IRRIGATION NETWORKS

Course Information
TitleΑΤΟΜΙΚΑ ΔΙΚΤΥΑ ΑΡΔΕΥΣΕΩΝ / IRRIGATION NETWORKS
CodeΓ03
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAthanasios Geitonas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000962

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Rural and Surveing Engineering

Registered students: 19
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Geodesy and SurveyingElective Courses745
Cadastre, Photogrammetry and CartographyElective Courses745
Transportation and Hydraulic EngineeringCompulsory Courses745

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
20052104
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to study, design and build irrigation networks at field level. They will be able to estimate the water needs of crops and to design the appropriate irrigation scheme. Furthermore, particular emphasis is placed on the rational management of irrigation water.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Physical properties of the soil. Soil-water relation . Evapotranspiration (Mass balance method, energy balance method, empirical methods, evaluation of methods). Networks with sprinkler irrigation. Networks with drip irrigation. Design of individual irrigation networks (Control Unit. Filters. Fertilizer container . Movement of water in pipes. Types of Irrigation pipes. Water transport, distribution and application network). Irrigation scheduling.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Total39
Student Assessment
Description
exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
«Γεωργική Υδραυλική Τόμος Ι Εξατμισοδιαπνοή – Διηθητικότητα- Ατομικά Δίκτυα» του Χρ. Τζιμόπουλου έτος 1982 εκδόσεις Ζήτη
Additional bibliography for study
«Γεωργική Υδραυλική » Γ.Α.Τερζιδη Ζ.Παπαζαφειριου 1977 εκδόσεις Ζήτη
Last Update
20-09-2013