AQP350 Planning and Design of Intensive Fish Farms
There may be changes to the course due to to corona restrictions. See Canvas and StudentWeb for info.
Showing course contents for the educational year 2017 - 2018 .
Course responsible: Børre Oddmunn Waagan
Teachers: Odd Ivar Lekang
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: EN
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2012V
Through the course, the students will gain new knowledge as well as utilise 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. The course has an international scope, and the planning of a farm for international and non-traditional species can be done. Topics for lectures are design and dimensioning of inlet, transfer pipelines, pump stations, fish handling, feed handling, farm design, site selection, superstructure principals, room program, planning and technical design.
Be able to design a fishfarm included a production plan for intensive fish farming
The course is based on lectures as mainly support the larger project assignmen, in addition to individual supervision.
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.
Evauation of project thesis. Grade A-F
Lectures and homework: approx. 110 hours. Exercises and group work with instruction: approx. 70 hours. Project work with individual supervision: approx. 320 hours.
General requirements for studies in Norway
Type of course:
Lectures: 3 hours per week, totalling 39 hours. Exercises and project work with supervision: 3 hours per week, totalling 39 hours.
External examiner on the project thesis..
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått