WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING MODEL QUESTION PAPER CIVIL DIPLOMA 5TH SEMESTER



WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING MODEL QUESTION PAPER CIVIL DIPLOMA 5TH SEMESTER

Test/Date and Time

Semester/year

Course/Course Code

Max Marks

Ex: I test/6 th weak of sem 10-11 Am

VI SEM

WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING

 

20

Year: 2017-18

Course code:15CE52T

 

Name of Course coordinator CO1,CO2

Answer all questions

Question

M

CL

CO

PO

1

List any five advantages of irrigation.

5

R/U

CO1

1,2,4

2

With a neat diagram explain Hydrologic cycle.

5

R/U

CO2

1,2,4

 

3

With a neat diagram explain the working of Floating type of automatic rain gauge.

or

Explain the various factors affecting runoff.

10

R/U

CO2

1,2,4

 

10

 

R/U

 

CO2

 

1,2,4



TEXT BOOKS&REFERENCES TEXT BOOKS
1. Irrigation and water power engineering-by B.C.Punmia, Pande, B.B.Lal
Lakshmi Publications, 7/21, Ansari Raod, Daryaganj, New Delhi - 110 002.
2. Irrigation and Hydraulic structures S.K.Garg (Khanna Publishers, Delhi)
3. Ground water- H.M.Raghunath, New age international publisher
4. Irrigation Engineering- R.K.Sharma and T.K.Sharma (S.Chand and Company Ltd)
5. Irrigation Engineering-N.N. Basak McGraw Hill Education India Private Ltd New Delhi

REFERENCE BOOKS

1. Principles and practice of irrigation engineering S.K.Sharma(S.Chand and company Pvt. Ltd. Ramnagar, New Delhi - 110 055
2. Irrigation Engineering - voi I, II and III K.R. Sharma
3. Theory and design of irrigation structures Varshney, S.C., Gupta AndR.L.Gupta
4.A text book of irrigation engineering and Hydraulics structures R.K.Sharma (Oxford - IBH publishing Co.,)
5. Hydrology – Principles, Analysis and design, New age international publisher


MODEL QUESTION PAPER (SEE)
Code: 15CE52T
Diploma in Civil Engineering III Semester
Course title:WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING
Time: 3 Hours] [Max Marks: 100]

Note: i) Answer any SIX questions from PART - A. Each question caries 05 marks.
ii) Answer any SEVEN Questions from PART - B. Each question caries 10 marks.
PART – A

1. List any five advantages of irrigation.
2. Write a note short note on forms of precipitation.
3. Determine the average rainfall over the catchment area by the Thiessen polygon method. The rainfall recorded at the various rain gauge stations and areas of the Thiessen polygons are tabulated below.

Area of Thiessen
polygon (km2) Precipitation
(cm)
50 3.5
105 4.2
84 5.4
145 4.8
45 4.4
4. Compare Sprinkler irrigation with drip irrigation.
5. Define Base period, Duty, Delta, Permanent wilting point and Field capacity
6. Sketch the elementary profile of gravity Dam.
7. Write a short note on reservoir sedimentation.
8. Explain the difference between Weir and Barrage.
9. Define the following
i) Aquifer ii) Aquifuge iii) Porosity iv) Specificyield v) Permeability

PART – B
10. Explain hydrologic cycle with a neat sketch.
11. Explain the factors affecting run off of a catchment area.
12. Explain various methods of improving Duty.
13. The cultivable command area of a water course is 1200 hectares. Intensity of sugarcane and wheat crops are 20% and 40% respectively. The duties for the crops at the head of the water course are 730 hectares/cumec and 1800 hectares/cumec, respectively. Find the discharge required at the head of the water- course.
14. Draw a neat diagram of typical cross section of a gravity dam.
15. What are spill ways? With a neat diagram explain Chute spillway.
16. With a neat diagram explain classification of canal based on alignment.
17. With a neat diagram explain syphon Aqueduct.
18. Draw a typical layout of Diversion head works and its components.
 
19. What is artificial recharge of ground water? List various methods and explain any one method.

MODEL QUESTION BANK
CO 1:Understand the objectives and quantification of water resources development.
REMEMBER LEVEL QUESTIONS
1. Write a brief note on world water resources
2. Write a brief note on water resources of India
3. Write a brief note on water resources of Karnataka

UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS
1. What are the advantages of irrigation?
2. What are the disadvantages of irrigation?
3. What are the objectives of water resources development?
4. List the necessity of Irrigation in India

APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. Explain how principles of Hydrology is applied in water resources projects

CO 2:Understand the importance and principles of hydrology REMEMBER LEVEL QUESTIONS
1. List the various methods of estimating of runoff.
2. Explain various methods of estimating of runoff.
3. What is precipitation and list different forms of precipitation
4. Define the following terms (a) Evaporation, (b)Transpiration, (c)Evapotranspiration, (d)Interception, (e)Depression storage, (f) Infiltration (g) Run-off( h) catchment
UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. With a neat diagram explain Hydrologic cycle.
2. Explain Cyclonic Precipitation.
3. Explain Convective Precipitation.
4. Explain Orographic Precipitation.
5. Mention the difference between convective precipitation and cyclonic precipitation.
6. Mention the difference between convective precipitation and orographic precipitation.
7. Mention the difference between convective precipitation and cyclonic precipitation.
8. Mention the difference between recording and non-recording type of rain gauges.
9. With a neat diagram explain the working of Symon’s Rain gauge.
10. With a neat diagram explain the working of Floating type of automatic rain gauge.
11. Explain Runoff co-efficient method for estimation of runoff in a catchment.
12. Explain Empirical formulae method for estimation of runoff in a catchment.
13. Explain the various factors affecting runoff.
 
APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. The isohyetal map for 24 hour storm gave the areas enclosed between different isohyets, as follows:

Isohyets

in mm

38

37

36

35

34

33

32

Enclosed

area in Sq.km

72

102

216

310

379

419

488

Determine the average depth of rainfall over the catchment

2. Determine the average rainfall over the catchment area by the Thiessen polygon method. The rainfall recorded at the various rain gauge stations and areas of the Thiessen polygons are tabulated below

Area of Thiessen

polygon (km2)

Precipitation

(cm)

50

3.5

105

4.2

84

5.4

145

4.8

45

4.4



CO 3:Understand the various systems and methods of irrigation for economic development of the society.

REMEMBER LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. Define the following
(a) Gross command area ,(b) cultivable command area , (c) intensity of irrigation, (d) Annual irrigation intensity, (e )Net and gross Sown area, (f)Net & gross irrigated area, (g)Time factor,
(h) Capacity factor, (i) Full supply co-efficient ( j) Duty (k) Delta (l) Base Period

2. Define (a) Field capacity, (b) Soil moisture content, (C) Permanent wilting point, (d) Available moisture, (e) Soil moisture deficiency, (f) Optimum moisture content, (g) Root zone depth.

UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. Mention the difference between surface and subsurface method of irrigation.
2. Explain Border strip method of Irrigation.
3. Explain Furrow method of irrigation.
4. Explain Basin method of Irrigation.
5. Explain Sprinkler method of irrigation.
6. Write short notes on Drip irrigation.
7. What are the advantages and disadvantages of sprinkler irrigation?
 
8. Mention the advantages and disadvantages of Drip irrigation.
9. What is Irrigation water efficiency
10. What are the factors affecting Duty
11. Mention the various methods of improving Duty

APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS

1. The cultivable command area of a water course is 1200 hectares. Intensity of sugarcane and wheat crops are 20% and 40% respectively. The duties for the crops at the head of the water course are 730 hectares/cumec and 1800 hectares/cumec, respectively. Find the discharge required at the head of the water- course.
2. Determine delta for a crop having base period 140 days and duty 4000 hectares/ cumec.
3. The gross area of an irrigation project is 80,000 ha. Out of this, about 8,000 ha. Have been utilized for construction of dwellings, roads, bridges, etc. The area to be cultivated during rabi is 55,000ha. and during kharif is 48,000 ha. The duty of canal water for rabi crops is 5,000 ha per cumec and for kharif crops is 3,000 ha per cumec. Find the design discharge for the canal after giving 15% allowance for peak discharge and loss of water in transit. What would be the annual intensity of irrigation?
4. Determine reservoir capacity for command area of 60,000 ha, canal losses= 15%, Base period, Duty and intensity of irrigation is as under.


Crop

Base period

( Days)

Duty

(ha/cumec)

Irrigation Intensity

(%)

Sugarcane

360

1700

20

Cotton

180

1500

10

Wheat

120

1800

20

Rice

120

700

15

Vegetables

120

700

15


CO 4:Understand the site selection and structural details of water retaining structures.

UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS
1. Mention the factors to be considered for selection of site for a reservoir. 2.Draw typical cross section of different types of Earthen dam.
Draw typical cross section of Gravity dam Write short notes on Inspection gallery
Write short notes on Reservoir sedimentation
What are spill ways? List different types of spill ways With a neat diagram explain Straight drop spill way With a neat diagram explain Ogee spillway
With a neat diagram explain Chute Spill way With a neat diagram explain Syphon spillway
APPLICATION LEVEL QUESTIONS

List the various forces acting on Gravity dam List the various modes of failure of gravity dam
Explain the various causes for structural failures of earthen dam
 
CO 5:Understand details and working principles of distribution, cross drainage and diversion works.

UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS
1. Explain the classification of canal based on alignment
2. Explain the classification of canal based on function
3. With a neat diagram explain layout of canal system
4. Write short notes on maintenance of canal
5. What are the advantages of canal lining?
6. With a neat diagram explain the working of Aqueduct.
7. With a neat diagram explain the working of Syphon Aqueduct.
8. With a neat diagram explain the working of Canal syphon.
9. With a neat diagram explain the working of Super passage. 12.With a neat diagram explain the working of level crossing. 13.With a neat diagram explain the workingInlet and outlet.
14. Draw a layout showing components of diversion head works.
15. With a neat sketch explain canal head Regulator
16. Mention the difference between weir and barrage
17. With a neat diagram explain the working of Fish ladder

CO 6:Understand protection of ground water and water resources management


UNDERSTANDING LEVEL QUESTIONS
1. Explain the importance of ground water
2. Define the following terms
(a) Aquifer, (b) Aquiclude, (c)Aquitard ,(d)Aquifuge
Aquifer properties –(a) porosity, (b) ground water yield, (c) specific yield,(d) specific retention,(e) permeability, (f) transmissibility
3. Explain various methods of artificial recharge of ground water
4. Explain the causes of ground water pollution
5. Write short note on protection of wells.
6. Explain the legislation provisions for ground water protection
7. Explain the various water conservation measures
8. What is water shed management? Explain the importance of watershed management
9. Write short notes on National water policy
10. What is inter basin transfer of water? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of inter basin transfer of water.

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