Master Course Outline
WTM 110
Turf Irrigation Design and Components


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

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 the components used in turf irrigation systems.
  • Recognize how plant-soil-water relationships, plant water requirements, and watering schedules impact turf irrigation design.
  • Describe how to participate in a contract bid process.
  • Prepare a bill of materials.
  • Create a plot plan.
  • Design residential, commercial, and sport field irrigation systems using the proper sprinkler heads and patterns, correct pipe size, zoning and layout, and appropriate valve types, wire sizes, fittings, and controllers.
  • Explain industry standard installation methods for residential, commercial, and sports field irrigation systems.

  • Course Topics
  • Plot plans.
  • Plant/soil/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
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    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.