B.E. Civil Engineering:Irrigation Engineering

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts 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

Irrigation Engineering

Introduction: Types and Methods of irrigation.

Water Requirement of Crops: Duty and Delta relationship, Factors affecting duty, Irrigation efficiencies, Consumptive use and its determination, Soil moisture-irrigation relationship, Depth and frequency of irrigation.

Canal Irrigation: Canal irrigation system, Canal alignment, Canal losses, Estimation of design discharge of a canal, Hydraulics of alluvial channels, Sediment transports, Design of stable channels, Lacey�s and Kennedy�s theory, Garrets diagrams, Procedure for design of irrigation channels, Lined channels destroy, Maintenance of irrigation channels, Designed of lines channels, Types and economics of lining, Water logging- effects, causes, remedial measures, Land drainage, Design of tile drains.

Design of Hydraulic Structures: Types, Considerations in design, Causes of failure of hydraulic structures founded on previous foundations, Bligh�s creep theory and Khosla seepage theory.

Canal Headworks: Layout and parts of diversion headworks, Location, Design of weir and barrage; Canal head regulator, River training for canal headworks, Sediment control in canals.

Canal Regulation Works: Canal falls, necessity, location, types and classification of falls, Roughening measures for energy dissipation, cistern element, Design of glacis fall. Cross regulators and distributary�s head regulators; Canal escape, Metering flumes.

Outlets: Canal outlets, requirement of a good outlet, Types; Criteria for judging the performance of outlets, Design principle of open flume outlet and A.P.M. outlet.

Cross Drainage Works: Need, Types, Selection of suitable CD work, Design of CD works, Design of transitions for canal waterways, Uplift pressure on bottom floor of CD works.

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