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CIV344:WATER RESOURCE ENGINEERING

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Credits:3

Course Objectives:

To introduce students to the scientific principles of water resource engineering

To describe the irrigation techniques and structures used in India and other countries.

To understand the design concepts of hydro structures and functioning of hydro


resources.

Unit I
Hydrology and Abstractions from precipitation : Definition of Hydrology,
Precipitation, Forms of Precipitation, Measurement of precipitation, Presentation of
rainfall data, Raingauge network, Interception, Evaporation, Factor affecting
evaporation, Measurement of evaporation, Depression storage
Infiltration : Measurement of Infiltration by Infiltrometer, Infiltration indices, Runoff,
Estimation of design peak rate of runoff, Stream flow measurement techniques.
Unit II
Hydrograph : Introduction, Effect of basin shape on hydrograph, Components of
hydrograph, Base flow separation
Unit hydrograph : Use and limitation of unit hydrograph, Derivation of unit
hydrograph, Synthetic unit hydrograph, Instantaneous unit hydrograph, Introduction
to Ground Water Hydrology
Unit III
Irrigation techniques and quality of irrigation water : Definition of irrigation,
Necessity of irrigation in India, Disadvantages and ill effects of irrigation, Types of
irrigation, Techniques of water distribution in farms, Quality of irrigation water
Water requirements of crops : Crop period or base period, Duty and delta of a
crop, Crop seasons and Indian agriculture, Optimum utilisation of irrigation water,
Irrigation efficiencies, Consumptive use or evapotranspiration (Cu), Effective Rainfall
(Re), Consumptive Irrigation Requirement (CIR), Net Irrigation Requirement (NIR),
Factors affecting consumptive use, Estimation of consumptive use, Soil-MoistureIrrigation relationship
Unit IV
Diversion Head Works : Introduction, Gravity and Non-Gravity Weirs, River
Training Works, Diversion Head Works and its components, Fish Ladder, Silt Control
devices
River Training Works : River Training and its objectives, Indian River and their
classification, Behavior of Rivers, Classification of River Training, Methods of River
Training
Unit V
Storage Works : Definition and Uses of a Dams, Type of Dams, Selection of Type of
Dam, Bhakra Dam, Dam site, Earth Dams, Types of Earthen Dams, Causes of failure
of Earth Dams, Design Criteria for Earth Dams, Phreatic Line, Seepage Analysis,
Gravity Dams, Arch and Buttress Dams
Unit VI
Spillways : Introduction, Types of spillways
Cross Drainage Works : Introduction, Types of Cross-drainage works, Classification
Regulation Works : Canal Regulation, Off take alignment, Canal falls, Design of
Sarda Types Fall, Metering Flume, Types of Module, Introduction to Water Power
engineering
Text Books:
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Text Books:

1. IRRIGATION ENGINEERING AND HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES by SANTOSH KUMAR


GARG, KHANNA PUBLISHERS, 30th Edition, (2006)

References:
1. Engineering Hydrology by K Subramanya, MCGRAW HILL EDUCATION, 4th
Edition, (2013)

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