Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 6th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Computational Hydraulics Code: 320638 (20)
Introduction, significance of computational hydraulics, discrete forms of the laws of construction of mass, momentum
and energy, examples of free surface flows.
Continuous forms of the conservation laws, lateral inflow’s 1-D expansions and contractions, homogeneous and stratified
Method of characteristics – Characteristics and invarients, regions of state, computation of hydraulic jump, indeterminary
conditions, the linearised method of characteristics.
Difference forms of conservation laws, weak solutions applications, storm-sewer networks, diffusion problems, river
morphotogy, linear wave propagation.
Numerical methods – Finite difference method with example 1-D horizontal flow.
Name of Text Books:
Computational Hydraulics – Brebbia, C.A. and Ferrante, A.J. (Butterworth & Company (Publishers) Ltd., London,
Applied Hydraulic Transients (2
Edition) – Chaudhary, M.H. (Van Nostrand Reinhold Company Inc., New
Name of Reference Books:
Unsteady Flow in Open Channels (Vol. – I & II) – Mahmood, K. and Yeyjevieh, V. (Water Resources
Publications, Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.A., 1975)
Computational Hydraulics – M.B. Abbott (Pitman Publication Company)
Engineering Applications of Computational Hydraulics – M.B. Abbott & J.A. Gunge (Pitman Books Ltd.)
Computational Hydraulics: An Introduction –Vreugdenhill, C.B., 1989 (Springer-Verlag, Berlin)
Computational Hydraulics – Abbot, M.B. & A.W. Minns, 1994 (Ashgate Publication)