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FAO IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE PAPER 43Water lifting
by
P.L. Fraenkel
DirectorIntermediate Technology Power Limited Reading, UK
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONSRome, 1986
The designations employed and the presentationof material in this publication do not imply theexpression of any opinion whatsoever on the partof the Food and Agriculture Organization of theUnited Nations concerning the legal status of anycountry, territory, city or area or of its authorities,or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers orboundaries.
M-56ISBN 92-5-102515-0
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrievalsystem, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical,photocopying or otherwise, without the prior permission of the copyright owner.Applications for such permission, with a statement of the purpose and extent of thereproduction, should be addressed to the Director, Publications Division, Food andAgriculture Organization of the United Nations Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100Rome, Italy. © 
FAO 1986
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CONTENTS
PrefaceAcknowledgements1. INTRODUCTION1.1 Scope and purpose of this paper1.2 The increasing importance of irrigation1.3 Irrigation and the "Energy Crisis"1.4 Small-scale irrigation and development1.5 The choice of water lifting technique2. WATER LIFTING FOR IRRIGATION2.1 General principles of water lifting2.1.1 Definitions of Work, power, energy and efficiency2.1.2 Efficiency of components: the importance of matching2.1.3 Irrigation system losses2.1.4 Flow through channels and pipes2.1.5 Suction lift: the atmospheric limit2.1.6 Drawdown and seasonal variations of water level2.1.7 Review of a complete lift irrigation system2.1.8 Practical power requirements2.2 Outline of principles of small-scale irrigation2.2.1 Irrigation water requirements2.2.2 Nett irrigation requirement2.2.3 Gross irrigation requirement2.2.4 Pumping requirement
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