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Presenter: Gregory H. Nail, PhD, PE

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Toledo, OH

Radisson Hotel at The University Toledo Medical Center
3100 GLENDALE AVENUE
Toledo, OH 43614
Phone: 419-381-6800

This seminar is closed or full.

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

   Cross section locations Flow regimes
   Ineffective flow areas Bridge model setup


Steady Flow Surface Profile Demonstration 1

   Live demo for typical river reach
   Project file setup Geometry file demo
   Steady flow file demo Setting boundary conditions
   Simple river reach modeling tips


Steady Flow Surface Profile Demonstration 2

   Live demo for simple bridge
   Setup of typical bridge cross section model
   Establishment of ineffective flow areas
   Simple bridge modeling tips

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Land Surveyors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Ohio Professional Engineers &
Professional Surveyors
     6.5 PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     6.5 ASFPM CECs

Landscape Architects
     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 LA/CES HSW PDHs


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and professional surveyors in most states, including Ohio. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Ohio.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for professional land surveyors and engineers in Indiana, Maryland, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is also an approved education provider for Florida and New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 6.5 CECs.

This course offers 6.5 HSW contact hours to Ohio landscape architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval.

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full attendance can be reported to the LA/CES.

Speakers:

Gregory H. Nail, PhD, PE

Associate Professor, University of Tennessee at Martin

Dr. Nail is an associate professor in the Engineering Department at the University of Tennessee at Martin where he teaches a variety of courses including fluid mechanics, hydraulics and hydrology, and hydraulic and hydrologic modeling. He holds a professional engineer’s license based on having passed both the Civil and Mechanical discipline-specific exams. Prior to coming to UT-Martin in 2002 he worked as a research hydraulic engineer for the United States Army Corp of Engineers for 11 years. He is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Tennessee American Water Resources Association, and he has lectured on various HEC-RAS modeling topics at the Annual Tennessee Water Resources Symposium and at other venues. Dr. Nail earned his B.M.E. degree from Auburn University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Texas A&M University.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.