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Course Unit Title : MILKING TECHNIQUES
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5103
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants : ---
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Know milking techniques
Identify milking machine and types, working principles of milking machine and its parts
Make setup and calibration for basic accuracy and maintenance of milking machine and facilities.
Take technical tasks in periodical tests of milking machine and facilities
Choose and manage of milking plant.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Milking, milking techniques, milking time and methods, milking from teats, hand milking, machine milking, machine milking methods, rulers of machine milking, types and parts of milking machine/plants, operate of milking machine/plants, periodic control and tests of milking machines.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Enhance on knowledge of students about machine milking and milking plants
Course Aims : Teaching of milking techniques, milking routine, working principles of milking systems. Giving of ability for selection of types and capacity, management, design, planning and feasibility in milking machine and facilities.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Visual presentations and weekly application notes
Additional Resources : Ayık,M., 1993.Hayvancılıkta Mekanizasyon. (II. Baskı). A.Ü.Z.F. yayın No: 1300, A. Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Ders Kitapları Yayınları, No: 375, Ankara
Yıldız, Y., 1993. Hayvancılıkta Mekanizasyon. Ç.Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Ders Kitapları Yayınları, No: 20, Adana.
ISO 5707:2007: Milking machine installations -- Construction and performance. 2007.
Material Sharing
Documents : Theoretical materials of lecture and their visual presentations
Assignments : Representative feasibility of milking facilities for dairy farm
Exams : Written and/or oral exams
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
1 30 30  
Presentation :
1 20 20  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 20 20  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
169  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 20
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 20
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
40
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction: milk production in Turkey and manufacture of milking machine, quality of milk and effective factors on its
 
2 Structure of teat, milking time, methods and process
 
3 Hand milking, machine milking, and their milking methods
 
4 Machine milking process
 
5 Milking machine and types, working principles of milking machine, equipment and parts: Vacuum-pulsation systems
 
6 Milking machine and types, working principles of milking machine, equipment and parts: milk ejection, milking, handling and storage system
 
7 Milking machine and types, working principles of milking machine, equipment and parts: record, control and automation systems
 
8 Milk yield control systems in milking machine and facilities
 
9 Setup and maintenance of milking machine and facilities
 
10 Selection of type and capacity of milking machine and facilities
 
11 Periodic controls and ISO tests of milking machine and facilities
 
12 Static tests (dry) and dynamic tests (wet)
 
13 Real time milking tests
 
14 General discussion and presentation of homework