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The following parameters relate to the design of weirs on permeable foundations :

1. Scour depth 2. Exit gradient
3. Uplift pressure 4. Unbalanced head

Design of the downstream end pile of the weir depends upon

A
1 and 2
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1 and 4
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2 and 3
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3 and 4
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Solution

The correct option is C 2 and 3
The downstream vertical cut-off at the end of the pucca floor is used to prevent undermining of foundation. There are two considerations for this purpose :
(i) Uplift pressure
(ii) Safe exit gradient

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