Watershed Processes Laboratory  

FE 430/530. WATERSHED PROCESSES (4 CREDITS).  

Effects of land use practices on the physical hydrology (interception, infiltration, evapotranspiration, subsurface flow and surface runoff, water yields, and peak flows) of forested watersheds. Surface erosion, mass soil movements, stream temperatures, nutrient levels and effects of management activities upon riparian systems; forest practice rules. Lec/lab. PREREQS: Junior standing.

FE 330. FOREST ENGINEERING FLUID MECHANICS AND HYDRAULICS (3 CREDITS).

Fluid properties, pressure, fluid statics, continuity, energy equation, single and series pipe flow, open channel hydraulics, peakflow estimates for culvert design, stream crossing design. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (ENGR 213 and FE 102 )


Students conducting field activities (FE430/530)

FE 545. SEDIMENT TRANSPORT (4 CREDITS).

Principles of sediment erosion, transportation and deposition in rivers, reservoirs, and estuaries; measurement, analysis, and computational techniques. Offered even years in winter term. CROSSLISTED as BEE 545. PREREQS: CE 313 or FE 330.