Courses Catalogue

Irrigation Engineering And Hydrology Ii

COURSE CODE: CIV4231
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

 

Underground Pipeline Systems

·        Advantages of underground pipeline system

·        Low-head pipelines

·        Types of irrigation water conveyance pipeline system

·        Pressure variations in irrigation pipe lines

·        Components of underground pipelines

·        Underground pipeline materials

 

 

Design and Operation of Underground Pipeline System

·        Design of Underground Pipeline Systems

·        Laying out of Underground Pipeline System

·        Operation and Maintenance of Underground Pipeline Systems

 

Land Grading Survey and Design

·        Land Levelling

·        Leveling Layout of Field for Irrigation  and Drainage Systems

·        Survey and Staking

 

Land Leveling Methods

·        Plane Method

·        Profile Method

·        Plan Inspection Method

·        Contour Adjustment Method

 

Contour Bench Leveling and Earthwork Quantities Computation

·        Contour Bench Leveling

·        Earthwork quantities computation

 

Equipment for Land Grading

·        Equipment Operated with Animal Power

·        Equipment Operated with Mechanical Power

·        Laser Guided Land Levelling

Soil Water

·        Introduction

·        Soil Water Relations

·        Kinds of Soil Water

 

 

Infiltration

·        Infiltration Process

·        Infiltration Equations

·        Measurement of Infiltration

·        Factors Affecting Infiltration

 

Soil Water Movement

1.      Types of Water Movement

2.      Soil Water Movement in Saturated Condition

3.      Unsaturated Water Movement

4.      Hydraulic Conductivity

 

Soil Water Constants

·        Soil Moisture Constants

·        Soil Water Potential

·        Soil Moisture Measurement Methods

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

·        Lectures

·        Reading assignments

·        Practical assignments

·        Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

·        Whiteboard and Markers

·        Flip Charts

·        LCD Projectors

·        CDs, DVDs and Tapes