Basics of Soil and Water Conservation: Including Surveying and Irrigation

by Nikam, Sandip P.

ISBN: 9789354612206
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 8495.00
Biblio : xii+230p., tabls., figs., ind 25

Author Profile

Dr. Sandip P. Nikam holds a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering and master's degree in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering from Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri. Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, Udaipur (RJ) awarded him Ph.D. Degree with Gold Medal. He was worked with various national and internationally reputed NGOs engaged in Natural Resource Management (NRM), Soil and Water Conservation, Watershed Management and Climate Change. He has a special inte

About The Book

This book is intended to serve as a textbook for everyone interested in soil and water conservation, surveying and irrigation. It covers most of the topics related to the surveying and levelling, soil and water conservation measures, erosion and watershed management. The main topics which are included in the book are: introduction to surveying and levelling, instruments to be used and methods of surveying, contours and computation of area of field, runoff and its determination, land degradation

Table of Contents

Preface v 1. Introduction to Surveying 1 1.1 General Definition of Surveying 1.2 Methods of Surveying 1.3 Types of Surveying or Classification of Surveying 1.4 Objects of Surveying 1.5 Uses of Surveying 1.6 Principles of Surveying 2. Instruments Used in Surveying 7 2.1 Instruments Used for Measuring Distance 2.2 Instruments Used for Marking Stations 2.3 Instruments Used for Setting out Right Angles 2.4 Method of Measuring Distance 2.5 Errors in Chaining 2.6 Ranging Out Survey Line