Virtual Seminar




11/18/2020 - 11/20/2020


*Please note - Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus this course has been changed from a face-to-face seminar to a virtual seminar. Registered attendees will receive additional details on this change. 

This is an interactive seminar focused on application and benefit of two-dimensional flow capabilities of HEC-RAS, specific to the dam safety industry. The course will maintain a balance between both lecture-style presentations on model theory and hands-on workshop sessions for examples of model applications. Topics will include applications and benefits of HEC-RAS 2D modeling; RAS Mapper and terrain preparation; running 2D models including dam, levee, and breach modeling; viewing results with RAS Mapper; troubleshooting and model review.

Learning objectives attendees will receive from this course:

  • Understand when and where to use HEC-RAS 2D.
  • Develop necessary input/terrain data for HEC-RAS 2D.
  • Create and run a HEC-RAS 2D model.
  • Troubleshoot and review a HEC-RAS 2D model.
  • Utilize HEC-RAS 2D for various dam safety applications.

The course will include a refresher of open channel hydraulic theory and an overview of use and capabilities of HEC-RAS . However, intermediate HEC-RAS experience or advanced experience using other numerical modeling software is a recommended prerequisite for the course. It is also recommended that attendees have some HEC-RAS 1D experience including ASDSO’s HEC-RAS Course

Registration Rates:  Download the Registration Form or Register Online. Registration closes November 11.

  • Member Rate: $900 
  • Non-Member Rate: $1,000

Course registration will include a training workbook containing all presentation materials and hands-on workshop instructions, as well as a flash drive with example model datasets for the workshop components.

Cancellation Policy:

  • A $75 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations.

PDHs Available:

  • 24 PDHs are available for the completion of the course. NY licensed engineers please check back close to the course for details on the number of PDHs available.

Virtual Meeting Requirements:

  • For this virtual course you will need a computer, microphone, webcam, and internet connection.  If possible, two screens would be recommended to move between the presentation and the workshops.  We will use the ZOOM Meeting platform along with the ASDSO Learning Center and a Virtual lab componet for the workshops.  If you do not have the ZOOM Meeting application or cannot download it, you can use the web browser version.  More details will be sent to attendees after registering.

To register download the registration form and return it to ASDSO or Register Online through the ASDSO Portal! Not a member? Become a member before registering and save!

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