This unit provides an understanding of the principles required for water management including hydrologic principles, frequency analysis, flood routing in rivers and storages, floodplain hydraulics, groundwater hydrology,design flood estimation, urban stormwater management, and water resources and catchment management. The unit includes the critical evaluation of different methods and integration of knowledge to practical applications. Students will have the opportunity to apply Water Resources Engineering principles to a variety of situations in Northern Territory, Australian, and international contexts.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - HYDROLOGY AN AUSTRALIAN INTRODUCTION
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