COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Structures and Irrigation * TEP   211 3 2 3 4

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. Abdullah Nafi BAYTORUN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ABDULLAH NAFİ BAYTORUN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To give general knowledge about the basic topics of Agricultural Structures and Irrigation as well as sustainable use of land and water resources
Content
Agricultural sructures, soil-water engineering structures, greenhouses, poultry and dairy houses, storage and conservation structures, water management and policies, relations between soil-water-plant-atmosphere, basic principals of irrigation and drainage, irrigation methods; gravity and pressurised irrigation methods

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
is be able to explain and apply basic theories related to major science and engineering courses in order to form a foundation which enables him/her to understand advanced level subjects related to his/her profession
X
2
is able to describe, intorduce and evaluate crop and animal production techniques, tools and equipment used in this area and explain role, importance and development of agriculture in national and world economy
X
3
is able to describe characteristics and interrelations of all stages from production to consumption in agricultural sector; is able to describe basic concepts related to efficienct and sustianable use of resources; is able to explain and apply basic econ
X
4
is able to explain concepts, thought, theory and methods related to major economic, social, natural, cultural, institutional, organizational and legal factors affecting activities in agricultural sector and rural areas, also national and international for
X
5
is able to apply basic principles of economics to the problemes encountered in agricultural sector
X
6
is able to show and express economic and social data to be used in agricultural decision making process in tables, graphs and mathematical symbols
X
7
is able to apply ecosystem, biodiversity, sustainable resource management, rural development, planning and technology use related knowledge to crop and animal production and marketing processes
X
8
determines required data related to the analysis of problems encountered in agricultural sector, critically examines and uses those data, selects a proper frame, model and method for the analysis, and evaluates results of the analysis
X
9
uses basic information technologies in the analysis of economic and social data and uses software prepared for this purpose and interpretes results
10
is able to carry studies related to his/her field independently and according to the legal procedures; is able to give consultancy, supervising, and expertise services in those fields; is able to join to team works
X
11
is able to get access to actual and updated information in the field; is able to inquire knowledge obtained and use them for public benefit according to the purpose selected
X
12
is able to communicate with sepacialist and non-specialist people both in verbal and written form; is able to select most appropriate communications methods; is able to develop cooperation with stakeholders on producer and organization basis
X
13
acquires general and professional foreign language command at a sufficient level to observe professional developments and communicate with colleagues;is able to use information and communication technologies
14
is able to identify problems that can be encountered in agricultural sector; determines their context, evaluates effects of solutions, projects and policies applied in this context, produces solutions, projects and policy alternatives, foresees possible
X
15
is able to describe historical development of the profession, ethical principles obligatory during the performance of the profession and to be consicous of meticulous application of these principles
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Perspectives and general concept of agricultural structures; soil-water structures Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
2 Crop and animal production structures; greenhouses Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
3 Farm buildings, storage and conservation structures Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
4 Land and water resources; water management and policies Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
5 Soil-plant-water-atmosphere relationships Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
6 Crop Water Requirement and Irrigation Scheduling Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
7 Perspectives and general concept of ırrigation Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
8 Irrigation methods, surface and pressurized irrigation systems Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
9 Mid-Term Exam Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
10 Surface irrigation methods (border, furrow etc) Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
11 Sprinkler irrigation Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
12 Drip irrigation Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
13 Drainage principles and methods Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
14 Water quality and salinity Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
15 Environmental impacts of irrigation and drainage projects, sustainability Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references
16-17 Final exam Relevant sections of the lecture notes and various references

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources