CE2029 MANAGEMENT OF IRRIGATION SYSTEMS -B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING SEMESTER-VII-ELECTIVE – II SYLLABUS- ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI- AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS R - 2008


ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI-

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

R -  2008

-B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING

SEMESTER-VII-

SYLLABUS

ELECTIVE – II


CE2029                   MANAGEMENT OF IRRIGATION SYSTEMS                                  L T P C

3  0 0 3

OBJECTIVE

At the end of the semester, the student shall have a clear concept of irrigation water management practices of the past, present and future. He/she shall also be able to appreciate the importance due and duly given to stake holders.

 

UNIT I             IRRIGATION SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS                                                            9

Irrigation systems Supply and demand of water Cropping pattern Crop rotation Crop diversification   Estimation  of  total  and  peak  crop  water  requirements   Effective  and dependable rainfall – Irrigation efficiencies.

 

UNIT II            IRRIGATION SCHEDULING                                                                                 8

Time of irrigation Critical stages of water need of crops Criteria for scheduling irrigation – Frequency and interval of irrigation.

 

UNIT III           MANAGEMENT                                                                                                    9

Structural and non-structural strategies in water use and management Conjunctive use of surface and ground waters Quality of irrigation water.

 

UNIT IV          OPERATION                                                                                                         9

Operational plans Main canals, laterals and field channels Water control and regulating structures Performance indicators Case study

 

UNIT V           INVOLVEMENT OF STAKE HOLDERS                                                             10

Farmer's participation in System operation Water user's associations Farmer councils Changing paradigms on irrigation management Participatory irrigation management

 


 

TEXT BOOKS


TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


1.         Dilip  Kumar  Majumdar,  "Irrigation  Water  Management   Principles  and  Practice", Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2000

2.        Hand book on Irrigation Water Requirement, R.T. Gandhi, et. al., Water Management

Division, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi

 

REFERENCES

1.         Hand Book on Irrigation System Operation Practices, Water Resources Management and Training Project, Technical report No. 33, CWC, New Delhi, 1990

2.         Maloney, C. and Raju, K.V., "Managing Irrigation Together", Practice and Policy in India, Stage Publication, New Delhi, India, 1994.

 

 

 

 

 

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