COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Introduction to Land Survey * BBT   128 2 1 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
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SEMİH METİN SEZEN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To provide students with the basic knowledge of surveying methods for determining the shape and size of the agricultural plots; developing the longitudinal and transverse profiles and calculating the excavation and filling requirements, and determining the cut/fill slope
Content
Measuring of distances with simple devices; triangles and orthogonal method in measuring of relatively small areas; sketching of plants; calculations of areas; levels and leveling; reading of angles and horizontal distances and elevations with levels; topographic leveling and profiles; mapping; area measurements on plans.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has basic knowledge generally in Agricultural Sciences and specifically in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
X
2
Owns basic scientific information on plant nutrients and their applications which ensure healty nutritions of plants for high quality and economic plant production
X
3
Understands the principles of ecological farming in point of sustainable and ecological farming
X
4
Has the ability to identify, define, formulize and solve engineering problems. Choses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose.
X
5
Assimilates the information which is used for soil conservation, protection against every kinds of misuses and pollution
X
6
Analyses soils, their components or their actual process and plans them to accomplish the requirements of sustainable agriculture principles under real limitations
X
7
Prepares nutritional programmes for regular nutrition of plants cultivated in each kinds of soil or soilless growing medium
X
8
Leads to the application and development of new technolgies, methods and measuring systems in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition area, under the scope of scientific, economic and rational uses of agricultural areas,
X
9
Gains the perfection in every kinds of soil, plant, fertilizer and water analyses and their interpretations
X
10
Carries the effective working ability and self-confidence for taking the responsibility in solo and team works
X
11
Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
X
12
Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
X
13
Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
X
14
Constantly improve themselves with determining their training needs in accordance with their interests and abilities in the scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields in addition to their professional development
X
15
Gains consciousness for professional and ethical resposibilities
X
16
Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
X
17
Be aware of the legal results of their activities
X
18
Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms; units and unit conversions Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
2 Distance measurements; errors in measurements on angle, distance and surface. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
3 Setting out right angles with prizmatic squares, ranging poles of metal or wooden. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
4 Field applications of elemantery surveying equipment (angle, distance and area); setting out straight lines etc. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
5 Calculating surface areas of irregular shaped fields by triangulation technique Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
6 Calculating surface areas of irregular shaped fields by coordinate and mixed methods. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
7 Field application of calculating surface areas of irregular shaped fields Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
8 Mid-Term Exam Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
9 Measuring differences in elevation with optical instruments. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
10 Field application Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
11 Types of levelling: Point, profile and surface levelling. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
12 Field application of point and longitudinal profile levelling. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
13 Transverse profiles levelling and drawing cross-section; surface leveling for setting out contour lines. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
14 Field application of transverse profiles levelling Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
15 Theodolites and Stadia Tacheometry for distance measurements; the inclined line of sight with theodolites with applications. Sections from different chapters relevant to the subject
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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