Dam Safety - Selecting Inflow Design Floods for Dams

Credit: 4 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $60.00
Pages: 58

Course Summary

The course provides thorough and consistent procedures for selecting and accommodating Inflow Design Floods (IDF’s). The IDF is the flood flow above which the incremental increase in water surface elevation downstream due to failure of a dam or other water retaining structure is no longer considered to present an unacceptable additional downstream threat.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Definitions of terms
  • Selecting Inflow Design Floods
  • Accommodating Inflow Design Floods

Course Author

Federal Emergency Management Agency

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