Water systems engineering – scope and approach. Issues and the systems planning approach - water system dynamics - water resource development alternatives – Water systems planning objectives - Constraints and Criteria – Economic and Econometric principles.
Hydrologic input analysis, Demand analysis, System elements & Subsystem planning - Stochastic planning and management - Design and management issues.
Optimization methods and their application in water resource systems. Linear programming and Dynamic programming models. Problem formulation for W. R systems – Multi-objective planning – Large scale system analysis - Case studies.
Ground water system planning – Conjunctive surface and G. W development - Hierarchical approach - Water quality management planning - Regional planning - Policy issues.