A Guide to Golf Course Irrigation System Design and Drainage by Edward Pira

A Guide to Golf Course Irrigation System Design and Drainage

byEdward Pira

Hardcover | January 15, 1997

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A Guide to Golf Course Irrigation System Design and Drainage details every phase of an irrigation program - from the system design to construction, from scheduling to operation, and much more. It also covers the fundamentals of drainage design and installation. Turfgrass managers and golf course superintendents will refer to this handy book often to plan and implement effective irrigation systems, ensure appropriate capacity, easy installation, and practical operation and maintenance.

About The Author

Edward S. Pira, Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, received his BSAE degree from the University of Connecticut, in 1949, and his MS degree in 1959. He joined the Agricultural Engineering Department, Stockbridge School, at the University of Massachusetts in January, 1953, and was assigned to teach undergraduate courses in ...

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Title:A Guide to Golf Course Irrigation System Design and DrainageFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 11.2 × 8.8 × 1.23 inPublished:January 15, 1997Publisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1575040301

ISBN - 13:9781575040301

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Table of Contents

Preliminary Design Data and General Information.

Irrigation System Design.

Greens and Tees.

Pipe Layout.

Pipe Size Selection.

Two-Row System.

Electric Fundamentals.

Pump Selection.

Remote Control Valves.

Automatic Controllers.

Scheduling Irrigation.

Guideline for Basic Surveying of Tile Drainage Systems.

Tile Drainage Systems.

Appendix 1: Standard Irrigation System Symbols.

Appendix 2: Goulds Conversion Charts.

Appendix 3: Glossary.

Appendix 4: Friction Loss Characteristics.

Appendix 5: Sprinklers.

Appendix 6: Resistance Method of Sizing Wire.

Appendix 7: Pumping Station Control Valving.

Appendix 8: Automatic Controllers.

Appendix 9: COPS 4 Computer Oriented Programming System.

Appendix 10: Automatic Irrigation System Bid and Bidding Specifications.

Index.