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CE-QUAL-W2

CE-QUAL-W2 Modeling Workshop

Civil and Environmental Engineering Continuing Education Course

Monday, June 16th through Friday, June 20th, 2014

8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday

8:00 am to 12:00 pm Friday

30 PDH credits

Cost: $1450

Early registration special: $1300 if paid before May 23rd, 2014 at 5 pm.

 

Course Details

Dr. Scott Wells and his research group conduct a yearly workshop on the CE-QUAL-W2 model. Information about this model is found at http://www.cee.pdx.edu/w2. This popular workshop draws many water quality working professionals from the Northwest and throughout the US. Participants have also included individuals from South Africa, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Switzerland,  Germany, Brazil, Mexico, and Canada.

CE-QUAL-W2 is a longitudinal/vertical, unsteady hydrodynamic and water quality model. This model has been successfully applied in numerous applications, ranging from steeply sloping rivers to deep reservoirs and narrow estuaries. This workshop, presented by Portland State University, provides a thorough review of the background of the model’s water quality, hydrodynamic, and numerical algorithms; computer laboratory sessions for setting up and running the model; and a day where case studies of CE-QUAL-W2 applications will be presented. This workshop is designed for biologists, hydrologists; geologists; engineers; chemists; city, state, and federal regulators; site planners and project managers; compliance/regulatory program managers for industry; and technical experts. Some technical background and experience in surface water quality problems is presumed. Lectures have been prepared covering the following topics:

Water quality modeling
Hydrodynamic modeling
CE-QUAL-W2 governing equations
CE-QUAL-W2 model structure
CE-QUAL-W2 solution algorithms
Data requirements for calibration
Model calibration
Case studies
Computer sessions

The workshop will be held Monday, June 16-Friday, June 20, 2014, in the Northwest Center for Engineering, Science and Technology at Portland State University, home of the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science (1930 SW Fourth Avenue, Portland, Oregon, 97201). The workshop will commence each day at 8 am and finish at 4 pm (except on Friday when we will conclude at noon). All participants will receive a certificate of completion and 30 PDH credits.

Registration details

Please use the registration link to register for the class.  Payment via credit card is preferred.  If payment must be made via check, please contact ceedept@pdx.edu for instructions.  You will be issued a receipt immediately upon submitting your payment information.

The registration fee includes snacks during each day of the workshop, and course handouts.  Payment must be received by June 7, 2014 to finalize registration.

There is a $100 non-refundable deposit for all registrations.  The remaining tuition can be refunded by notifying the CEE Department prior to June 7, 2014.  No refunds will be awarded after that date.

Out of Town Guests

The Portland State University campus is located in the heart of downtown Portland, with many accommodations.  This is a list of some of the many local hotels for students traveling from out of town.  Students will need to contact the hotel(s) directly to book accommodations: accommodations are not included in the price of the workshop.  Other questions about accommodations, location, transportation, or associated topics can be directed to the Department (see below).

 

Please contact the CEE Department at ceedept@pdx.edu, or 503.725.4282, if you have any questions about this course.