Information Package / Course Catalogue
Agricultural Machinery Management and Planning
Course Code: TAM236
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

Calculation of business success and the costs in agricultural enterprises, mechanization planning.

Course Content

Mechanization in Turkish and the World agriculture. Importance and necessity of mechanization planning. Operation planning of mechanization. Make economic analyses of agricultural tools and machines. Explain business success of agricultural tools and machines

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend the introduction to Agricultural Mechanization Management
2.To be able to organize a mechanization plan
3.To be able to calculate economic time usage
4.To be able to gain the ability of doing economical analysis and comparing different economical outcomes
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Sezer, S., Engürülü, B., Çiftçi, Ö., Gölbaşı, M., Başaran, H.Ç. ve Yılmaz, H., 2006. Tarım Makineleri İşletmeciliği.Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ankara Zirai Üretim İşletmesi, Personel ve Makine Eğitim Merkezi Müdürlüğü, ISBN:975-407-200-0, Ankara.
2.Rehber, E., 1987. Tarımsal İşletmecilik ve Planlama. U.Ü.Z.F. Course Book Number: 30, Bursa.
3.Erkuş, A. ve Demirci R., 1993. Tarımsal İşletmecilik ve Planlama. A.Ü.Z.F. Press Number: 944, 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
Structure and properties of Turkey's agriculture mechanization
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 3 - Theoretical
Introduction to basic concepts and relevant planning of agricultural machinery
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 4 - Theoretical
The importance of agricultural management and related concepts
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 5 - Theoretical
Business achievements of agricultural tools and machinery
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 6 - Theoretical
Time study
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 7 - Theoretical
Calculation of tractor pull bar
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Tractor performance
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 10 - Theoretical
Determining the power requirements of agricultural machines
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 11 - Theoretical
Mechanization costs
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 12 - Theoretical
Duration of the economic
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 13 - Theoretical
Selection of proper mechanization system
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 14 - Theoretical
Models of machine usage
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
Week 15 - Theoretical
Mechanization planning a business
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Literature review about the subject
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 - Theory140228
Project2408
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination1718
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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3
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5
5
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3
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3
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4
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