AQT254 Basic Aquaculture Engineering
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Course responsible: Odd Ivar Lekang
Teachers: Bjørn Frode Eriksen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: EN
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This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2012V
The course gives an overview over technical equipment used in aquaculture production, how it function and is constructed. The course is divided in three modules, 1. Water transport and water treatment, 2. Production units, 3. Additional necessary equipment.
The aim of the course is to give the student basic knowledge on technical equipment, methods and systems that are nessessary for aquaculture production.
Lectures and exercices are used as learning method. Models of components will also be shown to increase the understanding of the function.
Teachers are available in the course period by phone and e-mail.
Lekang, O.I. 2013. Aquaculture engineering (Wiley - Blackwell) + information uploaded on fronter.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
AQF200, or equivalent.
Written examination, 3 hours, counts 100%.
Lectures, exercises and homework, approx. 150 hours.
General aquirements for Norwegian studies
Type of course:
2 hours per week.
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått