NIT Surathkal Syllabus Department of
Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
Design & Drawing of Hydraulic Structures
AM421 DESIGN & DRAWING OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES (2-0-3) 4 PREREQ: AM 350
Introduction to Lacey’s regime theory, Khosla’s theory, Bligh’s creep theory, Hydraulic design and
drawing of following structures: i. Earthen dam; ii. Gravity dam (OS); iii. Gravity dam (NOS); iv. Surplus
weir; v. Canal drop; vi. Canal regulator; vii. Tank sluice with tower head; viii. Direct sluice; ix. Aquaduct.
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Michel, WH. Manual of Irrigation Engineering, Hubbard Press,1997.
C.S. Murthy, Water Resources Engineering:Principles and Practices, New Age International,1997.