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Course Unit Title : DESIGN OF DAMS
Course Unit Code : 01INS5149
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
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 : 1) Understanding of principles of dam planning concepts.

2) Gaining the ability to design of different kind of dams.
3) Understanding of hydrologic,hydraulic and structural design of dams
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Introduction, Principles of dam planning, Environmental effects of dam construction, Hydrologic principles in dam design, Resevoir sedimentation, Storage reservoirs, Geological studies in dam design, Dam foundations, Spillways, Diversion of river flow.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Understanding of the planning, design and construction of dams
Course Aims : Understanding of the planning, design and construction of dams
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Ağıralioğlu, N., 'Barajların Tasarımı ciltI-II- III?, Su vakfı yayınları,İstanbul, 2005.
Additional Resources : 1- U.S.B.R., Design of Small Dams, U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1987. 2. Ağıalioğlu N., ve Erkek C. ?Su Kaynakları Mühendisliği? Beta Yayınları,1993,İstanbul,Türkiye
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Assignments :
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 :
6 6 36  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 20 20  
Finals :
1 40 40  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
180  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 70
Quiz :
5 30
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
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
 
2 Principles of dam planning
 
3 Environmental effects of dam construction
 
4 Hydrologic principles in dam design
 
5 Hydrologic principles in dam design
 
6 Resevoir sedimentation
 
7 Resevoir sedimentation
 
8 Storage reservoirs
 
9 Geological studies in dam design
 
10 Dam foundations
 
11 Spillways
 
12 Spillways
 
13 Diversion of river flow
 
14 Diversion of river flow