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Simplified Irrigation Design

Simplified Irrigation Design

This guide will help make irrigation design, and everything related to hydraulics easy to understand and apply to your daily work. 

Price: $95.00
Product Code/ISBN: 471286222
Year: 1995
Publisher: Wiley


The Simplified Irrigation Design, 2nd Edition is the perfect guide for irrigation designers, installers, and students.  This guide will help make irrigation design, and everything related to hydraulics easy to understand and apply to your daily work.  Packed with photos and illustrations to help you understand the concepts this book is a excellent source of knowledge.

What makes this guide different is that it will show you exactly how every piece of equipment and concept works in the irrigation industry.  This guide will also teach you how to incorporate accurate estimate costs in your projects and how to write specifications.  It will also teach you and show you what the latest advances in equipment and techniques are in the irrigation industry. 

The point that drives this guide home and make it extremely valuable to anyone in the irrigation industry is that the author has interviewed and talked to people who have been in the industry for years, compiling all their answers together in this book. With that information you can expect to make as little mistakes as possible in the future, and with that knowledge you can have more faith in your work and your future projects.  Imagine completing your next project knowing that you read from this must-have book and know all the ins and outs of the trade.  No more mistakes or common problems!  Don’t miss out, grab your copy today!

Table of Contents

Sprinkler Head Performance

Types of Sprinkler Heads

Determining Geographical Areas

Sizing Irrigation Pipe

Calculating Water Supply and Pressure

Sizing Wire to Electric Values

Winterizing the Irrigation System

Backflow Prevention

Triangular Spacing of Sprinkler Heads

Pipe Loops

Installation Details

Cost Estimating

Making Solvent-Cemented Joints with PVC Pip and Fittings

As-Built Drawings

Drip Irrigation

Getting Acquainted with Drip Irrigation

Drip Tube and Emitter Layout

Drip Design Components

Final Drip Design Considerations

Appendices

Suggested Readings

Index