B.E. Civil Engineering:Water Resources Planning and Management

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester-I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Measurement Science and Techniques
Building Materials and Construction
Structural Analysis
Engineering Economics
Environmental Studies

Second Year- Semester – II

Optimisation Techniques
Material Science and Engineering
Power Generation and Economics
Architecture and Building Drawings
Reinforced Concrete Design
Human Values, Ethics and IPR

Third Year- Semester – I

Hydrology and Ground Water
Soil Mechanics
Water Supply Engineering
Advanced Structural Analysis
Steel Structural Design
Transportation Engineering-I
Survey Camp (4 weeks- after second year during summer vacations

Third Year- Semester – II

Foundation Engineering
Hydraulic Engineering
Project Planning and Estimation
Sewerage and Sewage Treatment
Transportation Engineering-II
Advanced Structural Design

Fourth Year- Semester – I

Project Semester
Computer Application in Civil Engineering
Industrial Training

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Total Quality Management
Elements of Earthquake Engineering

Water Resources Planning and Management

Introduction: Role of water in development of water resources, Assessment of water resources of the country, Requirement for various uses, Future of water resources engineering

Planning and Management: Issues in planning, Water resources planning process, Planning for single purpose and multipurpose projects, Principles of multipurpose development; Functional requirement of multipurpose uses, Compatibility of multipurpose uses, Cost allocations in multipurpose projects, Comparison of alternatives, Inter-basin transfer of water, Conjunctive use of surface and ground water.

Project Economics: Basic principles, Tangible and intangible values, Selection of interest rate, Cash flow diagrams Discounting factors, Discounting techniques - present-worth method, annual-cost method, benefit-cost ratio method, rate of return method, Risk and uncertainty, Application to water resources problems

Systems Engineering: Water resources system, Objectives and constraints in water resources planning, The Ganga system, Punjab Water resources system; Lagrange multiplier, Linear programming, Simplex method, Application to water resources problems - conjunctive use of surface and ground water, Reservoir storage-yield models, Water quality management models, Dynamic programming and its application to water supply allocation problems, Capacity expansion and reservoir.

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