SRJC Course Outlines

6/13/2024 12:21:13 PMHORT 195.3 Course Outline as of Fall 2002

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Discipline and Nbr:  HORT 195.3Title:  LANDCADD: IRRIG PLANS  
Full Title:  LANDCADD: Irrigation Plans
Last Reviewed:3/12/2007

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled2.006 max.Lecture Scheduled12.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total30.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  24.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Introduction to computer assisted landscape drafting utilizing the LANDCADD software program to execute professional quality irrigation plans. Course covers getting started with LANDCADD, with particular attention given to placing irrigation heads, defining zones, placing pipe, drip irrigation, mainline pipe layout/placement, and completing an irrigation plan layout.

Course Completion of HORT 94A ( or AG 94A)

Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of APTECH 46 ( or APTECH 56 or ENGR 56 or ENGR 22)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to computer assisted landscape drafting utilizing LANDCADD. Basic LANDCADD irrigation plans, including: placing irrigation heads, defining zones, mainline pipe placement, and completing an irrigation plan.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of HORT 94A ( or AG 94A)
Recommended:Course Completion of APTECH 46 ( or APTECH 56 or ENGR 56 or ENGR 22)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Create a new irrigation project using LandCADD software.
2. Develop a computer drafted irrigation plan from a schematic drawing.
3. Differentiate among and utilize a number of methods for placing and
arranging irrigation heads and/or emitters in a plan.
4. Define the irrigation zones for spray sprinklers and drip irrigation
5. Arrange lateral and mainline pipe in an irrigation plan.
6. Determine and apply correct symbols and labeling styles for various
aspects of an irrigation plan layout.

Topics and Scope
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I. Beginning the Project
  A. Adding a project
  B. Default CAD settings
  C. Plot scales
II. Irrigation Design
  A. Getting Started
       1. symbol configuration
       2. head configuration
  C. Placing Irrigation Heads
       1. auto head layout
       2. locate on edge
       3. single head placement
  D. Zones
       1. what are they?
     2. defining and using zones to place sprinkler heads
  E. Placing Pipe
       1. placing lateral and mainline pipes
       2. autopipe layout
          a. placing laterals
          b. autosizing laterals
       3. autosizing laterals
  F. Drip Irrigation
       1. designing subsurface irrigation systems
       2. labeling zones
       3. drip emitter location
  G. Mainline Pipe Design/Placement
       1. mainline pipe settings
       2. drawing mainline pipe
       3. autosizing
  H. Completing an Irrigation Plan
       1. symbols
       2. table

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1. Place and arrange irrigation heads in a drawing.
2. Create irrigation zones for spray sprinklers and drip irrigation
systems in a drawing.
3. Produce a complete irrigation plan for a landscape site.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 80%
Class performances, Performance exams, Computer generated drawings.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Attendance; participation; following instructions.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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LandCADD Training Manual, 2001.
Instructor prepared materials.

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