Water Resources Systems: Modeling Techniques & Analysis

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

The course introduces the concepts of systems techniques in water resources planning and management.

Course contents:
Introduction – Concepts of Systems and Systems Analysis; Systems Techniques in Water Resources : 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; Reservoir Systems – Random Inflow : Chance Constrained Linear Programming; Concept of Reliability; Stochastic Dynamic Programming; Applications – Reservoir systems operated for Irrigation, Hydropower, Flood Control and Municipal and Industrial Supplies; Water Quality Control in River Stystems; Case Studies; Recent Modeling Tools – Artificial Neural networks, Fuzzy Inference Systems; Fuzzy Linear Programming;

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