Reservoir and Farm Pond Design

Earthen embankments - functions, advantages and disadvantages, classification – hydraulic fill and rolled fill dams - homogeneous, zoned and diaphragm type; foundation requirements, grouting, seepage through dams - estimation of seepage discharge, location of seepage/phreatic line by graphical and analytical methods, flow-net and its properties, seepage pressure, seepage line in composite earth embankments, drainage filters, piping and its causes; design and construction of earthen dam, stability of earthen embankments against failure by tension, overturning, sliding etc; stability of slopes - analysis of failure by slice method; types of reservoirs and farm ponds, design and estimation of earth work; cost analysis.