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WTM 110
Turf Irrigation Design and Components


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
This course will study the design aspects and components used in turf irrigation systems. Turf Irrigation systems will include residential, commercial, and sports fields. Site evaluation, irrigation system components, valve and sprinkler selection, system piping, system design, and controls will be analyzed and used in the course of designing these types of systems. Installation procedures will be discussed. Formerly WMGT 110.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and evaluate the components used in turf irrigation systems.
  • Apply correct fluid dynamic principles into a residential irrigation design.
  • Apply proper design techniques to turf irrigation systems.
  • Explain industry standard installation methods.
  • Create proper programs for turf irrigation controllers.
  • Create proper irrigation designs for residential, commercial, and sport filed applications.

  • Course Topics
  • Plot Plans
  • Plant/Soils/Water relationships
  • Water Requirements and Scheduling
  • Sprinkler Heads/Sprinkler Patterns
  • Layout/Zoning/Pipe Sizing
  • Valves/Wire/Controllers/Fittings
  • Bill of Materials/Bidding
  • Residential turf irrigation systems
  • Commercial irrigation systems
  • Sports field irrigation systems
  • Installation procedures, site requirements/etiquette

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WTM 110
    Winter 2014
    1318
    William Loney


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
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    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.