SYLLABUS & MODULES GIVEN TO UNDERGRADUATE BSc STUDENTS OF IRRIGATION ENG. DEPARTMENT

Irrigation Engineering 1st Stage
Irrigation Engineering 1st Stage Spring Semester
Irrigation Engineering 2nd Stage
Irrigation Engineering 3rd Stage
Irregation Engineering 4th Stage

First Year

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Second Year

IE201: Surveying:

Principles and distance measurements, Levels and height measurements, Profiles and cross sections, contour lines, Area and volume determinations, Theodolites and angle measurements, Location of coordinates, Traversing. Triangulation, Indirect distance measurements, Tachometry, Construction surveying, curves, Hydrographic surveying, Theory of errors and least squares adjustment, surveying practices, total stations .

IE202: Fluid Mechanics:

Introduction, Fluid properties, Fluid statics, Fluid Kinematics, Control volume, Conservation of mass, Conservation of energy, Conservation of momentum, Dimensional analyses and similitude, Flow of an ideal fluid, flow of a real fluid, hydraulics of flow in conduits, flow over weirs, Flow in open channel, Lab. Tests

IE203: Mathematics II:

Vectors, Space coordinates, Curvature, Equations of lines and planes, Functions of two or more variables, Partial derivatives, Total Deferential, Exact Deferential, Multiple integrals, Area, Volume and moment o inertia by double integration. Series and Sequences, Infinite series, Power series, Geometric series, Expansion of function by power series, Complex numbers and functions, Polar coordinates.

IE204: Construction Materials & Concrete Technology

Types and properties of (bricks, stones, blocks, woods, metals, Gypsum, and other materials), Damp proofing, Forms and Scaffolding, Beams; Columns, Arches, Floors, Roofs, Joints, Concrete composition, cement, Aggregate, Admixtures, Concrete manufacturing, Properties of fresh and hardened concrete, Mix design, Lab tests.

IE205: Computer Programming & Numerical Methods:

Knowledge presentation in computers, Numeric data, Logic data, Arithmetic operation with Matlab language, General introduction to numerical analyses, Errors and correlation of errors, of arithmetic operations, Arrays and solutions of simultaneous equations, Matrices, Applications examples, Files, curve fitting, numerical integration, Graphics by computer.

IE206: Mechanics of Materials:

Introduction, Simple stresses and strains, Principal stresses and strains, torsion, Shear force and bending moment diagram, Stresses in beams, Combined Stresses, Slope and deflections, Restrained and continuous beams, Columns.

IE207: Irrigation Engineering and drainage:

Soil-water relations, Crop water requirement, Consumptive use, Water Efficiencies, Water rotation, Water duty, Canal types ,Lined Canal, Planning and design of canal networks, Salt problems in irrigated lands, Classification and planning of irrigation and drainage, Factors affecting irrigation system design, Land grading. Basics of ground water, hydraulic conductivity, drainage systems, spacing between drains.


Third Year

IE301: Soil Mechanics:

The module covers: Classification of soils, clay minerals, stress-strain behavior and relationship, effective stress concept, permeability and seepage, compressibility of soil , shear strength of soil, lateral earth pressure, slope stability, bearing capacity and settlement of foundations, the improvement of soil , lab. Tests.

IE302: Engineering hydrology:

Here, students will learn about: Hydrology (introduction), Hydrologic cycle, Catchment area, Water Budget Equation, Precipitation, Classification of Rain gauges, Rain gauge Network, Estimation of missing data, Preparation of rainfall data, test of consistency of record, Mass curve of rainfall, Hyetograph, Point rainfall, Mean precipitation over an area, Frequency of point rainfall, Plotting position, Intensity-Duration-Frequency relationship, Losses from precipitation, Evaporation, Evapo-transpiration, Initial losses, Infiltration, Stream flow measurement, Stage-Discharge relationship, Runoff, hydrograph, Rainfall-runoff correlation, Effective rainfall, Unit hydrograph, S-curve, Floods, methods of estimating a peak flood, Flood Routing, Reservoir Routing, Channel routing.

IE303: Dam Engineering Part I:

Reservoirs: Introduction, Types of Reservoir, storage capacity, Investigation, Selection of site, Basic terms and definitions, Determination of the required capacity, Determination of yield, analytical method for determination of storage capacity, Economic Height of dam, Losses, Sedimentation, Life of reservoir, Types of dams. Gravity dam: Criteria for selection of dam, Treatment, Joints and Keys, Forces acting on dam, Galleries, Types of loads, Safety Criteria, Elementary profile, Design of gravity dam, introduction to Arch and Buttress Dams.

IE304: Engineering Hydraulics:

The following terms are covered: Introduction to the topic, Types of flow in open channel, Continuity, Energy and Momentum equations in open channel, Energy-Depth relationship, Critical depth, Uniform flow in open channel, Chezy, and Manning Equations, Uniform flow computation, Design of hydraulic-efficient Channel section, combined section, Velocity distribution in open channel, Gradually varied flow, Classification of flow profile, Computation of Gradually varied flow, Hydraulic jump in open channel, Flow in pipes, Types of flow, smooth and rough boundaries, pipeline problems, Pumps, Types of pumps, similarity laws for pumps, efficiency of pumps, Turbines, Type of turbines, similarity laws of turbines, efficiency of turbines.

IE305: Structural Design:

The purpose of the module is to give the students more knowledge about: Reinforced Concrete, Material & Mechanics of Bending, Code specifications, Analysis and Design of Beam (Simple and Doubly Reinforced), T-Beam, Shear and Diagonal Tension in Beam, Continuous Beam, Design of Slab (One –way Slab, Two-way Slab), Design of Column (Short Column, Long Column), Behavior under Combined Bending and Axial Loads, Biaxial Bending and Axial Load, Introduction to Structural Steel Design, use of manual of steel .

Structural Steel Design: Loads and method of Design. Effective Areas, Design of Tension Members. Design of Beam(Elastic design), Shear Design. Design of compression members (Column).

IE306: Theory of Structures:

In this module these terms are given: Introduction to the topic, basic structural elements design loads, stability of structures, analysis of statically determinate structures, internal loadings, approximate analysis, energy methods, conjugate-beam method, moment area method, deflections, virtual work method, Castiglione's second theorem, slope-deflection method, introduction of moment- distribution, moment- distribution method, matrix analysis.

IE307: Engineering Analysis:

By the end of the module, students will learn more about Ordinary differential equations-applications, Second & higher order linear differential with constant coefficients, Fourier series, Partial differential equations, series solution, Laplace transform, applications in water resources engineering.

IE308: Computer Applications:

The module will cover AutoCAD civil -3D including : Road surveying , horizontal and vertical alignments and curves, profiles , volumes of cuts and fills , pipe lines , stream water watersheds . Engineering Software Applications. WATERCAD, STORMCAD, SEWERCAD, EPA-NET, GEO-SLOPE STUDIO, PIPE ++, GMS, SPSS, SWM, GIS APPLICATIONS IN WATER RESOURCES, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS

IE309: Ground water:

Terms related to this module are Ground Water, Ground water Concept, Saturated flow, Steady-state one-dimensional flow Steady-state hydraulics, Transient Well hydraulics, confined Conditions, Transient Well hydraulics­ of unconfined Conditions, Simulation of Groundwater system.


Forth Year

IE401: Design of hydraulic structures:

The students will get knowledge about:

Hydraulic Design Phase: Irrigation structure on permeable foundations, Dissipation of kinetic energy, Main canal works, Head and cross regulator, Canal fall (Drops), Conveyance structures

Structural Design Phase: structural design of stilling basin, design of wing wall and abutment of barrage, design of culvert and siphon barriers, design of pier of aqueducts, design of controlling gates.

IE402: Dams Engineering Part II:

Introduction, Concrete Dams, Design of Buttress Dam, Design of Arch Dam, Design of Embankment Dam, Design of Spillway and Design of steel Dams are the main terms given to the students.

IE403: Water Supply & Sewerage:

The module is covering the following: Quantity of water: Population forecasting, Water demand, Aqueducts and pipes, Collection and distribution of water: Intakes, Storage, Pumps and pumping, Water distribution systems: Types, design criteria, Pipe network analysis, Pipe network design, Water quality: Characteristics, sampling, analysis, Water treatment: Coagulation, Flocculation, Sedimentation-discrete settling, Sedimentation-flocculent settling, Filtration-types, design criteria, filter hydraulics, Disinfection, Sewerage: General consideration, Storm water flow, Sewer materials: Strength and bedding, Sewer appurtenances, Sewer design: Sanitary sewer: Storm sewer, Pump stations, Wastewater characteristics, Wastewater treatment: Preliminary, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Sludge treatment and disposal.

IE404: Foundation Engineering:

Terms covered in the module are: Introduction, types of foundations, site investigation and soil exploration, bearing capacity, design of footings, wall footing, spread footing, combined footing, footing subject to eccentric load. Earth retaining structures, pier foundations, caissons foundation, pile foundation, raft footing, tunnels.

IE405: Irrigation Systems Design:

The module is discussing Irrigation types in general, Surface irrigation methods, Border strip, Farrow, sprinkler and drip design. Evaluation of irrigation system.

IE406: Engineering Managements & Economics:

The main goal of the module is to highlight: Introduction History of management ,Management in general , Kind of management , Rule of Manager References , Project Management , Definition , Construction ,Project Cycle ,Project team, Construction Project Management , Construction PM ,Course Objectives, Environment , Parties involved in PM , Project manager , Types of construction projects , Roles of project manager ,Contract ,Contract strategy , Kind of Contracts ,Questions ,Tendering Process ,Definition, Method of contractor selection ,Tender Adjustment ,Tender Submitting Profit , Examples ,Questions , Scheduling Process , Time Scheduling , Program Evaluation Review and Technique ( PERT ) , Arrow , Precedence , Critical Path Method ( CPM ) , Project Scheduling , Examples , Questions , Monitoring Process , Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) , How to construct(develop) the schedule CPM , The main component of the WBS , Main Practical way of Monitoring , Examples , Management Economy , Introduction , Project economy , Project selection , Project Proposals , Financial , Budge , Project cost , Source of Fund , Bank & Interest , Investment , Legislation , Constitution , Law , Policy , Instruction , Specification , Revision

IE407: Construction methods and estimation:

This module is covering: Resources allocation, job layout, sited control and supervision, selection of construction equipment, rolling resistance, studies on earth-moving, road compacter, design of concrete form-work, quantities and units of measurements, estimates of quantities in engineering projects, cost of materials and the final cost of projects, specifications of materials and works

IE408 : Environmental Engineering:

The student will take information about: Surface water quality modelling and water pollution, soil waste disposal, hazardous waste, radioactive waste, air pollution , meteorology and quality, noise pollution measurement and control, environmental impact and economic assessment, special topics

IE409 : Research Methodology & Engineering Project:

The first course will be studying the researches methodology while the second course will be focusing on the completion of the engineering project under the supervision of a supervisor . The topics of the projects will be in the fields of the department speciality or any other topics that approved by the department scientific committee . Projects will be carried out by a group of three or four students , and finally after discussion of the engineering project , will be submitted to the department .