|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||2 x 1 hour lectures per week|
|Practical||5 x 3 hour practicals during semester|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Assignments (2): Systems performance analysis - outcomes assessed 1, 2||20%|
|Semester Assessment||Farm wastes presentation - outcomes assessed 3||30%|
|Semester Assessment||Farm buildings assignment - outcomes assessed 3||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Candidates must re-take the element of assessment that led to failure of the module||100%|
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Analyse mechanized system performance.
Design/select machine systems and system elements.
Specify and design appropriate farm buildings, storage facilities and systems.
This module is designed to provide a thorough technical understanding of crop and livestock mechanization systems. It will also enable students to identify relevant factors associated with the design and construction of buildings for livestock housing and handling, crop storage and the handling, storage and processing of farm waste. The assessment weighting and title have been amended.
Culpin C (1986) Farm Machinery Collins Primo search Shippen J M, Ellin C R, and Clover C H (1980) Basic farm machinery Pergamon Primo search Witney B (1988) Choosing and using farm machines Longman Scientific & Technical Primo search
This module is at CQFW Level 5