AG40019: Pressurized Irrigation Systems
|Course name||Pressurized Irrigation Systems|
|Offered by||Agricultural & Food Engineering|
|Previous Year Grade Distribution|
Syllabus[edit | edit source]
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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 Ã¯Â¿Â½ 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.