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
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 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 principals, room program, planning and technical design.
Be able to design a land-based fish farm 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:
2*2 hours per week. Lectures and supervising project thesis.
External examiner on the project thesis. The procedures and considerations that have been made when assessing the final examination are described in a standardised form that follows the assessment work.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / F