Lecture Notes

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Lecture
Topic
Lecture Notes
 
1
Course Introduction ( PDF )
2
Types of systems; soil-water-plant relations; planning factors ( PDF )
3
Sprinkler characteristics; application rates ( PDF )
4
Set sprinkler uniformity & efficiency ( PDF )
5
Layout of laterals & mainline for set sprinklers ( PDF )
6
Economic pipe selection method ( PDF )
7
Set sprinkler lateral design ( PDF )
8
Set sprinkler lateral design; gravity-fed lateral analysis ( PDF )
9
Mainline pipe design; uphill split-line mainline design ( PDF )
10
Minor losses, pressure requirements & pumps ( PDF )
11
Pumps & system curves; affinity laws & cavitation ( PDF )
12
Center pivot design & operation ( PDF )
13
Center pivot nozzling; center pivot hydraulic analysis ( PDF )
14
Center pivot application uniformity; linear move system ( PDF )
15
Maximizing linear move field length; design example ( PDF )
16
Trickle components & layout; pressure control and flow regulation ( PDF )
17
Filtration for trickle irrigation systems ( PDF )
18
Trickle components & layout; pressure control and flow regulation ( PDF )
19
Water requirements; coefficient of variation & system capacity ( PDF )
20
Emitter selection & design; design approach & example ( PDF )
21
Lateral design & pipe specifications; manifold location ( PDF )
22
Where do these equations come from?; manifold location ( PDF )
23
Manifold hydraulic design ( PDF )
24
Hydraulic design of mainline & supply ( PDF )
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