BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Course Information
TitleΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ ΒΙΟΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΩΝ / BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING
CodeΝ032Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001776

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

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600120560
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
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 completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. know basic elements of biosystems engineering 2. have developed an integrated vision of different topics related to agricultural engineering.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic concepts and examples of biosystems. Basic analysis tools of biosystems operation. Examples of models of different scale and applications. Monitoring and management of biosystems (objectives, constraints, decision making). Complete application examples (livestock units, biomass harvesting, greenhouse control, automation, sensing and control of processes in the agricultural sector, robotics, artificial intelligence, machinery - pumps, agricultural tractors, power production from biomass, animal waste management).
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching: Powerpoint. Laboratory exercises: projects
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures903.2
Laboratory Work301.1
Written assigments200.7
Total1405
Student Assessment
Description
25% oral exams 75% project
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
28-01-2019