Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015101998Calculation of Fishing Gear Design and ConstructionElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Study of calculations of designing and construction phases of fishing gears.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Ali KARA
Learning Outcomes
1Knowledge of influence of internal and external forces on fishing gears.
2Knowledge of influence of water resistance on fishing gear.
3Modelling studies.
4Technical drawings and sketches involving fishing gears.
5Designing fishing gear and related calculations for construction.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The content of the course includes the following main topics: Study of nets and ropes, the material used and their properties. The design of main types of fishing gear and their technical specifications. Interpreting technical drawings, standards and basic calculations. Maintenance of fishing gear. factors affecting the durability and longevity of gear. factors affecting the durability and longevity of gear. recording maintenance history. Computer assisted gear design. Making models of gear and testing them.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Classification of fishing gears .Fishing gears to make technical drawing on the computer.
2Internal and external forces to influence fishing gears.Design work for the selected catching gear.
3Net Geometry.Selected fish catching gear of design work (visual presentation)
4Influencee of water resistence on mobility of fishing gears -1Design calculations for selected fishing gear.
5Influencee of water resistence on mobility of fishing gears -2Construction calculations for specimen catching gear.
6Modelling studies.Making of the specimen fishing gear-1
7Fishing gear designingMaking of the specimen fishing gear-2
8Mid-term exam.Selected fish catching gear of design work-2
9Fishing gear designing according to fish behaviours -1Design calculations for selected fishing gear-2
10Fishing gear designing according to fish behaviours -2Construction calculations for specimen catching gear
11Environmental factors on fishing gear designing -1Making of the specimen fishing gear-1
12Environmental factors on fishing gear designing -2Making of the specimen fishing gear-2
13Calculation for construction (Purse-seining)To determine the structural differences of the same species in fishing gear.
14Calculation for construction (Trawl)To determine the structural differences of the same species in fishing gear-2
15Calculation for construction (Gillnet-Entalling net)Visual presentation
16Final exam.Evaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
Brandt, A.V., 1984. Fish catching methods of the world. Fishing News Books Ltd., Farnham, Surrey.England Prado,J. 1990. Fisherman’s workbook.Fishing News Books Ltd., Oxford. England Fridman, A.L., 1986. Calculation for fishing gear design, FAO Fishing Manual.Fishing News Books Ltd, farnham Surrey. England.
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 Lectures14228
Practice16348
Discussion122
Project Preparation122
Project Presentation111
Seminar111
Writing Paper12525
Criticising Paper122
Self Study1410140
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)253
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO12442323
LO2  3 333
LO33324333
LO4 33 334
LO5  33 33
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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