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BIE6150 - Surface Irrigation Design, Spring 2004

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This course was originally developed for the United States Department of Agriculture. It contains nearly 20 video lecture presentations with accompanying slides in English, Arabic, and French, an online textbook, homework assignments, and downloadable surface irrigation simulation software also developed by Dr. Walker. This course highlights design and evaluation of surface irrigation systems, field measurements for evaluating and improving uniformity and efficiency, simulation of surface systems, and land leveling computation and equipment.

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BIE 6150

Wynn Walker, Ph.D.

Biological and Irrigation Engineering
Utah State University

Course Structure: Hour long classes - three times a week

Image courtesy of Wynn Walker

Course Description

This course was originally developed for the United States Department of Agriculture. It contains nearly 20 video lecture presentations with accompanying slides in English, Arabic, and French, an online textbook, homework assignments, and downloadable surface irrigation simulation software also developed by Dr. Walker. This course highlights design and evaluation of surface irrigation systems, field measurements for evaluating and improving uniformity and efficiency, simulation of surface systems, and land leveling computation and equipment.

Technical Requirements

The simulation software is designed to run on a PC only.

Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . Walker, W., admin. (2006, January 27). Surface Irrigation Design. Retrieved January 08, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Biological_and_Irrigation_Engineering/Surface_Irrigation_Design/index.html. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License