Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Mechanization Operation and Planning * TAM   255 3 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Metin DAĞTEKİN
Doç.Dr.METİN DAĞTEKİN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç.Dr.METİN DAĞTEKİN2. Öğretim Grup:A
Knowing the issues related to the operation of agricultural machinery and calculation of work capacities, design of work machines, job scheduling, calculation of expenses and maintenance services.
Determining the capacity of an operation, region, or country, Determining the capacity of work machines, Determining the annual fixed (Depreciation, insurance etc.) and Variable (fuel, oil repairs, etc.) of the operator, Determining the power source (tractor) and work machines according to the size and production pattern of an operator, Maintenance) expenses and to provide general maintenance services for tractors.

Learning Outcomes

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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Agricultural mechanization and general definitions Reading of course notes
2 Properties of Turkish Agriculture and Mechanization Reading of course notes
3 Mechanization Level of Turkish Agriculture Reading of course notes
4 Definitions and examples of criteria used in determination of Mechanism Level Reading of course notes
5 Calculate the work efficiency of the machine Reading of course notes
6 Technological processes applied to increase field success Reading of course notes
7 Planning of Agricultural Business Machines Required for Business Reading of course notes
8 Estimation of Required Force Machines, Reading of course notes
9 Midterm Exam Reading of course notes
10 Calculation of Required Tractor Size Reading of course notes
11 Determination of Machine Costs (Fixed Expenses) Reading of course notes
12 Calculation of Operating Expenses (Oil Fuel, Repair-Maintenance Expenses) Reading of course notes
13 Common Machine Use in Agriculture Reading of course notes
14 General maintenance services in tractors Reading of course notes
15 General maintenance services in tractors Reading of course notes
16-17 Final exam Reading of course notes

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