Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 5th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Engineering Hydrology Code: 320516 (20)
Unit 1 Introduction
Definition and scope, Hydrology in relation to water resources development, Hydrologic Cycle, The
necessity for hydrologic data, the global water budget, Practical applications.
Introduction, constituents of atmosphere, the weather and the atmosphere, the general circulation, air
masses and fronts, climate and weather seasons in India.
Unit 2 Precipitation
Forms of precipitation, measurement of precipitation, Recording and Non-recording type of rain
gauges, Typical and record rainfall data, errors in measurement of rainfall. Location of rain gauge
stations, analysis and interpretation of rainfall data, Average depth of rainfall over area, Probable
maximum precipitation (PMP).
Unit 3 Infiltration and Run off
Introduction, factors affecting in filtration, measurement of infiltration, infiltrometers, infiltration
equations, infiltration indices, effect of infiltration on runoff and recharge of ground water, Runoff,
components of runoff, estimation of runoff, calculations by infiltration method, rainfall-runoff
relationship, rational method of estimating runoff, Basin yield.
Unit 4 Hydrograph Analysis
Introduction, characteristics of the hydrograph, Effect of rainfall distribution on the shape of
hydrograph, hydrograph separation, Unit hydrograph, Derivation of the unit hydrograph, Unit
hydrograph from the complex storms-hydrograph, applications of Unit hydrograph.
Unit 5 Ground Water
Introduction, occurrence of ground water, aquifer parameters, ground water movement, Darcy’s Law,
permeability, steady and unsteady flow to wells in Confined and Unconfined aquifers, ground water
exploration, Safe yield, Pumping test and recuperation test.
Name of Text Books:
Engineering Hydrology – K. Subramanya (Tata McGraw Hill)
A Text Book of Hydrology – Dr. P. Jaya Rami Reddy (Laxmi Publications)
Name of Reference Books:
Hydrology Principles and Analysis – H.M. Raghunath (New Age International
Applied Hydrology – Ven Te Chow, David R. Maidment, Larry W. Mays (McGraw Hill)
Applied Hydrology – Linsely R.K. Kohler, M.A. and J.L.H. Paulhus (McGraw Hill)
Hydrology for Engineers and Planners – Cassidy W.C. (Iowa State University Press)