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dc.creatorRam, Rama S.
dc.creatorSingh, Vijay P.
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-18T18:21:38Z
dc.date.available2017-10-18T18:21:38Z
dc.date.issued1985
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/164654
dc.description.abstractAccuracy of the kinematic wave (KW) approximation was tested on 31 experimental irrigation borders by computing the KW number and its modified version. In a majority of cases. This approximation was found to be sufficiently accurate. A KW model, reported previously, was used to derive dimensionless advance and recession curves for application to border irrigation design. These curves can be developed for a wide range of design variables and parameters for ready practical use. A step by step design procedure, based on this model is presented. Its validity was tested by comparing observed irrigation efficiencies with those computed by the model. A close agreement between computed and observed efficiencies suggests that the KW model is reasonably accurate. Its simplicity and physical basis may justify its large-scale field application.en
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherThe British Society for Research in Agricultural Engineering
dc.titleApplication of Kinematic Wave Equations to Border Irrigation Designen
dc.typeArticleen
local.departmentBiological and Agricultural Engineering (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences)en


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