HEC-RAS with an Introduction to HEC-RAS 2D: Agenda

April 17

7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:45 am Introduction and Setup

  • Lecture 1              Background and History of Hydraulic Modeling (Amanda)
  • Lecture 2              Water Surface Profile Calculations with HEC-RAS (Art)

10:00 am – 10:15 am Break

10:15 am – 12:00 pm

  • Lecture 3            Steady Flow Data Requirements and Resistance to Flow (Art)
  • Lecture 4            Cross-Section Layout (Amanda)
  • Workshop 1        Cross-Section Layout (Amanda/Art)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch On Own

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm

  • Lecture 5            Geometric Data Requirements for Water Surface Profile Calculations  (Art)
  • Lecture 6            HEC-RAS Basics (Amanda)                           
  • Workshop 2        Navigating HEC-RAS (Amanda/Art)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Workshop 3        Boothe Park Streamgage (Amanda/Art)
  • Lecture 7            Viewing Results (Amanda)

April 18

7:30 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 10:00 am

  • Lecture 8              Hydraulics of Bridges and Culverts (Art)
  • Lecture 9              Selecting a Bridge Modeling Approach (Art)

10:00 am – 10:15 am Break

10:15 am – 12:00 pm

  • Workshop 4        Bridge Computations (Art/Amanda)
  • Lecture 10          Checklist for Basic Model Construction (Art/Amanda)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch On Own

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm

  • Workshop 5        Model Review                                                                                  
  • Lecture 11           Discharges and HEC-HMS (Amanda)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Lecture 12           Reservoir Analysis in HEC-RAS and HEC-HMS (Amanda)
  • Workshop 6        Reservoir Analysis for Overtopping (Amanda/Art)

April 19

7:30 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 10:00 am

  • Lecture 13           Unsteady Flow Modeling with HEC-RAS (Art)
  • Lecture 14           Why Do Dams Fail? (Amanda)

10:00 am – 10:15 am Break

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Lecture 15           Developing Breach Parameters (Art)
  • Workshop 7        Performing a Dam Break Analysis with HEC-RAS (Art/Amanda)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch On Own

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

  • Workshop 7        (Cont.) Performing a Dam Break Analysis with HEC-RAS

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break

2:45 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Lecture 16           Modeling and Mapping Dam Failures (Amanda)
  • Lecture 17           Other Features of HEC-RAS (Amanda)
  • Q&A and Wrap-up

 

April 20

7:30 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:45 am

  • Lecture 18           Why 2D Modeling? (Amanda)
  • Lecture 19           Overview of 1D/2D Unsteady Flow Modeling with HEC-RAS (Art)

9:45 am – 10:00 am Break

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Workshop 8        Lateral Structures and Storage Areas (Art/Amanda)
  • Lecture 20           HEC-RAS 2D Model Setup – Computational Mesh (Art)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch On Own

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm

  • Lecture 21           HEC-RAS 2D Model Setup – Boundary Conditions and Initial Conditions (Amanda)
  • Lecture 22           Running and Viewing Results (Amanda)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Lecture 23           RAS Mapper (Amanda)
  • Workshop 9        Opening and Working with 2D Files (Amanda/Art)
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