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Course Unit Title : EARTH AND EARTH-ROCK DAMS,ENGİNEERİNG PROBLEMSOF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
Course Unit Code : 01INS5166
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.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, Factors influencing dam design, Types of earth dams, Design details, Failures and damages, Embankment and foundation piping, Embankment and foundation slides, Settlement cracks, Explorations for foundations and embankment construction materials, Seepage analysis, Stability analysis, Embankment construction
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 3. Sherard L.J., Woodward R.J., Gizienski S.F., and Clevenger W.A, ?Earth and Earth-Rock Dams: Engineering Problems of Design and Construction? , John Wiley and Sons. 1963
Material Sharing
Documents :
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 2 28  
Homeworks :
5 10 50  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 24 24  
Finals :
1 30 30  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
174  
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 Factors influencing dam design
 
3 Types of earth dams
 
4 Design details
 
5 Failures and damages
 
6 Embankment and foundation piping
 
7 Embankment and foundation slides
 
8 Settlement cracks
 
9 Explorations for foundations and embankment construction materials
 
10 Seepage analysis
 
11 Stability analysis
 
12 Stability analysis
 
13 Embankment construction
 
14 Embankment construction