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Landscape Irrigation: Design and Management

Landscape Irrigation: Design and Management

Stephen W. Smith

ISBN: 978-0-471-03824-5

Nov 1996

240 pages

Select type: Hardcover


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A total, all-in-one guide to modern landscape irrigation strategies, techniques, and hardware

Landscape Irrigation is designed to function as both a professional reference and a junior- to senior-level text for students of landscape architecture, landscape design, and turf management. It is also an excellent study guide for young professionals preparing to take the LARE. Emphasizing water-conserving irrigation design throughout, author Stephen Smith covers all the bases, providing in-depth coverage of:
* Irrigation methods and components
* Drawing techniques and presentation
* Sprinkler and drip irrigation methods and hardware
* Pipe characteristics and hydraulics
* Control systems
* CSI irrigation specifications

Throughout Landscape Irrigation you will find many informative examples of irrigation strategies now employed around the world. Corresponding hydraulic reference data for all the examples are contained in a separate appendix for easy reference.

Landscape Irrigation is an indispensable tool-of-the-trade for landscape architects, landscape contractors, irrigation professionals, and turfgrass and golf course managers.
Irrigation Methods and Components.

Design Techniques and Drawing Presentation.

Sprinkler Irrigation.

Drip Irrigation.


Pipe Characteristics.

Control Systems.