Course code LauZ4214

Credit points 4

Agricultural Machinery II

Total Hours in Course160

Number of hours for lectures32

Number of hours for laboratory classes32

Independent study hours96

Date of course confirmation14.02.2017

Responsible UnitInstitute of Agricultural Machinery

Course developers

author Lauksaimniecības tehnikas institūts

Kaspars Vārtukapteinis

Dr. sc. ing.

author Lauksaimniecības tehnikas institūts

Jānis Palabinskis

Dr. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

LauZ4066, Hydraulics and Hidraulic Drive I

Meha4008, Theoretical Mechanics I

Course abstract

Environment and object of the work of agricultural machinery: soil, stalked, liquid, pouring, absorbent, biologically active, chemically aggressive materials. Technologies of agricultural operations: regimes, energetic and costs. Conditioning and storing of plant production. Constructions of machinery: agritechnical requirements, technological parameters, technological and kinematic scheme.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge of agricultural machines, their construction, operation and control.
• Skills to apply knowledge in practical use of machines.
• Competence of agricultural machinery evaluation, selection and usage

Compulsory reading

1. CersJ. Kombaini. Rīga, 2006. 30 lpp.
2. Āboltiņš A., Palabinskis J. Graudu kaltēšana un uzglabāšana. Jelgava: LLU, 2007. 74 lpp.
3. Zāles lopbarības sagatavošanas tehnoloģijas un mašīnas. J.Pankovs, S.Ivanovs, D.Viesturs. Ulbroka: LLU Ulbrokas ZC, 2004. 125 lpp.
4. Lauksaimniecības mašīnas. J.Ozola red. Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1993. 413 lpp.

Further reading

1. Graudu pirmapstrāde un uzglabāšana. Lauksaimniecības žurnāla "AgroTops"biblioteka 2013. 50 lpp.
2. Landtechnik. Hrsg. von H. Eichhorn. 7. Aufl. Stuttgart: Ulmer, 1999. 688 S.
3. CIGR handbook of agricultural engineering. Edited by CIGR - The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering. St.Joseph : American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1999. - Vol.3: Plant production engineering. 632 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Kvalitatīvas lopbarības sagatavošana un uzglabāšana. Lauksaimniecības žurnāla "AgroTops"biblioteka 2015. 50 lpp.
2. Agro Tops. Rīga: Aģentūra Agro apgāds. ISSN 1407-5164. Pieejams:www.agrotops.lv/
3. Saimnieks LV. Rīga: TEE BIO, 2004- ISSN 1691-1598. Pieejams:http://www.saimnieks.lv/Zurnals/.