This course is intended for engineers who need to analyze, design, or retrofit a spillway for a small dam.
The overall objective of this course is to provide a detailed analysis of the various types of spillways and to explain the hydraulics of each type. There is a also a discussion of the spillway exit channels and a description of sub-critical, critical, and super-critical flows in these channels. After completing this course the engineer should be able to design a spillway using a variety of outlet structures.
Author: David E. Fantina, PE
Course Number: 271
Course Hours: 4 PDH