RAG501 IDE Syllabus

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UP Technical University Agricultural Engineering(AE) 5th SEM RAG501 IDE IRRIGATION & DRAINAGE ENG Syllabus

Major and medium irrigation schemes of India, purpose of irrigation, environmental impact
of irrigation projects, source of irrigation water, present status of development and
utilization of different water resources of the country; measurement of irrigation water:
weir, flumes and orifices and other methods.

Open channel water conveyance system: design and lining of irrigation field channels, on
farm structures for water conveyance, control & distribution; underground pipe conveyance
system: components and design.

Unit-3                                                                                                                                                                                                           Land grading: criteria for land levelling, land levelling design methods, estimation of earth
work; soil water plant relationship: soil properties influencing irrigation management, soil
water movement, infiltration, soil water potential, soil moisture characteristics, soil
moisture constants, measurement of soil moisture, moisture stress and plant response.

Water requirement of crops: concept of evapotranspiration (ET), measurement and
estimation of ET, water and irrigation requirement of crops, depth of irrigation, frequency
of irrigation, irrigation efficiencies; surface methods of water application: border, check
basin and furrow irrigation- adaptability, specification and design considerations.

Sub-surface drainage purpose and benefits, investigations of design parameters, hydraulic
conductivity, drainable porosity, water table etc., types of use of subsurface drainage system,
steady and unsteady state methods for drain depth and spacing, installation and cost
estimation, drainage of salt affected soils and leaching requirement inter-relation of irrigation
and drainage, canal command area, development programmes.Adaptability, merit, demerit
and design consederation of Drip and sprinkeler Irrigation method.

Suggested Reading
Michael A.M. 2012. Irrigation: Theory and Practice. Vikas Publishing House New Delhi.
Majumdar D. K. 2013. Irrigation Water Management Principles. PHI learning Private
Limited New Delhi 2nd Edition.
Allen R. G., L. S. Pereira, D. Raes, M. Smith. 1998. Crop Evapotranspiration guidelines for
computing crop water requirement. Irrigation and drainage Paper 56, FAO of United
Nations, Rome.
Murthy VVN. 2013. Land and Water Management Engineering. Kalyani Publishers, New
Israelsen O W. and Hansen V. E and Stringham G. E. 1980. Irrigation Principles and
Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. USA.
Bhattacharya AK and Michael AM. 2013. Land Drainage, Principles , Methods and
Applications. Vikas Publication House, Noida (UP)
Ritzema H.P.1994 Drainage Principles and Applications, ILRI Publication 16, Second
Edition (Completely Revised)
Michael AM. and Ojha TP. 2014. Principles of Agricultural Engineering Vol-II 5th Edition.
Jain Brothers Publication, New Delhi
Kadam U.S., Thokal R.T., Gorantiwar S.D. and Powar A.G. 2007. Agricultural Drainage-
Principles and Practices, Westville Publishing House

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