This 1-hour online course covers how to design the parts of a conveyance system, the drainage facilities and features which collect, contain and provide for the flow of surface and storm water from the highest points on the land down to a receiving water. This course also takes a look at sizing gutters, ditches, pipes and channels. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end.
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Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
Understand how to design the parts of a conveyance system, including sizing swales and small drainage courses, streams, and rivers.
Be familiar with sizing gutters, ditches, pipes, and channels.
Have reviewed Manning's Equation and Hazen-William's forumla, and how to use both to determine gravity flow.
Understand the important aspects of designing pipes.