Fall 2015 – IST

Hydrology and Water Resources Announcements/Notifications

  1. There will be no class on Friday, October 23, 2015, due to Ashura holidays. A makeup class is arranged on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
  2. OHT-1 on October 26, 2015 (complete)
  3. OHT-2 on November 30, 2015 (complete)
  4. Project Presentations: Friday, Jan 15, 2016
  5. Project Paper due on Friday, Jan 15, 2016
  6. Last class: Jan 01, 2016
  7. Final Exam Jan 08, 2016

Lectures

  1. Introduction of Course, Introduction to Hydrology
  2. Precipitation
  3. Analysis of Rainfall
  4. Hydrologic Losses
  5. Watershed Management: Water Budget
  6. Watershed Management – Runoff Models
  7. Flow Measurement and Monitoring
  8. Flood Modeling
  9. Open Channel Hydraulics
  10. Groundwater Hydrology

Class Exercises and Home Assignments (on due date before start of the class)

  1. HW#1: Hydrology Introductory Problems (problems 1, 2, 4, 5 due on 2/10/13). Solution HW#1
  2. Flow_Duration_Tutorial – Q
  3. Homework 2 (due before 1st OHT)
  4. Homework 3 – due in next class on Monday (hard copies will be provided in class)
  5. Homework 4 – due in next class on Monday (hard copies will be provided in class)
  6. Homework 5 – given in the class (due on Monday, Dec 14, 2015)
  7. Exam Practice Questions

Labs/Workshops

  1. ELWIS Hands-on 1 &2 (2 Weeks)
  2. Hydrologic Modeling 1: Watershed and Stream network delineation using Arc Hydro  (2 Week)
  3. Time Series graphs (Hydrographs, Hyetograph, flow duration, % exceedance)
  4. Area Rainfall Estimates, Theissen Polygons
  5. Study trip to PMD (Nov 11, 2015)
  6. Georeferencing of Topo Maps (defining customized projections/coordinate systems)
  7. Study trip (Sukkur Barrage on Nov 16, 2015 )
  8. Hydrologic Modeling 2: HMS Model development using HEC-GeoHMS & Hydrologic Modeling using HEC-HMS (2 Week) (geohms tutorial)
  9. Hydraulic Modeling: Floodplain modeling using HEC-RAS and HEC-GeoRAS (2 Weeks)
  10. Lab Exam
  11. Project presentations by individual student

Project Paper

  1. Project Paper outline
  2. Important dates (there are marks with each submission):
Item Due data
Abstract and keywords Monday, Dec 7, 2015
Introduction Monday, Dec 7, 2015
Review of Literature and references with endnote Monday, Dec 14, 2015
Research Objectives Monday, Dec 14, 2015
Materials and Methods Monday, Dec 21, 2015
Results and Discussions Monday, Dec 28, 2015
Conclusions Friday, Jan 01, 2016
Draft Paper Friday, Jan 08, 2016

Books

  1. Hydrologic Soil Groups (Table)Other References
  2. Open Channel Flow (site seems to be disabled…. let me check it further)
  3. Hydrologic Analysis and Design by McCuen (2nd Edition)
  4. Floodplain Modeling using HEC-RAS (online preview- chapters 1&2)
  5. Applied Hydrogeology by C. W. Fetter (4th Edition)
  6. Groundwater Science by Charles R. Fitts

Picture Gallery

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