List of courses:
AGEN 203: Fluid Mechanics
AGEN 332: Hydrology and Hydraulics
AGEN 437: Hydraulics of wells and Pumps
AGEN 438: Trickle and Sprinkle Irrigation Systems
AGEN 521: Advanced Sprinkler and Drip Irrigation Systems
AGEN 203: Fluid Mechanics 3 (2+1+0)
Definition of fluid, fluid mechanics science, dimensions and units, fluid properties. Nature of fluid flow -Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids. Fluid static: pressure, hydrostatic forces. Fluid motion: conservation laws of mass and energy. Bernoulli's equation applications. Flow in pipes and open channels.
AGEN 332: Hydrology and Hydraulics 3 (2+1+0)
The Hydrologic cycle. Parameters of hydrologic cycle. Precipitation. Hydrology forecasting. Weather stations. Groundwater Aquifers, Characteristic of groundwater aquifers. Flow hydraulics of open channels and pipes. Hydraulics of water flow equipments.
AGEN 437: Hydraulics of wells and Pumps 2 (1+1+0)
Wells Hydraulics and design. Well testing, operation and maintenance. Theory of pumps Hydraulics. Pump types, selection and performance. Pump stations. Pumps installation, operation, maintenance and testing. Computer applications.
AGEN 438: Trickle and Sprinkle Irrigation Systems 3 (2+1+0)
Concept of modern irrigation systems. Design and planning of sprinkle and trickle irrigation. Subsurface drip irrigation. Evaluation of sprinkle and trickle irrigation. Auto operation. Fertigation. Computer applications. Research projects.
AGEN 521: Advanced Sprinkler and Drip Irrigation Systems 3 (2+1+0)
Different sprinkler irrigation systems. Center-pivot systems. Optimum pipe selection. Pump selection. Application rate, infiltration rate and soil moisture. Emitter selection. Estimation of emitter wetting patterns using empirical analytical and numerical techniques. Evaluation of sprinkler and drip system.