Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9105095092012Tarımsal Sistemlerde Mekatronik UygulamalarElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course introduces the basic concepts of mechatronic applications used in the agricultural systems
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Hüseyin YÜRDEM
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding definations of agricultural mechanization and their importance.
2Understanding mechatronic applications used in agricultural machines.
3To understand the importance of agricultural machinery and mechatronics for agricultural production.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• An overview of agricultural mechanization and the situation in Turkey. • Mechatronic applications used in agricultural tractors, land leveling and cultivation machines, drilling and planting machines, maintenance machines, spraying machines, harvesting machines, product processing and classification machines, cattle and sheep breeding systems, irrigation systems, poultry farming machines and greenhouses.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and basic knowledge on course and methods to be followed for teaching
2An overview of agricultural mechanization and the situation in Turkey.
3Mechatronic applications used in agricultural tractors.
4Mechatronic applications used in land leveling and cultivation practices.
5Mechatronic applications used in drilling and planting machines.
6Mechatronic applications used in maintenance machines.
7Mechatronic applications used in spraying machines.
8Midterm
9Mechatronic applications used in harvest machines.
10Mechatronic applications used in product processing and classification machines.
11Mechatronic applications used in cattle and sheep breeding.
12Mechatronic applications used in irrigation systems.
13Mechatronic applications used in poultry farming machines.
14Mechatronic applications used in greenhouses.
15Measurement, Evaluation and Presentation
16Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
• Mutaf,E., 1984. Tarım Alet ve Makinaları. E.Ü.Z.F. Yayın No: 218, Bornova-İzmir. • Mutaf,E., R.Uçucu, 1980. Tarımsal Mekanizasyon. E.Ü.Z.F. Ders teksiri, Bornova-İzmir. • Keçecioğlu,G., E.Gülsoylu, 2002. Toprak İşleme Makinaları. E.Ü.Z.F. Yayın No: 545, Bornova-İzmir. • Önal,İ., 1995. Ekim, Bakım, Gübreleme Makinaları. E.Ü.Z.F. Yayın No: 490, Bornova-İzmir. • Tozan, M.; 1997. Tarımsal Mekanizasyon, E.Ü.Z.F. Yayın No: 46/1, Bornova-İzmir, 84 s. • Yağcıoğlu,K., 1993. Bitki Koruma Makinaları. E.Ü.Z.F. Yayın No: 508, Bornova-İzmir.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation31236
Report Presentation31236
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Homework236
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)199
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
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3
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4
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5
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6
LO1331433
LO2243253
LO3455342
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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