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Presenter: Chris Zamaites, P.E., CFM, CPESC, ENV SP

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Lansing, MI

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15526

Product Number: 18 MIHECRAS 10 19 CDMN MB

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Description:

This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $289 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Agenda:

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 - 5:00 pm


Applications for Open Channel Hydraulic Analysis

   Flood risk assessment
   Floodplain management
   Roadways, bridge and culvert design
   New channel or channel modification projects


Hydraulic Principles

   Conservation of energy and momentum
   Energy losses and Manning’s equation
   Backwater effects
   Need for computer models


History and Development of US Army Corps HEC-RAS Software

Working with the HEC-RAS User Interface

   File management
   Data entry and editing
   Displays, mapping, animations and reporting


Steady Flow Water Surface Profiling

   Types of flow: uniform flow, rapidly and gradually varied flow
   Data required
   Locating cross sections
   Setting boundary conditions
   Calculating water profiles in HEC-RAS


Special Elements

   Bridge and culvert modeling
   Lateral and diversion structures


One-Dimensional (1D) Unsteady Flow Simulation

   Routing principles
   Rating curves
   Boundary conditions


Two-Dimensional (2D) Unsteady Flow Simulation

   Application of 2D modeling: 1D vs 2D
   Required data sets
   Examples

Speakers:

Chris Zamaites, P.E., CFM, CPESC, ENV SP

Civil Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

Ms. Zamaites is a senior civil engineer with Burns & McDonnell in Chicago. She has 28 years of experience with planning and design covering municipal infrastructure and commercial, residential, and recreational development; along with planned community design. Ms. Zamaites’ experience includes utility design/relocation for water transmission and distribution systems, sewage collection, and stormwater management systems including that for arterial, collector and local street systems. She works on floodplain evaluation and management, utility relocation, hydrology and hydraulics, earthen dam inspections, stream modeling with scour countermeasures, erosion and sediment control, and meeting all regulatory criteria associated with local planning and zoning ordinances, stormwater ordinances, and other applicable regulatory criteria from local to the federal level. Ms. Zamaites’ hydrologic and hydraulic modeling experience includes HEC 1, HEC 2, WSP2, WSPRO, WIN TR-20, TR 55, SWMM, HEC-RAS, HydroCAD, SewerCAD, StormCAD, Culvert Master, and Flow Master.