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Soil and Water Conservation Engineering - Introduction to Erosion Control Measures

Learn how to effectively use bunds and terraces in soil and water conservation engineering in this free online course.

Environmental Studies
Free Course
This free online course on erosion control measures will guide you through methods to curtail soil and water erosion. Start the course today and learn about engineering methods of water erosion control from the classifications and design parameters of bunds and terraces. This course will teach you how to effectively design erosion control structures and improve your conservation practices.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

The free online course, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering - Introduction to Erosion Control Measures, will enable you to recognize soil and water conservation practices and problems. You will learn about erosion control methods from bunds and terraces as engineering methods of water erosion control.

In this course, you will learn about the types and characteristics of bunds such as contour bunds and graded bunds, including the design parameters and problems with contour and graded bunds. You will then learn about the types and features of terraces from bench terraces and broad-base terraces, as well as various problems with the design of bench terraces and broad-base terraces.

This course on erosion control measures aims at teaching the importance and practices of erosion control. This course is aimed at students, researchers, professionals, conservationists, and anyone with an interest in soil and water conservation practices. Start the course today and learn about engineering methods of water erosion control that will improve your conservation practices.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:


  • Discuss the general features and adaptability of bunds and terraces
  • Identify the various types of bunds and terraces
  • Utilize the available data for designing soil and water conservation structures
  • Discuss how to evaluate various soil conservation measures
  • Solve real-life soil and water conservation problems
  • Discuss the limitations of bunds and terraces in erosion control

Certification

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