DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
WST 611 PRESSURIZED IRRIGATION SYSTEM DESIGN (2L+1P) II
To introduce design and planning procedures for sprinkle and trickle irrigation system; Special attention is given to modern irrigation equipment, system and automation and to energy saving measures.
Sprinkler irrigation: an overview, types of systems, system components, design objective, uniformity, adequacy and efficiency of application.
Design of different types of sprinklers; Design of pipelines, laterals, manifold, submain and mains; Design of traveler sprinkler system, layout, hose selection, gun sprinklers
An introduction of trickle or drip irrigation, overview of types of system, various components of trickle systems, clogging and filtration, system flushing and maintenance.
Trickle / drip irrigation planning factors, emitter selection and design criteria, Trickle system design strategy and trickle lateral design.
Trickle manifold design, trickle system design synthesis and pressurized irrigation system selection.
Design of pipelines, laterals, manifold, submain and mains of drip and sprinkler irrigation systems. Determination of uniformity coefficients, developing criteria for evaluating pressurized irrigation system.