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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 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
Storm distributions Hypothetical vs. historical storms Sources of precipitation data
Purpose, importance, and effects of hydrograph routing Routing methods Diversions and returns
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
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.
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