Information Package / Course Catalogue
Harvesting and Threshing Machines
Course Code: TAM223
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: 3
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this lesson is to give the presentation, structural and operational features of harvesting and threshing machines.

Course Content

Forage harvesting machinery, hay forage harvesting machinery, silage grain harvesting methods, combines treshing machines, cotton pickers, functional harvesting process and introduction of fruit and vegetable harvesters

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to acquirethe definition of harvesting and its historical development
2.to be able to obtain the methods of cutting plant materials
3.To be able to have knowledge with respect to selection and operation of harvesting and threshing machinery
4.To be able to reduce product losses
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Evcim, Ü, 1997. Hasat Makineleri . E.Ü.Z.F. Press Course Book 4/3 , İzmir.
2.Güzel, E., 1990. Hasat-Harman İlkeleri ve Makineleri. Ç.Ü.Z.F. Press Number:116, Adana.
3.Sezer, S., Engürülü, B., Çiftçi, Ö., Gölbaşı, M., Başaran, H.Ç. ve Akkurt, M., 2002. Bağ-Bahçe Mekanizasyonu. Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara Zirai Üretim İşletmesi, Personel ve Makine Eğitim Merkezi Müdürlüğü, ISBN:975-407-190-7, Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to the class, definitions and general information about lesson
Week 1 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Examining course contents
Week 2 - Theoretical
Cutting techniques and methods
Week 2 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Forage shearing machines
Week 3 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
Tedding technique and tedders
Week 4 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
Balers
Week 5 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
Silage machines
Week 6 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Grain harvest methods and machines
Week 7 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Combines, functional processes (gathering, cutting, pickup, feeding, threshing, seperation, cleaning)
Week 9 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Combines, functional processes (gathering, cutting, pickup, feeding, threshing, seperation, cleaning)
Week 10 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Cotton pickers
Week 11 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Sugar beet harvesters and potato harvesters
Week 12 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Fruit and vegetable harvesting
Week 13 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Fruit and vegetable harvesting
Week 14 - Practice
Introduction of harvesting and threshing machines
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Practical exam
Week 15 - Practice
Explanation of harvesting and threshing 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
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OÇ-1
3
3
OÇ-2
5
3
4
5
5
5
3
OÇ-3
5
4
5
5
5
5
4
OÇ-4
4
5
5
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5
5
5
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