Course syllabus Z15-0067-I - Irrigation (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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University:
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty:
Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code:
Z15-0067-I
Course unit title:
Irrigation
Level of study:
2.
Course supervisor:
Supervising department: Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (FZKI)
Semester:
Landscape Engineering - master (required), 1. semester
Landscape Engineering - master (required), 1. semester
Teaching hours per week:
1/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods : Lectures 13 lessons
Seminars 26 lessons
Semestral work 20 lessons
Individual work 45 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning): full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (4 credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods :
Course credit: elaboration of semester project, revision and project vindication.

To obtain marking as A - excelent must be obtained at least 93 points, for marking as B - very good must be obtained at least 86 points, for marking as C – good must be obtained at least 79 points, for marking as D - satisfactory must be obtained at least 72 points, and for marking as E – sufficient must be obtained at least 64 points. Student obtains a course-credit for subject in the case of marking from A to E.
 
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
To introduce to the problemacy of irrigaton, to provide students with the skills needed to design of irrigation systems.
After completion of the subject the student understant the irrigation issue and its design.
 
Course contents:
Purpose and importance of irrigation for agricultural production. Development and extension of irrigation, irrigation history, present state. Relation among soil, water, plant and atmosphere. Dryness of region, reason and evaluation. Necessity of irrigation water, its determination by different methods. Losses of irrigation water. Irrigation water characteristics. Irrigation influence on soil. Sources of irrigation water, its consumption, distribution and supplying. Irrigation forms, irrigation types. Technical solution of irrigation and their application. Exploitation of irrigation for special purposes, irrigation automatization.
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
REHÁK, Š. -- BÁREK, V. -- JURÍK, Ľ. -- ČISTÝ, M. -- IGAZ, D. -- ADAM, Š. -- LAPIN, M. -- SKALOVÁ, J. -- ALENA, J. -- FEKETE, V. -- ŠÚTOR, J. -- JOBBÁGY, J. Zavlažovanie poľných plodín, zeleniny a ovocných sadov. 1st ed. Bratislava : Veda, 2015. 640 p. ISBN 978-80-224-1429-6.
JOBBÁGY, J. -- KRIŠTOF, K. -- BÁREK, V. Meliorácie v poľnohospodárstve: vlastnosti pôdy, odvodňovanie a zavlažovanie. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, 2017. 253 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1676-8.

 
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 210

A
B
C
D
E
FX
15,7 %
16,2 %
23,3 %
23,8 %
20,0 %
1,0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Viliam Bárek, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Jakub Fuska, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
 
Supervisor signature and last modification:
16. 2. 2018


Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/16/2018.

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