• To enable students to learn fundamentals of hydraulic engineering, particularly related to open channel flow, flow through pipes, dam and river engineering.
  • To enhance the capabilities of students related to irrigation engineering and canal network.


CLO: 1. to follow and perform the experiments related to hydraulic engineering.
CLO: 2. to demonstrate the experimental procedures under various conditions of open channel and close conduits.
CLO: 3. to review results of hydraulic quantities using experimental data.
CLO: 4. to justify and compare various methods used to measure hydraulic components and their obtained results.


  1. To measure the head loss due to friction, sudden enlargement, sudden contraction, and bends etc.
  2. Determination of laminar, turbulent and transition flow by using Reynold’s visualization apparatus.
  3. Determination of coefficients of velocity, discharge, and contraction for an orifice.
  4. Determination of coefficient of discharge for a V and rectangular notch.
  5. Analysis of river flow, seepage flow, rainfall and sedimentation by Basic Hydrology Apparatus.
  6. Measurement of flow velocity at different depths by using computer-controlled channel.
  7. Computer aided design of irrigation channels.
  8. To compute Froud No. (Critical, super and sub critical) from a flow in Tilting-Flow-Channel.
  9. Determination of water table by using Electric Resistivity Survey.