Archive for the ‘Engineering Hydrology’ Category

Definition of Hydrology | Engineering Hydrology | Scientific Hydrology

Thursday, August 25, 2011 13:40 1 Comment

Hydrology : Hydrology is the branch of earth science which means the science of water. It is the science which deals with the

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StemFlow | Interception loss | Throughfall

Sunday, July 10, 2011 23:44 2 Comments

Interception route is one of the three following routes: Stemflow : The rainwater may run

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Initial Loss : Interception | Depression Storage

Friday, July 8, 2011 14:04 No Comments

Initial Loss : In the precipitation reaching the surface of catchment, the major reduction in volume of water available for runoff is through

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Field Capacity | Permanent Wilting Point | Available Water

Thursday, July 7, 2011 8:09 No Comments

Field Capacity : The maximum quantity of water which a soil can retain against the force of gravity is known

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Definition of Potential Evapotranspiration | Actual Evapotranspiration

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 14:23 No Comments

Evapotranspiration While transpiration takes place, the land area in which plants are grown also lose moisture by evaporation of water from soil and water bodies. In hydrology and irrigation, it is normal practice to considered these two under one head as evapotranspiration. The term consumptive use is also used to denote this loss. For a […]

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Definition of Evapotranspiration or Water Loss or Consumptive use

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 13:03 No Comments

Evapotranspiration : Evaporation from water bodies and soil masses together with the transpiration from plants

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Transpiration | Differences between Transpiration & Evaporation

Monday, July 4, 2011 15:40 No Comments

Transpiration : Transpiration is the process by which water leaves the body of a living plant and reaches the

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Evaporation | How the Evaporation is caused

Sunday, July 3, 2011 15:25 No Comments

Evaporation Process : Evaporation is the process in which a liquid changes to gaseous state at the free surface, below the boiling point

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Definition of Precipitation | Requirements of Precipitation

Sunday, March 20, 2011 0:36 No Comments

The Term precipitation denotes all the form of water that reaches earth through the

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