Tractor end equipments for Viticulture. 5 CFU
Units of measurement and physics recalls. Organization of agricultural machinery work. Working time. Criteria for the choice of machines and construction sites. Mechanization costs analysis. Machines and equipment for vineyard management (preliminary work, plant, above-ground management). Machines and methods of intervention for crop operations in the vineyard: soil processing, mechanical and chemical weeding, distribution of fertilizers and soil improvers, distribution of pesticides, spalling; peeling and pruning. Machines for the easy and integral harvesting of grapes. Precision viticulture.
Enological plant engineering. 3 CFU
From the field to the cellar: overview of the main machines for the mechanical harvesting of grapes and transport wagons. Reception and management of production in the cellar (weighs, analyzers), transport systems for solid and semi-solid materials (screw conveyors, technical notes and sizing). Transport of liquid materials (alternative and rotary volumetric pumps, rotodynamic pumps). Main oenological machines: crushing-destemming, destemming-crushing, destemming machines, vinifiers, static and dynamic separators, svinatori, machines for the exhaustion of the marc (continuous and discontinuous presses) and for the clarification of musts and wines (centrifuges, decanters and floaters) .