GTU previous question papers -BE- Sem-Vth -Hydrology & Water resources Engineering -Dec 2010

GTU previous question papers


B.E. Sem – Vth Examination December 2010

Subject code: 150602

Subject Name: Hydrology & Water resources Engineering


1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q.1 (a) Describe Recording and Non-Recording type of rain gauge stations.          

(b) Define Unit Hydrograph. What are the assumptions underlying the unit hydrograph theory? Explain uses of unit hydrograph.

Q.2 (a) Discuss factors affecting evapo-transpiration.          

(b) Explain various climatic factors affecting run-off.          


(b) Distinguish between :

1.) Confined & Unconfined Aquifers

2.) Aquiclude & Aquitard

3.) Specific yield & Storage co-efficient

Q.3 (a) Explain with neat sketch storage zones of a reservoir.          

(b) What are the principal components of a hydro electrical scheme? Discuss the utility of each component.        


Q.3 (a) Explain how the storage capacity of a reservoir is fixed?          

(b) Write short note on Surge tank and their types.          

Q.4 (a) Explain various causes of flood.          

(b) Define flood routing. What are the uses of flood routing?          


Q.4 (a) Explain the method of design flood estimation using the rational method.          

(b) Differentiate followings :

1.) Channel routing & Reservoir routing

2.) Prism storage & wedge storage

Q.5 (a) Explain draught & causes of draught.          

(b) Briefly explain various water conservation methods.          


Q.5 (a) Explain roof top water harvesting method.          

(b) What are the environmental issues in water resources projects?


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