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CVL 400

Hydrology and Water Resources

Introduction to hydrologic principles. Components of the hydrologic cycle: Precipitation, interception, abstraction, infiltration, evapotranspiration, overland runoff, stream flow. Hydrological data measurement and monitoring. Rainfall-runoff relationships and analyses: unit hydrograph theory, synthetic hydrographs, flow routing. Flow through porous media: saturated and unsaturated groundwater flow, well hydraulics and pumping tests. Urban hydrology: The Rational Method, sewer system hydraulics, detention basin design. Use of computer simulation models for urban and rural watersheds.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:3 hrs. Tutorial:1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

CVL 405 and MTL 200 and PCS 125

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Civil Engineering