A Handbook on Irrigation and Drainage

by Balram Panigrahi
ISBN: 9789381450888 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 620 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2013
Length: 191 mm | Breadth: 41.2 mm | Height: 235 mm
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This book for Agriculture and Agricultural and Civil Engineers and will be very much helpful for the beginning students in irrigation. It is designed to guide its readers in: Basic knowledge of soil, water and plant, hydrologic and hydraulics to the state-of-the-art of irrigation system design and management. Presented the principles and concepts of farm irrigation in a simple manner to maximize the students learning, understanding and motivation.

The method and order of presentation have been carefully developed and classroom tested to make this book a useful and effective teaching tool. The book contains adequate solved problems, short and long type questions, tables, figures which will be immensely helpful to the students and design engineers. Several field experimental results have also been incorporated in the book at appropriate sections to make the book interesting for the readers.

Balram Panigrahi: Professor and Head, Department of Soil and Water Conservation Engineering,College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar 751 003, Orissa, India

01. Irrigation and Water Resources Development in India, 02. Sources of Irrigation Water, 03. Storage of Irrigation Water, 04. Discharge Measurement., 05. Water Requirement of Crops, 06. Basic Soil Water Relationship, 07. Irrigation Scheduling, 08. Methods of Irrigation, 09. Conveyance of Irrigaion Water., 10. Water Lifting Device, 11. Losses of Water in Canal and Control, 12. Salt Problem in Irrigated Agriculture, 13. Waterlogging and Drainage, 14. Groundwater and Wells, 15. Well Hydraulics, 16. Water Productivity

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