Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZTS201AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGEElective244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach, irrigation, soil-water-climate relationship, irrigation methods, drainage, drainage etudes and drainage methods.
Name of Lecturer(s)
ERHAN AKKUZU
Learning Outcomes
1Identifying irrigation and basic concepts of irrigation
2Understanding soil-water-atmosphere relationship
3Understanding necessary information about irrigation methods
4Identifying drainage and basic concepts of drainage etudes
5Identifying drainage methods
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-atmosphere relations, irrigation methods, drainage, drainage etudes and methods.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definiton and importance of irrigationVideo
2Benefits of irrigation, irrigation historyVideo
3Soil-Water-Atmosphere relationsProblem solving with guidance
4Climate and soil componentsProblem solving with guidance
5Soil moistureSoil Moisture Monitoring Technique
6InfiltrationInfiltration testing
7Mid term exam-
8Crop components, effective rain, efficiancy of irrigation, irrigation water requirements and determining the capacity of irrigation systemsProblem solving with guidance
9Irrigation methodsVideo
10Choosing appropriate irrigation methodProject
11Surface irrigation methodsProject
12Pressurized irrigation methodsProject
13Definition and importance of drainage, drainage etudesVideo
14Drainage methods, surface and underground drainage methods Problem solving with guidance
15underground drainage methodsProblem solving with guidance
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s) : - Güngör, Y., Erözel, A.Z., Yıldırım O., 2004. Sulama, Ankara Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Tarımsal Yapılar ve Sulama Bölümü, Yayın No: 1540, Ders Kitabı: 493, Ankara. - Kanber, R., 1999. Sulama, Çukurova Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları 174, Ders Kitapları Yayın No: A-52, Adana. - Güngör, Y., Erözel, A.Z., 1994. Drenaj ve Arazi Islahı, Ankara Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları, Yayın No: 1341, Ders Kitabı:389, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
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 Lectures13226
Tutorial3618
Project Preparation11010
Individual Study for Homework Problems5525
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)123
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO144    
LO2  5444
LO3   4  
LO4  4   
LO5   4 5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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