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I am looking for a good training program to learn HEC RAS.  Can anyone suggest a specific course or vendor who offers an intro course?


It's a lot cheaper (free) to just read through the Hydraulic Reference Manual and figure out the interface using the User Manual.  Having read the HRM, I think I got a better understanding of the program than I ever could've on a 3 day or 1 week course.


West Consultants offers excellent training.  Yes, you can teach yourself but its a struggle may wish to avoid.

Good luck


It is somewhat pricey, but HEC offers training courses.  It fills with Corps folk first.  People I know who were able to get funded absolutely loved the course.  As far as other courses make sure you get a reference for the specific trainer.  (Everyone wants to teach)  

I did what francesca mentioned and then took an advanced course.  It helped because I understood all of the open hydraulics and courant number stuff, but balancing energy flows through bridges is a trial and error process that was easier in a class setting the first time.

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