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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
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The Department of Agricultural Engineering and Land Planning is made up of six units,Agric Structures,Geomatics,Land Planning, Power Machinery,Soil Engineering, Technology

AEL Courses

COURSES FOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES
ELB 210 - Land Surveying and Evaluation (3 Credits)
ELB 211 - Soil and Water Conservation (3 Credits)
ELB 220 - Farm Workshop Practice (2 Credits)
Semester 1; Pre-requisites: none; Co-requisites: none
Course Synopsis: Workshop safety. Metal and Woodwork: selection, treatment and storage of materials. Shaping and joining of materials. Main forms of metal shaping by rolling, casting, forging, cutting by handtools and basic machines. Joining of materials. Sheet and pipe work. Pipe work: water pipe fittings: cutting, threading and sealing of pipes and fittings. Workshop layout and workshop records. (1L-2P)
Lecturer: Mr Mazwiduma.
ELB 221 - Soil-Plant-Water Relations (3 Credits)
ELB 320 - Hydrology and Climatology (3 Credits)
ELB 321 - Tractor and Farm Implement Technology (3 Credits)
ELB 310 - Farm Structures (3 Credits)
ELB 410 - Agricultural Mechanization Management (3 Credits)
ELB 411 - Agricultural Processing (3 Credits)
ELB 420 - Land Drainage (3 Credits)
Key:
L - lecture hours per week
P - Practical hours per week
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An Associate Institution of the University of Botswana established through Act of Parliament No. 9 of 1991