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PROSPECT Course Materials
Course Descriptions & Materials
Hydrologic Modeling with HEC-HMS (December 2015) This course serves as an introduction to hydrologic modeling and
application of the Hydrologic Engineering Center's Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS) and covers topics of
precipitation, infiltration, surface runoff, channel routing, and parameter estimation. Knowledge gained in lectures
is applied by using HEC-HMS to simulate these processes within the context of the watershed. Each segment of
the class is part of a hypothetical case study where students learn the basic steps in developing an HEC-HMS
model. Download of available course materials is provided below. The workshops were developed using
HEC-HMS Version 4.1, and more recent versions of HEC-HMS can be used with the workshops as well.
Download Course Manual #178 (111 MB)
Download Course Workshops #178 (510 MB)
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HEC Workshop Materials
Basic HEC-HMS Workshop (First European HEC Workshop, October 2016) This workshop walks a
participant through the basic steps of setting up an HEC-HMS model and calibrating the model to observed flood
events. The new uncertainty analysis compute option is contained in the workshop as well. Download of
available course materials is provided below.
Download Lecture - Hydrologic Modeling Systems (HEC-HMS) What's New (5.97 MB)
Download Workshop - Build a Basic HEC-HMS Model from Scratch (3.12 MB)
Download Workshop - Starting Files (266 KB)
Download Workshop - Completed Workshop Files (1.21 MB)
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