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Teaching: Agricultural Hydraulics

Degree CourseDegree course in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences [L-25] D. M. 270/2004
LocationPerugia
CurriculumAGRICOLTURA SOSTENIBILE - Regulations 2014
PrerequisitesInformation currently not available - Italian version
Assessment methods

Oral exam

Examinations' grades statistics

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Examinations' dates

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Recommended optional courses

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LecturerFrancesco MANNOCCHI
TypeActivities in similar or in additional educational areas
AreaAffini ed integrative
SectorAGR/08
ECTS6
Implementation proceduresConventional
Course content

FLUIDS and THEIR PROPERTIES
Compressive and incompressible fluids. Density, Unit weight, viscosity.

WATER RESOURCES in AGRO-FOREST LANDS
Hydrological cycle. Precipitation. Evapotraspiration. Overland flow. Infiltration. Percolation. Groundwater.

HYDROSTATICS
Intensity of pressure. Variation of pressure in a liquid. Surfaces of equal pressure. Diagram of pressure in a plane area. Total pressure on a plane area. Center of pressure. Horizontal pressure on curved surface. Vertical pressure on curved surface.

FLUIDS in MOTION
Kinematics of fluid flow. Equation of continuity. Bernoulli's theorem. Extention of Bernoulli's theorem. Flow through pipes. Flow in open channel.

HYDROSTATICS in SOIL WATER ZONE
Interfacial tension. Adsorption. Capillarity. Capillary pressure. Moisture Retention. Moisture distribution in a vertical profile. Retention curves.

GROUNDWATER MOTION
Flow in the unsaturated zone (outlines). Aquifers. Darcy's law. Hydraulic conductivity.Wells.

Supplement

Water resources in agro-forest lands.
Hydrostatics.
Fluids in motion
Hydrostatics in soil water zone.
Groundwater motion.

Mode of delivery

Lectures 45  hours;

Practices 15 hours

Recommended reading

1. Set of university lectures
2. BENINI G., Sistemazioni idraulico-forestali, UTET, Torino
3. DE MARCHI G., NOSEDA G., CITRINI D., Nozioni di idraulica con particolare riguardo ai problemi delle bonifiche e delle irrigazioni, EDAGRICOLE, Bologna
4. FALCIAI M., Appunti di Idraulica Agraria, CUSL, Firenze.

Learning outcomes

Basic Knowledge: fluids, hydrological cycle, hydrostatics, fluid in motion, hydrostatics in soil water zone, groundwater motion.
Basic analysis of irrigation systems. Basic analysis of drainage systems.

Teaching period

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Teaching calendar

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Teaching support

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Teaching languageItalian
Attendance

Optional

Seat

Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Ambientali (DSA3), Borgo XX Giugno 74, Perugia 
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Hours
Theoretical
45
Practical
0
Individual study
90
Integration to teaching activity
15
Francesco MANNOCCHI
Total
150
Year2
PeriodI semester
NotesInformation currently not available - Italian version
Consulting hours

2nd semester 2016-2017, on Thursday from 09,30 to 11,30 am

Consulting location

Departemnt of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences. Agricultural Hydraulics Reserch Unit. Borgo XX Giugno 74. 06121 Perugia

ECTS code2014 - 1587

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