Lecture 8 - Prepared by T. Wagener & P. Reed Penn State...

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Penn State University Water Resources Engineering 1 - Lecture 8
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ydrologic Processes Hydrologic Processes 2
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ontent Content esign Storms 1. Design Storms 3
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esign Storms Design Storms To design hydraulic structures we often have to answer the question: hat are precipitation and runoff amounts for What are precipitation and runoff amounts for extreme events? 4
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eturn Period of an Event Return Period of an Event he magnitude of an xtreme event The magnitude of an extreme event is inversely related to its frequency of ccurrence very severe events occurring occurrence , very severe events occurring less frequently than moderate events. he turn period fers to the time interval The return period refers to the time interval for which an event will occur once on the verage over a very large number of average over a very large number of occurrences. 5
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eturn Period of an Event Return Period of an Event uppose that an extreme event is defined to have Suppose that an extreme event is defined to have occurred if a hydrologic variable of interest X (e.g. discharge) is greater than or equal to some level
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