WR 812

Course Name: 

River Engineering and Sediment Transport

Programme: 

M.Tech(WREM)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

3(3-0-0)

Content: 

  • Watershed erosion and yield modeling concepts.
  • Hydraulics of loose boundary channels; sediment transport (suspended load, bed load and total load); Dispersion and diffusion in channels and fluid transport of contaminants.
  • Aggradations and degradation problems; local scour and its protection measures; special alluvial problems.
  • Design of stable channels.
  • River engineering: channel morphology, methods of river training.

References: 

Mays L.W., Water resources engg,John Wiley,USA,2001.
Chow. V.T., Open channel hydraulics, McGraw Hill,1959.
AndreRrobber.River processes:An introduction to alluvial dynamics,Arnold,London,1995.

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.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2474050

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