Development of Android Application for Optimization of Irrigation System Capacity

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Manjula Gaddi, G Pooja, Sachin Karant, Rakesh, Basanagouda F. Ronad


This paper presents development of android application for optimization of irrigation pumps. Methodology for assessment of crop water requirement, hydraulic head assessment and power rating is defined. Further, the android application structure, development procedure and its working sequences are presented. Validation of the application is taken up through case studies in Bagalkot Dist. 10 case studies are conducted. Actual field data is collected from farmers and tested for validation in the proposed application. It is observed that, the results of application match exactly with analytical calculations carried for each case. Farmers and consultants can install application for their localized use and for consultancy. It is concluded that the proposed application will help farmers and consultants to optimally resize their existing irrigation pump systems..

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