Academic Year 2015/2016 - 2° Year
Teaching Staff: Salvatore Barbagallo
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: AGR/08 - Agricultural hydraulics and watershed protection
Taught classes: 32 hours
Term / Semester:

Detailed Course Content

Main contents of the topic are: properties of liquids; hydrostatics equations; water pressure; main equations of hydrodynamics; distributed ad concentrated loss of head in pipes; outflow from orifices and discharge measurements devices in open channels; calculation of pressure on flat walls. In particular, the students will be able to project and verify pressure pipes and open channels. Moreover, specific examples for irrigation system will be given.

Textbook Information

  • Yunus A. Çengel, John M. Cimbala. 2007. Meccanica dei fluidi. Mcgrawhill
  • Citrini, D. e Noseda, G.. Idraulica. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana, Milano,
  • V. Ferro. 2013. Elementi di idraulica e idrologia per le scienze agrarie, ambientali e forestali. McGraw-Hill
  • Handsout distributed during the course