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B. Tech III Year II Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May 2013 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING - II (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ***** 1 (a) Explain the various zones of storage in a reservoir. (b) Give the classification of reservoirs. Explain the various types of failures of a gravity dam. (a) Explain the computation of rate of seepage from flownet. (b) What is the necessity of controlling the seepage? Also give the various devices that are used for embankment seepage control. (a) Explain Ogee spillway with sketches. (b) Explain trough spillway in detail with sketches. Distinguish clearly between a weir and a barrage. What are the advantages and disadvantages of rapid fall over straight glacis fall? Explain various steps to check the wastage of water in distribution through canal. How can you determine the seepage uplift presto by Blish’s creep theory? *****

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B. Tech III Year II Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May 2013 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING - II (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ***** 1 (a) Give the necessity of storage works. (b) Explain any two reservoirs in detail. (a) List the various forces acting on a gravity dam. (b) Explain the elementary profile of a gravity dam. (a) What is the necessity of controlling the seepage? Also give the various devices that are used for embankment seepage control. (b) How do you control the foundation seepage in an earth dam? (a) Explain straight drop spillway with sketches. (b) Explain side channel spillway with sketches. What is meant by Scour? Explain briefly various devices commonly used for dissipation of energy below a canal fall. What is regulation of canal system? Draw the layout of a uplift pressure under the floor explain the importance. *****

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B. Tech III Year II Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May 2013 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING - II (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ***** 1 2 What investigations are required for reservoir planning? Considering earthquake forces in addition to the hydrostatic pressure and uplift pressure determine the base width of the elementary profile of gravity dam so that resultant passes through the outer third point. (a) (b) (a) (b) What is a rocked-fill earth dam? Explain the various seepage control measures in an earth dam. What is a siphon? And when can you tell that the existing siphon is good. Explain drum gates with sketches. Explain Khosla’s method of independent variables. What is meant by canal regulations and what are the different canal regulation works? Define sensitivity of an outlet. Under what conditions of drainage and canal crossing are siphons provided. *****

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B. Tech III Year II Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May 2013 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING - II (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ***** 1 (a) (b) What are the uses of constructing a reservoir? Explain the various zones of storage in a reservoir. Explain principal and shear stresses in a gravity dam. (a) (b) (a) (b) Give the reasons for seepage failures in an earth dam. Explain the diaphragm embankment type dams with figures. What are spillways and where are they provided? Enumerate the various types of spillways and describe in detail the most widely used type. Explain clearly step-by-step design procedure of vertical drop weir. Explain functions of irrigation canal. Give the formulae used for calculating discharge of any three types of outlets used in irrigation canals. Explain various methods of reducing uplift on the floor.

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