ENGN 023

Engineering I

Course overview

You’ll be introduced to engineering applications around the farm, including structures, materials and building technology, water technology, land information systems and surveying, as well as machines and electricity, engineering impacts and hazards.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 2 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $1,014.00

What you will learn

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

  1. Be able to obtain information from plans, maps and aerial photographs.
  2. Have a basic understanding of farm building concepts and properties of construction materials
  3. Describe basic systems of water systems including pumping, transport, extraction and irrigation systems.
  4. Have a basic understanding of agricultural and horticultural machinery, particularly tractors.
  5. Describe methods of tillage, pesticide application, harvesting and important aspects of agricultural and horticultural machine safety.
  6. Develop you skill to have a practical communication with engineers and use their engineering knowledge on farms.

Course examiners

Majeed Safa

Dr Majeed Safa

Senior Lecturer

Department of Land Management and Systems