COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Irrigation Systems Design TYP   401 7 3 4 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Mustafa ÜNLÜ
Instructors
Prof. Dr.MUSTAFA ÜNLÜ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Irrigation water application with the basic principles of engineering and water distribution systems, efficient use of water, irrigation system design, installation and operation approaches used to increase the level of knowledge about irrigation system design.
Content
Classification of irrigation systems; factors affecting selection of irrigation system; available moisture content in soil; water requirements; irrigation intervals; irrigation programming; design principles of surface, sprinkler and trickle irrigation systems.

Learning Outcomes
1) Understands the basic issues of basic principles of irrigation engineering, water application and water distribution systems.
2) Knows irrigation system design, installation and operation of the approaches.
3) Comprehends irrigation programming,efficient use of water and takes necessary precautions for efficient use of water
4) Understands the scientific articles about Irrigation Systems easily and interprets the results.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Makes aplication of engineering design of irrigation systems and conducts tests about the materıals used ın these systems and preapares reports
X
2
Developes and implements strategies for wastewater, drainage water, runoff water such as treated waste water re-use of non-conventional water without adversely affecting the environment, makes laboratory analysis about saline alkali soils and water suita
X
3
Prepares project about soil and water structures, animal houses, storage structures and crop production structures. Analyzes in terms of static and strength. Determines the properties of materials used in construction and makes the relevant tests.
X
4
Designs crop production systems, controls environmental domestic conditions and operates, makes the selection of materials to be used, tests and prepares a report.
X
5
Designs and projects small dams, ponds. Prepares and implements flood action plans within the scope of integrated watershed management.
X
6
Developes and implement s strategies of sustainable water management for the purposes of protecting water resources and agricultural production.
X
7
Developes and implements irrigation programmes using the soil-plant-water relations and soil engineering properties
X
8
Prepares land consolidation projects and applies. Provides farm developing systems. Prepares and implements rural development projects.
9
Exposes the problems about soil and water conservation (erosion) and water harvesting, prepares and implements the project.
X
10
Etudes drainage of agricultural lands, plans drainage systems,prepares projects and makes aplications, selects materials to be used, tests and prepares a report
11
Plans activities related to operation, maintenance and repairs irrigation network,developes project formulations in monitoring and evaluations, operates the irrigation networks.
X
12
Works independently and takes responsibility
X
13
Has the ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental researches,and acquires the skill of analyzing and interpreting the complex issiues occured during this process .
X
14
Creates effective solutions for sustainable agricultural production
X
15
Accesses to the resources in the field, uses of these resources and continuous self-improvement
X
16
Developes projects to protect natural resources like water,and offers the benefit to society, using the information of basic engineering, basic agricultural engineering and agricultural structures and irrigation engineering .
X
17
Has the ability to analyze problems ,make decisions and solve about professional subjects
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The basic principles of irrigation engineering, water, soil, vegetation, climate, irrigation efficiency, irrigation water quality. Relevant sections of the course grade Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
2 Field irrigation systems and design principles. Relevant sections of the course grade Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
3 Farm irrigation systems, tasks and types and giving homework issues. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Homework
4 Surface irrigation system design, land preparation (leveling), leveling the pre-preparation processes. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
5 Designing methods of leveling. Implementation of the Leveling project, sample leveling project solution, protection and improvement of leveling and also giving homework issues. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
6 Planning of theSurface irrigation methods, use of mathematical models, progress, relationships infiltration and deep percolation, planning of Furrow irrigation systems. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
7 Planning of irrigation systems in the face of the pan, and the length of the land border flow conditions obtaining, pans, irrigation systems planning and also giving homework topics. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
8 Mid-term Exam Mid-term Exam Testing
9 Sprinkler system design, sprinkler system availability, the benefits of the sprinkler method and disadvantages of sprinkler method. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
10 Types of sprinkler systems. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
11 Designing of sprinkler irrigation system, water supply, pump site, laterals, main and manifold pipe selection and also giving homework topics. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
12 Design of drip irrigation systems, drip irrigation components, drip irrigation system types. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
13 Planning of theLateral side pipelines, the planning of the main pipeline, selecting the elements of the control unit and pump units, sample project. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
14 Evaluation of irrigation systems, performances of field irrigation systems. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
15 Evaluation of surface and pressurized irrigation systems. Relevant sections of the course grade and land applications Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
Problem Solving
16-17 Final Exam Final Exam Testing

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