COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Water Resources System Planning and Design
Course Code: 
15CVL458
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Chennai
Coimbatore

'Water Resources System Planning and Design' is a course offered in B. Tech. in Civil Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

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.

Unit 2

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.

Unit 3

Ground water system planning – Conjunctive surface and G. W development - Hierarchical approach - Water quality management planning - Regional planning - Policy issues.

REFERENCE BOOKS

  • S K Jain and V P Singh, “Water Resources Systems Planning and Management”, Elsevier Science, 2003
  • Maass. A. et.al., “Design of Water Resources Systems”, Harvard University Press 2013.
  • M. C. Chathurvedi, “Water Resources Systems: Planning & Management”, Tata McGraw Hill Publications, 1987.
  • Louks D P et.al, “Water Resources System Planning & Analysis”, Prentice Hall, 1981.
  • Goodman. A. S. and Major D. C.,“Principles of Water Resources Planning”, Prentice Hall, 1984.