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Unformatted text preview: Florida International University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering CWR3103 – Water Resources Engineering Homework No. 1 Problem 1: (Table continued on next page) Problem 2: Use the Chen method to determine the following rainfall amounts in Miami. (a) 5‐yr, 24‐hr (b) 10‐yr, 72‐hr (c) 25‐yr, 72‐hr (d) 100‐yr, 72‐hr Search online for these values and compare to your results. Verbally explain any differences. Problem 3: Calculate rainfall over the following catchment area: Gage X (km) Y (km) B C D 1.0 4.2 3.5 3.7 4.9 1.4 Rainfall (mm) 90 65 35 Problem 4: Look for Theodore von Karman online and write a short paragraph describing his work on velocity profiling and shear stress. ...
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- Spring '09