Conduits, Gates and Valves: Agenda

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

  • Introduction 8:00 - 9:00 AM
  • Conduits: Overview 9:00 - 10:15 AM
  • Break 10:15 – 10:30
  • Conduits: Materials and Structural Design 10:30 – 12:00
  • Lunch (on own) 12:00 – 1:00
  • Materials and Structural Design (Cont.) 1:00 – 3:00 (Continued)
  • Break 3:00 – 3:15
  • Conduits: Hydraulics 3:15 – 4:00
  • Conduits: Structural and Geotechnical Design 4:00 – 5:15

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

  • Review of Day 1 8:00 – 8:10
  • Conduits: Inspection 8:10 – 9:10
  • Conduits: Maintenance, Repair, Replacement, Augmentation 9:10– 10:10
  • Break 10:15 – 10:30
  • Current Best Practices – Conduits within Embankment Dams 10:30 – 11:00
  • Gates
  • Gates and Gate types 11:00 – 11:45
  • Gate Design 11:45 – 12:00
  • Lunch 12:00 – 1:00
  • Gate Design continued 1:00 – 1:45
  • Gate Controls and Operating Systems 1:45 - 2:00
  • Forces on Gates 2:00 – 2:45
  • Common Performance Issues with Gates, other considerations 2:45 – 3:15
  • Break 3:15 – 3:30
  • Gate Inspection, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation 3:30 – 4:30
  • Review of Gates 4:30 – 5:00

 

Thursday, April 18, 2019

  • Valves
  • Valves 9:00 – 9:30
  • Valve Actuators 9:30 – 9:45
  • Hydraulics of Valves 9:45 – 10:15
  • Break 10:15– 10:30
  • Valve Selection and Sizing 10:30 – 10:45
  • Valve redundancy and backup 10:45 – 11:15
  • Valve Design Considerations 11:15 – 11:30
  • Valve Maintenance 11:30 – 11:45
  • Valves: Security and Vandalism 11:45 – 12:00
  • Recap, Questions, Closure and Course/Instructor 12:00 – 12:15
  • Evaluation Form
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