CE1403 – HYDROLOGY

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CE1403  –   HYDROLOGY
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UNIT I   PRECIPITATION                        12
Hydrologic  cycle  –  Types  of  precipitation  –  Forms  of  precipitation  –  Measurement  of
rainfall – Spatial measurement methods – Temporal measurement methods – Frequency
analysis  of  point  rainfall  –  Intensity,  duration,  frequency  relationship  –  Probable
maximum precipitation.

UNIT II  ABSTRACTION FROM PRECIPITATION                              12 
Losses  from  precipitation  –  Evaporation  process  –  Reservoir  evaporation  –  Infiltration
process  –  Infiltration  capacity  –  Measurement  of  infiltration  –  Infiltration  indices  –
Effective rainfall.

UNIT III          HYDROGRAPHS                        12
Factors affecting  hydrograph  –  Baseflow  separation  –  Unit  hydrograph  –  Derivation  of
unit  hydrograph  –  S  curve  hydrograph  –  Unit  hydrograph  of  different  deviations  –
Synthetic Unit Hydrograph. 

UNIT IV          FLOODS AND FLOOD ROUTING                                  12
Flood  frequency  studies  –  Recurrence  interval  –  Gumbel’s  method  –  Flood  routing  –
Reservoir flood routing – Muskingum’s channel routing – Flood control.

UNIT V           GROUND WATER HYDROLOGY                                            12
Types  of  aquifers  –  Darcy’s  law  –  Dupuit’s  assumptions  –  Confined  aquifer  –
Unconfined aquifer – Recuperation test – Transmissibility – Specific capacity – Pumping
test – Steady flow analysis only.

                  Total: 60

TEXT BOOKS
1.         Subramanya,  K.,  “Engineering  Hydrology”,  Tata  McGraw-Hill  Publishing  Co.,
Ltd., 2000
2.         Raghunath, H.M., “Hydrology”, Wiley Eastern Ltd., 2000.

REFERENCES
1.         Chow, V.T. and Maidment, “Hydrology for Engineers”, McGraw-Hill Inc. Ltd.,
2000.
2.         Singh, V.P., “Hydrology”, McGraw-Hill Inc., Ltd., 2000.
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