Academic Year 2021/2022 - 2° Year - Curriculum Economico-progettuale
Teaching Staff: Giovanni Cascone
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: AGR/10 - Rural buildings and agro-forest land planning
Course Language: Italian
Taught classes: 28 hours
Exercise: 28 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Knowledge of construction elements technology and preliminary design, Design of plants and equipments for agricultural buildings, Bioclimatic building design, Design and supervision of agricultural buildings in relation to the Italian national standards.

Course Structure

Frontal teaching, exercises, technical visits.

Learning assessment consists in an oral and/or written ongoing test and a final oral test.

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 privided 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

Knowledge of construction elements technology: reinforced concrete structures, steel structures, bearing masonry, foundations, slabs, roofs. Sciece and techniques of constructions: load analysis, design stresses. Design of rural buildings in relation to the Italian national standards. The rural house. The bioclimatic design of rural houses. Elements for recovery and reuse of agricultural buildings. Economic and administrative documents in support of agricultural buildings designs: technical report, list of prices, price analysis, bill of quantities and costs, tender specifications. Plants and equipments design of cooling system for animal houses. Plants and equipments design for heating system and cooling system for greenhouses.

Exercises: Structural preliminary design of structural elements of agricultural buildings, Economic and administrative documents in support of the graphic design carried out in the course on "Agricultural buildings" (2nd year of the degree course on "Agrucultural science and technologies" - L25).

Textbook Information

1) Chiumenti R., Costruzioni rurali, RCS Libri, Milano, 2004.

2) Allen E., I fondamenti del costruire, McGraw-Hill Libri Italia, Milano, 1997.

3) Albright L. D., Environment control for animal and plants, The American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 1990.

4) Esmay M. L., Dixon J. E., Environmental control for agricultural buildings, The AVI Piblishing Company, Westport, Connecticut, 1986.

5) De Pascalis S., Progettazione bioclimatica, Dario Flaccovio Editore, Palermo, 2001.

6) Supporti didattici forniti dal docente.