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AE 655 ADVANCED GROUND WATER HYDRAULICS                                                                               (3L+0P) III

Objectives
To impart advance knowledge on groundwater flow and solute transport.

Theory

UNIT I
Aquifers and aquifer materials, aquifer parameters, homogeneity and isotropy, hydraulic head and fluid potential,

UNIT II
Principals of groundwater flow, Darcy’s law, Darcy’s experiment, potential flow, flow nets and seepage analysis, groundwater flow equation, solution of groundwater flow equation, Well hydraulics, steady and unsteady flow through fully penetrating and partially penetrating wells in confined, semi-confined and unconfined aquifers, multiple wells and interference between wells, initial and boundary conditions, flow into aquifer with different boundaries,

UNIT III
Solute transport, advection and dispersion, sorption and diffusive mass transfer, pollution dynamics, hydrodynamics dispersion,

UNIT IV
Introduction to groundwater models, analytical and numerical modelling of groundwater flow, Modeling regional groundwater flow and contaminant transport, Sea water intrusion in inland and coastal aquifers, Gyben-Herzberz principle of salt-water intrusion,

UNIT V
Groundwater recharge mechanism, Application emerging of techniques in groundwater investigation.

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