ENGRCEE 289 Analysis of Hydrologic Systems (2013-2014)

ENGRCEE 289 Analysis of Hydrologic Systems

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

ENGRCEE 289 Analysis of Hydrologic Systems (Credit Units: 4) Application of systems theory in hydrologic, land surface, biogeochemical modeling. Design, identification, and calibration of conceptual models. Principles of dynamic systems. modeling approaches, theory of linear systems, mathematical concepts of differential calculus, theoretical concepts of parameter estimation and optimization theory. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
Recommended Textbook:

Handouts from instructor.

Soroosh Sorooshian
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic

CEE 276 and/or CEE 273. Understanding of probability theory and binomial, normal, and lognormal probability distributions. Understanding of infrastructure hydraulics.

Lecture Topics:

Hydrologic Modeling, Systems Optimization, Non-linear systems, model calibration, Neural Networks

Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Students have the option to complete homework using computer applications such as spreadsheets and word processors.

Laboratory Projects:
Professional Component
Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 25%
  • Class participation/Quizzes: 10%
  • Midterm Exam: 30%
  • Final Exam: 35%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

May 30, 2013
Senate Approved:
May 20, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr