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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 5065

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101307

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To enable students to conduct catchment scale flood assessments at varying risk levels and devise appropriate flood mitigation strategies.

Course content

This course covers three modules:

  • Module 1 – Regional Flood Frequency Studies (RFFS)
  • Module 2 - Flood Routing (FR), Catchment Modelling and Flood Forecasting
  • Module 3 – Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD)

Textbook(s)

Laurenson EM and Mein 2010, RORB, Runoff Routing Program- user Manual, Monash University, Available Online

Argue JR 2004, WSUD: Basic Procedure for 'Source Control' of stormwater, Available Online

Prerequisite(s)

CIVE 3009 or experience in the field of hydrology.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 33 hours x Over two weeks
Field Placement (Field Trip) 1 day x N/A
Computer Practical 18 hours x Over two weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment 2000 words 50% N/A
Project 1500 words 30% N/A
Quiz NA 20% 1 hour

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

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