applied Hydrology
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 |
2 |
Kinematic wave celerity |
Sec. 11.3-11.4 |
Statistical parameters |
3 |
Method of moments |
Sec. 12.1 |
Flood frequency |
5 |
Return period |
Sec. 12.3, 12.5 |
Frequency analysis |
3 |
Frequency factor |
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