Landscape Irrigation: Design and Management / Edition 1

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Overview

A total, all-in-one guide to modern landscape irrigation strategies, techniques, and hardware

Landscape Irrigation is designed to function as both a professional reference and a junior- to senior-level text for students of landscape architecture, landscape design, and turf management. It is also an excellent study guide for young professionals preparing to take the LARE. Emphasizing water-conserving irrigation design throughout, author Stephen Smith covers all the bases, providing in-depth coverage of:
* Irrigation methods and components
* Drawing techniques and presentation
* Sprinkler and drip irrigation methods and hardware
* Pipe characteristics and hydraulics
* Control systems
* CSI irrigation specifications

Throughout Landscape Irrigation you will find many informative examples of irrigation strategies now employed around the world. Corresponding hydraulic reference data for all the examples are contained in a separate appendix for easy reference.

Landscape Irrigation is an indispensable tool-of-the-trade for landscape architects, landscape contractors, irrigation professionals, and turfgrass and golf course managers.

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Editorial Reviews

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A textbook for an upper-level undergraduate course for students of landscape architecture or design, or turf management. Assumes no previous knowledge of landscape irrigation, but also presents in-depth coverage and new subjects to stimulate those who have practical experience with it. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471038245
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/28/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,009,311
  • Product dimensions: 7.32 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

STEPHEN W. SMITH is a member of the Irrigation Association, President-elect of the American Society of Irrigation Consultants, and President of Aqua Engineering, Inc., a Colorado-based firm specializing in water-conserving irrigation system design. He also teaches in the Chemical and Bioresource Engineering Department at Colorado State University.

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Table of Contents

Irrigation Methods and Components.

Design Techniques and Drawing Presentation.

Sprinkler Irrigation.

Drip Irrigation.

Hydraulics.

Pipe Characteristics.

Control Systems.

Management.

Appendices.

Bibliography.

Index.

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