Information Package / Course Catalogue
Energy Science
Course Code: TAM126
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to provide the understanding of energy, energy balance in agriculture, usage of renewable energy sources and energy savings in agriculture

Course Content

Basic concepts of energy, classification of energy, importance of energy in agriculture, energy usage in agriculture, renewable energy sources used in agriculture.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to understand energy information, definition and classification of energy,
2.To be able to understand energy usage in agriculture.
3.To be able to understand the usage of renewable energy sources in agriculture
4.To be able to understand energy production from agricultural residues and usage methods
5.To be able to understand energy saving methods in agriculture
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Hepbaşlı, A., 2010 Enerji Verimliliği ve Yönetim Sistemi Yaklaşımlar ve Uygulamalar, Schneider Electric Enerji Verimliliği Serisi: 1 ISBN: 978-9944-5084-6-9 İstanbul.
2.Yavuzcan, G., 1994. Enerji Teknolojisi. Ankara Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Publications Number: 1324. ISBN: 975-482-171-2, Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to the class, definitions and general information about lesson
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Examining course contents
Week 2 - Theoretical
Work, power, energy, definition and units
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Energy sources and classification
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
Fossil fuels
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
Energy in agriculture, renewable energy sources used in agriculture
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
Solar energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Solar energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Hydraulic energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Wind energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Geothermal energy and usage in agriculture
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Energy production from agricultural residues and usage methods
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Agricultural electrification
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Energy balance in agricultural production
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Energy savings methods in agriculture
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment1404
Midterm Examination1718
Final Examination19110
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
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
4
OÇ-2
OÇ-3
4
3
OÇ-4
4
3
OÇ-5
4
3
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