Simplified Irrigation Design

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ISBN-13: 9780471286226
ISBN-10: 0471286222
Author: Pete Melby
Pages: 240

Simplified Irrigation Design 2nd Edition is a best-selling guide to irrigation design. It was created for the irrigation designers and installers, as well as students, and clearly explains irrigation design and related hydraulics, without the need for interpretation by teachers. Each chapter builds on the other, presenting all the fundamentals of irrigation design before getting into the more complicated aspects of irrigation, such as basic hydraulics, pipe sizing, friction loss calculations and determining water pressure. Photos and illustrations show exactly how every concept and piece of equipment works. In addition, you'll learn how to estimate costs and write specifications. Pipe sizes are described according to ASTM to help you fully understand the limits of irrigation pipe use. It also includes all the latest equipment and techniques. Features include:

  • Methods of conserving water to help you anticipate your clients' environmental concerns
  • Computerized methods for managing labor and irrigation systems that will help you save money on labor and water costs
  • Metric values for every Imperial (US) measurement, enabling you to meet federal metric guidelines and better communicate with an international audience.