Question Paper: Design of Hydraulic Structures : Question Paper May 2016 - Civil Engineering (Semester 8) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)

Design of Hydraulic Structures - May 2016

Civil Engineering (Semester 8)


1 (a) Explain different of forces acting on Gravity Dam.(7 marks) 1 (b) Describe swedish slip circle method for analysis of Embankment Dam.(7 marks) 2 (a) Give Design criteria of Sarda type fall.(7 marks)

Solve any one question from Q2(b) & Q2(c)

2 (b) Explain design procedure for canal cross regulator and head regulator.(7 marks) 2 (c) An earthen dam with height of 30 m given, Take free board 3 m, top width 7.5 m, u/s slope 3H:1V, and d/s slope given 2.5 H:1V, Draw phreatic line for section if horizontal filter is 40 m.(7 marks)

Solve any two question from Q3(a), Q3(b) & Q3(c), Q3(d)

3 (a) Describe mode of failure of earthen dam.(7 marks) 3 (b) Describe selection of site for dam.(7 marks) 3 (c) Figure is drawn for Gravity Dam section ,Compute the following forces (i) Water pressure (ii) Uplift pressure (iii) Hydrodynamic earthquake pressure (iv) Weight of dam Consider Specific weight of concrete 24 KN/m2, αh=0.1. Assume any other data required.

(7 marks) 3 (d) Discuss Elementary profile of Gravity dam(7 marks)

Solve any two question from Q4(a), Q4(b) & Q4(c), Q4(d)

4 (a) Explain design criteria for ogee spillway . Also discuss about ogee profile.(7 marks) 4 (b) Explain Bucket type energy dissipater.(7 marks) 4 (c) Explain Design of glacis type fall.(7 marks) 4 (d) Describe seepage control in earthen dam.(7 marks)

Solve any two question from Q5(a), Q5(b) & Q5(c), Q5(d)

5 (a) Describe Foundation treatment of gravity dam.(7 marks) 5 (b) Describe classification of dam.(7 marks) 5 (c) Why canal fall is provided in canal ? Enlist different types of fall. And describe Rapid falls.(7 marks) 5 (d) Enlist different types of stilling basin and explain any one.(7 marks)

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