CE1009 Ground Water Engineering Syllabus

CE1009 GROUND WATER ENGINEERING 3 0 0 100


OBJECTIVES
To understand the distribution of ground water, evaluation of aquifer parameters, solving ground water equations. Ground water quality and development of ground water methods are dealt.

1. 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.

2. 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

3. 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.

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

5. 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. C Walton, “Ground Water Resource Evaluation”, McGraw-Hill Publications
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