Principles of Farm Irrigation System Design / Edition 1

Principles of Farm Irrigation System Design / Edition 1

by Larry G. James
     
 

ISBN-10: 0894648020

ISBN-13: 9780894648021

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

Develops the principles of irrigation and farm irrigation system design in the context of their relationship to plant science, soil science, and fluid mechanics. Consideration of related material is worked into the text only as it is needed to develop an in-depth understanding of irrigation systems, a classroom-tested approach that improves student motivation and

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Overview

Develops the principles of irrigation and farm irrigation system design in the context of their relationship to plant science, soil science, and fluid mechanics. Consideration of related material is worked into the text only as it is needed to develop an in-depth understanding of irrigation systems, a classroom-tested approach that improves student motivation and comprehension. The text describes the design of irrigation systems and the roles of the designer and landowner in the process, and covers all current irrigation practices as well as the components, layout, technical, and economic aspects of various systems and methods. Includes carefully prepared classroom-proven explanations, solved example problems, computer programs, and homework assignments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780894648021
Publisher:
Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents

Irrigation Requirements and Scheduling.

Farm Irrigation Systems and System Design Fundamentals.

Water for Irrigation.

Pumps.

Sprinkle Irrigation Systems.

Trickle Irrigation.

Surface Irrigation.

Flow Measurement.

Appendices.

Index.

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