Applied Hydrology
Department of Bioenvironmenal Systems Engineering
National Taiwan University
Instructor: Prof. Ke-Sheng Cheng
Part I – Engineering Hydrology
1. Hydrological frequency analysis (HW 1)
(1)        Data preparation
(2)        GOF tests
  • Probability plotting
  • Nonparametric tests
  • MRD/LMRD-based GOF tests
(3)        General equation of frequency analysis
(4)        Regional frequency analysis
Week 1 (9/13) - APH-1.ppt




Week 2 (9/27) - APH-2.ppt
2. Design storm hyetographs ( HW-2 , AMS_24hr.xslx, HW-3,
hourly_rainfall_depths.xlsx,  SSGM_Code)
(1)        Hyetograph as a random process
(2)        Alternating block model
(3)        Average rank model
(4)        SSGM model
Week 3 (10/04)
APH-3.ppt
APH-3a.ppt
3. Infiltration (HW-4)
(1)        Horton’s infiltration model
(2)        SCS CN model
(3)        Green-Ampt model
(4)        Groundwater mound analysis
Week 4 (10/11)
APH-4.ppt
4. Rainfall-runoff modeling
(1)        Origin of surface runoff
(2)        Time of concentration
(3)        Unit hydrograph (UH) and instantaneous unit
    hydrograph (IUH)
(4)        SCS UH
  • Limitation and misuse of the SCS UH
(5)        Isochrones and Clark’s IUH
(6)        Nash’s linear reservoir IUH
(7)        WRA dimensionless UH
(8)        Kinematic wave overland flow routing
Week 5 (10/18)
APH-5.ppt




Week 6 (10/25)
APH-6.ppt
WRA_Dimensionless_UH
Midterm Exam
Week 7 (11/01)
5. Storage routing (HW 5)
(1)        Reservoir routing
  • Modified Puls method
  • Mass balance perspective
  • Example (Lake Dah-Poh - spring inflow rate
    estimation)
(2)        Channel routing
Week 8 (11/08)
APH-7.ppt
6. River basin network  and detention basin design
(1)        Overview of design elements
(2)        General design criteria
(3)        Mistakes in TW-SWCA’s detention pond design criteria
(4)        Stormwater management system for non-point source
    pollutant elimination
Week 9 (11/22)
APH-8.ppt
7. Introduction of HEC-HMS (HW 6)
(1)        Model overview
(2)        Model as a tool for hydrological design
(3)        Examples and results interpretation
Week 10 (11/29)
APH-9.ppt
Part II – Hydrological modeling and forecasting
1. Droughts (HW 7)
(1)        Definition of droughts
(2)        Droughts as a random process
(3)        Drought modeling and drought indices
Week 11 (12/06)
APH-10.ppt
2. Rainfall and flash flood forecasting (HW 8)
(1)        Remote sensing methods
  • GMS spatial convolution approach
  • ECMWF ensemble forecasting
(2)        Rain-burst and autoregression coupled model
(3)        Model performance evaluation
Week 12 (12/13)
APH-11.ppt

Week 13 (12/20)
APH-12.ppt
Part III – Global hydrology and climate change
1. GCMs and climate change scenarios
(1)        Overview of GCMs and scenarios
(2)        Baseline period and projection period
(3)        Uncertainties in GCM outputs
(4)        Utilization of ensemble GCM projections
(5)        The resolution (data support) issue
Week 14 (12/27)
APH-13.ppt
Weather Generator
Dynamic Downscaling_MRI
2. Bias correction and downscaling of GCM outputs (HW 9)
(1)        BCSD method
(2)        Weather generator
(3)        Stochastic storm rainfall simulation model
Week 15 (01/03)
SSRSM-BVG
BCSD_TCCIP, BCSD
3. Impacts of climate change on hydrological extremes (HW 10)
(1)        Rainfall extremes
(2)        Design rainfall depths
(3)        Land surface models (Macro-scale model)
Week 16 (01/10)
APH-14.ppt (Truncated Gamma)
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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