HEC-RAS 5.0 Training in Darwin

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We are planning tentative dates for our first course in Darwin structured around allowing participants to build, run, and animate two-dimensional flood models from scratch using the free HEC-RAS model.

Those who have registered their interest will be kept informed as the program and venue details are finalised. Following are the tentative proceedings for the 2-day course:

Darwin HEC-RAS 5.0 Course Outline

DAY 1:

8:30 am – 9:00 am Introductions
9:00 am – 9:15 am Animation demonstration
9:15 am – 9:45 am Lecture: 1D vs 2D Theory
9:45 am – 10:15 am Lecture: RAS Mapper and GIS interfacing
10:15 am – 10:30 am Morning Tea
10:30 am – 11:30 am Workshop: Importing terrain files
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lecture: Computational mesh generation
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch break
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Workshop: Creating 2D areas
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Lecture: Hydrologic boundary conditions
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Lecture: Time step selection
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon tea
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Workshop: Entering unsteady flow data
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Lecture: Computational options

DAY 2: 

8:30 am – 9:00 am Lecture: Hydraulic structures
9:00 am – 10:00 am Workshop: Running a model with structures
10:00 am – 10:30 am Lecture: Viewing and exporting in RAS Mapper
10:30am – 10:45 am Morning tea
10:45 am – 12:00 pm Workshop: Troubleshooting models
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch break
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Lecture: Calibration and benchmarking
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Workshop: Setting up a model from scratch
1:30 pm – 1:45 pm Summary and closure

If you would be interested in attending a course in Darwin, please register your interest here. Please also fill out the hydraulic modelling survey to indicate your level of experience with other modelling programs to assist us in tailoring our courses to best suit experience levels.


Pricing for the 2-day course is AUD $600. A $100 discount is available for AWA members or academic registrants. Please enquire for coupon codes to be used at checkout.


Hope to see you there!

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