Dr Peter Tweddle

Dr Peter Tweddle
Agricultural Engineer
Tel: 031 508 7400 (Switchboard)
Tel: 031 508 7434 (Direct)
Role
Agricultural mechanisation research:

– Farm machinery and road transport systems,
– Analysis and costing of systems.

Expertise
Farm infrastructure, irrigation and mechanisation systems engineering.
Research Interests
Mechanisation and transport initiatives:

– System analyses, costings and optimisation.
– Equipment performance and efficiencies.
– Sugarcane logistics and vehicle optimisation.
– RTMS and PBS vehicles.
– Soil compaction and stool damage.
– Farming systems.
– New technology.

Qualifications
BSc Eng (University of Natal), PhD (UKZN)