Question Paper: Irrigation Engineering : Question Paper May 2015 - Civil Engineering (Semester 7) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)

Irrigation Engineering - May 2015

Civil Engineering (Semester 7)


1 (a) Describe irrigation and write history of irrigation development in India.(7 marks) 1 (b) Explain different types of irrigation in brief.(7 marks) 2 (a) What are the various methods of applying water to crops? Explain drip irrigation method with advantages and disadvantages.(7 marks) 2 (b) What is duty? Explain various factors affecting the duty.(7 marks) 2 (c) Discuss various methods of assessment of irrigation water.(7 marks) 3 (a) Describe different types of irrigation channels based on alignment.(7 marks) 3 (b) Write design procedure for irrigation channel according to Kennedy's theory.(7 marks) 3 (c) What is Lacey's regime theory? Derive Lacey's non-regime flow equation.(7 marks) 3 (d) Write advantages and disadvantages of Kennedy's and Lacey's theory.(7 marks) 4 (a) What is water logging? Explain causes and remedial measures for water logging.(7 marks) 4 (b) Enumerate various types of canal linings and explain all in brief.(7 marks) 4 (c) Describe causes of failure of weirs and their remedies.(7 marks) 4 (d) Explain the procedure for the design of vertical drop weir.(7 marks) 5 (a) Explain Khosla's theory and weaver's solution.(7 marks) 5 (b) Describe various types of C D works for the canal with the help of sketches.(7 marks) 5 (c) What are the canal regulation works? Explain necessity and location of canal Falls.(7 marks) 5 (d) Write a short note on the canal escape.(7 marks)

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