Information Package / Course Catalogue
Agricultural Mechanization
Course Code: TABİ106
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: Students have to complete their internship and properties within the required thirty work days time. The required rules are describes at the Adnan Menderes University, Sultanhisar Vocational School, Student Internship Instructions.
Theory: 2
Prt.: 1
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

Development of mechanization in agriculture, energy and agriculture; engines, tractors, tillage equipment and machines, sowing, planting, fertilizing and maintenance machinery, irrigation equipment, agricultural machines of war, harvest-threshing machines, agricultural machinery management issues to inform students.

Course Content

Concepts related to agricultural mechanization, energy sources in agriculture, thermal engines, farm tractors, tillage machines, sowing machines, fertilizing machines, plant protection machinery

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Muammer ERDEN
Learning Outcomes
1.Learn the concepts related to agricultural mechanization
2.Learn the properties of energy sources in agriculture
3.Learn the working methods of thermal engines
4.Recognize the agricultural tractors and be able to connect with agricultural machine
5.Learn the soil processing machines
6.Learn the general characteristics of sowing methods and sowing machines
7.Learn the general characteristics of fertilizing machines
8.Learn the general characteristics of plant protection machines
9.Perform mathematical operations
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Lecturers Lesson Notes
2.KESKİN, R. ve D. ERDOĞAN, 1984. Tarımsal Mekanizasyon. Ankara Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları: 927, Yardımcı Ders Kitabı: 262, 325 s., Ankara.
3.Textbook, articles and so on. all such literatures related with lesson.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Course Description, Situation of Turkey's Agriculture and Mechanization, mechanization Benefits
Week 2 - Theoretical
Energy, Internal Combustion Engines
Week 3 - Theoretical
Internal Combustion Engines
Week 4 - Theoretical
Tractors
Week 5 - Theoretical
Soil Tillage Tools - Machines (The Importance of Tillage, mouldboard Plows)
Week 6 - Theoretical
Soil Tillage Tools - Machines (Disc Ploughs, Harrows, Cultivator)
Week 7 - Theoretical
Soil Tillage Tools - Machines (Rollers, Harrows, Soil Mill)
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Seed Machines (Sowing methods, Sowing Machines)
Week 10 - Theoretical
Seed Machines (Sowing Precision Machines, Marker Settings)
Week 11 - Theoretical
Planting Machines
Week 12 - Theoretical
Fertilizing Machines
Week 13 - Theoretical
Plant Protection Machinery
Week 14 - Theoretical
Harvesting Machinery
Week 15 - Theoretical
Technological Developments in agriculture
Week 15 - Practice
Practice exam
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
Lecture - Practice140114
Studio Work141014
Midterm Examination1718
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
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PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
4
5
4
5
1
1
5
1
1
3
OÇ-2
1
5
4
1
1
1
5
1
1
1
OÇ-3
1
1
1
1
1
1
5
1
1
1
OÇ-4
1
1
1
1
1
1
5
1
1
1
OÇ-5
1
5
1
1
1
1
5
2
2
2
OÇ-6
2
5
1
1
1
1
5
2
2
2
OÇ-7
1
1
1
1
1
1
5
1
1
1
OÇ-8
1
1
1
1
4
1
5
1
1
1
OÇ-9
1
4
4
5
1
5
5
1
1
3
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