## PTCE3036 Syllabus - Groundwater Engineering - 2023 Regulation Anna University

PTCE3036

GROUNDWATER ENGINEERING

L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVE:
• The objective of this course is enable the student to understand the principles of Groundwater governing Equations, Characteristics of different aquifers and techniques of groundwater model development and management.

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 – GEC norms - 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 - Groundwater 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

COURSE OUTCOMES: On completion of the course, the student is expected to be able to:
CO1 Define the groundwater system basic, types of aquifers, aquifer parameters, movement and its potential for confined and unconfined aquifers
CO2 Apply the knowledge of groundwater flow in steady and unsteady flow characteristics of well hydraulics
CO3 Explain the concept of groundwater model development and data base management for groundwater management
CO4 Describe the importance of artificial recharge and groundwater quality concepts
CO5 Apply the creative and innovative technique 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.
3. Chahar BR, Groundwater hydrology, McGraw Hill Education (India) Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2015.
4. RastogiA.K. , Numerical Groundwater Hydrology,2011.