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Water Distribution Under Sprinkler Systems Used in the United States

Pair, Claude H. (1969) Water Distribution Under Sprinkler Systems Used in the United States. pp. 219-228. In: CIGR (Commission Internationale du Genie Rural, VII Kongress). 1969/10/06-13.

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Many factors affect the distribution of water to the soil or crop.
These can be grouped under sprinkler head, distribution system, climatic,
and management factors. Sprinkler head factors include size, pressure,
number and type of nozzle, and speed of rotating sprinklers. Distribution
system factors include sprinkler head spacing on the lateral, spacing of
laterals along the main pipeline, height of sprinkler above soil or crop,
stability of the sprinkler riser, and pressure variation in the sprinkler
system. Climatic factors are primarily relative humidity, windspeed, and
wind direction. Management and other system factors are duration of system
operation, velocity of lateral or sprinkler movement over the land in
self-propelled moving laterals and sprinkler machines, alignment of laterals,
and alignment of sprinkler risers with the vertical.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0147
Additional Information: Proc. Dokumentation 1, Sektion 1, 1-4
Subjects: Irrigation > Sprinkler irrigation
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:56
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 23:37
Item ID: 978