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 |
Know 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 |
Hydrologic design – goals and objectives |
2 |
2 |
Hydrologic design – setting the design level, risk analysis |
3 |
3 |
Design storm rainfall |
4 |
4 |
Design for flood control in an urban setting |
2 |
5 |
Detention pond design, design of a water supply reservoir |
4 |
Readings: Chow, Maidment, Mays
Sec 13.1 |
Design level |
2 |
Sec 13.2-13.3 |
Risk assessment, probability calculations |
3 |
Sec 14.1 – 14.4 |
Design precipitation depth, hyetographs, idf curves |
4 |
Sec 15.1-15.3 |
Rational method, flood hydrology and hydraulic design, |
3 |
Sec 15.4 |
Modified rational method |
4 |
Sec 15.6 |
Design for water use |
2 |
Exam is open textbook, open notes. Monday May 13, 2-5PM in CPE 2.210