Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
PYS302LANDSCAPE IRRIGATIONElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of this course are; teaching the basics irrigation principles, informing about the irrigation systems in landscape, developments in the technology, teaching how to choose most effective irrigation system under certain situations, teaching how to design the system properly and the techniques for system management
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. İ.Hakkı TÜZEL
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to understand basic principles of irrigation best irrigation system for present situation
2Ability to choose best irrigation system for present situation
3Acquiring needed data for system design
4Determining management principles for the system of choice
5Designing the system properly
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definiton and importance of irrigation, benefits of irrigation, history of irrigation, soil-water-plant-atmosphere relations, Estimation of crop evapotranspiration, determination of crop water requirement, irrigation scheduling, Classification of pressurized irrigation systems and their basic properties, Definition and importance, possibility of usage, advantages and disadvantages of sprinkler irrigation systems, Types of sprinkler irrigation systems. Sprinkler system components, Design of individual stational sprinkler systems, micro-irrigation systems (drip and microsprinkler systems) and their advantages and disadvantages, components of systems, design of micro-irrigation systems
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition importance of irrigation, benefits and history of irrigation
2Soil-water-plant-atmosphere relations
3Soil and atmosphere properties and their relations
4Measurement of soil water content
5Estimation of crop evapotranspiration
6Determination of crop water requirement
7Methods of irrigation scheduling
8Mid term exam
9Classification of pressurized irrigation systems and their basic properties
10Definition and importance, possibility of usage, advantages and disadvantages of sprinkler irrigation systems
11Types of sprinkler irrigation systems. Sprinkler system components, Management principles
12Design of individual stational sprinkler systems
13Micro-irrigation systems (drip and microsprinkler systems) and their advantages and disadvantages
14Components of Micro-sprinkler systems
15Design of Micro-sprinkler systems
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book : Güngör, Y., Erözel, A.Z., Yıldırım, O., 1996. Sulama, A.Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları, No: 1443, Ankara, 295 s. Yardımcı Kitaplar : 1- James, L.G., 1988. Farm Irrigation System Design, John Wiley and Sons Inc., ISBN 0-471-83954-X, Canada, 543 p 2-Kanber, R., 1999. Sulama, Ç.Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları, No: 174, Adana, 350 s.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems4624
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)116
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO145  55
LO255   5
LO3  5555
LO45555 4
LO55555 4
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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