NIT Hamirpur Syllabus Design of Hydraulic Structure

   

NIT Hamirpur Syllabus DESIGN OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURE

  

 DESIGN OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURE

1. Canal head works: Layout, selection of site for diversion head work, design of weirs and barrages

on permeable foundation, Bligh’s creep theory, Khosla’s method of independent variables, silt

ejectors.  

2. Canal falls: Necessity and location of canal falls, types, design of Sarda and Glacis falls, energy

dissipation devices and arrangement.  

3. Canal regulation works: Canal head regulators and cross regulators.  

4. Cross drainage works: Selection, design aspects of aqueducts, siphon aqueducts, supper passages,

canal siphon and level crossings.  

5. Storage works: Investigation and planning for reservoirs, capacity and yield, storage works, types

of dams and their choice, selection of suitable site.  

Gravity dams: Boreet in time, two dimensional design, stability criteria and foundation treatment.  

Earth dams: Design aspects, seepage through earth dams, control seepage, filters.  

Arch dams: Constant angle and constant center arch dams (simple design and sketch), buttress and

multiple arch dams (principle and sketch).  

6. Spillway and stilling basins: Spillway capacity, energy dissipation below spillways, stilling basins,

gates and valves aerators.  

Books:

1. Fundamentals of Irrigation: Bharat Singh  

2. Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulics Structures: S.R.Sahasrabudhe  

3. Theory and Design of Irrigation Structures Vol.I and II: R.S.VarshneyCE ? 4

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