Home / Course catalog / HEC-RAS Training Series (OS-21-12-028) / On-demand: Dam Breach with HEC-RAS (OD-21-3-020)

HEC-RAS Training Series (OS-21-12-028)

On-demand: Dam Breach with HEC-RAS (OD-21-3-020)


Description
3 x 2hr recorded sessions

Full course details can be found here:
https://awschool.com.au/training/dam-breach-with-hec-ras

Topics covered include:
- 1D vs 2D vs 3D theory for dam breach
- Level pool vs. dynamic reservoir drawdown
- Adding a dam as a 1D reach or inline structure
- Selecting dam breach parameters
- Setting up and running a dam breach model
- Diagnosing and troubleshooting a dam breach model
- Model calibration and sensitivities
- Exporting inundation and flood wave arrival results
Content
  • 1. Introduction & Download Software
  • 2. Pre-Course Survey
  • 3. Pre-course Webinar, background readings
  • PART ONE
  • 4 - Course overview, instructor introductions, and LMS platform walk-through
  • 5 - Introduction to dam breach modelling
  • 6 - Background theory 1D vs 2D vs 3D | Steady vs Unsteady | Energy vs Velocity |
  • 7 - "TD-39 Dam Break Studies" resource discussion
  • 8 - Workshop 1: File management & setup
  • 9 - Workshop 1: Entering dam breach parameters
  • 10 - Workshop 1: Run breach model & view results
  • 11 - HEC-RAS Example Files: Bald Eagle Cr. dam breach
  • 12 - Wrap up of Part 1, preview of Workshop 2 and Part 2 contents
  • Part one survey
  • Part one exercises
  • PART TWO
  • 13 - Review of Part 1 Homework - HEC-RAS Examples
  • 14 - Review of Part 1 Homework: Moggill Creek sensitivities & background theory
  • 15 - Review of Session 1 Homework: Model Troubleshooting
  • 16 - Workshop 2: Grand Dam Model Setup
  • 17 - Workshop 2: Grand Dam 1D Geometry
  • 18 - Workshop 2: Grand Dam 1D unsteady flow and plan
  • 19 - Workshop 2: Adding 1D inline structure and breach parameters
  • 20 - Workshop 2: Creating 2D geometry
  • 21 - Workshop 2: Adding breach parameters, 2D unsteady flow and wrap-up
  • Part two survey
  • Part two exercises
  • PART THREE
  • 22 - Review of Workshop 2 homework and introduction of Part 3
  • 23 - Dam breach parameters review Q & A
  • 24 - Introduction to McBreach
  • 25 - Truncating the model Applying max breach parameters from spreadsheet
  • 26 - Enter McBreach parameters Run 20 simulations
  • 27 - Analyse McBreach results
  • 28 - Why use McBreach and what's coming in future versions?
  • 29 - Review and final course wrap-up
  • Final Feedback
  • Quiz (complete to receive certificate)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever