AG40019: Pressurized Irrigation Systems

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Course name Pressurized Irrigation Systems
Offered by Agricultural & Food Engineering
Credits 3
L-T-P 3-0-0
Previous Year Grade Distribution
Semester Spring

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Importance, scope and types of pressurized irrigation system. Sprinkler System: Types, components and performance of sprinkler system (capacity, distance of throw, distribution pattern, application rate, drop sizes). Sprinkler System Design: Design of set-move, solid-set system, traveler, centre-pivot systems, and linear move systems. Micro Irrigation System: Drip, subsurface, bubbler and spray, micro irrigation system components (control heads � fertilizer injection system, filter, irrigation controller, flow meter and valves, distribution networks - mainlines and submains (manifolds), laterals, emission devices). Fertigation: Fertigation equipment, types of plant nutrients and application methods, Management And Maintenance Micro Irrigation System: Filtration, flushing, and chemical treatment. Micro Irrigation System Design: Micro irrigation system design for varied topography, soil and crops. Soil Moisture Dynamics and Solute Movement: Soil moisture dynamics, solute movement under point and line source emitters. Automation of Irrigation System: Point, local and central automation, control patterns, irrigation timers and computerbased irrigation control systems.

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