Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZTM320ENERGY USAGE IN AGRICULTUREElective367
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to provide the understanding of energy, energy balance in agriculture, usage of renewable energy sources and energy savings in agriculture
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. R. Cengiz AKDENİZ
Learning Outcomes
1Energy konıwledge, energy definition and classification
2Understanding of energy usage in agriculture
3Understanding of usage of alternative energy sources in agriculture
4Understanding of energy production and usage of agricultural residues
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic concepts of energy, forms of energy, classification of energy, importance of energy in agriculture, energy usage in agriculture, renewable energy sources used in agriculture, energy production from agricultural residues, usage of renewable energy sources in agriculture, usage of geothermal energy, solar energy, hydraulic energy and geothermal energy in agriculture, energy balance in agriculture, energy savings methods in agriculture.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Energy usage and importance in Agriculture
2Energy knowledge,,energy definition and energy classification
3energy productivity
4alternative energy sources in agriculture
5Enerygy gained by agricultural and forestry residues
6Enerygy gained by agricultural and forestry residues
7Solar energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
8midterm examination
9Solar energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
10Wind energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
11Wind energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
12Hydraulic energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
13Geothermal energy and usage possibilities in agriculture
14Energy balance in agricultural production
15Enerrgy saving methods in agriculture
16Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
Yavuzcan, G. 1994 Enerji Teknolojisi. Ankara Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları No: 1324. Ankara Üniversitesi Halkla İlişkiler ve Yayın Ünitesi. Ankara, ISBN: 975-482-171-2,117s.(DersKitabı) Stanhill, G. 1984 Energy and Agriculture. Springer-Verlag, Germany,ISBN:3-540-13476-X192p. Çengel, Y.A., M.A. Boles, 2007. Thermodynamics, An Engineering Approach Sixth Edition. Mc Graw Hill, ISBN: 978-007-8. Çengel, Y.A., M.A. Boles, 2008. Termodinamik-Mühendislik Yaklaşımıyla, Çeviri Editörü: Ali Pınarbaşı, ISBN: 978-975-6240-26-7, İzmir Güven Kitabevi, 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 Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)95
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