Section 1: Introduction To This Course
Understand the type and extent of the education offered in this course.
Lecture 1: Who we are and what we do.
Section 2: Introduction To Irrigation
Know the history and modern uses of irrigation, the reasons why we irrigate, the benefits & drawbacks, etc.
Lecture 2: History Of Irrigation
Lecture 3: Modern Uses Of Irrigation
Lecture 4: Environmental Impact
Lecture 5: Goals Of Irrigation
Lecture 6: Conclusion To Section 2
Quiz For Section 2
Section 3: Irrigation Concepts And Definitions
Get up to speed on the underlying concepts and lingo of the industry.
Lecture 7: Uniformity vs. Efficiency
Lecture 8: Soil Types
Lecture 9: Intake Rates
Lecture 10: Evapotranspiration
Lecture 11: Precipitation Rate
Lecture 12: Conclusion To Section 3
Quiz For Section 3
Section 4: Sprinkler System Design
Consider the 5 supply configurations, the 2 valve configurations, and the proper order of all the components.
Lecture 13: 3 Classifications Of Sprinkler Systems
Lecture 14: Two Meter Configuration
Lecture 15: One Meter - House Mainline Configuration
Lecture 16: Under House Plumbing Configuration
Lecture 17: Lake Pump Configuration
Lecture 18: Water Well Configuration
Lecture 19: Valve Manifold Configuration
Lecture 20: Valve satellite Configuration
Lecture 21:Order Of Components In A Sprinkler System
Lecture 22: Conclusion To Section 4
Quiz For Section 4
Section 5: Simplified Water Hydraulics
Understanding the difference in pressure and flow is absolutely necessary for any irrigation technician.
Lecture 23: Pressure
Lecture 24: Flow
Lecture 25: Velocity
Lecture 26: Friction Loss
Lecture 27: Real World Example
Lecture 28: How To Measure Flow
Lecture 29: How To Measure Elevation And Slope
Lecture 30: Conclusion To Section 5
Quiz For Section 5
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