Water Resources
Spring 1999
Dr. Jess W. Everett
ROW335,   256-5326
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Prerequisites (top)
Fluid Mechanics I

Texts (top)

Supplemental reading (not required):  "Fluid Mechanics", by Franzini and Finnemore, McGraw-Hill, 1997.

Goals (top)
Upon completion of the course, civil engineering students will be able to solve civil engineering analysis and design problems in areas of hydrology and hydraulics, specifically relating to:

Learning Activities (top)
Learning activities help students meet the course goals.  The learning activities are preparation, listening and discussing, and practice. Evaluation Activities (top)
The evaluation activities used in this class are linked to the learning activities. Grading (top)
Grades in the course will be based on the ten point scale  (90-100 = A, 80-89 = B, etc.).  Depending upon class performance, the scale may be adjusted down, e.g., an 89 might be an A.  Points will be awarded according to the following percentages:
15 %
Assigned Problems 
20 %
Laboratory Exercises
10 %
5 %
Semester Exams
30 %
Comprehensive Final Exam 
20 %
It is possible to change the distribution, with agreement of all students in the class and myself.

Turning in work, Attendance (top)
To get full credit, you must have the correct answer and show appropriate work.  Assignments are due by the beginning of the designated lecture period, unless otherwise indicated.  Late assignments can be turned in until solutions are posted, but will receive at least a 50 % grade reduction.  Some problems may require the use of spreadsheets, math solvers, computer models etc..  If you have ANY questions about a graded assignment, you must talk to me about it within a week of my return of the graded assignment to the class.  Please work together on assignments, but do not copy!  Again, compare your answers before turning in homework!  Attendance will be part of your laboratory grade.

Disabilities (top)
Any student in this course who has a disability that may prevent him or her from fully demonstrating his or her abilities should contact me personally as soon as possible so that we can discuss accommodations necessary to ensure full participation and facilitate your educational opportunity.

Academic Misconduct (top)
You are encouraged to work together on assignments.  However, copying is not acceptable.  Copied assignments will receive a zero grade. Cheating on a test will cause the student to receive a zero grade, at a minimum.  If you are to miss an assignment due date, exam, quiz,  field trip, or laboratory session you must have a valid excuse and notify me prior to the event.

ASCE (top)
You are encouraged to join the American Society of Civil Engineers or other appropriate organization.  If you join (show me your membership card) and attend three on campus ASCE meetings, I will allow you to drop your lowest non-zero quiz grade.

Readings and Tentative Quiz and Test Schedule, Fall 1998 (top)

Reading, Quiz or Exam
Chapter 1:  Introduction (read entire chapter)
Chapter 11:  Pressure Conduits (read sections 1, 2, 6, 
                      9-11, 13, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27) 
                      [Chapter 4; Chapter 8]
Chapter 15: Water-Supply Systems 
                    (read sections 1-4 and 19-27)
Chapter 2:  Descriptive Hydrology (read sections 1-14)
Chapter 3:  Quantitative Hydrology 
                   (read sections 1-8, 11-13)
Chapter 4:  Groundwater (read sections 1-10, 12-22)
Exam on Chapters 1, 11, 15, 2
Chapter 5:  Probability Concepts in Planning 
                    (read sections 1-4, 9-10,12-15)
Chapter 7:  Reservoirs (sections 1-4)
Chapter 10:  Open Channel Flow (read sections 1-13)
                     [Section 1.5, 2.3 and Chapter 3; Chapter 10]
Chapter 18: Drainage (read sections 1-9, 18-26)
                     [Sections 2.1 and 2.2]
Chapter 19: Sewerage (read sections 1-4 and 12-21)
Exam on Chapters 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 18
Chapter 12: Hydraulic Machinery (read sections 1, 3, 6, 
                    9-19) [Chapter 15]
Final (~Comprehensive)
Tentative Quiz and Test Dates
No Quiz, material covered in class on January 20
January 25

February 3

February 10
February 17

February 22
February 24
March 3

No Quiz, material covered in class on March 22
March 24

March 31

April 12
April 21
April 26


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