Water Resources Systems : Modeling Techniques and Analysis

Technique Analysisfor Mech Engineers Video Course By Prof. P.P. Mujumdar
Students Enrolled: 1 Total Lecturs: 40
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What will I learn from this course?

  • Thorough in Water Resources Systems


  • A preliminary background in surface water hydrology is desired, but not essential.

Who is the target audience?

  • All Streams of B.tech and B.E Students

Course Curriculum

Total: 40 lectures

  • 57m 9s

    Lec 1: Introduction to Water Resources Systems

  • 58m 31s

    Lec 2: Definitions and Types of Systems

  • 58m 42s

    Lec 3: Optimization:Functions of a Single Variable

  • 58m 33s

    Lec 4: Optimization:Functions of Multiple Varibles

  • 58m 35s

    Lec 5: Constrained Optimization (1)

  • 59m 20s

    Lec 6: Constrained Optimization (2)

  • 59m 22s

    Lec 7: Kuhn-Tucker Conditions and Introduction to Linear Programming

  • 59m 29s

    Lec 8: Linear Programming :Graphical Method

  • 58m 45s

    Lec 9: Linear Programming :Simplex Method (1)

  • 57m 47s

    Lec 10: Linear Programming :Simplex Method (2)

  • 59m 39s

    Lec 11: Linear Programming: Multiple Solutions

  • 57m 55s

    Lec 12: Linear Progrmng:Unbounded and infeasible Problems

  • 59m 38s

    Lec 13: Linear Progrmng:Dual Problem

  • 59m 20s

    Lec 14: Introduction to Dynamic Programming

  • 1h 1m 33s

    Lec 15: Dynamic Programming: Water Allocation Problem

  • 59m 14s

    Lec 16: Dynamic Programming: Reserviour Operation Problem

  • Lec 17: Dynmic Progrming: Capacity Expansion and Shortest Route Problem

  • 57m 22s

    Lec 18: Simulation:Introduction to Multi-Objective Planning

  • 59m 1s

    Lec 19: Multi-Objective Planning

  • 59m 3s

    Lec 20: Reservoir Siezing

  • 1h 8m 00s

    Lec 21:Reservoir Capacity Using Linear Programing (1)

  • 59m 24s

    Lec 22: Reservoir Capacity Using Linear Programing (2)

  • 59m 44s

    Lec 23: Reserviour Operation

  • 56m 44s

    Lec 24: Multireservoir Systems

  • 59m 9s

    Lec 25: Stationary Policy Using Dynamic Programming

  • 1h 17m 00s

    Lec 26: Hydro Power Generation

  • 58m 35s

    Lec 27: Modeling Technique and Analysis

  • 59m 32s

    Lec 28: Basic Probability Theory (2)

  • 59m 49s

    Lec 29: Modeling Technique and Analysis

  • 59m 44s

    Lec 30: Contd to Modeling Tecnique and Analysis

  • 59m 50s

    Lec 31: Stochastic Dynamic Programming for Reservoir Operation (1)

  • 59m 55s

    Lec 32: Stochastic Dynamic Programming for Reservoir Operation (2)

  • 1h 1m 00s

    Lec 33: Stochastic Dynamic Programming for Reservoir Operation (3)

  • 59m 58s

    Lec34: Fuzzy Optimization (1)

  • 58m 34s

    Lec 35: Fuzzy Optimization (2)

  • 59m 19s

    Lec 36: Fuzzy optimization for water quality control and reservoir operation

  • 59m 31s

    Lec 37: Conjunctive use of ground and surface water

  • 1h 4m 00s

    Lec 38: Hydropower Optimization

  • 59m 57s

    Lec 39: Crop yield optimization

  • 58m 53s

    Lec 40: Multi-basin and multi-reservoir systems


Optimization with methods using calculus; Linear Programming; Dynamic Programming; Simulation; Combination of Simulation and Optimzation; Mutli-objective Planning. Economic Considerations in Water Resources Planning; Reservoir Systems – Deterministic Inflow : Reservoir Sizing; Reservoir Operation – standard operating policy, optimal operating policy; multi-reservoir systems

About Tutor

  • Tutor: Prof. P.P. Mujumdar
  • Tests Packages: 0
  • Students: 1

Prof. P P Mujumdar is currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and as Chairman, Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (http://icwar.iisc.ernet.in/). He has earlier served as the Chairman of the Department from November 2006 to December 2010 and as KSIIDC Chair Professor from August 2012 to July 2015. He holds Associate Faculty positions in the Divecha Center for Climate Change and Center for Earth Sciences at IISc Bangalore. His area of specialization is Water Resources with a focus on climate change impacts on hydrology/water resources, statistical downscaling of GCM outputs, urban flooding, planning and operation of large scale water resources systems, and uncertainty modeling. His recent research contributions include detection and attribution of hydrologic change, development of downscaling models, uncertainty combination in climate change impacts and reservoir operation for adaptation to climate change. He has served as the Chairman of the Water Resources Management section of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), and as a reviewer for the Assessment Report 5 (AR5) of the IPCC. He is a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Medal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), the Distinguished Visiting Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK and the CSIR-NGRI-AHI Indian National Hydrology Lecture Award. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Advances in Water Resources, has served as a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Water International, and has been a member of several state- and national- committees dealing with urban flooding, and operational and environmental aspects of water resources in India. His teaching interests include Stochastic Hydrology (NPTEL Video Course), Water Resources Systems, Surface Water Hydrology and Urban Hydrology. His areas of professional consultancy include urban storm water drainage, floodplain management, river basin planning, reservoir operations, lift irrigation, hydropower development and impact assessment of water resources projects. He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences.

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