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Course Unit Title : Mechanization Of Mixed Feed Production
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5112
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 : Recognize mixed feed production methods and equipments.
Decide on selection of machine and method for production of mixed feed.
Determine performances of machines used in the production of mixed feed and do system planning.
Determine performances of machines used in the production of mixed feed and do system planning.
Do site selection and feasibility of mixed feed factory
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Mixed feed industry in Turkey, mixed feed, types of mixed feed, mixed feed production technologies, production processes and techniques, selection of mixed feed equipments, feasibility of factory, monitoring of energy consumption and establishing of management system, provided of mixed feed factory management
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Improve the knowledge of students related to developments in mixed feed production: Make planning and feasibility, Decision of selection or changing of equipment, Relate between production and energy consumption.
Course Aims : Teaching of methods and equipments related to the feed preparation processes, presentation of the production lines (facilities) and feed factories,
indoctrinate the working and construction principles of the facilities related with feed factory. Design and the planning of mixed feed factory and production lines, to be won knowledge about infrastructure for technical and economical feasibility.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Visual presentations and weekly application notes, ISO, ASABE, TSE etc. Standard, data and engineering practice, government regulation, notification and instructions.
Additional Resources : Ellhiney, R.R.Mc.1985 Feed Manufacturing Technology. American Feed Industry Association, Inc. USA
Mustafa ERGÜL, 1994, Karma Yemler ve Karma Yem Teknolojisi Ders Kitabı, EÜ Zir. Fak. Yayınları No:384
Yılmaz YILDIZ, 1993, Karma Yem Mekanizasyonu Yardımcı Ders Kitabı, ÇÜ Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları No:76
Material Sharing
Documents : Theoretical materials of lecture and their visual presentations
Assignments : Representative feasibility of mixed feed factory
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) :
Total Work Charge / Hour :
Course's ECTS Credit :
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
The ratio of the term to success :
The ratio of final to success :
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 History of mixed feed industry and mixed feed industry in Turkey
2 Introduction: mixed feed, types of mixed feed and production stages
3 Mixed feed production methods and technologies
4 Production flow, processes and production techniques
5 Crop intake, dosing, grinding machines and principles of grinding
6 Mixing, pelleting, extruction machines
7 Cooling, drying, coating applications
8 Granulating machines, handling and conveying techniques of bulk material and feed, packaging, storage and transport
9 Feasibility and planning of mixed feed factory
10 Energy consumption and management in mixed feed factory
11 Environmental management in mixed feed factory
12 Management of mixed feed factory
13 Testing and control of mixed feed production machines
14 General discussion and presentation of homework