CE1012 – GROUND WATER ENGINEERING

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CE1012  –   GROUND WATER ENGINEERING

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UNIT I           FUNDAMENTALS OF GROUND WATER                                           9
Introduction  –  Characteristic  of  ground  water  –  Distribution  of  water  –  Ground  water
column – permeability – Darcy's law – Laboratory permeability test – Types of aquifers –
Hydrogeological cycle – Water level fluctuations.

UNIT II          HYDRAULICS OF FLOW                                         9
Storage coefficient – Specific field – Heterogeneity and anisotrophy – Transmissivity –
Governing  equations  of  ground  water  flow  –  Steady  state  flow  –  Dupuit  forchheimer
assumptions – Velocity potential – Flow nets.

UNIT III        ESTIMATION OF PARAMETERS                                              9
Transmissivity and storativity – Pumping test – Unsteady state flow – Thiess method –
Jacob method – Image well theory – Effect of partial penetrations of wells – Collectors
wells. 

UNIT IV        GROUND WATER DEVELOPMENT                                          9
Infiltration  gallery  –  Conjunctive  use  –  Artificial  recharge  –  Safe  yield  –  Yield  test  –
Geophysical methods – Selection of pumps.

UNITV           WATER QUALITY                                           9
Ground water chemistry – Origin – Movement and quality – Water quality standards –
Saltwater intrusion – Environmental concern.


Total: 45
TEXT BOOKS
1.         Raghunath, H.M., “Ground Water Hydrology”, Wiley Eastern Ltd., 2000.
2.         Todd, D.K., “Ground Water Hydrology”, John Wiley and Sons, 2000.

REFERENCES
1.         Delleur .J.W., “The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering”, CRC press, 1998.
2.         Walton, C., “Ground Water Resource Evaluation”, McGraw-Hill     Publications,
1970.
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