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  • A potential client wants to create a shortcut over a small river between his and his neighbor's backyard in NY (not in NYC). The river is 15' wide but designated as a FEMA Flood Zone AE(I believe that's the correct terminology). According to the Property Stakeout, the river is centered within a 70' wide ...

  • Bill, I have not seen the cited ASCE manual, couldn't access it. You have pointed out something very important – that is not only limited to the model simulation of navigational channel sedimentation – but also in other areas of water modeling. As far as I know, the Verification & Validation ( V&V , ...

  • Hey Bill, Just adding to the discussion, my background is primarily 1D/2D hydraulic flood modeling so terms might be used a little differently. We used a similar definitions for a document we worked on in the EWRI Computation Hydraulics Technical Committee, document is still in the works but we had ...

  • Hey Bill, It does seem important that as a community we all continue to retain the same definitions of certain important words and not let their meaning and the expectation of the work attached to them begin to slip. In my own experience, I can attest that I still see flow monitors being calibrated ...

  • Folks: We are constructing a HECRAS model of a canal that includes a railway bridge supported by several rows of pile bents containing piles installed at a vertical angle that is perpendicular to the direction of flow. While bridge abutments can be sloped, it appears that HECRAS can only accommodate ...

  • The recently published ASCE Manual of Practice 156, Navigation Channel Sedimentation Solutions , provides the following definitions: Calibration: Establishment of a one-to-one correspondence between output of a measuring instrument's sensor, such as turbidity sensor, and the desired unit of measurement, ...

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