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# Previous Year Exam Questions for Water Resources Engineering - WRE of 2017 - bput by Verified Writer

• Water Resources Engineering - WRE
• 2017
• PYQ
• Biju Patnaik University of Technology BPUT - BPUT
• Civil Engineering
• B.Tech
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Registration no: Total Number of Pages: 2 B.TECH PECI5409 8th Semester Regular / Back Examination 2016-17 WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT BRANCH: CIVIL Time: 3 Hours Max Marks: 70 Q.CODE: Z166 Answer Question No.1 which is compulsory and any five from the rest. The figures in the right hand margin indicate marks. j) Q2 Q3 Q4 Answer the following questions: What are the Priorities for water allocation? Name different measures to control soil salinity Define coefficient of transmissibility? Name different environmental problems related to water. What is meant by Trap efficiency of a reservoir What are the different methods to control reservoir sedimentation? What are the different methods to control water logging? Write the rock properties affecting groundwater? If the effective size of the particle in the aquifer 0.10 mm, hydraulic gradient 1 in 100, viscosity coefficient is 1.0 and Slichter’s constant is 100. Determine the groundwater velocity. What are the causes of river pollution? (2 x 10) a) Name five important river basin of India and write their approximate runoff potential. (5) b) Describe the Indian scenario of water availability. (5) a) Describe the salient features of National Water Policy. (6) b) Describe different problems faced in the location of water storage sites (4) a) What is a siphon spillway? Sketch a saddle siphon spillway and explain the functions of its various component parts. (5) b) Compute the discharge over an ogee spillway with a coefficient of discharge C=2.5 at a head of 4 m. The effective length of the spillway is 100 m. Neglect velocity of approach. (5) 1 a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) Page Q1

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Q7 (5) b) How do you assess the water power potential of a hydro-electric scheme? (5) a) What is conjunctive use of water? What are the benefits of conjunctive use of water? (5) b) Explain in brief the Interstate River Water Dispute (IRWD) act. (5) a) What is flood? What are its different types? What is the impact of flood on lives and communities? (5) b) Explain in brief the different sources of groundwater pollution. (5) Q8 a) b) c) d) Write short notes on any two of the followings. Integrated watershed management Artificial recharge of groundwater AIBP Programme. Watershed canal (5 x 2) 2 Q6 a) Explain the key issues for international sharing of water. Page Q5