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On completion of this module students should be able to: Outline the design approach for buildings for animal production. Describe the relevant planning and environmental legislation. Outline the minimum specifications for agricultural buildings. Calculate key parameters for heating and ventilation. Highlight the main features of construction materials. Design the key building layouts (pig, poultry, cattle, sheep, horses). Recommend the appropriate siting of buildings into the landscape. Outline health and safety issues and environmental emissions associated with livestock buildings.Indicative Module Content:
Design approach for buildings for animal production. Planning and environmental legislation. Minimum specifications for agricultural buildings. Heating and ventilation. Construction materials. Building layouts (pig, poultry, cattle, sheep, horses). Siting of buildings in the landscape. Health and safety issues and environmental emissions associated with livestock buildings.
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|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students ideally should have studied Engineering, Science or Agricultural Science subjects.
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• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback provided post-assessment.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31||Mon 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|