Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 8th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Water Resources Engineering – II Code: 320812 (20)
Types of Dams, Suitability of a type of dam, Gravity dams – Forces acting on dams, failure of dams and
criteria for structural stability, Overturning, Compression or crushing, tension, sliding, principal and shear
stress, stability analysis, Elementary profile of a gravity dam, High and low gravity dams, Profile from practical
considerations, Design considerations, Openings in dams, Functions and Effects of opening, Joints, Keys and
Water stops in gravity dams, Foundation treatment.
Types of Earth fill dams, design criteria, Causes of failures, Control of Seepage, Stability of slopes.
Spillways and Energy Dissipaters
Introduction, essential requirements of a spillway, spillway capacity, components, Types of spillways, Design
of Ogee Spillway, Energy Dissipation below spillways, Types of Energy dissipater, Hydraulic jump as energy
dissipater, Stilling basins, design of stilling basin, USBR stilling basins, standard basins.
Introduction, Types of diversion works, location and components, Weir and Barrage, Effect of construction of
weir on the river regime, Causes of failures of Weirs on permeable foundations, their remedies, Bligh’s creep
theory, Lane’s Theory, Theory of seepage flow, Khosla’s theory, Design of Vertical drop Weir, Design of
Glacis Weir, Canal head regulator.
Introduction, Definition of falls, necessity and location of falls, Design and comparative study of the main types
of falls, Cross regulator and distributary regulators, their designs.
Control equipments for out-lets, spillway gates, types, design criteria for radial gates, air vents.
Cross Drainage Works
Introduction, types, suitability, design of various types of C-D Works, Aqueduct, Syphon Aqueduct, Super
Passage, Syphon, level crossing, inlets and outlets.
Design of channel transition-expansions and contractions, curves for sub-critical and super critical flows.
Name of Text Books:
Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures – S.K. Garg (Khanna Publications)
Irrigation Engineering – B.C. Punmia (Laxmi Publications)
Name of Reference Books:
Irrigation, Water Resources and Water Power Engineering – Dr. P.N. Modi (Standard Book House)
Theory and Design of Irrigation Structures (Volume – I & II) – Varshney (Nem Chand Bros.)
Irrigation Engineering – Asawa G.L. (New Age International Publications)
Fundamentals of Irrigation Engineering – Bharat Singh (Nem Chand & Bros.)