Agricultural and forestry mechanization

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/09
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide a strong knowledge concerning:
- the fundamentals of the mechanisation for agriculture and forestry
- the main machines adequate to operate in mountain areas, included those for stables
- working safety
The expected learning outocomes are to be able to:
- choose the most adequate machines for operating in the mountain agriculture and in forestry;
- to define systemsfor the mechanisation of mountain stables
- to apply principles and rules related to occupational safety in mountain farms

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
AGR/09 - AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AND MECHANIZATION - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Facchinetti Davide
Syllabus
1. Recall of the main basic elements of agricultural mechanics: work, torque, power and rotational speed. Friction. Efficiency. Transmission components. (1 CFU) 2. The tractor (details). Coupling tractor-implements and its suitability (2 CFU) 3. Methodology of the machinery use in mountain agriculture and forestry, in Italy and in the other countries in which the forestry activity is normally operated at a high level of mechanization. (1.5 CFU) 4. Safety and ergonomics in forestry and mountain agriculture operations (0.5 CFU) 5. Technical visit to a manufacturer of small and hand-operated machines for forestry, with execution of tests and simulations relevant to the main unsolved problems of workplace safety in the forest sector. (1 CFU)
Lesson period
First semester
Lesson period
First semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Educational website(s)
Professor(s)
Reception:
by appointment
Via Celoria, 2 - ex DIA building (first on the right) - ground floor