Advanced Erosion Control Measures | Free Online Course | Alison

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering - Advanced Erosion Control Measures

Learn about grassed waterways and gully control in soil and water conservation engineering in this free online course.

Environmental Studies
Free Course
This free online course on erosion control will teach you various erosion control measures. Begin the course now and learn about engineering methods of erosion control from vegetative waterways and gully control measures. You will also learn about the fundamentals of open channel hydraulics. This course will be of great benefit to anyone interested in studying or improving conservation practices.
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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Start this free online course, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering - Advanced Erosion Control Measures, and gain a better understanding of soil and water conservation practices and problems. You will learn about soil and water erosion control methods from vegetative waterways and gully control.

Also, you will learn about grassed waterways, parabolic grassed waterways, as well as problems on grassed waterways. You will then examine various temporary and permanent gully control measures, and the design considerations of permanent gully control measures. The course also highlights the basics of open channel hydraulics from flow classification, specific energy, and hydraulic jump.

This free Alison course on advanced erosion control measures aims at teaching the importance and practices of soil and water conservation. This course is aimed at students, researchers, professionals, conservationists, and anyone with an interest in soil and water conservation practices.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss grassed waterways and gully control measures in detail
  • Apply the different ways of controlling runoff as a gully control measure
  • Describe how to use the available data for designing soil and water conservation structures
  • Identify how to evaluate various soil conservation measures
  • Analyze the concepts of permissible flow velocity, specific energy, critical flow, and open channel hydraulics
  • Discuss solutions to the real-life soil and water conservation problems


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