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These are the video lectures and presentations with accompanying slides for the Surface Irrigation Evaluation, Design, and Simulation course. They feature Dr. Wynn Walker of Utah State Univerisity's Biological & Irrigation Engineering Department.

Click on any of the following links to view the video or presentations in the following formats.

IMPORTANT: These presentations were created with Microsoft Producer. Viewing them requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher. The video only links are browser independent. Please be patient when downloading the presentations the files are quite large.


Day
Topic
Presentations
Video Only
1
The Practice and Importance of Irrigation Presentation 1
3
Review of Soil Moisture and Infiltration Concepts Presentation 2
4
The Irrigation Requirement Presentation 3
5
Types of Surface Irrigation Systems Presentation 4
7
General Field Evaluation Procedures and Infiltration Presentation 5
8
General Volume Balance Methodology Presentation 6
9
Evaluating Irrigation Uniformity and Efficiency Presentation 7
16
Objective and Scope of Surface Irrigation Design Presentation 8
17
Three Basic Design Computations Presentation 9
18
Design of Free-Draining Surface Irrigation Systems Presentation 10
19
Example of Free-Draining Furrow Irrigation Design Presentation 11
20
Example Free-Draining Border Irrigation Design Presentation 12
21
Design of Blocked-End Surface Irrigation Systems Presentation 13
22
Example Design for Blocked End Conditions Presentation 14
23
Design of Tailwater Reuse Systems Presentation 15
28
Example Tailwater System Design Presentation 16
29
Simulation of Surface Irrigation Presentation 17
37
Introduction to SIRMOD Software - Part 1 Presentation 18
38
Introduction to SIRMOD Software - Part 2 Presentation 19
39
Introduction to SIRMOD Software - Part 3 Presentation 20
40
Introduction to Surge Flow in Suface Irrigation Presentation 21
41
Presentation on Land Leveling Presentation 22
       
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