Information Package / Course Catalogue
Earth Moving and Irrigation Machines
Course Code: TAM232
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

This course has been prepared to meet a need for a fundamental knowledge on the subject of melioration methods and machines. Irrigation systems in the equipment, the basic concepts of fluids, pumps and pumping systems, pumps and cavitation fields of basic concepts related to the another purpose of this course is to ensure the transfer of information.

Course Content

Have melioration machinery the knowledge and learn their features and functions, explain the working principles of melioration machine. Defining Irrigation machines, pumps, classification, basic principles of hydraulics, fluid definitions of the hydrostatic.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to recognize melioration machines componenets
2.To be able to explain the working principles of melioration machines
3.To be able to invent the cost analysis of melioration machines.
4.To be able to classify the agricultural machinery and irrigation pumps used in irrigation, and understanding of the structural properties.
5.To be able to understand the working and basic theoretical principles pumps.
6.To be able to understand general information about fluids
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Önal, İ., 2010. Meliorasyon Makinaları. E.Ü.Z.F. Press Number: 501, İzmir.
2.Keskin, R. ve Güner, E., 2007. Su Çıkartma Makinaları. A.Ü.Z.F. Press Number.1552, No.484, Ankara.
3.Tepeli, E., Bülbül, R., Karslı, Z., Sarıtaş, H., Gökalp, Y., Çınar, M., Uyan, A. ve Çelik, A., 2005. Sulama. Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Common Farmers Training Project (YAYÇEP), Press Number: 42, Ankara.
4.Süzer, S., Erarslan, H., Çınar, M., Karataş, T., Tepeli, E., Sarıtaş, H., Çelik, A. ve Karakaş, C., 2005. Toprak ve Su Muhafazası. Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Common Farmers Training Project (YAYÇEP), Press Number: 41, Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction the course and general information about the teaching aids
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Examining course contents
Week 2 - Theoretical
Technical specification of soil for leveling and cutting.
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Travel resistance, draft force and travel speed of melioration machines.
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
Command systems for melioration machines, Classification and selecting of melioration machines (chiesel, subsoiler and ripper)
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
Classification and selecting of melioration machines (Dozers, Graders, Excavators, Loaders)
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
Classification and selecting of melioration machines (Scraper, Laser controlled land leveller, Stone picking machines, Drainage technics and machines)
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Cost analysis of melioration machines
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Classification of the agricultural machinery and irrigation pumps used in irrigation, and understanding of the structural properties.
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Understanding of the characteristics of pumping plants and pumping facilities.
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Basic principles of hydraulics, fluids related definitions, hidrastatik, hydrodynamics
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Centrifugal, deep well and submersible pumps and applications
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Pumping plants and characteristics.
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Theory of pumps and pumping
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Definition and parts of the moving irrigation machinery, sprinkler and drip irrigation systems.
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
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination110111
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
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-2
3
3
3
5
5
5
3
3
OÇ-3
3
5
4
OÇ-4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
3
3
3
5
5
5
3
3
OÇ-6
5
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