COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Mechanization * BBP   210 4 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Mehmet Serdar ÖZTEKİN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.MEHMET SERDAR ÖZTEKİN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Introducing to the agricultural machineries and technologies to reduce food losses and to increase food quality and quantity
Content
Introduction to the agricultural mechanization, energy in agriculture, internal combustion engines, tractors,application of mechanization on tillage, drilling, planting, fertilizer and manure application, spraying, irrigation, harvesting, post harvest applications

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic engineering and agricultural engineering
X
2
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
X
3
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
X
4
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
5
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
X
6
Breeding in Horticulture, developing new cultivars and producing propagation materials of new developed varieties
X
7
Using and applying biotechnology in horticulture
8
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
X
9
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
X
10
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
X
11
Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and having skills in terms of team work under different conditions
12
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
X
13
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
X
14
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Energy in agriculture Studying the lecture notes
2 Internal combustion engines Studying the lecture notes
3 Management in agricultural mechanization Studying the lecture notes
4 Ergonomics Studying the lecture notes
5 Management, decision making Studying the lecture notes
6 Tillage equipments Studying the lecture notes
7 Drilling machines Studying the lecture notes
8 Mid-Term Exam Studying the lecture notes
9 Planting machines Studying the lecture notes
10 Fertilization Studying the lecture notes
11 Irrigation machines Studying the lecture notes
12 Harvest machines Studying the lecture notes
13 Threshing machines Studying the lecture notes
14 Post harvest processes Studying the lecture notes
15 Storage of Agricultural crops Studying the lecture notes
16-17 Final exam Studying the lecture notes

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources