M Tech in Civil Engineering
(Specialisation:
Water Resources
Engineering and Management)
Semester
– 1 

Semester  2 







Course No 
Course Name 
LTPC 

Course No 
Course Name 
LTPC 
CE 551 
Surface Water Hydrology 
3006 

CE 555 
Principles of Water Quality and EIA 
2026 
CE 553 
Advanced Hydraulic Engineering 
3028 

CE 556 
Subsurface Hydrology 
3006 
CE 554 
Advanced Fluid Mechanics 
3006 

CE xxx 
Elective III 
3006 
CE xxx 
Elective I 
3006 

CE xxx 
Elective IV 
3006 
CE xxx 
Elective II 
3006 

CE xxx 
Elective V 
3006 








Total Credits: 
150232 


Total
Credits: 
140230 







Semester  3 


Semester 4 








Course No 
Course Name 
LTPC 

Course No 
Course Name 
LTPC 
CE 696 
Project and Thesis PhaseI 
002424 

CE 697 
Project and Thesis PhaseII 
002424 








Total Credits: 
002424 


Total
Credits: 
002424 
ELECTIVES CE 601 Numerical Methods 3006 CE 602 Optimization Methods 3006 CE 552 Water Resources Systems Analysis, planning &
Management 3006 CE 557 Environmental Hydrology 2026 CE 558 Fuzzy Logic and Artificial Intelligence in Civil
Engineering Applications 3006 CE 559 Watershed Management and Remote Sensing Applications
3006 CE 560 Computational Methods in Hydraulics and Environmental
Engineering Applications 3006 CE 561 Water Power Engineering 3006 CE 562 Transient Flow Analysis 3006 CE 563 Flow and Transport Processes in Fractured Media 3006 CE 564 Stochastic Hydrology 3006 CE 565 Introduction to Multiphase Flow in Porous Media 3006 CE 567 Sediment Dynamic in Fluvial Systems 2026 CE 568 Environmental Management of Water Resources 3006 CE 572 Pollution and Contaminant Flux in Water Environment
3006 
CE 551 Surface
Water Hydrology (3006) Basic concepts of
hydrology; structure and composition of atmosphere, air mass, cold and warm
fronts; atmospheric temperature and it variations; vapour
pressure and relative humidity; evaporation and evapotranspiration;
types and forms of precipitation; measurement of precipitation and other
atmospheric parameters; hydrograph analysis; probability, risk and
uncertainty analysis for hydrologic and hydraulic design; flood routing
– hydrologic and hydraulic routing  developing algorithms; hydrologic
real time forecasting; urban hydrology; time series analysis. Texts:
2.
Todd, D.K., Ground Water Hydrology, Wiley, New York, 1998. References:
2.
Haan, C. T.,
Statistical Methods in Hydrology, Iowa State University Press, 1977. 3.
Maidment, D. R.,
Handbook of Hydrology, McGraw Hill, 1993. 
CE 553 Advanced Hydraulic Engineering
(3028) Open channel hydraulics, uniform
flow, critical flow and GVF with special reference to compound channel,
rapidly varied flow in prismatic and nonprismatic channel, channel design erodable and nonerodable
channels, silt theories, sediment transport; river mechanics, river erosion, river training
works; dam engineering and related environmental issues; concept of hydraulic
models. Laboratory: Experiment on Uniform flow,
Hydraulic Jump, Unsteady Flow, Experiment on Two Phased Motion, Experiment on
Weirs, Notch, Mouthpieces. Texts: 1. Ranga
Raju, K.G., Flow through Open Channel, Tata McGraw
Hill, New Delhi,1996 2. Chow, V.T, Open Channel
Hydraulics, McGraw Hill, New York, 1959 3. Hendersen,
F.M., Open Channel Flow, McGraw Hill, New York, 1966. References: 1. Chaudhry,
M. H., Open Channel Flow, Prentice Hall of India, 1998. 2. River Behavior Management and
Training, Vol. I & II, CBIP, New Delhi,1994 3. Andre Rober,
River processes: An Introduction to Alluvial dynamics, ARNOLD, London, 1995. 
CE 554 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
(3006) Elementary introduction to
Cartesian tensors and tensor operations, spatial (Eulerian)
and material (Lagrangian) description of motion of
deformable bodies, rotation and vorticity, strain
rate tensor, time rate of change of volume and line integrals, Reynold’s transport theorem, stress tensor,
continuity and equilibrium equations, constitutive equations, derivation of NavierStoke’s equation and its applications,
introduction to laminar flow, Blasius equation,
Karman momentum equation, description of turbulent flow, Kelvin Helmholtz
instability, mean flow equations, Prandtl’s
mixing length, turbulent Poiseuille flow, jets and
wakes. Texts: 1. Ligett,
J. A., Fluid Mechanics, McGrawHill International Editions, 1994. 2. Batchelor,
G. K., An Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press,
London, 2005. 3. Shames, L. H., Mechanics of
Fluids, McGrawHill, 1992 References: 1. Chatterjee,
R.., Mathematical Theory of Continuum Mechanics, Narosa
Publishing House, 1999. 2. Chung, T. J., Continuum
Mechanics, Prentice Hall, 1988. 
CE 555 Principles of Water
Quality and EIA (2 0 2 6) Physical, chemical and biological
quality of natural surface water and groundwater; Organic and inorganic
pollutants in water and wastewater; water quality criteria for drinking,
municipal, industrial, agricultural, recreational, wildlife and aquatic
organisms; specific refractory substances in
water and its impact on water usage; effluent discharge standards;
environmental impact assessment (EIA), definitions and concepts, rationale
and historical development of EIA, sustainable development, Initial
environmental examination, environmental impact statement, environmental
appraisal, environmental impact factors and areas of consideration,
measurement of environmental impact, organization, scope and methodologies of
EIA, status of EIA in India. Texts: 1. Larry W Canter, Environmental
Impact Assessment, 2nd Ed, McGrawHill, 1997. 2. Howard S. Peavy,
Donald R. Rowe and George Tchobanoglous, Environmental
Engineering, McGrawHill International editon,
1985. References: 1. G. Tchobanoglous
and E. D. Schroeder, Water Quality: Characteristics, Modeling and Modification,
AddisonWesley Reading, MA, 1985. 2. Clair N Sawyer and Perry L
McCarty, Chemistry for Environmental Engineers, McGrawHill., 1994. 3. Standard Methods for the
Examination of Water and Wastewate, APHA, AWWA,
WPCF, Washington, D.C., 18th Ed, 1993. 
CE 556 Subsurface
Hydrology (3006) The continuum
approach to transport in subsurface hydrology; Darcy's law and its
generalization; flow through saturated and unsaturated porous formations;
well hydraulics, analysis of pumping test data, ground water recharge, water
logging and salinity; infiltration and exfiltration
from soils in absence and presence of a water table; modeling contaminant
transport through porous media: dispersion, adsorption and decay,
volatilization; applications of numerical models (GMS, FEFLOW, PMWIN, etc.)
in hydrogeology; model conceptualization, discretization
and calibration, initial and boundary conditions, use of Dirichlet
and Neumann boundaries, modeling strategy, pitfalls and limitations;
Management of groundwater resources, Development of management model,
incorporation of simulation model with the optimization model; Applications:
pollution control, mining and construction dewatering, saltwater intrusion,
wetland protection from dewatering. Texts:
2.
Fetter, C.W., Contaminant Hydrogeology, Prentice Hall, 1999. References:
2.
Fetter, C.W., Applied Geohydrology, Prentice Hall,
2001. 

ELECTIVES 
CE 601 NUMERICAL METHODS 3 0 0 6 Linear equations and eigen value problems, Accuracy of approximate calculations,
Nonlinear equations, interpolation, differentiation and evaluation of single
and multiple integrals, initial and boundary value problems by finite
difference method, Newton’s method, variation and weighted residual
methods, introduction to finite element methods, fundamental of statistical distribution. Textbooks/References 1. Scarborough, J.B., Numerical
mathematical analysis, Oxford & IBH Publishing CO Pvt., 2000 2. Jain, K.K., Iyengar, S.R.K and Jain, R.K., Numerical methodsproblem and
solutions, Wiley eastern limited, 2001 3. Hamming, R.W., Numerical
methods for scientist and engineers, McGraw Hill, 1998. 4. Mathews, J.H. and Fink, K.D.,
Numerical methods using MATLAB, Pearson Education, 2004 5. Hayter,
A.J., Probability and statistics, Duxbury, 2002. 
CE 602 OPTIMIZATION METHODS 3 0 0 6 Basics of engineering analysis
and design, Need for optimal design, formulation of optimal design problems,
basic difficulties associated with solution of optimal problems, Classical
optimization methods, Necessary and sufficient optimality criteria for
unconstrained and constrained problems, KuhnTucker conditions, Global
optimality and convex analysis, Linear optimal problems, Simplex method,
Introduction to Karmarkar’s algorithm.
Numerical methods for nonlinear unconstrained and constrained problems,
sensitivity analysis, Linear post optimal analysis, sensitivity analysis of
discrete and distributed systems. Introduction to variational methods of sensitivity analysis, shape
sensitivity, Introduction to integer programming, dynamic programming,
stochastic programming and geometric programming, Introduction to genetic
algorithm and simulated annealing. Textbooks/References 1. Deb. K., Optimization for engineering
design: Algorithms and examples, PHI Pvt Ltd.,
1998. 2. Arora., J.S., Introduction
to optimum design, McGraw Hill International edition, 1989. 3. Hafta,
R.T. and Gurdal. Z., Elements of structural
optimization, Kluwer academic publishers, Third
revised and expanded edition, 1996. 
CE 552 Water
Resources Systems Analysis, Planning & Management (3006) Basic concepts of
systems, need for systems approach in water resources, system design
techniques, problem formulation; optimization techniques, LP, NLP, dynamic
programming, genetic algorithm, sensitivity analysis, capacity expansion;
reservoir operation problems, simulation, case studies; planning, role
of a planner, National water policies, public involvement, social impact,
economic analysis. Texts: 1. Loucks, D.P., Stedinger,
P.J.R., Haith, D.A., Water Resources Systems
Planning and Management, Prentice Hall, New Jersy,
1987. References: 1. Hall, K., A and Draoup, J.A., Water Resources Systems Engineering, Tata
McGraw Hill, 1970. 2. Neil, G.S., Water
Resources Planning, McGraw Hill, 1985. 3. National Water
Policy, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India, 1987. CE 557 Environmental
Hydrology (2 0 2 6) Basic concepts of environmental
hydrology; water cycle, water balance and hydrological processes; environment
and water; hydrology and climate, physical and biological interactions;
waterrelated environmental problems; hydrological characteristics of India;
drinking water, drinking water regulation and standards, water testing;
forest hydrology, hydrological processes in forested area; urban hydrology,
urbanization and hydrological processes, runoff process and flood; storm
water storage and infiltration, reconstruction of urban water cycle;
domestic, industrial, commercial, agriculture, and public water uses; water
rights and development; water pollution and water quality policy, point and
nonpoint source pollution and control, selfpurification; sewage treatment;
groundwater pollution, background and measurements of groundwater
contamination, sources and fate of contaminants, organic solvents, phosphate
and nitrate, remediation. Laboratory: Experiments to complement/ supplement theoretical
topics including physicochemical and
bacteriological testing of surface and groundwater (major cationsanions,
total coliform and faecal
coliform, Fluoride, Arsenic, Phosphorous, Nitrogen) Text: 1. Ward A.D. and S.W.
Trimble, Environmental Hydrology. 2^{nd} Edition. Lewis
Publishers, CRC Press, 2004. References: 1. Watson and
Burnett, Hydrology: An Environmental Approach, CRC Press, 1995 2. Schwab G. O,
Delmar D. Fangmeier, Elliot, Willam
J., Soil and Water Management Systems., John Wiley & Sons, 1996 CE 558 Fuzzy Logic
and Artificial Intelligence in Civil Engineering Applications (3006) Introduction 
classification of artificial intelligence  Expert systems  artificial
neural networks  basic concepts  uses in functional approximation and
optimization – applications  case studies, Fuzzy logic  basic
concepts  problem formulation using fuzzy logic – applications. Texts: 1. Fuzzy Logic
Implementation and applications, M.J.Patyra, Mlynek, Wiley Teubner,1996. References: 1. D. E. Rumelhart, J.L.McClelland, Parallel
Distributed Processing, Volume 1, M.I.T.Press,
England, 1986. CE 559 Watershed
Management and Remote Sensing Applications (3006) Principles of
watershed management, soil water conservation practices, integrated planning,
multidisciplinary approach, management of agricultural lands  structural
and non structural measures, forest and grass land management, erosion
problems and controlling techniques, gully control, landslide and correction
techniques, soil water plant relationships, watershed modeling. Remote sensing:
fundamentals – physics of remote sensing – electromagnetic radiation,interaction of ENR
with atmosphere, earth surface, soils, water and vegetation. Data
acquisition, photographic system and imaging systems, single vertical photographs,
visible and near infrared imagery, photo interpretation, visual analysis,
spectral properties of water, photogrammetry,
stereoscopic viewing, application to water resources mapping, area assessment
and watershed management – satellite data – geocoding –
GPS and GIS utilities – classification using imageries –
applications in water resources and watershed management – case
studies. Texts: 1. Lillesand, K., Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation,
John Wiley & Sons, 1979. 2. Tideman, E.M., Watershed Management – Guidelines
for Indian Conditions, Omega Scientific Publishers, New Delhi, 1996. References: 1. FAO Watershed
management and Field manual, 13/1, 13/2,13/3,13/4,13/5
FAO, UN, Rome, 1988. 2. Reeves, R.G.,
Manual of Remote Sensing, Volume I and II, American Society of Photogrammetr, Falls Church, 1975. CE 560 Computational
Methods in Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering applications (3006) Introduction –
computing techniques –numerical methods  finite difference and finite
element methods – applications in surface and ground water modeling,
solute transport problems, pipe network analysis; artificial intelligence
– applications. Texts: 1. Pradip Niyogi, S. K. Chakrabartty, M. K. Laha, Introduction
to Computational Fluid Dynamics, Pearson Education, 2005. 2. J. N. Reddy, An
Introduction to Finite Element Method, Tata McGrawHill, New Delhi, 2003. References: 1. Chow, V.T, Maidment, D.R., Mays.L.W., Applied Hydrology, McGraw Hill, 1988. 2. Chepra, S.C, Canele, R.P,
Numerical methods for Engineers, McGraw Hill, 1990. 3. Segerlind, L.J., Applied Finite Element Analysis, John
Wiley & Son, 1984. 4. Todd, D.K., Ground
Water Hydrology, Wiley, 1993. CE 561. Water Power
Engineering (3006) Role of hydropower;
turbines – different models – classifications – suitability
of different types; components of hydro electric plants; power system terms
and definitions; water power equations, demand curve, power economics,
hydrologic analysis, power rule curve. Texts: 1. P. Novak, A.I.B.
Moffat, C. Nalluri, R.Narayanan,
Hydraulic Structure, 2nd Ed E& FN SPON, 1997 References: 1. Chaudhry, H., Applied hydraulic transients, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1987. CE 562 Transient flow
analysis (3006) PreRequisite: CE 553 Advanced
Hydraulic Engineering Introduction, surge
movement in channels, two dimensional shallow water wave equation, numerical
scheme for unsteady open channel flow; problems in handling mixed flow
region; unsteady flow in closedconduits and their solution; transients
caused by pumps, methods of controlling transient in pipes;
analysis of surge tanks; transient ground water flow. Texts: 1. Chaudhry, H., Hydraulic Transients, Tata McGraw Hill,
1998. References: 1. Chaudhry, H., Applied hydraulic transients, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1987. 2. Streeter, V.L. and
Wylie, E.B., Hydraulic Transients, McGraw Hill, New York,1967 CE 563 Flow and
Transport Processes in Fractured Media (3 0 0 6) Fractured rock
systems; hydrogeologic characterization methods;
channeling; fracture network; point and nonpoint sources of pollutants;
conservative and reactive solute transport; fracture flow and transport
models. Texts: 1. P. M. Adler, and
J. F. Thovert, Fractures and Fracture Networks,
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1999. 2. Committee on
Fracture Characterization and Fluid Flow, Rock Fractures and Fluid Flow:
Contemporary Understanding and Applications, National Academy Press,
1996. References: 1. L. W. Gelhar, Stochastic Subsurface Hydrology,
PrenticeHall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA, 1993. 2. Committee on Source
Removal of Contaminants in the Subsurface, Contaminants in the Subsurface:
Source Zone Assessment and Remediation, National Academy Press, 2004. CE 564 Stochastic
Hydrology (3006) Review of
fundamentals of probability and statistics, concepts of conditional
probability, random variables and their transformations, concepts of moments
and quantiles, commonly used probability distribution
functions, principles of hypotheses testing; principles of Monte Carlo
simulation and estimation theory; methods of maximum likelihood and least
squares minimization; theory of random processes, estimation of linear static
systems, random fields and stochasticdynamic systems; Kalman
filter and its applications in hydrologic realtime forecasting, stochastic
characterizations and geostatistics; temporally and
spatially variable subsurface flow analysis; theoretical approaches and
applications of stochastic modeling to transport processes in heterogeneous
porous media. Texts: 1. Haan, C. T., Statistical Methods in Hydrology, Iowa State
Univ. Press, 1977. 2. Zhang, Dongxiao, Stochastic Methods for Flow in Porous Media,
Academic Press, 2002. References: 1. Bras, R.L. and
RodriguezIturbe, I., Random Functions and
Hydrology, Dover Publications, 1994. 2. Gelhar, L.W., Stochastic Subsurface Hydrology, Prentice
Hall, 1993. CE 565 Introduction
to Multiphase Flow in Porous Media (3 0 0 6) Introductory concepts
of the physics and mathematics of multiphase flow, flow of immiscible fluids
in porous media, pore level characterization, pore networks, invasion
percolation in drainage and imbibition, capillary
pressures and relative permeability, upscaling, BuckleyLeverett theory of two and threephase immiscible
displacements. Texts: 1. Bear, J., Dynamics
of Fluids in Porous Media, Dover Publications, 1972. 2. Adler, P. M.,
Multiphase flow in porous media, Springer, 1995. References: 1. D. Stauffer, and
A. Aharony, Introduction to Percolation Theory,
Taylor and Francis, London, 1992. 2. M. Sahimi, Applications of Percolation Theory, Taylor and
Francis, London, 1994. CE 567 Sediment
Dynamics in Fluvial Systems (2 0 2 6) Fluvial sediments; transportation
and entrainment; physical & chemical characteristics; grain size
distribution; chemical sedimentology; environmental
chemistry of sediments; minerals in sediments, physical and chemical
properties; texture, grain size, shape, sorting, surface features, packing,
orientation, textural maturity, density, porosity, permeability, adsorption
properties. Mechanical analysis of sediments: grade scale, frequency
distribution and interpretation, laser particle distribution analysis, Xray diffractometry, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
and scanning electron microscopy; shape analysis and their significance,
graphical methods of representation of results; particulate nutrient and
contaminant flux; modeling approach to sediment flux and concentration. Laboratory: Experiments to complement/ supplement theoretical
topics including sediment studies in XRD, SEM, LPA and AAS Text: 1. R.W Miller &
R.L Donahue, Soils in our Environment, Prentice Hall, 2001 2. J.C. Griffiths,
Scientific methods in Analysis of Sediments. McGraw Hill, 2002 References: 1. R. E. Grim, Clay
Mineralogy McGraw Hill, 1999 2. Chien, Calvin C.; Medina, Jr., Miguel A.; Pinder, George F.; Reible,
Danny D.; Sleep, Brent, Contaminated Ground Water and Sediment: Modeling for
Management and Remediation, CRC Press 3. Dominic M. DiToro, Sediment Flux Modeling, Wiley International, 2001 CE 568 ENVIRONMENTAL
MANAGEMENT (3 0 0 6) Environmental
management principles, problems and strategies; Review of political,
ecological and remedial actions; future strategies; multidisciplinary
environmental strategies, the human, planning, decisionmaking and management
dimensions; environmental impact assessment (EIA), definitions and concepts,
rationale and historical development of EIA, sustainable development, Initial
environmental examination, environmental impact statement, environmental
appraisal, environmental impact factors and areas of consideration,
measurement of environmental impact, organization, scope and methodologies of
EIA, status of EIA in India; Environmental audit, definitions and concepts,
environmental audit versus accounts audit, compliance audit, methodologies
and regulations; introduction to ISO and ISO 14000; Life cycle assessment;
Triple bottom line approach. Texts: 1. L. W. Canter, Environmental
Impact Assessment, 2nd Ed., McGrawHill, 1997. 2. N. P. Agarwal, Environmental Reporting and Auditing, Raj
Pub., 2002. 3. P. Judith and G. Eduljee, Environmental Impact Assessment for Waste
Treatment and Disposal Facilities, John Wiley & Sons, 1994. References: 1. G. Burke, B. R.
Singh and L. Theodore, Handbook of Environmental Management and Technology,
2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2000. 2. C. H. Eccleston, Environment Impact Statements: A Comprehensive
Guide to Project and Strategic Planning, John Wiley & Sons, 2000. 3. J. G. Rau and D.
C. Wooten, Environmental Impact Analysis Handbook, McGrawHill, 1980. 4. R. F. Fuggle and M. A. Rabie, Environmental
Management in South Africa, Juta & Co.
Ltd., 1991. 5. R. M. Harrison, Pollution,
Causes, Effects and Control, 2nd Ed., Whitstable
Lithop Ltd., 1990. 6. K. Whitelaw and
Butterworth, ISO 14001 : Environmental System
Handbook, 1997. CE 572 Pollution and
Contaminant Flux in Water Environment (3 0 0 6) Low temperature
geochemical reactions in aqueous environments; chemical kinetics;
thermodynamics, mixing and dilution, mineral stability, chemical composition
of surface water, stable isotopes; contaminants and contaminants transport in
nearsurface environments; fluid –sediment interaction; fluid
portioning; stability and mobility of groundwater contaminants; multiphase
systems; sampling considerations and overview of analytical techniques;
flocculation, deposition and resuspension of sediments; physicochemical processes at sediment water interface;
fate and effects of sediment bound contaminants; partitioning of contaminants
in watersediment systems; bioassessment of
sediment and water quality; effects of sediment mixing; parameterizing
models for contaminated sediment transport; fluxes between trophic levels and through the watersediment interface. Texts: 1. H. E. Hemond and E. J. FechnerLevy, Chemical Fate &
Transport in the Environment, Academic Press, 2000. References: 1. Alena Mudroch, M. A. Jose and
M. Paul, Manual of PhysicoChemical Analysis of
Aquatic Sediments, 2000. 2. J. J. Bonin and H.
L. Golterman (Ed), Fluxes between Trophic Levels and through the Water Sediment Interface,
Kluwer Academic publishers, 1999. 3. Doeka Eisma, Suspended
Matter in the Aquatic Environments, SpringerVerlag,
Berlin, 1993. 