Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. to understand the mathematical description of drainage problems
2. to use numerical methods for the solution of the equations which govern drainage problems
3. to understand the basic principles in designing and programming drainage models
Course Content (Syllabus)
Numerical solutions of Boussinesq equation. Finite difference and finite element computational schemes. Computation of two-dimensional steady and unsteady flow towards drains. Study of flow in the immediate vicinity of a drain pipe (envelope and soil). Computation of saturated – unsaturated flow towards drains. Applications to drainage problems of irrigated lands. Drainage for salinity control. Applications of approximate mathematical models for drainage simulation.