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CLOSE THIS BOOKIrrigation Reference Manual (Peace Corps, 1994, 485 p.)
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Chapter 1 - Introduction
VIEW THE DOCUMENT1.1 The role and purpose of irrigation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT1.2 Introduction to the irrigation reference manual
2.1 Watersheds
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.1.1 Watershed hydrology
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.1.2 Hydrologic processes
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.1.3 Assessing watershed conditions
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.1.4 Soil and water conservation practices
2.2 Water flow measurement
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.2.1 Units of measurement
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.2.2 Measuring devices in open channels
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.2.3 Float method
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.2.5 Siphon tubes
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.2.6 Bucket and stopwatch method
2.3 Surveying
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.3.1 Profiling
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.3.2 Steps in making a topographic man
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.3.3 Abney level surveying
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.3.4 Simple levels for use in surveying contour lines
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.3.5 Compass use
2.4 Soil-Plant-Water relationships
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.4.1 Soil moisture storage and availability
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.4.2 Estimating soil water characteristics on site
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.4.3 Development of the soil water reservoir
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.4.4 Soil water availability and crop use patterns
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.4.5 Soil intake characteristics
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.4.6 Soil chemistry and fertility
2.5 Conducting initial environmental evaluations of irrigation projects
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.5.1 The role of environmental assessment
VIEW THE DOCUMENT2.5.2 Illustrative environmental review form for irrigation or water resource development projects
3.1 Diversions
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.1.2 Types of construction materials
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.1.3 Construction and maintenance factors
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.2.1 Hand mixing
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.3.1 Spring box designs
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.4.1 Location of the pond
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.4.2 Availability of water
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.4.4 Topography
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.4.5 Design end construction
3.5 Pumps and water lifting devices
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.1 Types of pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.2 Pumps powered by humans and animals
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.3 Animal-powered pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.4 Mechanically driven pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.5 Centrifugal pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.6 Propeller or axial flow pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.7 Mixed flow pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.8 Turbine pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.9 Sources of power
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.10 Selection of pumps and power units
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.11 Amount of water to be pumped
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.12 The pumping lift or head
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.13 Horsepower and efficiency
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.14 Pump characteristic curves
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.15 Power source and power Costs
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.16 Pump location
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.17 Pump installation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.18 Turbine and propeller pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.19 Intake structures
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.20 Minimum water level
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.21 Typical pump design
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.22 Size of pumps
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.24 Evaluation of pumping plants
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.25 Rower puma
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.5.26 Hydraulic ram
3.6 Wells
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.6.1. Methods of drilling: Percussion drilling
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.6.2 Methods of drilling: Hand auger rig
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.6.3 Other drilling equipment
VIEW THE DOCUMENT3.6.4 Hand dug wells
Chapter 4 - Estimating irrigation requirements
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.1 Introduction
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.3 FAO crop coefficients
VIEW THE DOCUMENT4.4 Dependable precipitation
5.1 Control of irrigation water
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.1.1 Components of farm irrigation systems
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.1.2 Open channel systems
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.1.3 Control structures
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.1 Continuity equation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.2 Pressure, head, and friction losses
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.3 Factors influencing head loss
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.4 Pine design
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.5 The hydraulic gradient line (HGL)
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.6 Pipeline design sample problems
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.7 Pipes and pipeworking
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.8 Working with pipes
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.9 Water hammer
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.10 Air relief. Vacuum relief, and pressure relief
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.11 Other pipeline structures and accessories
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.2.12 Pipeline materials
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.4.1 Characteristics of irrigation systems
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.5.1 Criteria for design and operation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.5.2 Description of different surface irrigation methods
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.5.3 Contour ditch
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.5.4 Contour levee
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.5.5 Furrow irrigation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.5.6 Corrugation irrigation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.5.7 Operation and maintenance of farm surface irrigation systems
5.6 Sprinkler irrigation systems
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.6.1 Principal components
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.6.2 Pine specifications
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.6.3 Sprinkler heads and nozzles
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.6.4 Sprinkler system design
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.6.5 Lateral design
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.6.6 Sprinkler system installation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.6.7 System operation and maintenance
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.7.1 Characteristics
VIEW THE DOCUMENT5.7.2 Operation and maintenance
6.1 Farm water management
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.1.1 General concepts
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.1 Factors affecting irrigation scheduling
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.2 The practice of irrigation scheduling
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.3 Techniques for preparing irrigation schedules
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.4 Useful relationships in irrigation scheduling
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.5 The soil water budget approach
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.6 The feel and appearance method
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.7 Summary of scheduling techniques
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.8 A comparison of scheduling criteria for surface, sprinkler, and drip irrigation
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.9 Rice irrigation scheduling
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.11 Delivery system schedules
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.2.12 Project scheduling a summary
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.3.1 Strategies for farm management
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.3.2 Rapid on-site evaluations
VIEW THE DOCUMENT6.3.3 Evaluation of multiple farm irrigation systems
7.1 Basic concepts in waterlogging and salinity
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VIEW THE DOCUMENT7.1.1 Waterlogging and high ground water tables
VIEW THE DOCUMENT7.1.2 Soil and water salinity
VIEW THE DOCUMENT7.1.3 Classification of salt affected soils
VIEW THE DOCUMENT7.1.4 Evaluating waterlogging and salinity problems
VIEW THE DOCUMENT7.2.1 Surface and subsurface drains
VIEW THE DOCUMENT7.2.2 Reclamation of salt affected soils
VIEW THE DOCUMENT7.2.3 Correcting sodium problems with amendments
VIEW THE DOCUMENT7.2.4 Management of saline and sodic soils
VIEW THE DOCUMENTA.1 Conversion factors
VIEW THE DOCUMENTA.3 Trigonometric table
VIEW THE DOCUMENTA.4 List of common tools
VIEW THE DOCUMENTB.1 Community situation analysis/needs assessment