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CE610: ADVANCED HYDROLOGY

Hydrologic cycle, systems concept, hydrologic model classification; Reynold’s Transport
Theorem, continuity, momentum, and energy equations; Atmospheric hydrology: atmospheric
circulation, water vapor, formation and forms of precipitation, precipitable water,
monsoon characteristics in India, Thunderstorm Cell model, IDF relationships; factors
affecting evaporation, estimation and measurement of evaporation, energy balance
method, aerodynamic method, Priestley-

Surface Water: Catchment storage concept, Hortonian and saturation overland flow,
streamflow hydrographs, base-

Unit Hydrograph: General hydrologic system model, response functions of a linear
hydrologic systems and their inter-

Sub-

Groundwater Hydrology: Occurrence of groundwater, aquifers & their properties, Darcy’s law, permeability, transmissibility, stratification, confined groundwater flow, unconfined groundwater flow under Dupit’s assumptions; Well hydraulics, steady flow into confined and unconfined wells; Unsteady flow in a confined aquifer.

CE611: ENGINEERING HYDRAULICS

Basics: dimensional analysis, equations of continuity, motion, and energy, irrotational flow, drag and lift of immersed bodies.

Pipe flow: laminar flow, turbulent flow, boundary layer theory, wall turbulent shear flow, free turbulent shear flow.

Open Channel flow: energy-

CE612: FLUID MECHANICS LABORATORY

Verification of momentum equation; Friction loss in pipes; Rainfall-

CE613: COMPUTER METHODS IN HYDRAULICS AND HYDROLOGY

Basics: Introduction to computer programming and computation with Matlab.

Open channel flow: Estimation of normal and critical depth; uniform flow computations;
computation of water surface profile (WSP) -

Closed conduit flow: Steady and unsteady state modelling; pipe network analysis; introduction to EPANET/WaterCAD.

Surface water hydrology: Estimation of Unit hydrographs; lumped and distributed flow
routing; hydrologic statistics -

Groundwater hydrology: Solving groundwater flow equation -

Application of soft computing methods and GIS in Hydraulic and Hydrologic modelling. Laboratory: Programming exercises for the related topics.

CE614: HYDROLOGIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

Hydrologic processes: precipitation, evaporation, infiltration, groundwater, and stream flow; Hydrologic measurements and networks.

Analysis of discrete and continuous hydrologic data: harmonic analysis, statistical
analysis including frequency analysis, correlation, and regression analysis and multivariate
analysis, time series analysis and its applications; System analysis and synthesis;
Linear and non -

CE614N: STOCHASTIC HYDROLOGY

Statistical methods in hydrology, probability distribution of hydrologic variables, hypothesis testing and goodness of fit, flood frequency analysis, single and multiple regression analysis, classification of time series, characteristics of hydrologic time series, statistical principles and techniques for hydrologic time series modelling, time series modelling of annual and periodic hydrologic time series (including AR, ARMA, ARIMA, and DARMA models), multivariate modelling of hydrologic time series, practical considerations in time series modelling applications.

CE615: INTRODUCTION TO AI TECHNIQUES

Expert Systems (ES): history of ES, basic concepts of ES, definition and components of ES, inference engines and reasoning mechanisms e.g. forward reasoning, backward reasoning, and mixed reasoning, knowledge representation methods and development of the rule based knowledge base, dealing with uncertainty, and selected case studies of ES applications to engineering and sciences;

Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs): background and history of ANNs, definitions and
basic concepts of ANNs, biological and artificial neural networks, feed-

Genetic Algorithms (GAs): fundamentals and preliminary concepts of evolution and
GA, preliminaries of optimization, genetic operators-

CE616: SEDIMENT TRANSPORTATION

Properties of sediments, incipient motion, bed load, suspended load, total load, sediment measurements, regime concepts, bed form mechanics, plan form and stream bed variations of rivers, reservoir sedimentation, erosion and deposition, sediment control, sediment transport in pipes.

CE717: GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY AND POLLUTANT TRANSPORT

Groundwater as a resource, general problems of chemical contamination in groundwater; Fluid potential, heterogeneity and anisotropy; Aquifers, aquitards and general geology, well hydraulics, parameter estimation; Steady and transient flow equations, unsaturated flow equation; Pollutant transport in groundwater, chemical and transport processes, numerical modeling and solution, break through curves; Seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers; Modelling of pollutant transport in the unsaturated zone; Optimization models for management of groundwater quantity and quality; Optimal monitoring network design; Multiple objective management; Conjective management of surface and groundwater; Special topics.

CE618: UNSTEADY OPEN CHANNEL FLOW

Review of basic equations; 2 D Shallow water flow equations: Boussinesq equations,
Finite -

CE619: ECOHYDROLOGY

Introduction: Origin and scope of ecohydrology.

Ecohydrological processes: Interactions between physical, chemical and biological
processes at basin scale -

Techniques in ecohydrological measurements: Measuring energy and water fluxes in atmosphere, soil and vegetation; atmosphere – latent, sensible and CO2 fluxes, distribution of wind, temperature and humidity; soil – soil moisture, soil respiration and soil heat flux; vegetation – leaf area index, stomatal conductance and transpiration.

Ecohydrological modelling: Governing equations; mathematical models -

Applications of ecohydrology: Use of ecohydrogical principles in paleohydrology and climate change studies; ecohydrological approach for sustainable management of floods and droughts; case studies from tropical river basins and dryland ecosystems.

CE311: ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY

Precipitation, Infiltration and Evapotranspiration: Forms of precipitation, measurement,
depth-

Runoff and Hydrographs: Rainfall Runoff correlations, Flow duration cureve.Mass curve,
Droughts and floods, Factors affecting flow hydrograph, Unit-

Statistical analysis: Hydrologic Routing, Risk, reliability, andsafety factor, Flood frequency studies;

Flood forecasting: Rational method, Time Area curves, Desing flood; Channel and flood routing ;

Groundwater hydrology: Flow equations Confined and unconfined flow, Well hydraulics, Steadyand unsteady flow, Well losses, Specific capacity; Irrigation Engineering

CE312N: HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING

Pipe Flow; Boundary Layer Concepts, Turbulent Flow, Pipe Networks, Open channel Flow, Uniform Flow, Critical Flow, Gradually Varied Flow, Rapidly Varied Flow, spatially Varied flow, Unsteady flow, Pipes, Open Channels, Flow measurement, Viscosity, Pressure, Velocity and turbulence measurements, Forces on immersed Bodies, Drag and lift, Irrigation Engineering.

CE411N: ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY

Precipitation, Infiltration and Evapotranspiration, Forms of precipitation, measurement,
depth-

CE412: HYDRAULIC MACHINES

Fundamentals of hydraulic turbine theory; Turbine performance characteristics and selection of turbines; Design of radial flow and axial flow turbines and Pelton turbines; Fundamentals of Rotodynamic pumps; Centrifugal and axial flow pumps; special duty pumps; cavitations in hydraulic machines.

CE414: RIVER ENGINEERING

Introduction; Sediment load; Resistance to flow; Regime theories, River training; River modelling; Social and Environmental impacts.