Hydraulic modeling using HEC RAS & Arc GIS


Course Description

  1. basic overview of course :

–          Introduction

–          Course Overview

–          Relevance and scope of the Training

  1.     Training/Practice
Expected time Description
Day-1 Software Installation, Introduction, User’s Interface
Day-2 Developing a Hydraulic Model
Day-3,4 Geometry Data: Introduction, AutoCAD based and civil-3D based, GIS based data
Day-4 Flow data: Hydrology: type of flow data, users criteria, boundary conditions, etc
Day-5 Hydrological analysis, Run small program.
Day-6 Practice on real field data (Exercise 1)
Day-7 Geometry Edit:


  1. Cross-section data
  2. Stream function
  3. Bridge or multiple bridge (Culvert opening)
  4. Inline structures (weir and gated spillway)
  5. Storage areas
  6. Cross section interpolations
  7. Viewing and editing data through tables
  8. Importing data
  9. Saving data
Day-8 Exercise-2
Day-9 Geometry Edit: RAS MAPPER


Two dimensional flow areas, Geo-referencing  an Hec-Ras model

Day-10 Steady Flow Analysis
Day-11 Unsteady Flow Analysis
Day-12 Detailing of stage and flow hydrograph
Day-13 Calibration of data, analysis
Day-14 Model Accuracy: stability, sensitivity and Accuracy, OUTPUT
Day-15 Sediment Transport Capacity (Basic)


Dam Break Analysis (Basic)


NOTE: One or two days can be plus and minus based on student requirement and performance.