Introduction to HEC-RAS Modeling
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8:00 – 8:30 am CST
8:30 am – 12:00 pm CST
12:00 – 1:00 pm CST
1:00 – 5:00 pm CST
Chris Naidu, PE
Applications for Open Channel Hydraulic Analysis
Flood risk assessment
Roadways, bridge and culvert design
New channel or channel modification projects
Conservation of energy and momentum
Energy losses and Manning’s equation
Need for computer models
History and Development of US Army Corps HEC-RAS Software
Working with the HEC-RAS User Interface
Data entry and editing
Displays, mapping, animations and reporting
Steady Flow Water Surface Profiling
Types of flow: uniform flow, rapidly and gradually varied flow
Locating cross sections
Setting boundary conditions
Calculating water profiles in HEC-RAS
Bridge and culvert modeling
Lateral and diversion structures
Steady Flow Simulation 1
Demonstration for standard stream flow
Project file setup
Setting geometry and boundary conditions
Steady Flow Simulation 2
Demonstration for a standard bridge
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs
7.0 ASFPM CECs
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in all states and 7.0 HSW CE hours to landscape architects in all states except New Jersey.
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, architects and landscape architects via its registration with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2) and §79-1.5(i)(2)). LA CES approval qualifies this course for landscape architects licensed in Florida and North Carolina. HalfMoon Education is not seeking approval for landscape architects in New Jersey. Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to LA CES.
This webinar has been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for
7.0 CECs for floodplain managers.
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
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.