The course on Farm Machinery is designed for undergraduate students of Agricultural Engineering, Practicing Engineers, Machinery Manufacturers and Research Scientists. The contents comprises of basic principles and the use of modern technology, viz, Image Processing, Microcontrollers, Sensors and Embedded Systems. Design of horticultural machines and equipment are specially included considering the need of the hour. Suitable examples in the form of problems and their solutions are included for the students to get clarity about the various concepts discussed on each topic. Use of machines Custom hiring and mechanization of small farms are also discussed under each level of mechanization for the readership to appreciate the importance of the machines used.
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Final Exam (in-person, invigilated, currently conducted in India) is mandatory for Certification and has INR Rs. 1100 as exam feeINTENDED AUDIENCE:
Students of 3rd yrs B.Tech./BE (Agricultural Engineering) or 4th yrs. B.Sc, Agricultural courses of Agricultural UniversitieslINDUSTRY SUPPORT:
Tractor companies like, M&M Ltd. TAFE Ltd., Escorts Ltd., Eicher Ltd., Punjab Tractors Ltd. and several Farm Machinery Manufacturers in the country.