Introduction to HEC-HMS Modeling
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Friday, September 2, 2022
8:30 am – 4:00 pm CDT
Introduction, History, and Development of US Army Corps HEC-HMS Software
Applications of HEC-HMS
Basic Hydrologic Concepts
The Hydrologic Cycle and HEC-HMS
Loss Computation Assumptions and Methods
Accounting for Urbanization
Selecting a Loss Method and Estimating Parameters
Unit Hydrographs and Rainfall/Runoff Transformation
Assumptions of the Unit Hydrograph
Derivation and Application of the Unit Hydrograph
Selecting a Unit Hydrograph Method and Estimating Parameters
Hypothetical vs. Historical Storms
Sources of Precipitation Data
Purpose, Importance, and Effects of Hydrograph Routing
Diversions and Returns
Purpose, Importance, and Effects of Reservoir Routing
Types of Reservoirs and Detention
Reservoir Routing Input and Output
Applications for Flow Diversions
Using HEC-HMS in Design
Design Example Walkthrough
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6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 HSW PDHs LA CES
6.0 ASFPM CECs
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects in most states.
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 landscape architects via its registration with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §79-1.5(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 6.0 CECs.
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).
Chris Naidu Water Resources Civil Engineer, Senior Project Manager at RESPEC
Mr. Naidu has more than 10 years of experience in drainage and flood control projects throughout New Mexico. His experience includes preparation of drainage management plans (DMP), hydrologic analysis, hydraulic analysis of flood control structures, sediment transport, and scour analysis for unlined arroyos and bridge structures. Using modeling/analysis software, Mr. Naidu produces high quality hydrologic and hydraulic models. He has a proven record of preparing easy-to-understand reports and corresponding maps and figures. He has prepared hydrographs and analyzed storm drains, weirs, pump stations, and detention/surge ponds. Additional skills include preparation of plan specifications, bidding and construction plans, cost estimates, and bidding services. He is familiar with Arc Geographic Information System (ArcGIS); Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) Hydrologic Modeling System, HEC Geospatial Hydrologic Modeling Extension (geoHMS0, HEC River Analysis System, US Environmental Protection Agency Storm Water Management Model (EPA SWMM), StormCad, and CulvertMaster.