WAREHOUSE, STORAGE AND GREENHOUSE ENGINEERING

Course ID: IBU-SE>BM-S
Course title: WAREHOUSE, STORAGE AND GREENHOUSE ENGINEERING
Semester: 5 / Winter
ECTS: 4
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 30 hours
Field of study: Biology
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: optional
Prerequisites: Construction Technology, civil engineering, concrete structures, metal structures, foundation engineering, spatial planning
Contact person: dr Rafał Idzikowski
Short description: Warehouses as civilian objects play an important role in the national economy. Warehouses enable the storage of products and enable their efficient distribution. Warehouses of mineral fertilizers service objects in the farming. Greenhouses provide the right conditions for efficient crop production
Full description: Warehouses – division and functions, the organization of warehouse processes. Loading units, storage equipment, storage methods of warehouse stock. Storage methods and conditions, usable area arrangement of warehouses for mineral fertilizers and crop protection chemicals. Production programmes and the types of functional systems of the greenhouse facilities. Storage conditions of grain and seeds, method and equipment for their forming, types of warehouse facilities
Bibliography: 1. Gwynne Richards: Warehouse Management. A complete guide to improving efficiency and minimizing costs in the modern warehouse. ISBN 978 0 7494 6934 4, 2011 2. Douglas M. Lambert, James R. Stock, Lisa M. Ellram: Fundamentals of Logistics Management. The McGraw-Hill Companies. ISBN 0 07 115752 2, 1998. 3. Mecalux Company products informations. 4. Hoermann Company products informations
Learning outcomes: The student knows the purpose of warehouses the rules of organization of warehouse processes in storage facilities according to their place in the logistical system and function in the economy; knows systematics and characteristics of storage facilities and their structure, utilities installation and technical equipment; knows the requirements for locating a greenhouse, basic farming methods and the types of functional systems; knows structural construction and components used in greenhouse engineering Skills The student is able to design a functional system and construction solution for a storage facility according to its place in the logistic system or function in the economy; can select the devices used in technological warehousing process; is able to design a structure layout of a greenhouse and plan its interior in accordance with the given spacial form. Social competences The student demonstrates an understanding of the importance of storage facilities in the flow of durable goods in the national economy; is able to develop additional abilities on the basis of the knowledge acquired in this course.
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: credit is given on the basis of the student's project, ranking lectures for the evaluation; grade obtained at classes (60%) + grade obtained at lectures (40%)

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