Office of Public Works (OPW) Training Day
Published on: Sunday, 23 November 2014
Room B190, Block B, CIT Bishopstown Campus
Register 1:15pm for 1:30pm start
On Friday 28th November, the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering will host an Office of Public Works (OPW) training day in relation to the Flood Studies Update (FSU) programme; details of the training day schedule are below.
55 attendees have registered for the event (consulting engineers, local authority, UCC & OPW engineers) with an additional 15 attendees from the research and taught Masters programmes in this Department.
If anyone has an interest in the event and the topics to be presented further details may be obtained from Leonard O’Driscoll (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|1.30pm – 1.50pm||Introduction to the FSU Web Portal Datasets (by Oliver Nicholson)
Explanation of the origin and derivation of the datasets used in the FSU Web Portal, including GIS and other datasets.
|1.50pm – 2.10pm||Overview of the Main Features of the FSU Web Portal - (by Fasil Gebre)
The main features of the Portal.
|2.10pm – 2.30pm||Site Orientation Map (SOM) and Design Rainfall (DR) Estimation (by Fasil Gebre)
The features of the SOM. Presentation on the methodologies behind the
DR Depth and DR Frequency estimation. Demonstration of the SOM
and how DR Depth and DR Frequency are calculated for both a point
and a catchment.
|2.30pm – 3pm||Calculation of the Index Flood (QMED) (by Oliver Nicholson)
Presentation on the methodologies behind the estimation of the Index Flood at ungauged locations. Demonstration of how the Index Flood would typically be estimated at an ungauged location.
|3pm - 3.40pm||Estimation of Flood Growth Factors at Gauged and Ungauged Locations (by Oliver Nicholson)
Presentation on the methodologies behind the Growth Factor Estimation (including a brief explanation of L-moments). Demonstration of how the Flood Growth Factors would typically be estimated at both gauged and ungauged locations.
|4.10pm – 4.30pm||Creating a Hydrograph Shape (by Fasil Gebre)
Presentation on the methodologies behind the Hydrograph Width Module. Demonstration of how the Hydrograph shape would typically be generated at an ungauged location.
|4.30pm – 4.40pm||Demonstration of the IBIDEM Module (by Oliver Nicholson)
Presentation on the methodologies behind the IBIDEM Module. Demonstration of how the IBIDEM Module is used to compare FSU Hydrographs with those generated by FSR methodologies.
|4.40pm – 4.50pm||Reporting - Export of the Flood Estimation Report (by Oliver Nicholson)
Demonstration on how to export a Flood Estimation Report.
|4.50pm – 5.10pm||Download Module - Downloading Data, Software and Documents (by Oliver Nicholson)
How to use the Download Module to download three different types of files: data, software, and documents.
|5.10pm - 5.30pm||Questions & Answers|