Course Description

Multipurpose river use; natural physical processes in alluvial rivers; channel modification practices; river structures; design practices; impact of river modification; problem analysis; and impact minimization. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: CE 313 or BEE 312

Course Objectives

  • Make observations of and investigate hypotheses about river processes and the impacts of river engineering alternatives 
  • Identify and justify appropriate engineering solutions 
  • Analyze tradeoffs in designs with multiple objectives 
  • Formally document analyses and design recommendations 
  • Communicate professionally in design teams
  • Effectively use figures and graphs to communicate analysis results