Agricultural mechanics

Academic Year 2021/2022 - 2° Year
Teaching Staff: Giampaolo Schillaci and Giuseppe Ezio Manetto
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: AGR/09 - Agricultural machinery and mechanization
Course Language: Italian
Taught classes: 28 hours
Exercise: 28 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Giving Students knowledge of characteristics of machinery and of their impact on the crop, worker, environment.

Course Structure

Lectures, with presentations of case studies, technical examination, drafting of technical papers.

If teaching is given in a mixed formula or remotely, necessary changes may be introduced to what was previously stated in order to comply with the provided and reported Syllabus.

Learning assessment may also be carried out on line, should the conditions require it.

As a guarantee of equal opportunities and in compliance with current laws, interested students can ask for a personal interview in order to plan any compensatory and/or dispensatory measures, based on their specific needs and on teaching objectives of the discipline.
It is also possible to ask the departmental contacts of CInAP (Center for Active and Participatory Integration - Services for Disabilities and/or DSAs), in the persons of professors Giovanna Tropea Garzia and Anna De Angelis.

Detailed Course Content

The course deals with a first (short) part of mechanics elements; the second part concern agricultural machines (from seeding to harvesting), taking into account setting of machines for a correct use, their impact on environment and about safe aspects.

Textbook Information

Professor’s hand out and power point

Class Notes

Lazzari e Mazzetto , “Meccanica e Meccanizzazione" Ed. Reda