Course syllabus PHD_M047_N - Agrophysics (TF - 2020/2021 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Engineering
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Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Semester: Control Systems in Production Engineering - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Control Systems in Production Engineering - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Machinery and Mechanization of Agricultural Production - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Machinery and Mechanization of Agricultural Production - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
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.
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:
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.

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)
Last modification:
3. 3. 2020
doc. RNDr. Vlasta Vozárová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 03/03/2020.

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