CIVIL 6th sem Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering Syllabus CE 602 Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering Syllabus
Branch: Civil Engineering VI Semester
Course: CE602 Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering.
Unit - IV Irrigation water requirement and soil-water-crop relationship: Irrigation, definition, necessity, advantages and disadvantages, types and methods. Irrigation development.
Soils - types and their occurrence, suitability for irrigation purposes, wilting coefficient and field capacity, optimum water supply, consumptive use and its determination. Irrigation methods-surface and subsurface, sprinkler and drip irrigation. Duty of water, factors affecting duty and methods to improve duty, suitability of water for irrigation, crops and crop seasons, principal crops and their water requirement, crop ratio and crop rotation, intensity of irrigation.
Unit - V Canal irrigation: Types of canals, alignment, design of unlined and lined canals, Kennedy’s and Lacey’s silt theories, typical canal sections, canal losses, lininings-objectives, materials used, economics. Canal falls & cross drainage works, - description and design, head and cross regulators. escapes and outlets,
Well irrigation: Types of wells, well construction, yield tests, specific capacity level and specific yield, hydraulic design of open wells and tube wells, methods of raising well water, characteristics of pumps and their selection, interference of wells, well losses, advantages and disadvantages of well irrigation.
CE 602 Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering Suggested Books :-
1. Engg. Hydrology - J.NEMEC - Prentice Hall
2. Hydrology for Engineers Linsley, Kohler, Paulnus - Tata Mc.Graw Hill.
3. Engg. Hydrology by K. Subhramanya - Tata Mc Graw Hills Publ. Co.
4. Hydrology & Flood Control by Santosh Kumar - Khanna Publishers
5. Engg. Hydrology by H.M. Raghunath