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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
TMB201 Agricultural Machinery 927001 2 3 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course, learning the agricultural mechanization system, general features of agricultural equipment and machinery for agricultural production, agricultural tractors and energy resources in agriculture.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ali Tekgüler
Learning Outcomes
  1. Understanding of agricultural tractors (general features).
  2. Understanding of the energy resources in agriculture and its use.
  3. Tarımsal mekanizasyonun tanımı, tarihsel gelişimi, yararları, Türkiye’de tarımsal mekanizasyon düzeyi bilgilerini öğrenir.
  4. Understanding of agricultural machines (constructional and using features).
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Keskin, Rahmi ve Erdoğan, Doğan, 1992. Tarımsal Mekanizasyon. Ankara Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Ders Kitabı. No: 359, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Definition of Agricultural Mechanization, Historical Development, Advantages; Agricultural Mechanization in Turkey (Agricultural Structure, Historical Development and Level, Important Factors to Delay of Development); Mechanization System on Agricultural Production, Energy Resources in Agriculture, Farm Tractors (General Feature), Agricultural Equipment and Machinery; Soil Tillage Equipment and Machinery, Fertilizer Distribution Machinery, Sowing and Planting Machinery, Irrigation Mechanization, Crop Protection Machinery, Harvesting and Threshing Machinery.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Definition of agricultural mechanization, historical development, advantages
2.Agricultural mechanization in turkey (agricultural structure, historical development and level, important factors to delay of development)
3.Mechanization system on agricultural production, energy resources in agriculture Farm tractors (technical feature)
4.Farm tractors (working feature
5.Soil tillage equipment and machinery (ploughing technics, ploughs, subsoiler)
6.Soil tillage equipment and machinery (cultivator, harrow, roller, rotovator)
7.Sowing machinery
8.Precision and special sowing, and planting machinery
9.Organic Fertilizer distribution machinery
10.Midterm examination
11.Mineral Fertilizer distribution machinery
12.Irrigation mechanization
13.Crop protection machinery
14.Harvesting and threshing machinery
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation11818
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13030