Information Package / Course Catalogue
Agricultural Products Processing Techniques
Course Code: TAM233
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 objective of this course is to provide the gaining of knowledge and skills of evaluating the techniques of cleaning, sorting, drying, milling, mixing and peletting agricultural products for their professional career.

Course Content

Theory and calculation of crop cleaning, sorting, classification, drying, packaging, breaking and milling.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to decide the assessment methods of agricultural products according to their properties
2.To be able to have knowledge of the principles of cleaning, sorting, drying, milling, mixing and peletting of agricultural products. Calculating and evaluating work efficiency.
3.To be able to understand the reasons of the drying process, drying stages and drying theory, dryers and their working conditions. The drying processes of some agricultural products.
4.To be able to understand the reasons of milling, mixing and peletting of feed- stuff, principles of the milling processes of seeds, kinetics of milling, hammer mills and roller mills, principles of mixing processes and peletting techniques.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Yağcıoğlu, A., 1996. Ürün İşleme Tekniği. E.Ü.Z.F. Press Number: 517, İzmir.
2.Alayunt, F.N., 2000. Biyolojik Malzeme Bilgisi. E.Ü.Z.F. Press Number: 541, İzmir.
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
Physical Properties of biological materials (shape, size,roundness,sphericity,surface area, other properties of grain materials, volume, density, specific gravity)
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Structure of biological materials, mechanical damage, rheology, friction, mechanical behaviour of a material in terms of force
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
Cleaning and sorting of grain materials by using some physical properties/separation of grains by weight and thickness
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
Separation of grains by length
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
Rotary screens
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Separation of grains by aerodynamic properties
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Separation of grains by friction
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Separation of grains by mechanical properties
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Separation of grains by electrical and optical properties
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Separation and cleaning of fruit and vegetables,
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Drying of agricultural materials
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Related to drying problems and solutions
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Milling, mixing and peletting of feed materials
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
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 - Theory140228
Assignment2012
Midterm Examination19110
Final Examination19110
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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