Selection of suitable site for the canal falls

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 20:28

Selection of suitable site for the canal falls

  1. For main and branch canals, which do not directly irrigate the fields, the site is determined on the basis of economy in earth works. The excavated earth is used to make banks. This depth of excavation is known as Continue Reading »

Definition of Canal fall structure | Why these are required ?

Monday, April 1, 2013 21:26

Canal fall structure may be defined as :

Canal fall structure Continue Reading »

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 »