COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Soil Physics * TYP   210 4 2 3 5

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. Alkhan SARIYEV
Instructors
Prof.ALKHAN SARIYEV1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Determination of the basic soil physical Features, Soil texture and structure, Porosity, soil water and soil temperature, knowing the lift-off effects on physical productivity.
Content
Porous Soil Environment;; Soil texture and structure; Soil water content and types of potential, availability, and soil water characteristic curve; The hydraulic conductivity, soil water flow, infiltirasyon; Soil temperature and soil heat flux.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Makes aplication of engineering design of irrigation systems and conducts tests about the materıals used ın these systems and preapares reports
X
2
Developes and implements strategies for wastewater, drainage water, runoff water such as treated waste water re-use of non-conventional water without adversely affecting the environment, makes laboratory analysis about saline alkali soils and water suita
X
3
Prepares project about soil and water structures, animal houses, storage structures and crop production structures. Analyzes in terms of static and strength. Determines the properties of materials used in construction and makes the relevant tests.
X
4
Designs crop production systems, controls environmental domestic conditions and operates, makes the selection of materials to be used, tests and prepares a report.
X
5
Designs and projects small dams, ponds. Prepares and implements flood action plans within the scope of integrated watershed management.
X
6
Developes and implement s strategies of sustainable water management for the purposes of protecting water resources and agricultural production.
X
7
Developes and implements irrigation programmes using the soil-plant-water relations and soil engineering properties
X
8
Prepares land consolidation projects and applies. Provides farm developing systems. Prepares and implements rural development projects.
X
9
Exposes the problems about soil and water conservation (erosion) and water harvesting, prepares and implements the project.
X
10
Etudes drainage of agricultural lands, plans drainage systems,prepares projects and makes aplications, selects materials to be used, tests and prepares a report
X
11
Plans activities related to operation, maintenance and repairs irrigation network,developes project formulations in monitoring and evaluations, operates the irrigation networks.
X
12
Works independently and takes responsibility
X
13
Has the ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental researches,and acquires the skill of analyzing and interpreting the complex issiues occured during this process .
X
14
Creates effective solutions for sustainable agricultural production
X
15
Accesses to the resources in the field, uses of these resources and continuous self-improvement
X
16
Developes projects to protect natural resources like water,and offers the benefit to society, using the information of basic engineering, basic agricultural engineering and agricultural structures and irrigation engineering .
X
17
Has the ability to analyze problems ,make decisions and solve about professional subjects
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Soil porosity, soil pores classification of soil porosity measurement, soil bulk density Basic Soil Information is required
2 Soil texture; Textur analysis methods; soil structure, soil structure, classification of the formation of aggregates (development) and durability, structural analysis and measurement of the soil. Basic Soil Information is required
3 The water content of the soil, on the basis of mass measurement; Volume on the basis of the water content; equivalents water depth; Degree of saturation,conversion formulas of clay -water content. Basic Soil Information is required
4 Soil water content measured by gravimetric method,methods used in measuring soil water content indirectly PROBLEMS Basic Soil Information is required
5 Measurement of soil water energy, capillarity, soil water potential / energy measurement units Basic Soil Information is required
6 Moving water saturated condition; Darcys Law in the unsaturated water movement conditions Basic Soil Information is required
7 The burden of soil water measurement matrix, tensiometer, soil water characteristic curve, keeping the water in the soil, plant-available water Basic Soil Information is required
8 Midterm Exam Basic Soil Information is required
9 Hydraulic conductivity measurement by the method of free-draining, water-saturated conditions, hydraulic conductivity (permeability) Measurement of water under the burden of constant permeability measurement, the variable permeability of the soil under the weight of water measurement. Basic Soil Information is required
10 O2/CO2 movement in the soil, mixing and causes the gas diffusion and basic concepts in soil gas diffusion Basic Soil Information is required
11 The mathematical definition of the movement of salt in the soil, intermixed washing, washing trials, basic concepts, capillary tubes bathing Basic Soil Information is required
12 The general definitions of the movement of heat in the soil; mathematical description of conduction heat transfer Basic Soil Information is required
13 Sin function of soil temperature estimation, the solution of heat conduction equation Sin curve. Basic Soil Information is required
14 Determination of the thermal properties of the soil Basic Soil Information is required
15 Soil Physical assessment of the maintenance of soil productivity Basic Soil Information is required
16-17 PROBLEM SOLUTIONS

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