COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Soil Physics * BBT   385 5 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
Instructors
Prof.ALKHAN SARIYEV1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Determination of the basic soil physical Features, Soil texture and structure, Porosity, soil water and soil temperature, knowing the lift-off effects on physical productivity.
Content
Porous Soil Environment;; Soil texture and structure; Soil water content and types of potential, availability, and soil water characteristic curve; The hydraulic conductivity, soil water flow, infiltirasyon; Soil temperature and soil heat flux.

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 Soil porosity, soil pores classification of soil porosity measurement, soil bulk density Basic Soil Information is required
2 Soil texture; Textur analysis methods; soil structure, soil structure, classification of the formation of aggregates (development) and durability, structural analysis and measurement of the soil. Basic Soil Information is required
3 The water content of the soil, on the basis of mass measurement; Volume on the basis of the water content; equivalents water depth; Degree of saturation,conversion formulas of clay -water content. Basic Soil Information is required
4 Soil water content measured by gravimetric method,methods used in measuring soil water content indirectly PROBLEMS Basic Soil Information is required
5 Measurement of soil water energy, capillarity, soil water potential / energy measurement units Basic Soil Information is required
6 Moving water saturated condition; Darcys Law in the unsaturated water movement conditions Basic Soil Information is required
7 The burden of soil water measurement matrix, tensiometer, soil water characteristic curve, keeping the water in the soil, plant-available water Basic Soil Information is required
8 Midterm Exam Basic Soil Information is required
9 Hydraulic conductivity measurement by the method of free-draining, water-saturated conditions, hydraulic conductivity (permeability) Measurement of water under the burden of constant permeability measurement, the variable permeability of the soil under the weight of water measurement. Basic Soil Information is required
10 O2/CO2 movement in the soil, mixing and causes the gas diffusion and basic concepts in soil gas diffusion Basic Soil Information is required
11 The mathematical definition of the movement of salt in the soil, intermixed washing, washing trials, basic concepts, capillary tubes bathing Basic Soil Information is required
12 The general definitions of the movement of heat in the soil; mathematical description of conduction heat transfer Basic Soil Information is required
13 Sin function of soil temperature estimation, the solution of heat conduction equation Sin curve. Basic Soil Information is required
14 Determination of the thermal properties of the soil Basic Soil Information is required
15 Soil Physical assessment of the maintenance of soil productivity Basic Soil Information is required
16-17 PROBLEM SOLUTIONS

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