Creating a HEC-RAS Model
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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.
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8:00 – 8:30 am CDT
8:30 – 11:45 am CDT
11:45 am – 12:15 pm CDT
12:15 – 4:00 pm CDT
Mark D. Jones, P.E.
Working with the HEC-RAS and the HEC-RAS User Interface
Development of HEC-RAS software
What HEC-RAS program does, and what it does not do
Applications for HEC-RAS models
Data entry and editing
Displays, mapping, animations and reporting
Identifying Webinar Case Study and Collecting Information
Exploring the project
Need for modeling
Assembling necessary information for model
Using HEC-RAS to Calculate Steady Flow Water Surface Profiles
Types of flow: uniform flow, rapidly and gradually varied flow
Locating cross sections
Setting boundary conditions
Calculating water profiles in HEC-RAS
Working with the HEC-RAS User Interface
Data entry and editing
Displays, mapping, animations and reporting
Creating a Steady Flow Simulation
Modeling for standard stream flow
Project file setup
Setting geometry and boundary conditions
Adding Special Elements to the Model
Adding a bridge and a culvert
Lateral and diversion structures
Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs
6.5 ASFPM CECs
6.5 PDHs/CE Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in all states and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to landscape architects in most states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do
not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.
This webinar has been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for
6.5 CECs for floodplain managers.
This webinar offers 6.5 continuing education hours/PDHs to geologists in most states with continuing education requirements. No credit is offered to geologists in Delaware, North Carolina or South Carolina.
Visit this course listing at www.halfmoonseminars.org for updates on pending credits.
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
Mark D. Jones P.E.
Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC
Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.