Open Channel Hydraulics and Design
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8:00 – 8:30 am CDT
8:30 am – 12:00 pm CDT
12:00 – 1:00 pm CDT
1:00 – 4:30 pm CDT
Understanding Open Channel Flow and Pipe Flow
Understanding pipe flow
Understanding open channel hydraulics
Examining types of open channel flows
Looking at examples of open channels
Making Open Channel Calculations
Channel shapes and varying flow
Manning’s equation and open channels
Uniform flow calculations
Critical flow calculations
Evaluating Channel Shapes
Evaluating the effect of channel shapes:
Evaluating Channel Linings
Uneven or rough surfaces
Designing Open Channels
Applications for Open Channels and Case Studies
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers licensed 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 Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved these courses for 6.5 CECs for floodplain managers.
HalfMoon Education Inc. is an approved provider with LA CES. This course has been submitted to LA CES and is currently pending.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (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.