GATE Questions & Answers of Gravity dams and spillways

What is the Weightage of Gravity dams and spillways in GATE Exam?

Total 3 Questions have been asked from Gravity dams and spillways topic of Irrigation subject in previous GATE papers. Average marks 1.33.

A 1:50 model of a spillway is to be tested in the laboratory. The discharge in the prototype spillway is 1000 m3/s. The corresponding discharge (in m3/s, up to two decimal places) to be maintained in the model, neglecting variation in acceleration due to gravity, is ______

A concrete gravity dam section is shown in the figure. Assuming unit weight of water as 10 kN/m3 and unit weight of concrete as 24 kN/m3, the uplift force per unit length of the dam (expressed in kN/m) at PQ is _________

The base width of an elementary profile of gravity dam of height H is b. The specific gravity of the material of the dam is G and uplift pressure coefficient is K. the correct relationship for no tension at the heel is given by