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Irrigation Research Institute Roorkee Uttarakhand
"Bigger Models ..... Better Results"

Experimental Shed

 

Extending over a floor area of 3,600 square metre, is meant for taking up model studies during monsoons, when the outdoor model trays can not be used due to heavy concentration of silt in the canal water. A sump-cum-rating tank 122.5 m x 2.45m x 2.10 m and arrangements for a cirulatory flow of 550 liter per second with a gross head of 9 metre and provided in the shed. There is a provision for gravity flow of water through another rating tank 49.2 m x 1.55 m x 2.33m. Besides a 80 m x 0.6m x 0.7m tilting flume is also available for carrying cout critical tractive force studies.