COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Irrigation * BBT   213 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
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SEMİH METİN SEZEN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach students the fundemental principles of irrigation systems; evaluation of basic design principles of irrigation systems; means of improving water use efficiency and design irrigation systems that saves irrigation water; establishment basis for design of such systems.
Content
Importance of irrigation and history, soil-crop-water-atmosphere relations, evapotranspiration, irrigation water requirement, irrigation eficiencies, irrigation system capacity, irrigation systems, pressurized irrigation systems, drip, sprinkle, self-propelled sprinkler systems, surface irrigation systems, basin, border, furrow, alternative furrow, surge furrow, irrigation scheduling; pumps; fertigation, automation of irrigation systems.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
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 Definition of irrigation, importance, history pre-reading
2 Soil-crop-water-atmospher relations pre-reading
3 Evapotranspiration pre-reading
4 Crop water requirement pre-reading
5 Irrigation water requirement pre-reading
6 Irrigation efficiencies pre-reading
7 Irrigation System pre-reading
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Pressurized irrigation systems pre-reading
10 Drip irrigation system pre-reading
11 Sprinkler irrigation systems pre-reading
12 Center-pivot, linear move sprinkler systems pre-reading
13 Irrigation scheduling pre-reading
14 Soil based; plant based and climate based irirgatipon scheduling techniques pre-reading
15 Pumps and Fertigation, Automation pre-reading
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources