Course code AQT254

AQT254 Basic Aquaculture Engineering

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Course responsible: Håkon Hoel Olsen
Teachers: Odd Ivar Lekang
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2012V
Course contents:
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.
Learning outcome:
The aim of the course is to give the student basic knowledge on technical equipment, methods and systems that are nessessary for aquaculture production.
Learning activities:
Lectures and exercices are used as learning methods. Models of components will also be demonstrated to increase the understanding of the function.
Teaching support:
Teachers are available in the course period by phone and e-mail.

Lekang, O.I. 2013. Aquaculture engineering  (Wiley - Blackwell) + information uploaded on Canvas.


Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Recommended prerequisites:
Written examination, 3 hours, counts 100%.
Nominal workload:
Lectures, exercises and homework, approx. 150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
General aquirements for Norwegian studies
Type of course:
2 * 2 hours per week, Lectures and exercises according to semester plan.
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 faculty's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: C3 Alle typer kalkulatorer, alle andre hjelpemidler - inkludert digitale
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / F