Upon completion of this course, students will :
1. know the basic heat transfer modes in the livestocks and greenhouses.
2. become aware of their environmental parameters and energy needs in order to be able to intervene ensuring an appropriate internal environment.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Physiology of energy exchanges between the livestock and thermal microenvironment. Influence of ambient temperature. Models for determining the heat produced in the thermoneutral zone and lower critical temperature livestock. Method of calculation of the energy needs by vapor balance and the required ventilation. Agro-climatic zones in Greece. Thermal greenhouses needs. Heat transfer modes αpplicatios in the livestocks and greenhouses. Problem solving.