DRYING AND STORAGE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

Course Information
TitleΑΠΟΞΗΡΑΝΣΗ-ΑΠΟΘΗΚΕΥΣΗ ΓΕΩΡΓ.ΠΡΟΙΟΝΤΩΝ / DRYING AND STORAGE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
CodeΝ221Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001873

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Winter-5

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 26
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Winter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600120004
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will: 1. know the basic operating principles of drying equipment and components. 2 may make proper drying system design depending on the conditions and needs of production.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Setting the environmental conditions of storage spaces. Psychrometry, computational models of drying. Methods and mechanical drying of agricultural products. Planning and management of the drying process. Drying of seeds, grass and fruit trees. Energy sources and utilization in drying.
Keywords
Drying of agricultural products, storage
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching: Powerpoint. Laboratory exercises:
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures78
Laboratory Work13
Tutorial26
Project20
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
80% written exams 20% written work
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΞΗΡΑΝΣΗ-ΑΠΟΘΗΚΕΥΣΗ ΑΓΡΟΤΙΚΩΝ ΠΡΟΪΟΝΤΩΝ, Κ. ΑΚΡΙΤΙΔΗΣ, εκδ. ΓΙΑΧΟΥΔΗ – ΓΙΑΠΟΥΛΗ, 1993, Θεσσαλονίκη
Last Update
19-12-2018