COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Plant Protection Machinery TMT   305 5 2 2 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. Ali BAYAT
Instructors
Prof. Dr.ALİ BAYAT1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to teach the following chapters to the students; pesticide application methods used in chemicalcontrol, pesticide formulations, factors affecting pesticide deposition on target surface, factors on pesticed drift, liquides attomizing methods, selection, operation and maintenance of plant protection machines.
Content
In this course, student learns the following chapters; chemical control method as a part of IPM in pest, disease and weed control, pesticide formulations, target surfaces, spray droplets, hydraulic nozzles, manually carried hydraulic sprayers, , tractor driven hydraulic sprayers, air assisted field and orchard sprayers, controlled droplet application technique (CDA), Chemical applications with electrostatically charged spray, spray drift, seed treatment and space treatment machines, fogging, injection, fumigation and other techniques, calibration of plant protection machines and selection and maintenance of plant protection machines

Learning Outcomes
1) The student learns IPM and chemical control methods.
2) The Student learns the techniques of droplet formation
3) The student learns how the properties of the target surface affect pesticide deposition
4) Student learn the physical properties of spraying liquids on droplet formation and pesticide retention
5) Student learn how to measure drop diameters
6) Student learns and calibrates hand-held and sholder plant protection machines
7) Student learns and calibrates the plant protection machines operated by tractor's PTO
8) Student learns electrostatic spray method
9) Student Learns the application of seed, space treatment, fumigation and agricultural chemigation.
10) Student makes selection and maintenance of plant protection machine
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Recognizes the basic concepts in science, engineering, general machinery and other socio-cultural issues in agriculture and acquires up to date information.
X
2
Knows the use and preservation possibilities of natural and the fossil energy sources in agricultural production.
X
3
Knows manufacturing methods of agricultural machinery and materials are.
X
4
Becomes conscious of the effects of global and societal context and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation of Professional solutions and applications.
X
5
Knows the problems of the the main applications of agricultural machines, setting and maintenance in use of the field.
X
6
Applies appropriate models of sustainable production for mechanization in agricultural enterprises, creates an optimal chain of mechanization and operates.
X
7
Knows and applies at least one of the three dimensional drawing programmes.
X
8
Knows and applies the laws and regulations of agricultural machinery manufacturing.
X
9
Identifies problems that can be solved within the scope of mechanization in plant and animal production and selects the appropriate equipment.
X
10
Knows national, international project resources and their admission, application and monitoring processes.
X
11
knows the agriculture and agricultural machinery about the national-international regulations.
X
12
Knows and applies the design and manufacturing the 3d solid modelling
X
13
Selects the appropriate materials for agricultural machines.
X
14
Knows and applies the methods which improves them professionally.
X
15
Prepares the AR_GE project and desings and manufactures it.
X
16
Plans and manages the creation of jobs for agricultural machines in manufacture, marketing and service network, .
X
17
Has sufficient background in the field of Basic Engineering and Agricultural Engineering in general and Agricultural Machinery field in particular.
X
18
Assists agricultural machinery firms in AR_GE and technology innovation.
X
19
Learns a new application-oriented software design and Agriculture.
X
20
Makes contacts within the scope of current issues in agriculture sector, manufacturing industry, public institutions and representatives of chambers internship and undertakes responsibilities in various working environments.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Economic damage threshold and level of economic damage Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
2 Classification of plant protection chemicals, durability, usage status, effect types, safety precautions in practice Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
3 Classification of plant protection machines, spraying technique, relations - aplication volume-drop diameter and coverage ratio Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
4 Spraying characteristics, Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
5 Contact angles, coverage ratio relationships, droplet formation, transport and drift Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
6 Operating principle and main components of sprayers Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
7 Sprayer pumps Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
8 Midterm Exam Testing
9 Flow rate adjustment systems in sprayers, tanks, spray boom systems, tank filling systems, spraying nozzles Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
10 Energy accounts for spraying Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
11 Pressure-energy operated nozzle Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
12 Electrostatic spraying Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
13 Chemigation Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
14 Dust and microgranul applicators Related topics in course notes and web references Lecture
15 Fumigation and soil sterilization, fogging Related topics in course notes and web references Testing
16-17 Final Exame

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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