AHES – Bridge Course
Hydraulic Design : Flow through Open Channels : Basic Concepts – Classification of flow. Resistance Equation, Uniform flow in Mobile Boundary Channels. Sediment Transport-Bed load & suspended load, specific Energy & Critical depth, Hydraulic Jump, channels of efficient Cross Section, Channel Transitions, Preliminary Idea of Gradually varied Flow, Backwater curves
Flow Through Pipes : Smooth & Rough boundaries, Resistance of Smooth & Artificially roughened pipes, Commercial Pipes – Moody’s Diagram. Energy Losses in Sudden expansion, sudden contraction, transitions, bends and fittings & valves.
Structural Design : Materials for reinforced cement concrete, Properties of concrete, Design loads, Stressed and bending moment, Design of reinforced concrete beams, columns, slabs and foundation .
Hydraulic Machines : Pumps and turbines, their working principles, Selection of machine, components like Greases bearings and bolts.
Electrical Systems : Generator; Synchronous and Induction Generator rating and characteristics. Transformer; Types; Rating and Characteristics; Electrical protection; Generation, Transformer Principles. Control System; Switch Gear; Types and Characteristics.