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1 Greenhouse areas in Turkey, Greenhouse roles and development Resource screening, online search about greenhousing in Turkey
2 Greenhouse types and construction styles, Glass greenhouse, plastic gree house and specific greenhouse Resource screening, online search about greenhouse types
3 Greehouse planning, definition and objectives, regulations in greehouse construction, location, construction area, soil characteristics, land dimensions and shape, preparation of proposals Resource screening
4 Bearing structure and cover material, Steel and aliminium, glass, plastic, hard and semi hard plastics, materials for energy screens Resource screening
5 Greenouse structure materials, beams and glasses, assembling of covering material and ensuring isolation, tightening and assembling for plastic Resource screening, online search about cover materials
6 Assembling of hard plastic, Beams and colon systems (frames), foundation and concrete preparation, side wall, water chamfer, wind tighteners and front face Resource screening
7 Ventilation structures, ventilation systems in glass and plastic greenhouses, moving heat screens Resource screening
8 Mid-Term Exam Resource screening
9 Examples for the use of physicrometric diagram in greenhouses Resource screening, Solving numeric examples
10 Climatization of greenhouses during summer time. Ventilation, natural ventilation and air exchange, forced ventilation Resource screening, Solving numeric examples
11 Field visit to greenhouse farms Resource screening, Solving numeric examples
12 Cooling, evaporative cooling, air humidification Resource screening, Solving numeric examples
13 Cooling, Direct injection of water in greenhouse, direct humidification of plants, shadowing Resource screening
14 Climatization of greenhouses during winter time. Major principals of heat transfer, conduction, convection, radiation, air exchange, heat loss with condensation and evaporation Resource screening
15 Heat needs in greenhouses and heat consumptoin, Heating systems in greenhouses, construction types, circulation pumps, mixing valves and pipes Resource screening, Solving numeric examples
16-17 Term Exams Resource screening, online search about irrigation

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