COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Mechanization * TYP   215 3 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. Ali Musa BOZDOĞAN
Instructors
Prof. Dr.ALİ MUSA BOZDOĞAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To give information about definition, advantages-disadvantages, indicators of agricultural mechanization and agricultural machinery.
Content
Definition of Agricultural Mechanization, its advantages and disadvantages. Energy and energy sources in agriculture. Internal combustion engines. Agricultural tractors. Management in Agricultural Mechanization. Ergonomy in Agricultural Mechanization. Safety in Agricultural Mechanization. Soil tillage machinery. Sowing, Transplanting, and Fertilizing Machinery. Crop Protection Machinery. Irrigation Machinery. Harvest-Treshing Machinery. Post Harvest Machinery. Mechanzation in Animal Husbandry.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
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
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.
4
Designs crop production systems, controls environmental domestic conditions and operates, makes the selection of materials to be used, tests and prepares a report.
5
Designs and projects small dams, ponds. Prepares and implements flood action plans within the scope of integrated watershed management.
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
8
Prepares land consolidation projects and applies. Provides farm developing systems. Prepares and implements rural development projects.
9
Exposes the problems about soil and water conservation (erosion) and water harvesting, prepares and implements the project.
10
Etudes drainage of agricultural lands, plans drainage systems,prepares projects and makes aplications, selects materials to be used, tests and prepares a report
11
Plans activities related to operation, maintenance and repairs irrigation network,developes project formulations in monitoring and evaluations, operates the irrigation networks.
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
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 Definition of Agricultural Mechanization, its advantages and disadvantages. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
2 Energy and energy sources in agriculture. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
3 Thermic engines. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
4 Tractors. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
5 Management in Agricultural Mechanization. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
6 Ergonomy in Agricultural Mechanization. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
7 Safety in Agricultural Mechanization. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
8 Mid-Term exam. To study book and web-sites.
9 Soil tillage machinery. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
10 Sowing, Transplanting, and Fertilizing Machinery. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
11 Crop Protection Machinery. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
12 Irrigation Machinery. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
13 Harvest-Treshing Machinery. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
14 Post Harvest Machinery. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
15 Mechanzation in Animal Husbandry. To study book and web-sites related to topic.
16-17 Final exam. To study book and web-sites.

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources