IIT Kharagpur crop production technology syllabus
Land and Water Resources Engineering
3 – 1 – 0 : 4 Credits Prerequsites: None
Precipitation: Types, measurement and analysis, missing data, aerial
precipitation, consistency of rainfall records and frequency analysis.
Runoff: Factors affecting runoff, measurement, methods for estimation of
runoff volume and peak runoff, rating curve, and rainfall-runoff relations.
Hydrograph Analysis: Components, factors affecting hydrographs, and base
Unit Hydrograph: Theory and assumptions, unit hydrographs of different
durations, dimensionless hydrograph, synthetic unit hydrograph, and
instantaneous unit hydrograph.
Flood routing: Classification, reservoir and channel routing.
Soil Erosion: Process, types, factors affecting soil erosion, land-use capability
Soil Loss Estimation: USLE, MUSLE, and RUSLE.
Wind Erosion: Process, control, movement and transport mechanism. Water Erosion: Process, types, and transport mechanism.
Erosion Control Measures: Biological and mechanical.
Gully Control Measures: Vegetative, temporary and permanent gully control