Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420001871

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours104
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with irrigation principles and agricultural hydraulics
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: - understand the basic principles and the design parameters of the irrigation methods - apply the SCS methodology appropriately - investigate the impact of irrigation design parameters and select the appropriate combination of their values for optimal efficiency performance. - design an irrigation system on farm and to estimate the discharge required at the head of the collective irrigation network.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an international context
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Collective free surface Irrigation networks. Design and operation of free surface irrigation methods (basins, borders, furrows) using SCS equations and SCS soils infiltration families. Sprinkler irrigation design and operation. Travelling raingun irrigation design and operation. Drip irrigation design and operation. Design of collective pressurized irrigation networks operating on demand or with rotation. Irrigation scheduling with and without water deficit.
irrigation systems, free surface irrigation networks, collective pressurized irrigation networks
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • Computer applications
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Teaching and Lab Software: powerpoint, spreadsheets e-class platform: moodle.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Student Assessment
80% Written exams 20% Project assignment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γ. Τσακίρης (υπεύθυνος έκδοσης), Υδραυλικά Έργα: Σχεδιασμός & Διαχείριση, Τόμος ΙΙ: Εγγειοβελτιωτικά Έργα, Εκδόσεις Συμμετρία, 2006 (Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 45381)
Additional bibliography for study
Παπαζαφειρίου B. και Παπαμιχαήλ Δ., Συστήματα Αρδεύσεων, Υπηρεσία Δημοσιευμάτων ΑΠΘ,1996 Cuenca, R., Irrigation systems design, Prentice Hall, New-Jersey, 1989 Karmeli, D. Peri, G and Todes, M., Irrigation systems: Design and Operation, Oxford University Press, Cape Town, 1985 Επίσης πρόσθετη βιβλιογραφία σε μορφή pdf δίνεται μέσω elearning
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