HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Fort Washington, PA

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15950

Product Number: 19 PAHECRAS 5 29 CDMN MB

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This audio recording is approximately 6.5 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 - 4:30 pm


Applications of Open Channel Hydraulics

   River and watercourse analysis
   Floodplain management
   Flood hazard mapping and risk analysis
   Channel and levee design
   Roadway crossing and bridge analysis and design
   Bridge scour analysis


Principles of Hydraulic Analysis

   Conservation of energy
   Conservation of momentum
   Bernoulli Equation
   Energy losses 
   Backwater and forewater calculations
   Computer-based analysis and computations


History and Development of US Army Corps of Engineers 
HEC-RAS Application

HEC-RAS Application User Interface

   Program file and project management 
   Data entry and editing 
   GIS data usage 
   Results and reporting
   Mapping capabilities


Water Surface Profiling

   Flow types
   Analysis data required for modeling
   Cross section location
   Discharge flows and boundary conditions
   Step backwater calculations
   Model calibration


Bridge and Culvert Modeling

   Crossing locations 
   Crossing flow regimes
   Ineffective flow areas 
   Bridge model setup


Steady Flow Surface Profile Demonstrations 1 and 2

   Live demo for typical river reach
      Project file setup
      Geometry file demo
      Steady flow file demo
      Setting boundary conditions
      Simple river reach modeling tips
   Live demo for simple bridge 
      Setup of typical bridge cross section model 
      Establishment of ineffective flow areas 
      Simple bridge modeling tips

Speakers:

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.