Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015402005Drawing Technique at Fishing GearElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Reading, understanding and drawing of scaled and perspective technical plan of fishing gears and theirs rig according to FAO catalogues manner and to derive technical plan from any fishing gear by taken measuring values on fishing gears.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Zafer TOSUNOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1Use the skills and knowledge when designing or projecting of a fishing gear.
2Reading and understanding of technical plan of fishing gears that have international manner and standards.
3To derive and improve a technical plan of any fishing gear.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Teaching the drawing techniques of fishing gear designs (trawls, purse seine, gill and trammel nets, set nets, hand lines, pots etc.). Understanding the constructional and rigging characteristics of any kind of fishing gear. To learn how the net plan and its perspective draws by computer programme that used simply.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Classification of fishing gear FAO and National classifications
2Fishing gears Introduction to fishing gears
3Manner used in drawing of technical plan Application on fishing gear
4Abbreviations and symbols used in drawingsApplication on fishing gear
5FAO catalogues drawings Investigation of sample drawings from catalogues
7Scaling Scaling exercises
8Using of a drawing computer programIntroduction to MS Visio computer program
9Technical plan of gill net To draw a trammel net plan
10To derive technical plan from trammel netTo get some measure values from a gill net
11Technical plan of trawl net To draw a trawl net plan
12To derive technical plan from demersal trawl netTo get some measure values from a modified trawl net
13Hand-long lines technical plans Drawing of the tuna long line plan
14Term project presentationsProject presentations
15Term project presentations Project presentations
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Brabant, J.C. & Nedelec, C. (1984). Bottom Trawls for Small-scale Fishing. Rome: FAO, Fisheries Technical Paper. FAO (1978). FAO Catalogue of Fishing Gear Designs. Farnham, Surrey: Fishing News Books Ltd. Nédélec, C. (1975). FAO Catalogue of Small-Scale Fishing Gear. Surrey: Fishing News (Books) Ltd. Nomura, M. & Yamazaki, T. (1975). Fishing Techniques. Tokyo: Japan International Cooperation Agency.
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
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Field Work248
Project Preparation224
Project Presentation224
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Homework Problems428
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO1  531  
LO22142 33
LO3532  53
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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