Information Package / Course Catalogue
Cultivating Machines
Course Code: TAM209
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

Providing general information and application techniques about sowing, care and fertilizing machines.

Course Content

Cultivators, harrows, rotary cultivators, Manure spreading machines, fertilizer spraders and plant production machines

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to obtain the principle of cultivating machines
2.To be able to understand the importance of fertilization and mechanical functions
3.To be able to do maintenance, test, and adjustment of machineriy used in plant protection
4.To be able to gain ability to completely dismantle and assemble of agricultural equipment and machinery
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Önal, İ., 2011. Ekim Bakım Gübreleme Makineleri. Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Press Number:490 İzmir.
2.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.
3.Yılmaz, M., Engürülü, B., Çiftçi, Ö., Gölbaşı, M., Başaran, H.Ç. ve Akkurt, M., 2004. Toprak İşleme Alet ve Makineleri. Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara Zirai Üretim İşletmesi, Personel ve Makine Eğitim Merkezi Müdürlüğü, ISBN:975-407-154-3, Ankara.
4.Engürülü, B., Çiftçi, Ö., Kılınç, K.S., Gölbaşı, M., Başaran, H.Ç. ve Akkurt, M., 2002. Gübre Dağıtma Makineleri. Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara Zirai Üretim İşletmesi, Personel ve Makine Eğitim Merkezi Müdürlüğü, ISBN:975-407-089-X, Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to the class, definitions and general information about lesson
Week 1 - Practice
Introduction of cultivating machines
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Examining course contents
Week 2 - Theoretical
Cultivators, harrows, rotary cultivators
Week 2 - Practice
Introduction of cultivating machines
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Cultivators, harrows, rotary cultivators
Week 3 - Practice
Introduction of cultivating machines
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
Manure spreading machines and fertilizer spraders
Week 4 - Practice
Introduction of cultivating machines
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
Manure spreading machines and fertilizer spraders
Week 5 - Practice
Introduction of cultivating machines
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
Plant production machines
Week 6 - Practice
Introduction of cultivating machines
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Plant production machines
Week 7 - Practice
Introduction of cultivating machines
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of soil processing
Week 9 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of soil processing
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of soil processing
Week 10 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of soil processing
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of fertilizing machinery
Week 11 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of fertilizing machinery
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of fertilizing machinery
Week 12 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of fertilizing machinery
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of plant production machines
Week 13 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of plant production machines
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Maintenance and repair of plant production machines
Week 14 - Practice
To maintenance and repair of plant production machines
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Practice exam
Week 15 - Practice
Explanation of cultivating machines in the form of questions and answers
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Practice Exam preparation
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 - Theory141242
Lecture - Practice140228
Land Work2408
Midterm Examination19110
Final Examination111112
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
4
4
5
5
5
OÇ-2
4
4
5
5
5
OÇ-3
4
4
4
5
5
OÇ-4
4
4
5
5
5
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