GREENHOUSES

Course Information
TitleΘΕΡΜΟΚΗΠΙΑ / GREENHOUSES
Code416Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420001376

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
600142723
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 completion of this course, students will : 1. recognize the basic types of greenhouses and the design requirements according to Eurocodes. 2. become aware of their environmental parameters in order to be able to intervene ensuring an appropriate internal environment.
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
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
General principles. Types of greenhouses. Loads. Eurocode use. Roof slope. Foundations. Materials of frame- coverage and their properties. Analysis of environmental parameters. Laws convection. Greenhouse effect. Humidity, ventilation, enrichment with CO2, lighting, cooling. Environmental control systems (heating, cooling, etc.). Use mild sources of energy for heating greenhouses.
Keywords
Greenhouses, environmental parameters, ventilation
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 Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching: Powerpoint. Laboratory exercises
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Laboratory Work
Tutorial
Total
Student Assessment
Description
80% written exams 10% laboratory exams 10% assignment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις "Θερμοκήπια" - Νικήτα - Μαρτζοπούλου Χρυσούλα, 1985
Last Update
11-05-2020