CEE 577

Fall 2017

Detailed Schedule[1]

 

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Date

Day

L#

P#

Lecture

Homeworks

Reading

Notes

6 Sep

W

1

1

I. Introduction

         Course overview & administration; regulations

 

Chapra L1

 

8 Sep

F

2

2

         Mass Balance & Kinetics

 

Chapra L2

 

11 Sep

M

3

3

·         Hydrological Measurements

#1 assigned

  Chapra L14

 

13 Sep

W

4

4

II. Lake Models

·         Steady state solution

 Chapra L3

 

15 Sep

F

No Class

18 Sep

M

5

5

·         General Modeling

 

Chapra L4

 

20 Sep

W

6

6

·         General Modeling

·         Particular Solutions

#1 due,#2 assigned

Chapra L29 (1st half)

 

22 Sep F          

25 Sep

M

7

7

·         Particular Solutions (cont.)

·         Phosphorus lake models

handout

 

27 Sep

W

Field Trip to Mill River

8:00-11:00

29 Sep

F

8

8

·         Export Coefficients

·         Lake Higgins example

  #2 due,

Chapra L8

 

2 Oct M

9

9

·         Diffusion/dispersion

#3 assigned

Chapra L14

 

4 Oct

W

10

10

III. River Models

·         Hydrographs

·         Low flows, dispersion

Mapping

Chapra L14

 

6 Oct

F

11

11

         Model development

  DP#1 assigned

Chapra L9

 

9 Oct

M

No Class – Columbus Day

 

10 Oct

Tu

No Class – Travel Day

  Monday schedule

11 Oct

W

12

12

         Distributed Systems Waste

         Load Allocation

  #3 due

 

 

 

 

13

13

         BOD and DO

  #4 assigned 

Chapra L19

 

13 Oct

F

No Class – WINSSS meeting

 

16 Oct

M

14

14

         Gas Transfer

Chapra L20

 

 

15

15

         Reaeration

 

Chapra L21

18 Oct

W

16

16

         Streeter-Phelps: Point Sources

  #4 due

Chapra L21 & L22

 

 

 

17

17

         Streeter-Phelps: Distributed Sources

         Streeter-Phelps: Nitrogen & P/R

#5 assigned

Chapra L23

 

20 Oct 

 

18

18

         Photosynthesis & methods

DP#1, part 1 due

Chapra L24

 

19

19

         Sediment Oxygen Demand

Chapra L25

 

23 Oct 

  M

22

22

         Dye Studies

Chapra L10

 

25 Oct 

20

20

         Algal Modeling

  #5 due

Chapra L28 & L33 (parts)

 

27 Oct 

21

21

         QUAL2K

 

Chapra L26

 

30 Oct 

23

23

·         Thermal Modeling

·        Numerical solutions

#6 assigned,

Chapra L30

 

 

1 Nov

 

W

24

24

IV. Lakes Revisited

·         Thermal Stratification

 

Chapra L7

 

3 Nov 

25

25

·         Lakes in Series 

  Chapra L16  

6 Nov 

26

26

·         Lakes Mgmt; order of magnitude estimates 

#6 due,

Chapra L29

 

8 Nov 

27

27

         Other lake models beyond Qual2 

Chapra L29

 

8 Nov 

Mid-term EXAM  (7:00 PM)  Mrst 15

Through end of Lecture #22

10 Nov 

28

28

·         Stratified Lakes, Empirical models

DP#1, part 2 due, 

  Chapra L40

 

13 Nov M No Class; travel days, WQTC  
15 Nov W  

 

17 Nov

 

M

 

29

 

29

V. Toxics Models

         partitioning

  DP#1 all due, DP #2 Assigned,

Chapra L44

 

20 Nov

Tu 

30

30

         Toxics: Lake Models

 

Chapra L41

22 Nov

31

31

         Toxics: River Models

DP#2 part 1A

DP#2 part 1B

Chapra L42

 

Thanksgiving Break

37 Nov 

32

32

         Toxics: volatilization

DP#2 part 1C

Chapra L43

 

29 Nov 

W

33

33

         Toxics: hydrolysis, photolysis

 

 

 

1 Dec

34

34

         Simplified models

DP#2 part 2A

 

4 Dec 

35

35

         Toxic Models: PCBs in Great Lakes

 

Handouts

 

6 Dec 

36

36

         Toxic Models: EDCs

 

Handouts

 

 

8 Dec

37

37

VI. Special Topics

         Non-point source models

 

Handouts

11 Dec 

  M

38

38

·         Case Study: Aldrin in Iowa reservoir

 

Handouts

 

11 Dec 

  M

39

39

·         TMDLs

DP#2 part 2B

Handouts

 

 Extra Topics; time permitting

40

40

         PPCP & Flame Retardants

 

 

 

 

41

41

         TOC/THMFP models I

 

 

 

 

42

42

         TOC/THMFP models II

 

 

 

?? Dec 

Final EXAM @ ??

  TBD

 

 



[1] Tentative, subject to change; if necessary extra classes may be scheduled at 2:30 one either Tu, Th or F.