Course code AQP350

AQP350 Planning and Design of Intensive Fish Farms

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Course responsible: Odd Ivar Lekang
Teachers: Håkon Hoel Olsen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2012V
Course contents:
Through the course, the students will gain new knowledge as well as utilize previously acquired knowledge in a process where they will plan and design an intensive land-based fish farm. The plan will be adapted for an actual site and an actual production. Topics for lectures are design and dimensioning of inlet, transfer pipelines, pump stations, fish handling, feed handling, farm design, site selection, superstructure principles, room program, planning and technical design.
Learning outcome:
Be able to design a land-based fish farm included a production plan for intensive fish farming
Learning activities:
The course is based on lectures as mainly support the larger project assignmen, in addition to individual supervision.
Teaching support:
The course teacher is available for support in connection with exercises in working hours, and by e-mail and phone outside of the teaching hours.
The syllabus will be distributed at the beginning of the course.
AQT254 - Aquaculture Production, or similar knowledge in the area. AQP211 - Production Technology in Aquaculture, or similar knowledge.
Recommended prerequisites:
Evauation of project thesis. Grade A-F
Nominal workload:
Lectures and homework: approx. 110 hours. Exercises and group work with instruction: approx. 70 hours. Project work with individual supervision: approx. 320 hours.
Entrance requirements:
General requirements for studies in Norway
Type of course:
2*2 hours per week. Lectures and supervising project thesis.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / F