815319 Irrigation design

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Nolz, Reinhard , Cepuder, Peter
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Overview of irrigation principles, methods and hydraulics (sprinkler, drip); assessing water requirements; determining irrigation frequencies; design of sprinkler irrigation system (layout, dimensioning of pipes and pump, real duration of irrigation).
Students will complete an irrigation design report to understand how irrigation principles are applied in practice.

Previous knowledge expected

The aim of the lecture is to provide students with the numerical and theoretical skills required to design an irrigation scheme.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

With the provided knowledge the students are able to design an irrigation scheme.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.