Dams and Dam Failure - Module 1: Terminology and Open Channel Hydraulics

Dams and Dam Failure - Module 1: Terminology and Open Channel Hydraulics
After completing this module you should be able to: * Define dam-related terminology * Identify dam types and purposes * Be familiar with dam failure modes and statistics * Comprehend the basic principles of open channel hydraulics * Recognize subcritical, critical, and supercritical flow conditions * Understand the elements of Manning’s equation * Be familiar with the concept of conveyance