ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers Inland Empire Section


TechEd - Managing Project, Managing Your Career
5/9/2018 :: 8:00 AM

Managing Projects, Managing Your Career

0.6 CEUs/6 PHD hours

Register before May 1st, late fee after


HEC-RAS Two Day Training Course

Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute
Address: 4000 W. Randolph Road, Spokane, WA 99224 (Map)

The ASCE Inland Empire Section and NORFMA are pleased to present this two-day coursefacilitated by West Consultants for HEC-RAS software. This course qualifies for 16 PDH continuing education hours.


The course agenda will be as follows:

Day 1

Introductions and Administration

Basic Input Data Requirements

Workshop: Creating Plans

Modeling Bridges

Optional Capabilities

Bridge Scour

Workshop: Bridge scour


Day 2

Intro to Unsteady Flow Modeling with RAS

Detailed Output and Results for UF Modeling

Workshop: Introduction to Unsteady Flow

Additional Geometric Data for RAS UF Models

Workshop: Pre-processing for RAS UF Models

Boundary and Initial Conditions

Modeling Inline and Lateral Structures

Workshop: Inline and Lateral Structures


Instructor Bio:

Raymond Walton, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE has over 40 years of experience directing water resources projects for a variety of federal, state, local government and private clients. He is a nationallyrecognizedexpert in water resources and computer modeling, including surface water,groundwater and water quality systems. He is currently a senior hydraulic specialist with WESTConsultants. Dr. Walton started with the Rivers Division of Hydraulic Research Station in the U.K.,developing and applying hydraulic flood routing models. He taught hydraulics, hydrology, waterresources, and mechanics at N.C. State University. He then worked for more than 15 years for twolarge firms on the east coast and in Washington state, where he managed numerous waterresources engineering and modeling studies. He has applied models to numerous rivers, estuariesand coastal areas to simulate flooding, circulation, and water quality, and he has applied HEC-RAS to more than 100 river systems throughout the United States. Ray serves as a primary instructorfor the courses that WEST offer.



Cost: $575 for ASCE or NORFMA members

$625 for non-members

(includes seminar, lunch and refreshment breaks on both days)


Education Credit:

1.6 CEUs (16 PDHs) for attendance of this course.


Course Requirements:

Attendees must bring a laptop with the latest version of HEC-RAS downloaded onto themachine. Power plug-in space will be provided.


Deadline Notice:

The minimum class size is 15, this seminar may be cancelled without adequate attendance. The maximum class size is 25. To ensure participation, enroll early.

Registration will close on April 27th, 2017.



Registration is available through the NORFMA website at:


For more Information:

Contact: Alan Gay(509) 328-5139 (telephone)

Price: $575 per attendee