Advanced machinery and plant engineering in viticulture and enology

A.Y. 2020/2021
5
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/09
Language
English
Learning objectives
Increase of the knowledge of the operator's safety and ergonomics principles relevant to the mechanization in viticulture;

- assessment of the "winery system" in terms of inputs and wastes energy;

- acquisition of the theoretical and operational methods for the analysis of simple and complex systems of machinery and plants.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course,the student will be able to:

- assess the safety and the ergonomic levels of agricultural machinery used in viticulture;

- organize an efficient chain regarding the machines devoted to carry out the chemical distribution in vineyards;

- characterize the automation and innovation levels of machinery for the grape harvest;

- describe a winery in a systemic approach;

- assess the renewable energy impact for the wine industry;

- organize an automated winery by applying innovative technologies.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
AGR/09 - AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AND MECHANIZATION - University credits: 5
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
appointment
Department of Agricultural Engineering
Reception:
by appointment only (preferably defined via e-mail)
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali - via Celoria, 2 - 20133 Milano