Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103045712007Planning and Design of Dams IElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To explain the planning and application phases of large water structures by classifying them according to their purposes.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Cahit Yerdelen Arş. Gör. Cansu Özyaman
Learning Outcomes
1To teach how hydraulically based information given at the undergraduate level is used in practice
2To teach the basics of building large water structures
3To teach how to work together with other examples of planning the structures such as the dam that requires big investment
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Planning principles, dam environment interaction, classification, structural differences, flood-volume relationship, reservoir-solid relationship
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, definitions
2parts of dams, examples of water structures
3planning principles
4preliminary work
5geological, topographical and material studies
6 hydraulic and hydrological activities
7economic studies
8MIDTERM
9 interaction of dams and environment
10Flood hydrology
11Sediment transport
12Flood and reservoir examples
13dam reservoirs
14dams and dam foundations
Recommended or Required Reading
Herzag M. A. M., Practical Dam Analysis, Thomas Telford Publishing, 1999. Weiming W., Computational River Dynamics, Taylor & Francis, 2007. Ağıralioğlu N., Baraj Planlama ve Tasarımı, Su Vakfı, 2007.
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination19090
Individual Study for Final Examination1100100
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)236
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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