Definition of Canal fall structure | Why these are required ?

Monday, April 1, 2013 21:26

Canal fall structure may be defined as :

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Definition of critical, sub-critical and SuperCritical flow

Thursday, March 28, 2013 20:22
Posted in category Hydraulic Engineering

Critical flow

The flow at depth equal to the critical depth is known as critical flow. Continue Reading »

Classification of Canals based on discharge of canal

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 19:42

Classification of Canals based on discharge of canal

Classification of canals on the basis of discharge are as follows:

  1. Main canal.
  2. Branch canal.
  3. Distributory canal.
  4. Minor canal.
  5. Water courses/Feeder channels. Continue Reading »

Classification of canals based on the function of canal

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 14:51

Classification of canals based on the function of canal

Classification of canals on the basis of their functions are given below:

  1. Irrigation canal.
  2. Navigation canal.
  3. Power canal.
  4. Carrier canal.
  5. Link canal.
  6. Feeder canal. Continue Reading »

Classification of canals on the source of supply & Inundation canal

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 14:14

Classification of canals based on the nature of source of supply & Inundation canal

Based on the nature of supply, there are following types of canals.

  1. Perennial canal/Permanent canal.
  2. Non-perennial canal.
  3. Inundation canal/rainy canal. Continue Reading »

Similarities between model and prototype in Hydraulic Similitude

Saturday, March 23, 2013 15:06
Posted in category Hydraulic Engineering

Types of similarities between model and prototype

There are three types of similarities between model and prototype in hydraulic similitude: Continue Reading »

Definition of Flash and fire point of Petroleum products & importance

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 20:57

Definition of flash and fire point of petroleum products are described below: Continue Reading »

Definition of Softening point of bitumen by Ring and ball method

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 18:21

Softening point of bitumen according to ring and ball apparatus may be defined as:

Softening point of bitumen Continue Reading »

How to check consistency of Bituminous material and its significance

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 14:46

To find consistency of bituminous material, penetration test is performed. Continue Reading »

Definition of Geometrically Distorted and True model

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 23:35
Posted in category Hydraulic Engineering

True model

The models which are prepared with the same scale ratio in different directions are known as Geometrically true models. Continue Reading »