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HEC publications provide documentation on HEC's computer software, hydrologic engineering and planning analysis procedures, project studies, seminars, training documents, and research documents. These publications are available for printing (see Publications to Download below).

Official publications of the Corps of Engineers, such as Engineer Regulations (ER) and Engineer Manuals (EM) etc., can be obtained from the US Army Corps of Engineers Publications of the Headquarters web site.

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Administrative Documents:

Computer Program Documents:

Computer Program Documentation for applications currently distributed by HEC:

The following Computer Program Documentation is provided as reference material. HEC no longer distributes these computer programs.

International Hydrologic Decade (IHD) Volumes:

The IHD volumes contain references (appendices) to computer programs that may be obsolete and no longer supported by the Hydrologic Engineering Center.

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Warning: Some of these files are big.

Individual Volumes:

Complete Set:

Project Reports:

Research Documents:

Seminar Proceedings:

Technical Papers:

Training Documents: