COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
general greenhouse and mechanization * BAT   218 4 2 2 3

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 Lec. Aygül DAYAN
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.AYGÜL DAYAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course is aimed at students; To understand the mechanization techniques applied in greenhouse cultivation and the latest technological developments related to greenhouse mechanization in order to get more income from the unit side in agricultural production and to improve the problem solving techniques related to greenhouse air conditioning depending on plant requirements.
Content
Regulation of greenhouse air conditions: greenhouse heating methods and their main applications, determination of greenhouse heat requirement, calculation of heating surface and heating boiler capacities. Natural and forced ventilation methods and their main applications, calculations related to greenhouse ventilation. Calculation methods and main applications of sub-systems, Calculation of cooling systems with wet surface systems. Artificial lighting applications.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in agricultural technician
X
2
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
X
3
To have technical knowledge in subjects related to horticulture
X
4
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
5
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
X
6
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
X
7
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
X
8
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
X
9
Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and having skills in terms of team work under different conditions
X
10
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
X
11
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
X
12
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The important thing about greenhouses is the situation of greenhouses in the world and our country. Preparing a presentation
2 High, low and mini tuner. Preparing a presentation
3 Establishment of greenhouse enterprises, ecological and economic factors affecting greenhouse. Preparing a presentation
4 Establishment of greenhouse enterprises, ecological and economic factors affecting greenhouse. Preparing a presentation
5 Greenhouse heating methods and their main applications. Preparing a presentation
6 Classification of subdivisions to cover types, roof shapes, internal temperatures Preparing a presentation
7 Facilities used in the regulation of environmental conditions, greenhouse heating facilities, temperature requirements of plants, heat requirements in greenhouses Preparing a presentation
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Heating methods, heating with chimney, heating with calorific, types of hot water pipes placed in the greenhouse Preparing a presentation
10 Cooling systems in greenhouses. Preparing a presentation
11 Cooling systems in the greenhouse Preparing a presentation
12 Cooling by shading, cooling by water vaporization, cooling the outside of the greenhouse by watering Preparing a presentation
13 Ventilation, natural ventilation, artificial ventilation Preparing a presentation
14 Mechanization in irrigation systems Preparing a presentation
15 Lighting in greenhouse, artificial and natural lighting Preparing a presentation
16-17 Term Exams Preparing a questions

Recommended or Required Reading
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