Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001002032014AQUACULTURE ENGINEERINGCompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Fish farming in order to obtain the highest yield per unit area of economic conditions, advanced methods and tools to take advantage of mechanization and technology promotion, selection and use of the technical examination.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Osman Özden, Prof. Dr. Kürşat Fırat, Prof.Dr. Şahin Saka
Learning Outcomes
1Using high level of mechanization and technology in order to obtain the highest yield per unit area of economic conditions in fish farming
2Able to decide the appropriate method of cultivation
3Required material selection
4Technical examination of the use of necessary equipment
5Able to offer solutions to problems that may arise
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Why aquaculture (Population, food needs, agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture) / aquatic systems, energy (Energy Resources, Electrical systems and equipment, transformers and generators / light energy, lighting systems and equipment, application / Used in Water Transmission Systems, Motopomps, types and the areas of use / Pumping Unit / Pipes, kinds, technical features and uses of, / Be Water Filter / mechanical filters / Biological Filters / Sterilization and Disinfection / UV filters, Ozone systems / pools Discharge Mechanization / aquatic life, and oxygen (air conduction, Oxygen mechanization) / Heating and Cooling Mechanization, systems, installation and usage patterns, heat transfer / Sizing systems and mechanization, applications / automation systems and the importance of the development, implementation examples / aquatic culture systems designs
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Why aquaculture (Population, food needs, agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture)Video and slide presentation
2Aquatic systems, energy (Energy Resources, Electrical systems and equipment, transformers and generatorsVideo and slide presentation
3Water Transmission Systems, Motopomps, types and the areas of useTechnical calculations Calculations for water intake
4Pumping Unit (Pipes, kinds, technical features and uses )Studies exemples for energy systems
5Water Filter (mechanical filters ,biological Filters)Calculations for pomping units
6Midterm examEvaluation
7Light energy, lighting systems and equipment, applicationCalculations for lighting units
8Sterilization and DisinfectionVideo and slide presentation
9UV filters, Ozone systems , and oxygen (air conduction, Oxygen mechanization)Video and slide presentation
10Pools discharge mechanization , aquatic lifeCalculations for filter units
11Implementation examples , aquatic culture systems designsVideo and slide presentation
12Heating and Cooling Mechanization, systems, installation and usage patterns, heat transferCalculations for heating and cooling
13Sizing systems and mechanization, applicationsVideo and slide presentation
14Automation systems and the importance of the developmentMaking an technics and economic analysis
15Implementation examples / aquatic culture systems designsInterview with the experienced aquaculture
16Final ExamEvaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the lecturer Homziak, J., Veal, C. D., and Hayes, D. (1993). “Design and construction of aquaculture facilities in dredged material containment areas,” Technical Report EL-93-l 1, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS. Lekang, Odd-Ivar, Aquaculture engineering,2013, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Drobakveien, Norway. – Second Edition.
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14114
Field Trip11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Homework3412
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)86
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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