ENGT352 Principles of HydrologyUpdated: 14 December 2018
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||48cp including 6cp from PHYS131 or PHYS132 or MATH110 or MATH120 or MATH101 or MATH102 or MTHS100 or MTHS110 or MTHS120 or candidature in (BAgrifoodSys or BAgProdMgt) and 24 cp or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Coordinator(s)||Janelle Wilkes (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit is an introduction to hydrological science which emphasises issues such as climate, surface water and groundwater. Topics covered include: global atmospheric circulation; nature and impact of El Nino; causes and nature of climate change; precipitation; Manning's equation for open channel flow; hydrological cycle; runoff and stream flow; aquifers; extremes of floods and droughts; probability distribution; reservoir operation; and evapotranspiration.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
Note: Recommended material is held in the University Library - purchase is optional
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: