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49 - AFLC - Agriculture, Fishery and Livestock

AFLC 105 - Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (10 days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
AFLC 105 12 September 2022 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AFLC 105 07 November 2022 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AFLC 105 05 December 2022 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Basic concepts of soil, water, plants, their interactions, as well as irrigation and drainage systems design, planning and management will be covered in this course, as these are vital information in the agriculture world. By the end of the course, students will develop analytical skills relevant to the areas of soil, plants, their interactions, particularly the design of irrigation and drainage projects.

Course Objectives

  • Comprehending the hydrologic cycle, its principles and process that is needed in order to effectively manage water resources through the drainage and irrigation systems
  • Applying suitable methods and analyses to the design of irrigation and drainage systems
  • Constructing, testing and analyzing irrigation and drainage systems and their components
  • Improving communication skills and instilling an awareness of a professional, ethical and social responsibility through discussing contemporary affairs

Who Should Attend?

  • Drainage Engineers
  • Irrigation Engineers
  • Water Resources Planners
  • Municipal Engineers
  • Urban system design Engineers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Soil-Plant-Water Relationships
  • Harmful use and evapotranspiration
  • Nutrient and water requirements and use efficiency
  • Water Management (scheduling)

Day 2

  • Natural Resources
  • Sources of water
  • Aquifers and wells
  • Water quality, quantity and law
  • Hydrologic Cycle
  • Determining evapotranspiration, rainfall, infiltration

Day 3

  • Hydraulics
  • Water measurement
  • Friction loss
  • Pipe sizing
  • Pump performance selection

Day 4

  • Irrigation
  • Type of irrigation systems
  • Performance of irrigation systems
  • High efficiency irrigation system
  • Uniformity of water application

Day 5

  • Efficiency
  • Design standards
  • General system components
  • Protecting municipal water supplies

Day 6

  • Land Forming
  • Surveying and spatial data
  • Maps and GIS
  • Watersheds
  • Land grading
  • Ditch and channel cuts

Day 7

  • Introduction and Mathematics
  • Common mathematical tools
  • Economy

Day 8

  • Soil-Plant-Water Relationships
  • Consumptive use and evapotranspiration
  • Nutrient and water requirements and use efficiencies
  • Water Management (scheduling) 

Day 9

  • Hydrologic Cycle
  • Determining evapotranspiration
  • Determining rainfall
  • Determining infiltration

Day 10

  • Drainage
  • Surface field ditches
  • Steady state design
  • Nonsteady state design
  • Drain tubing aspects
  • Loads on underground conduits