Open Channel Flow and Design
Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Understanding Open Channel Flow
Basic concepts of open channel flows
Looking at examples of open channels
Analysis of Open Channel Flow
Channel shapes and properties
Specific energy diagram
Concept of upstream and downstream control
Calculating Froude number
Concept of choking flow
Uniform flow and Manning’s equation
When Manning’s n is constant
Estimating Manning’s n
Water Surface Profiles
Classification of profiles
Synthesis of composite profiles
The discharge problem
Interaction of local features
Stable Channel Design
Maximum permissible velocity designs
Shear stress design
Architects & Landscape Architects
6.5 HSW Contact Hours/CEUs
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs
6.5 ASFPM CECs
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects and 6.5 PDHs for engineers in most states, including Missouri and Illinois. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in these states.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for architects and landscape architects in New York. HalfMoon education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Carolina.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 6.5 CECs.
This seminar is offers a continuing education opportunity to geologists and contractors.
Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Mr. Barr is a practicing civil engineer working in stormwater and floodplain management. He has a Master’s degree from the University of Iowa in Hydraulic Engineering with an emphasis in river engineering. Most of his career has been spent developing and reviewing regulatory flood models, designing stream bank stabilization and storm sewer design. Mr. Barr has taught courses in open channel hydraulics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and he emphasizes qualitative understanding supported by quantitative analysis. He is a member of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) and the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM).