WR 706

Course Name: 

Design of Hydraulic Systems

Programme: 

M.Tech(WREM)

Semester: 

Second

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

3(3-0-0)

Content: 

  • Objectives of hydraulic structures in Water Resources Systems.
  • Preliminary investigation and preparation of reports. Design of water storage structures:1) High dams- Gravity dam (zonal method design), overflow & non overflow section 2)Low dams - weirs, earthen dam, vented dam ( Barrage).
  • Instrumentation and maintenance of dam structures.
  • Collection and conveyance of water.
  • Design of Intakes.
  • Conveyance systems for irrigation, drinking andhydropower.
  • Design of canal networks.
  • Hydraulic design of pressure pipes, hydrostatic tests on pipes.
  • Design of distribution system- pressure in distribution system. Nomographs, Hardy Cross & numerical methods.
  • Computer aided design (application of CAD)

References: 

Creager, Justin & Hinds, Engineering for Dams, Vols. I, II, III
Varshney, Hydraulic & Irrigation Structures Mays, Handbook of Water Resources

Department: 

Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
 

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Mahesha A., Professor and Head

Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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