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Presenter: Chris Naidu, PE

Recording Date:

Recording Location: El Paso, TX

Type: USB MP3+Manual

Product Code: 17389

Product Number: 20 USHECHM1 7 23 USMB JB - 20 USHECHM2 7 24 USMB J

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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:30 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:30 - 4:00 pm


Introduction, History, and Development of 
US Army Corps HEC-HMS Software

   Brief History
   Applications of HEC-HMS
   Computational categories


Basic Hydrologic Concepts

   The hydrologic cycle and HEC-HMS
   User interface
   Input, output


Loss Rates

   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


Precipitation

   Storm distributions
   Hypothetical vs. historical storms
   Sources of precipitation data


Hydrograph Routing

   Purpose, importance, and effects of hydrograph routing
   Routing methods
   Diversions and returns


Reservoirs

   Purpose, importance, and effects of reservoir routing
   Types of reservoirs and detention
   Reservoir routing input and output


Calibration and Optimization

   Observed data input
   Parameters to be calibrated/optimized
   Calibration/optimization setup


Using HEC-HMS in Design

   Design example walkthrough

Speakers:

Chris Naidu, PE

Water Resources Civil Engineer, Senior Project Manager at RESPEC

Mr. Naidu has more than eight 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.