Open Channel Flow : Kinds of open channel flow, channel geometry, types and regimes of flow,Velocity distribution in open channel, wide open channel, specific energy, critical flow and its computation,Energy in non-prismatic channel, momentum in open channel flow, specific force.

Uniform Flow : Qualification of uniform flow, velocity measurement, Manning’s and Chezy’s formula, determination of roughness coefficients,Determination of normal depth and velocity, most economical sections, non-erodible channels,Flow in a channel section with composite roughness, flow in close conduit with open channel flow.

Varied Flow : Dynamic equations of gradually varied flow, assumptions and characteristics of flow profiles, classification of flow profile, draw down and back water curves,profile determination, graphical integration, direct step and standard step method, numerical methods, flow through transitions, dynamic equation of spatially varied flow,Analysis of spatially varied flow profile, computation of spatially varied flow using numerical integration.

Hydraulic Jumps : Hydraulic jump, types of jump, basic characteristics of jump, length and location of jump, jump as energy dissipation, control of jump, surges, surge channel transitions.
Flow Through Non-Prismatic Channel Section : Sudden transition, sub-critical flow through sudden transition, flow through culverts, flow through bridge piers, obstructions, channel junction.

Turbines : Application of momentum principle, impact of jets on plane and curved plates, turbines, classification, radial flow turbines,Axial flow turbines, impulse and reaction turbines, draft tube and cavitations, performance of turbines, centrifugal pump, minimum speed to start the pump,Multistage pumps, jet and submersible pumps, positive displacement pumps, reciprocating pump, negative slip, flow separation conditions.

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Course Curriculum

Introduction – advanced hydraulics & course structure Details 1:3:35
Various classifications of open channel flows Details 58:40
Flow classifications & velocity distribution Details 1:14
Pressure distribution Details 59:17
Equation of continuity & energy Details 58:30
Specific energy & critical flow Details 57:1
Energy, momentum & specific force Details 1:12:20
Computation of critical flow part -1 Details 1:3:33
Critical flow computations Details 52:56
Introduction to uniform flow Details 53:51
Manning’s equation and normal depth Details 50:10
Uniform Flow Computations – part 1 Details
Uniform flow in compound sections, concept of normal slope Details 1:1:46
Uniform flow approximation for flood discharge Details 53:20
Design of channels for uniform flow Details 0:59
Design of channels using uniform flow Details 51:31
Design of erodible channels Details 1:9:55
Introduction to gradually varied flows Details 55:53
Gradually varied flow equations Details 58:30
Classification of gradually varied flow – part 1 Details 56:37
Classification of gradually varied flow – part 2 Details 58:56
Gradually varied flow profiles with change in bed slopes Details 1:32
GVF profile properties and transitional depths Details 56:39
Gradually varied flow computations – part 1 Details 56:38
Gradually varied flow computations RK method – part 2 Details 54:58
Standard step method for gradually varied flow computations Details 56:50
Spatially varied flow Details 58:46
Features on spatially varied flow Details 54:1
Rapidly varied flow – introduction Details 54:47
Theoretical aspects of hydraulic jump Details 57:40
Characteristics of jumps in rectangular channel Details 52:2
Features of hydraulic jumps Details 53:15
Jumps as energy dissipators Details 52:46
Jump controls Details 57:21
Surges (1) Details 55:38
Surges (2) Details 55:49
Channel transitions Details 57:29
Channel transitions – part 2 Details 58:16
Channel transition – part 3 Details 1:55
Application of momentum principles Details 59:7
Pumps – 1 Details 58:15
Turbines – part 3 (pumps, turbines) Details 53:31
Turbines, cavitation Details 55:18

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