AMD Graduate Courses

AENG 202. Engineering Similitude

Theory of similitude and its application to engineering models. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 comp). Credit 3 units. Offered 2nd semester only. Prerequisite: COI.

AENG 260. Experimental Stress Analysis

Elasticity, brittle-coating methods, strain measurement methods and related instrumentation; principles of testing and inspection of engineering materials. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 computation). credit 3 units. Offered 1st semester only. Prerequisite: ENSC 13 or its equivalent.

AENG 261. Agricultural Machinery Design

Design and testing of agricultural machinery to meet their functional and economic requirements. 8 hrs (2 class, 6 comp). Credit 4 units. Offered 2nd semester only. Prerequisite: COI.

AENG 262. Advanced Soil Mechanics of Tillage and Traction

Soil failure theories, traction, compaction and floatation on agricultural soils; tillage tool design. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). Credit 3 units. Offered 1st semester only. Prerequisite: ABE 145 or ABE 180 or COI.

AENG 263. Crop Establishment Engineering

Dynamics of seeding and transplanting; soil seed and seedling–machine interactions . 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). Credit 3 units. Offered 1st and 2nd semester. Prerequisite: ABE 145 or ABE 180 or SOIL 1.

AENG 264. Pesticide Application Equipment

Design, operation and the efficient and safe use of pesticide application equipment for crops. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). Credit 3 units. Offered 1st semester only. Prerequisite: ABE 42.

AENG 265. Design of Harvesting and Threshing Machinery

Theory of operation of and design of harvesters and threshers. 3 hrs (class). credit 3 units. Offered 2nd semester only. Prerequisite: ABE 42 or COI.

AENG 266. Advanced Agricultural Energy and Power Engineering

Conventional and non-conventional energy sources; engine test on dynamometers; design of alternative power sources. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). Credit 3 units. Offered 2nd semester only. Prerequisite: ABE 41 or COI.

AENG 270. Instrumentation for Engineering Research

Instruments and principles of measurement and control of temperature, humidity, strain, moisture content, and pressure and fluid flow in engineering process; principles of digital measurements. 6 hrs (3 class, 3 lab). credit 4 units. Offered 2nd semester only. Prerequisite: EE 1 or its equivalent.

AENG 290. Special Problems

May be taken twice provided that the total number of units to be credited to the student’s program will not exceed 4 units. credit 1-3 units. Offered 1st and 2nd semester. Prerequisite: COI.

AENG 291. Special Topics

May be taken twice provided that the total number of units to be credited to the student’s program will not exceed 4 units. credit 1-3 units. Offered 2nd semester only. Prerequisite: COI.

AENG 300. Master’s Thesis

Credit 6 units. Offered 1st semester, 2nd semester, and summer.

AENG 400. Doctoral Dissertation 

Credit 12 units. Offered 1st semester, 2nd semester, and summer.

Institute of Agricultural Engineering

University of the Philippines Los Baños
College of Engineering & Agro-Industrial Technology
University of the Philippines Los Baños
Laguna 4031
Telefax No. +63 (49) 536-8745, 536-2686, 536-3291, 536-3606