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Canal automation for irrigation systems

Author: Brian Wahlin; Darell D Zimbelman; Environmental and Water Resources Institute (U.S.). Task Committee on Recent Advances in Canal Automation,
Publisher: Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2014] ©2014
Series: ASCE manuals and reports on engineering practice, no. 131.
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Focuses on the technical aspects of modernizing irrigation systems through the use of automated canal control systems. Using information collected from irrigation systems around the world in  Read more...

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Canal automation for irrigation systems.
Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2014]
(DLC) 10988224
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Wahlin; Darell D Zimbelman; Environmental and Water Resources Institute (U.S.). Task Committee on Recent Advances in Canal Automation,
ISBN: 9780784478615 0784478619 9781680157956 1680157957
OCLC Number: 899007080
Description: 1 online resource (281 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ""Cover""; ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""1. MODERNIZATION PROCESS, CONSTRAINTS, AND CONCEPTS""; ""1.1 Introduction""; ""1.2 Modernization""; ""1.3 Potential Benefits of Modernization and Automation""; ""1.4 Assessment of an Existing Irrigation System Prior to Modernization""; ""1.5 Typical Modernization Steps""; ""1.6 Selecting the Appropriate Canal Operation Strategy""; ""1.7 When to Say No to a PLC-Based Automation Project""; ""1.8 What Is Included in This Publication""; ""1.9 References""; ""2. PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE""; ""2.1 Working with an Existing Irrigation System"" ""2.2 Conveyance System Considerations""""2.3 Gates for Check Structures""; ""2.4 Instrumentation and Measurement""; ""2.5 Pumps""; ""2.6 Regulating (Buffer) Reservoirs with the Irrigation System""; ""2.7 References""; ""3. SCADA SYSTEMS""; ""3.1 Introduction""; ""3.2 Basic System Components and Function""; ""3.3 Control Options in SCADA Systems""; ""3.4 SCADA Project Considerations""; ""3.5 Summary""; ""4. OPERATION AND CONTROL CONCEPTS""; ""4.1 Introduction""; ""4.2 General Strategies""; ""4.3 Control Diagrams""; ""4.4 Combination of Control Concepts"" ""4.5 Network Control with Control Segments""""4.6 References""; ""5. CANAL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES""; ""5.1 Introduction""; ""5.2 Design Issues""; ""5.3 Canal Structure Hydraulics""; ""5.4 Canal Pool Hydraulics""; ""5.5 Resonance Waves""; ""5.6 Identification""; ""5.7 References""; ""6. CONTROL METHODS""; ""6.1 Introduction""; ""6.2 Implementation Options""; ""6.3 Decoupling Pools and Structures""; ""6.4 Routing Demand Changes through a Canal""; ""6.5 Feedback Control""; ""6.6 Combining Feedback and Feedforward Control""; ""6.7 References""; ""7. VERIFICATION OF CONTROLLER PERFORMANCE"" ""7.1 Introduction""""7.2 Performance Testing Issues""; ""7.3 Performance Testing with Unsteady-Flow Simulation Models""; ""7.4 Performance Measures""; ""7.5 ASCE Task Committee Test Cases""; ""7.6 Test Case Examples""; ""7.7 Additional Considerations""; ""7.8 References""; ""8. IMPLEMENTATION OF CONTROL SYSTEMS""; ""8.1 Introduction""; ""8.2 Project Initiation""; ""8.3 Configuration and Customization of Software""; ""8.4 Verification of Infrastructure Installation at Field Sites and Central Control Room""; ""8.5 Commissioning""; ""8.6 Control Rollout and Tuning"" ""8.7 Performance Assessment and Acceptance""""8.8 Post-Acceptance Operation and Maintenance (O & M)""; ""8.9 Training""; ""8.10 Manuals""; ""8.11 References""; ""APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY OF CANAL AUTOMATION TERMINOLOGY""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Z""; ""INDEX""; ""C""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""M""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""W""
Series Title: ASCE manuals and reports on engineering practice, no. 131.
Responsibility: prepared by the Task Committee on Recent Advances in Canal Automation of the Irrigation Delivery and Drainage Systems Committee of the Irrigation and Drainage Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Brian Wahlin, Ph. D., P.E., D. WRE, Darell Zimbelman, Ph. D., P.E., D. WRE.

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