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Agromelioration
The subject knowledge permit to take decisions about: - the crops requirements to growing factors, with priority given to water factor; - the soil fertility conservation and improvement under irrigation land by applying the agricultural projects; - the estimation of relationship “Yield-Water” and the irrigation optimum under water shortage conditions, by using deficit irrigation scheduling for crops. - the accomplishment of preliminary agrarian-economical investigations for ...
Agromelioration
The subject knowledge permit to take decisions about: - the crops requirements to growing factors, with priority given to water factor; - the soil fertility conservation and improvement under irrigation land by applying the agricultural projects; - the estimation of relationship “Yield-Water” and the irrigation optimum under water shortage conditions, by using deficit irrigation scheduling for crops. - the accomplishment of preliminary agrarian-economical investigations for ...
Automation and Modernization of IDS
Gained knowledge allow making technical solutions for automation in irrigation and drainage engineering as well as general scheme, water intakes, channel and pipe networks, watering processes, pumping stations and different types of structures.
Automation and Modernization of IDS
Gained knowledge allow making technical solutions for automation in irrigation and drainage engineering as well as general scheme, water intakes, channel and pipe networks, watering processes, pumping stations and different types of structures.
Drainage Systems and River Corrections Special Issues
Investigation, design and building of: Drainage systems in complicated geologic conditions. Double acting drainage systems. Special river corrections. Diaphragm walls. Reconstruction of drainage systems. modelling of filtration and open channel flows.
Drainage Systems and River Corrections Special Issues
Investigation, design and building of: Drainage systems in complicated geologic conditions. Double acting drainage systems. Special river corrections. Diaphragm walls. Reconstruction of drainage systems. modelling of filtration and open channel flows.
Drainage Systems and River Corrections Special Issues - Project Assignment
The course project consists of some specific Drainage Systems issues such as: subsurface field drainage allocated in pressurized aquifer, water table lowering through vertical subsurface contour drainage, double acting system. Two laboratory exercises are included in the course: flow net plotting in a dyke body and the base layer through the electric hydrodynamic analogy and unsteady filtration in double acting system modeled through the viscose analogy method.
Drainage Systems and River Corrections Special Issues - Project Assignment
The course project consists of some specific Drainage Systems issues such as: subsurface field drainage allocated in pressurized aquifer, water table lowering through vertical subsurface contour drainage, double acting system. Two laboratory exercises are included in the course: flow net plotting in a dyke body and the base layer through the electric hydrodynamic analogy and unsteady filtration in double acting system modeled through the viscose analogy method.
Drainage Systems and Structures, River Corrections
nvestigation, design and building of: river corrections and bank protection structures and systems, anti landslide and anti erosion measures; drainage systems (of agricultural areas, building sites, buildings etc. ) and related structures.
Drainage Systems and Structures, River Corrections
Investigation, design and building of: river corrections and bank protection structures and systems, anti landslide and anti erosion measures; drainage systems (of agricultural areas, building sites, buildings etc. ) and related structures.
Drainage Systems and Structures, River Corrections - Project Assignment
The following main problems, connected to a specific drainage system are solved: designing of a river dyke, intercepting slope drainage, a river correction with economic comparison of two variants, water level connection between two rivers, subsurface field drainage, trench and coastal drainage. The following structures are designed: a threshold, a sluice, drainage outlets and chambers. Hydraulic calculations are made for the above mentioned elements of the drainage system and then they are ...
Drainage Systems and Structures, River Corrections - Project Assignment
The following main problems, connected to a specific drainage system are solved: designing of a river dyke, intercepting slope drainage, a river correction with economic comparison of two variants, water level connection between two rivers, subsurface field drainage, trench and coastal drainage. The following structures are designed: a threshold, a sluice, drainage outlets and chambers. Hydraulic calculations are made for the above mentioned elements of the drainage system and then they are ...
Engineering activities and managiment
The essence, characteristics, organization and management of the engineering activities are considered. After completing the course the students will be able to take part in different kinds of engineering activities – preliminary investigations, planning, building and maintenance activities.
Exploitation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Environment Protection
Gathering and processing of information needed for management of irrigation and drainage systems (IDS). Problems of maintenance of IDS and structures. Rehabilitation and reconstruction of IDS incl. fishpond design. Interaction between environment and IDS.
Exploitation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Environment Protection
Gathering and processing of information needed for management of irrigation and drainage systems (IDS). Problems of maintenance of IDS and structures. Rehabilitation and reconstruction of IDS incl. fishpond design. Interaction between environment and IDS.
Exploitation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Environment Protection - Project Assignment
On the base of a specific example, students develop a project and obtain basic knowledge on: setting up exploitation irrigation regime of crop-rotation, irrigation schedule, plan for water distribution in an irrigation system as well as in a drainage system; technical exploitation of irrigation and drainage systems and also of earth-fill dams; reclamation of saline soils; planning and design of fish farms.
Exploitation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Environment Protection - Project Assignment
On the base of a specific example, students develop a project and obtain basic knowledge on: setting up exploitation irrigation regime of crop-rotation, irrigation schedule, plan for water distribution in an irrigation system as well as in a drainage system; technical exploitation of irrigation and drainage systems and also of earth-fill dams; reclamation of saline soils; planning and design of fish farms.
Fundamentals of Automation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems
Gained knowledge makes possible an assessment of the selection, properties and operation of the automatic devices and systems used in irrigation and drainage engineering. Knowledge for designing and analysis of simple automatic devices.
Fundamentals of Automation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems
Gained knowledge makes possible an assessment of the selection, properties and operation of the automatic devices and systems used in irrigation and drainage engineering. Knowledge for designing and analysis of simple automatic devices.
Fundamentals of Automation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems - Project Assignment
The project covers a full analytic research of a cylindrical device with hydraulic operation for constant downstream water level. In the project are also included laboratory exercises where students become familiar with different simple devices used for automation of irrigation and drainage systems.
Fundamentals of Automation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems - Project Assignment
The project covers a full analytic research of a cylindrical device with hydraulic operation for constant downstream water level. In the project are also included laboratory exercises where students become familiar with different simple devices used for automation of irrigation and drainage systems.
Hydraulic Systems
Students obtain basic theoretical and practical knowledge on: the place of irrigation and drainage in the water economy; structure and operation of irrigation systems; structure and types of drainage systems; specific irrigation and drainage structures; types and construction of irrigation and drainage pumping stations. The knowledge obtained will be valuable for students in their future work, e.g. they will be able to organize and manage effectively agricultural lands and properties, as well ...
Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Pumping Stations
Gained knowledge makes possible an assessment of the technical solutions of irrigation and drainage objects, structures and pumping stations. Developing simple case projects for such objects as well as corresponding research.
Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Pumping Stations
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Gained knowledge makes possible an assessment of the technical solutions of irrigation and drainage objects, structures and pumping stations. Developing simple case projects for such objects as well as corresponding research.
Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Pumping Stations
Gained knowledge makes possible an assessment of the technical solutions of irrigation and drainage objects, structures and pumping stations. Developing simple case projects for such objects as well as corresponding research.
Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Pumping Stations - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain water economic scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge on: carrying out water economic investigations; determination of irrigation regime for a crop-rotation in a collective farm; planning of a pressurized network for sprinkler irrigation; designing of a basic (lifting) irrigation pumping station (PS) and necessary optimization of its elements.
Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Pumping Stations - Project Assignment
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On the base of a certain water economic scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge on: carrying out water economic investigations; determination of irrigation regime for a crop-rotation in a collective farm; planning of a pressurized network for sprinkler irrigation; designing of a basic (lifting) irrigation pumping station (PS) and necessary optimization of its elements.
Irrigation and Drainage Systems and Pumping Stations - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain water economic scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge on: carrying out water economic investigations; determination of irrigation regime for a crop-rotation in a collective farm; planning of a pressurized network for sprinkler irrigation; designing of a basic (lifting) irrigation pumping station (PS) and necessary optimization of its elements.
Irrigation Systems and Structures
The students obtain skills in basic principles of modern irrigation systems design methods, including water demand definition (water volumes and discharges), means of supply (water economic analysis) and technical means of water user supply (structures, systems and irrigation technologies).
Irrigation Systems and Structures
The students obtain skills in basic principles of modern irrigation systems design methods, including water demand definition (water volumes and discharges), means of supply (water economic analysis) and technical means of water user supply (structures, systems and irrigation technologies).
Irrigation Systems and Structures - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge of designing of: surface (furrow) irrigation fields and open channel distribution network; sprinkler irrigation fields and pressurized network operating on a given schedule or "on demand"; drip irrigation fields; open channel delivery systems; inverted siphons; stilling basins; water intakes.
Irrigation Systems and Structures - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge of designing of: surface (furrow) irrigation fields and open channel distribution network; sprinkler irrigation fields and pressurized network operating on a given schedule or "on demand"; drip irrigation fields; open channel delivery systems; inverted siphons; stilling basins; water intakes.
Land Melioration and Reclamation
Knowledge about methods, technologies for improvement and sustenance of optimal composition, properties and productivity of the injured soils is provided. For this purpose irrigation and drainage systems, agricultural, chemical, etc. activities, applied separately or in a complex, are presented. The parameters, technologies, exploitation conditions and efficiency period are covered, in principle, as well as for specific lands, in a very high degree injured. The reclamation of the defected and ...
Land Melioration and Reclamation
Knowledge is provided on methods, technologies for improvement and sustenance of optimal composition, properties and productivity of the injured soils (in principle and for specific topics), by means of irrigation/drainage systems, agricultural, chemical and other activities (parameters, technologies, exploitation conditions, efficiency period), applied separately or jointly. The reclamation of the injured and damaged lands in all stages of its realization is explained as well as the regulatory ...
Landscape Irrigation and Drainage
The state-of-the-art irrigation equipment and the ways of drainage of the sports grounds (football fields and golf-courses), parks, gardens and yards are presented. The characteristics of these grounds are considered and their influence over technical solutions is taken into account. The localized irrigation systems (drip irrigation and sprayng systems) are presented in detail. Designing solutions for special decorative elements such as fountains and waterfalls are also included in the course.
Landscape Irrigation and Drainage
The state-of-the-art irrigation equipment and the ways of drainage of the sports grounds (football fields and golf-courses), parks, gardens and yards are presented. The characteristics of these grounds are considered and their influence over technical solutions is taken into account. The localized irrigation systems (drip irrigation and sprayng systems) are presented in detail. Designing solutions for special decorative elements such as fountains and waterfalls are also included in the course.
Landscape Irrigation and Drainage - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain example, students develop a project and obtain basic knowledge on: designing of localized irrigation systems (drip irrigation and spraying systems) in a villa yard taking into account the landscape architecture and terrain design; designing and dimensioning of special decorative elements such as fountains and waterfalls.
Landscape Irrigation and Drainage - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain example, students develop a project and obtain basic knowledge on: designing of localized irrigation systems (drip irrigation and spraying systems) in a villa yard taking into account the landscape architecture and terrain design; designing and dimensioning of special decorative elements such as fountains and waterfalls.
Management and Multipurpose Use of Water
The course includes the following topics: water resources and water users, water balance and runoff regulation, mathematical base of water economics, optimization tasks and criteria, cases of none and multipurpose water use, regulations and legislation.
Management and Multipurpose Use of Water
The course includes the following topics: water resources and water users, water balance and runoff regulation, mathematical base of water economics, optimization tasks and criteria, cases of none and multipurpose water use, regulations and legislation.
Management and Multipurpose Use of Water
The course includes the following topics: water resources and water users, water balance and runoff regulation, mathematical base of water economics, optimization tasks and criteria, cases of none and multipurpose water use, regulations and legislation.
Management and Multipurpose Use of Water
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The course includes the following topics: water resources and water users, water balance and runoff regulation, mathematical base of water economics, optimization tasks and criteria, cases of none and multipurpose water use, regulations and legislation.
Management and Multipurpose Use of Water
The course includes the following topics: water resources and water users, water balance and runoff regulation, mathematical base of water economics, optimization tasks and criteria, cases of none and multipurpose water use, regulations and legislation.
Management and Multipurpose Use of Water
The course includes the following topics: water resources and water users, water balance and runoff regulation, mathematical base of water economics, optimization tasks and criteria, cases of none and multipurpose water use, regulations and legislation.
Meliorative Soil Science
The genetics of the soil, profile structure, composition and properties, soil production capability as a basic concept and concerning different soil types are presented, with accent to the soil properties, relating to the criteria for choice of proper ameliorative decisions. Soil ecology, sustainable land use and amelioration of the degraded soil are educated. Besides for the irrigation and drainage engineering this knowledge provide additional ability for participation in expert teams, ...
Meliorative Soil Science
The genetics of the soil, profile structure, composition and properties, soil production capability as a basic concept and concerning different soil types are presented, with accent to the soil properties, relating to the criteria for choice of proper ameliorative decisions. Soil ecology, sustainable land use and amelioration of the degraded soil are educated. Besides for the irrigation and drainage engineering this knowledge provide additional ability for participation in expert teams, ...
Optimization of Drainage Systems
Knowledge of main optimization methods and basic task types in linear programming. Presentment of the drainage systems and river corrections problems as subjects of the linear optimization tasks. Solving the basic types of tasks (problems).
Optimization of Drainage Systems and River Corrections
Knowledge of main optimization methods and basic task types in linear programming. Presentment of the drainage systems and river corrections problems as subjects of the linear optimization tasks. Solving the basic types of tasks (problems).
Optimization of Irrigation Systems
Knowledge of basic optimization methods used in water economic investigations, design and management of the irrigation systems. Adaptation of these methods to specific conditions of the irrigation systems. Solving the basic types of optimization tasks.
Optimization of Irrigation Systems
Knowledge of basic optimization methods used in water economic investigations, design and management of the irrigation systems. Adaptation of these methods to specific conditions of the irrigation systems. Solving the basic types of optimization tasks.
Practical Training in Meliorative Soil Science
Students are acquainted on-situ major type of soils from the agricultural fund of the country. Factors and processes of soil formation are discussed as well as associated indicators. Practical skills are developed with respect to: description of a soil profile texture and morphological features of genetic horizons; establishing the chemical composition and some more important hydrological and physical soil parameters. Comments are made on the productive potential of soils, ameliorative problems ...
Practical Training in Meliorative Soil Science
Students are acquainted on-situ major type of soils from the agricultural fund of the country. Factors and processes of soil formation are discussed as well as associated indicators. Practical skills are developed with respect to: description of a soil profile texture and morphological features of genetic horizons; establishing the chemical composition and some more important hydrological and physical soil parameters. Comments are made on the productive potential of soils, ameliorative problems ...
Pumping Stations for Irrigation and Drainage Systems
Obtained knowledge allow developing projects of irrigation and drainage pumping stations and the co-related hydraulic engineering structures as well as corresponding investigations and research works.
Pumping Stations for Irrigation and Drainage Systems
Obtained knowledge allow developing projects of irrigation and drainage pumping stations and the co-related hydraulic engineering structures as well as corresponding investigations and research works.
Pumping Stations for Irrigation and Drainage Systems - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain water economic scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge on: designing of a basic (lifting) irrigation pumping station (PS) and necessary optimization of its elements - number and type of pumps, penstock diameter, balancing reservoir volume; planning and design of PS directly connected with pressurized irrigation network and corresponding hydraulic and optimization estimations.
Pumping Stations for Irrigation and Drainage Systems - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain water economic scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge on: designing of a basic (lifting) irrigation pumping station (PS) and necessary optimization of its elements - number and type of pumps, penstock diameter, balancing reservoir volume; planning and design of PS directly connected with pressurized irrigation network and corresponding hydraulic and optimization estimations.
Special Field Practice (Acquaintance with Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Systems)
The practice is four days long and it is held after the session of the sixth semester. The students visit typical irrigation and drainage objects near the city of Sofia - Pancharevo Dam, Ognyanovo Dam, Topolnitza Dam, Novi Iskar Drainage Pump Station, Research Field of the Institute for Land Reclamation and Agricultural Mechanization "Chelopechene", as well as the research laboratories of the Irrigation and Drainage Department.
Special Field Practice (Acquaintance with Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Systems)
The practice is four days long and it is held after the session of the sixth semester. The students visit typical irrigation and drainage objects near the city of Sofia - Pancharevo Dam, Ognyanovo Dam, Topolnitza Dam, Novi Iskar Drainage Pump Station, Research Field of the Institute for Land Reclamation and Agricultural Mechanization "Chelopechene", as well as the research laboratories of the Irrigation and Drainage Department.
Sustainable Agromelioration
The students are introduced to the main principles of the ecological agromelioration which are an alternative of the intensive agriculture applied so far. The students will be able to make competent decisions on the issues of ecological crop rotation structures that should be grown on the irrigated area. The students are acknowledged to the soil protective tillage, the advantages of a minimum tillage in comparison with traditional one. It is also considered the ecologic fertilizer materials and ...
Water Economic Investigations
The students obtain skills in the basic methods of water economic investigations and management of water resources: balance-chronological and probabilistic ones. Parameters of hydraulic engineering entities (mono-functional and multipurpose) are defined by optimization analysis.
Water Economic Investigations
The students obtain skills in the basic methods of water economic investigations and management of water resources: balance-chronological and probabilistic ones. Parameters of hydraulic engineering entities (mono-functional and multipurpose) are defined by optimization analysis.
Water Economic Investigations - Project Assignment
On the base of a certain water economic scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge for carrying out water economic investigations in case of multi-annual runoff regulation for the needs of one consumer via balance-chronological method and in case of multi-annual runoff regulation for the needs of more than one water consumer via balance-statistical method. The results of the water economic investigations are used as input data for some of the next projects for the specialty ...
Water Economics, Management and Multipurpose Use of Water
The course main topics are water resources, water utilization use, water balance, runoff regulation and their legislative aspects. The basic methods of economic analysis and management of water resources: probabilistic and balance-chronological methods are presented. The concept of optimization criteria is defined in concern with the integrated water management. The problems of the mathematical base of water economics are discussed. By means of solving some optimization tasks and cases the ...
Water Economics, Management and Multipurpose Use of Water
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The course main topics are water resources, water utilization use, water balance, runoff regulation and their legislative aspects. The basic methods of economic analysis and management of water resources: probabilistic and balance-chronological methods are presented. The concept of optimization criteria is defined in concern with the integrated water management. The problems of the mathematical base of water economics are discussed. By means of solving some optimization tasks and cases the ...
Water Economics, Management and Multipurpose Use of Water - Project Assignment
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On the base of a certain water economic scheme, students develop a project and obtain knowledge for carrying out water economic investigations in case of multi-annual runoff regulation for the needs of one consumer via balance-chronological method and in case of multi-annual runoff regulation for the needs of more than one water consumer via balance-statistical method. The results of the water economic investigations are used as input data for some of the next projects for the specialty ...