Maximization of application efficiency of furrow irrigation: Simplified analysis

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Abstract

Application efficiency is the primary criteria for furrow irrigation system design and management. In this study, optimality conditions are derived for the cases in which application efficiency is a function of either furrow length or furrow inflow rate. The optimality conditions have been evaluated by comparing their output with the output of a surface irrigation simulation model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages1787-1797
Number of pages11
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000
Event2000 ASAE Annual International Meeting, Technical Papers: Engineering Solutions for a New Century - Milwaukee, WI., United States
Duration: Jul 9 2000Jul 12 2000

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Other2000 ASAE Annual International Meeting, Technical Papers: Engineering Solutions for a New Century
CountryUnited States
CityMilwaukee, WI.
Period7/9/007/12/00

Keywords

  • Application efficiency
  • Furrow irrigation
  • Irrigation performance
  • Optimality condition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Zerihun, D., Sanchez, C. A., & Farrell-Poe, K. L. (2000). Maximization of application efficiency of furrow irrigation: Simplified analysis. 1787-1797. Paper presented at 2000 ASAE Annual International Meeting, Technical Papers: Engineering Solutions for a New Century, Milwaukee, WI., United States.