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Resiliency Estimates for Irrigation Systems

Mujumdar, PP (2000) Resiliency Estimates for Irrigation Systems. In: Xth World Water Congress, March 12-16, 2000, Melbourne, Australia.


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In this paper, the criteria and methodologies proposed by Hashimoto et al (1982) and Fiering (1982), for estimating resiliency are applied to an irrigation system consisting of a single reservoir serving multiple crops. The resiliency is related to the soil moisture depletion. The failure index is determined based on the irrigation deficit occurring in a period. Partial failures are considered by defining a demand factor. The methodology is demonstrated for a case study in India.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Resiliency;Irrigation;Reservoir Operation;Simulation;Crop Response
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:18
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/3171

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