Information Package / Course Catalogue
Agricultural Tractors
Course Code: TAM207
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

To give the required information about theory, design, manufacturing and operation of farm tractors to the students.

Course Content

The importance of tractors in agricultural mechanization. types of tractor, the use of tractor, wheel and tractor mechanics. diesel engine characteristics. tractor transmission systems. tractor steering, tractor hydraulic systems.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend the basic prenciples of agricultural tractors.
2.To be able to recognize the types and properties of tractor
3.To be able to comprehend structural elements and characteristics of agricultural tractors
4.To be able to use and adjust the tractor in accordance with agricultural work.
5.To be able to choose a suitable tractor and to solve its problems.
6.To be able to determine variouse faults tractors
7.to be able to acquire the ability to mend tractor breakdowns
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Keçecioğlu, G. ve Gülsoylu, E., 2002. Tarım Traktörleri. E.Ü.Z.F.Press Number:656. İzmir.
2.Sabancı, A., 1993. Tarım Traktörleri. Ç.Ü.Z.F. Press Number:9, Adana.
3.Saral, A., 1984. Tarım Traktörleri. A.Ü. Z.F. Press Number:271, Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to the class, definitions and general information about lesson
Week 1 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Examining course contents
Week 2 - Theoretical
Classification of tractors and tractors types
Week 2 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Evaluation of operating properties of internal combustion engines
Week 3 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
The clutch and properties
Week 4 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
The gearbox
Week 5 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
The differential and final reduction gears
Week 6 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Steering and braking systems of tractors
Week 7 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Hydraulic systems and power take-off of tractors
Week 9 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Tractors mechanics
Week 10 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Tractor tests
Week 11 - Practice
Introduction of tractors
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of tractors
Week 12 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of tractors
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of tractors
Week 13 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of tractors
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of tractors
Week 14 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of tractors
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Practical Exam
Week 15 - Practice
Explanation of the parts on the tractor 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 - Theory140228
Lecture - Practice140228
Assignment5015
Studio Work9019
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
OÇ-2
4
4
3
OÇ-3
4
5
5
4
4
OÇ-4
4
5
5
4
OÇ-5
5
OÇ-6
5
5
OÇ-7
5
5
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