COURSE CODE: AGE 505
COURSE TITLE: Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three Hours Per week


COURSE DETAILS:
Course Coordinator: Prof. ADEWUMI, John Kayode B.Eng, M.Sc. Ph.D
E-mail: jjkadewumi@yahoo.com
Office Location: Agricultural Engineering Department, COLENG
Other Lecturers:

COURSE SYNOPSIS:
Soil-water-plant relationship, and application in agricultural engineering projects. Principles of soil conservation. Classes, types and forms of soil erosion. Classification, processes, factors, analysis and measurements of water erosion and wind erosion. Erosion control: contouring, strip cropping, mulching and tillage practices – principles, designs, efficiency and limitations. Principles, classification, design, construction, operation, maintenance, efficiency and limitation of terraces.  
Vegetated water courses, selected mechanical conservation structures, windbreaks and shelter belts. Principles, significance and classification of irrigation and drainage.


AGE 505 Lecture Note

 

Last Updated on April 10, 2019 by admin

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