Information Package / Course Catalogue
Mechanization in Plant Production
Course Code: TAM123
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 1
Credit: 4
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course, is learning the agricultural mechanization system, general features of agricultural equipment and machinery for agricultural production, agricultural tractors and energy resources in agriculture.

Course Content

The importance of agricultural mechanization, the basic units of international, tractors, tillage, sowing, planting and fertilizing machinery, irrigation and harvesting machines have knowledge about.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able t undertsand agricultural mechanization systems
2.To be able to have knowlegde of Agricultural areas in Turkey and the machine park.
3.To be able to acquire the basic concepts of agricultural tools and machinery
4.To be able to undertsand the working principles of agricultural tools and machines
5.To be able to acquire the characteristics of agricultural tools and machinery construction
6.To be able to recognize and study the properties of tractors
7.To be able to understand the energy resources in agriculture
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Önal, İ., 2011. Ekim Bakım Gübreleme Makinaları. Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Publications Number:490 İzmir.
2.Yağcıoğlu, A., 2008. Bitki Koruma Makineleri. EÜZF Publications Number:508 İzmir.
3.Erdoğan, D., 2005. Tarım Makinaları. Ankara Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Publications Number: 1548, Course Book: 501, Ankara Üniversitesi Printery, 142 s., Ankara.
4.Çilingir, İ. ve E. Dursun, 2002. Bitki Koruma Makinaları. AÜZF Publications Number: 1531, Course Book Number: 484, Ankara.
5.Keçecioğlu,G. ve E.Gülsoylu, 2002. Toprak İşleme Makinaları. E.Ü.Z.F. Publications Number: 545, Bornova-İzmir.
6.Kasap, E., B. Engürülü, Ö. Çiftçi, S.Kılınç, M.Gölbaşı ve M.Akkurt, 1999. Bitki Koruma Makineleri. Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock. Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to the class, definitions and general information about lesson
Week 1 - Practice
Introduction of agricultural machines
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Examining course contents
Week 2 - Theoretical
In our country, the areas of agriculture and agricultural tractor with the tractor park status for the numbers, the structural characteristics of tractors and tractor use in agriculture forms
Week 2 - Practice
Introduction of agricultural machines
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Current status and future of our country, agricultural tools and machines
Week 3 - Practice
Introduction of agricultural machines
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
Power resources in agriculture, Working principle of engines, motor fuels and oils
Week 4 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
The importance of energy in agriculture
Week 5 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
Tillage tools and machinery
Week 6 - Practice
Introduction of tillage tools and machinery
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Tillage tools and machinery
Week 7 - Practice
Introduction of tillage tools and machinery
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Sowing and planting machinery
Week 9 - Practice
Introduction of sowing and planting machinery
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Fertilizing machinery
Week 10 - Practice
Introduction of fertilizing machinery
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Plant protection machinery
Week 11 - Practice
Introduction of plant protection machinery
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Harvesting machinery
Week 12 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting machinery
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Bale and silage machinery
Week 13 - Practice
Introduction of bale and silage machinery
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Threshing machinery
Week 14 - Practice
Introduction of threshing machinery
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Practice Exam
Week 15 - Practice
Explanation of agricultural machinery in the form of questions and answers
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Practice Exam preparation
Week 16 - Theoretical
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140342
Lecture - Practice140114
Assignment5015
Term Project1044
Studio Work5015
Midterm Examination114115
Final Examination114115
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
PÇ-11
PÇ-12
PÇ-13
PÇ-14
PÇ-15
OÇ-1
3
3
OÇ-2
3
4
OÇ-3
4
4
4
OÇ-4
4
4
4
4
5
5
OÇ-5
4
4
4
5
5
5
OÇ-6
4
4
4
5
5
5
OÇ-7
3
4
3
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