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Definition in Relation to Sprinkler System

1. Pressure – Force acting on a surface 1 kg / cm2 = 1 atmosphere

2. Head of water- The pressure head at the base of a column of water and expressed in meter.

3. Sprinkler Spacing- Distance between the sprinkler, along the lateral and between the lateral.

4. Application rate- Quantity of water applied in given area in given time.

Application rate (mm/hr) = Sprinkler discharge ( lit/hr)
                                   ___ ________________________
                                   Sprinkler to sprinkler spacing (m)

Current Category » Micro Irrigation and Drainage Engineering