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April 2015

Hydrologic and Hydraulic Design of Culverts Seminar

Please Note
Participants are required to bring their own laptop computer to the workshop.
Status: This seminar has been postponed. A new date is to be announced.
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - Friday, April 17, 2015
Time: Registration and Breakfast 8:00 – 8:30 am (Day 1 and 2)
Seminar 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Day 1 and 2)
Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Rollin H. Hotchkiss, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Brigham Young University
Credit: 14 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: Hydrologic and Hydraulic Design of Culverts Seminar : $695.00 + GST = $729.75 until Apr 3, 2015

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: Hydrologic and Hydraulic Design of Culverts Seminar : $795.00 + GST = $834.75

Non-Member Price: Hydrologic and Hydraulic Design of Culverts Seminar : $795.00 + GST = $834.75

Student Member Price: Hydrologic and Hydraulic Design of Culverts Seminar : $397.50 + GST = $417.38
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by April 03, 2015 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
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Note: ** Participants are required to bring their own laptop computer to the workshop.
Today's design engineers who work with transportation agencies are asked to develop more complex and complete designs for culverts than ever before. Evolving requirements now often include aquatic organism passage and aspects of long-term channel stability. This course will provide participants the knowledge necessary to design a culvert considering issues of peak flow, aquatic organism passage, and local policies of importance.

Course Objectives
At the end of the seminar the participants should be able to calculate design discharge for stream crossings and design a culvert considering headwater limitations, velocity restrictions, local policies, and aquatic organism passage.
 
Prerequisites
Degree in civil engineering or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
 
Seminar Outline
 
Day 1
Introduction and objectives
Summary of procedures for obtaining design discharges
  •  Return period discharge
  • Aquatic organism passage discharge
Workshop on design discharges
Open channel flow review
Workshop on open channel flow
Introduction to culvert hydraulics
Inlet and outlet control
 
Day 2
Culvert design using HY-8
Workshop on culvert design
Incorporating aquatic organism passage into culvert design
  • Issues and approaches
  • Procedures found within U.S. Federal Highway Administration HEC-26
  • Design example
Discussion and conclusions
 
Unique features of the course
This course will provide a thorough review of culvert hydraulics and afford participants to use the state-of-the-art computer program for culvert design, HY-8.  Participants will also learn how to incorporate aquatic organism passage requirements into their designs using the FHWA publication HEC-26.
 
Target Audience
Design engineers who work for transportation agencies or who provide consulting services for consulting agencies.
 
 
The Instructor:
Rollin H. Hotchkiss, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringBrigham Young University
 
Dr. Rollin H. Hotchkiss is a professor and the Chairman of the Civil and Environmental Engineering at Brigham Young University (BYU).  In addition to his nine years at BYU, Dr. Hotchkiss worked seven years at Washington State University as Director of the Albrook Hydraulics Laboratory and nine years at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  He is a registered professional engineer in Nebraska and holds an advanced registration as a Diplomate of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.
 
His major research areas include mitigating reservoir sedimentation and the interdisciplinary issue of providing passage for fish through culverts and at dams.  Dr. Hotchkiss has advised more than 60 graduate students and has authored or co-authored more than 100 conference papers and project reports and 40 refereed journal papers.
 
He is past President of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) and currently serves as the Chair of the Environmental Advisory Board for the Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
 
Dr. Hotchkiss has taught short courses on culvert design in Canada, Panama, and more than 25 states in the United States to hundreds of practitioners.

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