Irrigation and Conveyance Control Systems OpenCourseWare: USU's Free Bachelor Level Agricultural Engineering Course

Published Feb 26, 2009

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The 'Irrigation and Conveyance Control Systems' OpenCourseWare is offered free online by Utah State University. This undergraduate-level course will introduce students interested in Agricultural Engineering and related fields to flow measurement techniques and irrigation structure designs.

Irrigation and Conveyance Control Systems: Course Specifics

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Irrigation and Conveyance Control Systems: Course Description

Throughout this course students will learn how to effectively and accurately measure both flow rates and water levels through calibration, irrigation conveyance design and selection of open-channel flow measurement structures. Utah State University (USU) professor Gary P. Merkley, Ph.D., teaches 'Irrigation and Conveyance Control Systems,' a lecture-based course. Subjects highlighted throughout this course include weirs for flow measurement, designs of earthen canals, inverted siphons and cross-channel sectioning. Any student interested in Agriculture or Engineering will benefit from this undergraduate-level course.

Online course materials include assignments with solutions, lecture notes and exams. If you'd like to take this course, visit the irrigation and conveyance control systems course page.

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