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Applied Hydrology and Flood Control Semester 7 (BE Fourth Year) BE Civil Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

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100.00 Introduction
  • Hydrological cycle,
  • scope of hydrology,
  • water budget equation, sources of data.
200.00 Precipitation
  • Measurement of precipitation, network of rain gauges and their adequacy in a catchment,
  • methods of computing average rainfall,
  • hyetograph and mass curve of rainfall,
  • adjustment of missing data,
  • station year method and double mass curve analysis,
  • Depth-Area - Duration relationship,
  • Intensity-Duration -Frequency relationship,
  • Probable Maximum Precipitation.
300.00 Abstractions from Precipitation
  • Evaporation and transpiration,
  • evapotranspiration,
  • interception,
  • depression storage,
  • infiltration and infiltration indices,
  • determination of water losses
400.00 Stream Flow Measurement
  • Measurement stream-flow by direct and indirect methods,
  • measurement of stage and velocity,
  • area-velocity method, stage-discharge relationships,
  • current meter method, pitot tube method,
  • slope-area method,
  • rating curve method, dilution technique,
  • electro-magnetic method, ultrasonic method
500.00 Runoff
  • Catchment, watershed and drainage basins,
  • Factors affecting runoff,
  • rainfall-runoff relationship,
  • runoff estimation, droughts
600.00 Hydrograph Analysis
  • Characteristics,
  • base flow separation,
  • unit hydrograph, S-hydrograph,
  • complex hydrograph,
  • synthetic hydrograph,
  • dimensionless unit hydrograph,
  • Instantaneous unit hydrograph.
700.00 Floods
  • Estimation, envelope curves,
  • flood frequency studies,
  • probability and stochastic methods,
  • estimation of design flood,
  • flood control methods, Limitations,
  • risk-reliability and safety factor.
800.00 Flood Routing
  • Reservoir routing, channel routing
900.00 Ground Water Hydrology
  • Yield , transmissibility, Darcy’s law, Dupuit’s theory of unconfined flow, steady flow towards fully penetrating wells (confined and unconfined).Unsteady flow towards wells: Jacob’s curve and other methods, use of well Function, pumping tests for aquifer characteristics, methods of recharge
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