CE 374K Hydrology Review for Second Exam Spring 2004

 

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

Runoff processes, runoff volume

4

2

Runoff velocity, hydrologic measurement

3

3

Hydrologic measurement (Puerto Rico, River channels)

2

4

Unit hydrograph (Venkatesh Merwade)

4

5

Runoff hydrograph computation

4

6

Reservoir and river routing (Level pool and Muskingum methods)

5

7

Introduction to HEC-HMS on Waller Creek

3

8

Map2Map – From a Nexrad Radar Rainfall Map to a Flood Inundation Map

2

9

Hydraulic routing of flow in rivers (St Venant eqns, Kwave, numerical solutions)

5

10

Introduction to HEC-RAS and application on Waller Creek

3

11

Flood frequency analysis

2

 

Readings: Chow, Maidment, Mays

Sec 5.1-5.3

Surface water processes, excess rainfall, direct runoff

2

Sec 5.4-5.5

Runoff losses, especially the SCS method

4

Sec 5.6-5.7

Runoff velocity

3

Sec 6.1- 6.3

Hydrologic measurement, flow gaging, rating curve

2

Sec 7.1 – 7.3

Linear systems, unit hydrograph definition

4

Sec 7.5, 7.7

Hydrograph computation, SCS unit hydrograph method

4

Sec 8.1, 8.2

Level pool routing

5

Sec 8.4

River routing, Muskingum method

5

Sec 9.1 – 9.2

St Venant equations, definition of wave types

5

Sec 9.3, 9.4, 9.6

Kinematic wave, wave celerity

3

Sec 11.1 – 11.4

Statistics and statistical parameters

2

Sec 12.1

Flood frequency, return period

2

Sec 12.3

Frequency analysis, frequency factor, log Pearson III

2

 

 

 

 

You may bring with you one review sheet 8 ” x 11” with anything written on it that you like.