Ground Water Contamination (Dept Elec-I) (2161307)   Old Code : 181305

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction:
Definition of ground water, aquifers, vertical distribution of sub surface water, hydrological properties of water bearing strata, ground water in hydrologic cycle.
4
10 %
2
Ground water hydraulics:
Darcy’s law, its range of validity,Dupuit’s assumptions, Applications of Darcy’s law for simple flow systems, Governing differential equations for confined and unconfined aquifers, steady and unsteady flow solutions for fully penetrating wells, partially penetrating wells, interference of wells, test pumping analysis with steady and unsteady flows, delayed yield, method of images
14
33 %
3
Ground water quality :
Indian and international standards
2
4 %
4
Ground water pollution :
Sources, remedial and preventive measures
4
10 %
5
Ground water conservation:
Ground water budget, seepage from surface water, artificial recharge
4
10 %
6
Models for ground water flow:
Sampling and monitoring methods , transport mechanisms, modelling Advective-Dispersive transport, Adsorption and chemical reaction, biodegradation kinetics, numerical flow and transport modelling, waste site characterization/investigation, ground water remediation, legal issues in ground water contamination.
14
33 %