ENGN 276

Agricultural and Horticultural Engineering

Course overview

You’ll learn all about the development of agricultural and horticultural design, water resources, machinery and crop support structures.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 100 course
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

Credits 15
Domestic fees $923.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Describe the key principles of surface groundwater resources, water supply and irrigation systems.
  2. Understand the operation of centre pivot and trickle irrigation systems.
  3. Recognise the key principles of new technologies in agriculture including Precision agriculture, robotics, and online monitoring.
  4. Describe how an internal combustion engine (2 Stroke / 4 Stroke) operate.
  5. Understand the design process of a component, including critical discussions, developing a business model, making a prototype and marketing presentation Research and present a competent written and oral report on an engineering related topic.

Course examiners

Majeed Safa

Dr Majeed Safa

Senior Lecturer

Department of Land Management and Systems