WR 704

Course Name: 

Ground Water Hydrology






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 



  • Occurrence of groundwater, types of aquifers, formulation of governing equation for groundwater movement, groundwater budget, mechanics of well flow-solutions to unsteady flow to fully and partially penetrating wells in confined/unconfined, non-leaky aquifers, well design criteria, parameter estimation;
  • Finite difference/finite element modeling for groundwater flow, Pollutant transport in groundwater, Seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers;
  • Artificial recharge, water-logging, Stream-aquifer interaction, Conjunctive use management of surface and groundwater.


Mc Whorter, D.B. and D.K. Sunada. Groundwater hydrology and hydraulics, Water Resource Pub., Fort Collins, USA, 1977.
Rushton, K.R. and Redshaw SC. Seepage and groundwater flow, Arnold, London,1976.
Karanth, K.R. Groundwater assessment, development and management, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1987.
Fetter, CW. Applied hydrogeology, CBS Publishers, New Delhi, 2nd Edition, 1990.
Todd, D.K. Groundwater hydrology, John Wiley, 1980.


Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics

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Dr. B.M.Dodamani., Professor and Head
Department of Water Resources & Ocean Engg
(Formerly Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics), NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
Hot line: +91-0824-2474050
Email: hodwroe[AT]nitk[DOT]edu[DOT]in

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