BREE 416 Engineering for Land Development (3 credits)

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Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)


Bioresource Engineering : Engineering aspects of land stewardship and water resource conservation, including: introduction to the hydrologic cycle and agricultural water use; computation of soil loss by water erosion; conservation farming practices; reservoirs and embankments; water and sediment control structures; stream restoration and water supply; wetlands and wetland design; irrigation principles and design; pumps and pumping; introduction to drainage and water table management.

Terms: Fall 2023

Instructors: Prasher, Shiv; Qi, Zhiming (Fall)

  • Prerequisite: BREE 217

  • 3 lectures and one 2-hour lab per week or design problems.

  • The passing grade for the prerequisite (BREE 217) is B-.

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