|Short Description:||Water Resources Engineering|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Civil Engineering and Surveying|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||010711 - Hydrology|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Pre-requisite: (ENV3104 and ENV3105) or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCEN or METC or MEPR or GCNS or GDNS or MENS
This course is designed as the upper level course for students electing to major in water engineering. Engineers involved in surface water participate in a broad range of activities. These activities include the assessment, design, operation and management of infrastructure associated with flooding and catchment runoff as well as water storages. To effectively engage in these activities, engineers need to understand Australian surface water issues and the various frameworks that influence and govern water management. The course also introduces students to a selection of industry-standard simulation models available to practicing engineers. Material presented in the earlier courses under the segregated headings of hydraulics and hydrology is integrated in ENV4107. The course assignments make use of typical water management problems to enhance learning outcomes.