ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI-
R - 2008
-B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING
ELECTIVE – II
CE 2028 GROUND WATER ENGINEERING L T P C
3 0 0 3
To understand the distribution of ground water, evaluation of aquifer parameters, solving ground water equations. Ground water quality and development of ground water methods are dealt.
UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS OF GROUND WATER 9
Introduction – Characteristic of Ground water – Distribution of water - ground water column – Permeability - Darcy's Law - Types of aquifers - Hydrogeological Cycle – water level fluctuations.
UNIT II HYDRAULICS OF FLOW 9
Storage coefficient - Specific field - Heterogeneity and Anisotrophy -Transmissivity - Governing equations of ground water flow - Steady state flow - Dupuit Forchheimer assumptions - Velocity potential - Flow nets
UNIT III ESTIMATION OF PARAMETERS 9
Transmissivity and Storativity – Pumping test - Unsteady state flow - Thiess method - Jacob method - Image well theory – Effect of partial penetrations of wells - Collectors wells.
UNIT IV GROUND WATER DEVELOPMENT 9
Infiltration gallery - Conjunctive use - Artificial recharge Rainwater harvesting - Safe yield -Yield test – Geophysical methods – Selection of pumps.
UNIT V WATER QUALITY 9
Ground water chemistry - Origin, movement and quality - Water quality standards - Saltwater intrusion –Environmental concern
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
1. Raghunath H.M., "Ground Water Hydrology", Wiley Eastern Ltd., 2000.
2. Todd D.K., "Ground Water Hydrology", John Wiley and Sons, 2000.
1. C Walton, "Ground Water Resource Evaluation", McGraw-Hill Publications.