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CE 374K Hydrology, Spring 2013

Review for Second Exam


The material is classified according to Blooms Taxonomy of Educational Objectives:
Level
1
2
3
4
5
6

Title
Knowledge
Comprehension
Application
Analysis
Synthesis
Evaluation

Meaning
Definitions, facts, formulas
Explanation of definitions, formulas, problem solving procedures
Know how to use a formula or procedure to solve simple problems
Break down a complex problem and solve by steps
Derivation of basic formulas, design of new systems
Advantages and limitations of alternative approaches

Lectures
Lecture
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

Topic
Global water issues
Unit Hydrograph
Hydrologic routing
Channel flow routing
Introduction to HEC-HMS
Brushy Creek Hydrology
Statistics (Dr Passalacqua)
Texas Drought and San Angelo
Hydrologic frequency analysis, HEC-SSP
Frequency factors, Hydrologic design
Design storms
Extreme storms & Upper Brushy Creek Design

Readings: Applied Hydrology


Source
Topic
Sec. 7.1 7.3
Linear systems, unit hydrograph definition
Sec 7.5, 7.7
Hydrograph computation, SCS unit hydrograph method
Sec 8.1, 8.2
Level pool routing
Sec 8.4
River routing, Muskingum method
Sec 9.1 9.2
St Venant equations, definition of wave types
Sec 11.1 11.5 Statistics and statistical parameters
Sec 12.1 12.3 Flood frequency, return period, Frequency factors
Sec 12.4 12.6 Water Resources Council Method
Sec 13.1 13.2 Design level
Sec 14.1 14.4 Design precipitation depth, hyetographs, idf curves
Sec 14.5 14.6 Probable maximum precipitation

Level
2
5
5
4
3
4
3
2
5
4
3
2
Level
5
4
5
4
3
3
5
4
2
3
2

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