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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University BE VIII SEM (Civil) DESIGN OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES (CE-801) June 2021 Question Paper

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University

Bachelor of Engineering

Eighth Semester Main Examination, June-2021



Time: 3:00 Hrs Max Marks 70

Note: - Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Assume suitable data if necessary and state them clearly

 Answer should be precise and to the point only.

Q.1 (a) What are the principal components of a hydroelectric scheme? Discuss the

Utility of each component.

(b) Discuss briefly the various types of energy dissipaters used under different relative Positions

of T.W.C. and J.H.C.

Q.2 (a) What is meant by reservoir? What is its use?

(b) What are the causes of failure of earth dam?

Q.3 (a) Describe the brief various investigations required for reservoir planning.

(b) How will you calculate the capacity of reservoir by mass inflow and mass demand curves?

Q.4 (a) Discuss practical profile of gravity dam. Discuss step by step the analytical procedure,

adopted for analysis of stability of gravity dam.

(b) What is meant by energy dissipaters? Explain energy dissipaters for various cases with basic

principle of energy dissipater?

Q.5 Design the floor on Bligh’s theory using coefficient of creep=10. Sketch the longitudinal section

of fall. Check the design by Khosla’s theory and make changes if necessary. Safe exit gradient

may be taken equation to 1/5.

Q.6 Write short notes on the following. (any two)

(a) Rock fill Dams

(b) Life of Reservoir

(c) Weir and Barrage

(d) Purpose of Galleries

Q.7 (a) Explain Rock Fill dam? And Discuss soil suitable for earthen dam?

(b) What is the purpose of providing Canal Structure?

Q.8 (a) Explain the design details of a “Syphon Spillway”

(b) List Different turbines used in Hydro power Station and Mention their selection criteria. 

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