CE8016 - GROUNDWATER ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

CE8016 - GROUNDWATER ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

CE8016

GROUNDWATER ENGINEERING

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To introduce the student to the principles of Groundwater governing Equations and Characteristics of different aquifers,
• To understand the techniques of development and management of groundwater.

UNIT I

HYDROGEOLOGICAL PARAMETERS          

9

Introduction – Water bearing Properties of Rock – Type of aquifers - Aquifer properties – permeability, specific yield, transmissivity and storage coefficient – Methods of Estimation – GECnorms - Steady state flow - Darcy’s Law - Groundwater Velocity –- Dupuit Forchheimer assumption – Steady Radial Flow into a Well

UNIT II

WELL HYDRAULICS              

9

Unsteady state flow - Theis method - Jacob method – Chow’s method – Law of Times – Theis Recovery – Bailer method – Slug method - tests - Image well theory – Partial penetrations of wells – Well losses – Specific Capacity and Safe yield - Collector well and Infiltration gallery


UNIT III

GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT             

9

Need for Management Model – Database for Groundwater Management – Groundwater balance study – Introduction to Mathematical model – Model Conceptualization – Initial and Boundary Condition – Calibration – Validation – Future Prediction – Sensitivity Analysis – Uncertainty – Development of a model

UNIT IV

GROUNDWATER QUALITY             

9

Ground water chemistry - Origin, movement and quality - Water quality standards – Drinking water – Industrial water – Irrigation water - Ground water Pollution and legislation - Environmental Regulatory requirements

UNIT V

GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION    

9

Artificial recharge techniques – Reclaimed wastewater recharge – Soil aquifer treatment (SAT) – Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR)Seawater Intrusion and Remediation – Ground water Basin management and Conjunctive use – Protection zone delineation, Contamination source inventory and remediation schemes

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:The students will be able to
• Understand aquifer properties and its dynamics
• Get an exposure towards well design and practical problems
• Develop a model for groundwater management.
• Students will be able to understand the importance of artificial recharge and groundwater quality concepts
• Gain knowledge on conservation of groundwater.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Raghunath H.M., "Ground Water Hydrology", New Age International (P) Limited, New Delhi, 2010.
2. Todd D.K., "Ground Water Hydrology", John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2000.

REFERENCES
1. Fitts R Charles, "Groundwater Science". Elsevier, Academic Press, 2002.
2. Ramakrishnan, S, Ground Water, K.J. Graph arts, Chennai, 1998.

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