Course syllabus PHD_M047_N - Agrophysics (TF - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Course unit code: PHD_M047_N
Course unit title: Agrophysics
Level of study: 3.
Course supervisor: doc. RNDr. Vlasta Vozárová, PhD.
Supervising department: Department of Physics (TF)
Semester: Control Systems in Production Engineering - doctoral (elective), 2. year
Machinery and Mechanization of Agricultural Production - doctoral (elective), 2. year
Machinery and Mechanization of Agricultural Production - doctoral (elective), 2. year
Teaching hours per week: 1/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods : lectures
1/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
13/0 (hours of lectures per semester / hours of seminars per semester)
attendance method
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning): full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated: Exam (10 credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods :
Elaboration and presentation of seminar work - 40 points, final written exam - 60 points. To gain grade A (excellent) it is required at least 93 points, grade B (very good) at least 86 points, grade C (good) at least 79 points, grade D (satisfactory) at least 72 points and grade E (sufficient) at least 64 points.
 
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will obtain some new knowledges about properties of agricultural materials. Students will be able to use obtained knowledges during the next study and research. After finishing of the subject student will know methods of research work.
 
Course contents:
Extended knowledge of plant materials dimensional characteristics, plant tissues mechanical properties and measurement methods in relation to the processing technology. Overview and analysis of physical properties of fruit, vegetable, cereals etc. Physical principles of physiological processes in the plants. Measurement methods in the agrophysics. Methods of experimental data processing in the agrophysics.
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
BOŽIKOVÁ, M. -- HLAVÁČ, P. Selected physical properties of agricultural and food products. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovak University of Agriculture, 2010. 170 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0428-4.

Recommended:
Transactions of ASABE, International Agrophysics, Research in Agricultural Engeneering, Acta Technologica Agriculturae, Poľnohospodárstvo

 
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s): doc. RNDr. Vlasta Vozárová, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
 
Supervisor signature and last modification: 25. 2. 2019


Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/25/2019.

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