CIVE 424 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Hydrology and Water Resources
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CIVE 424
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
  CIVE 208 To succeed (To get a grade of at least DD)
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To introduce the Hydrology and Water Resources Science To give basic information on the development of water resources and to introduce the necessary methodologies To apply mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to the water resources problems To gain skills on data collection methods, analyse and evaluation in water resources
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To teach the elements of the hydrological cycle
  • To measure the hydrologic data and to analyse the recorded data
  • To learn the ability to employ the unit hydrograph theory which is frequently used in the evaluation of the flows
  • To teach the signifcance of the groundwater in civil engineering
  • To diagnose and solve the problems on water resources
  • To apply statistics to water resources subject
  • To design water structures
Course Content Introduction to hydrology and water resources engineering. Basin and hydrologic processes: precipitation, stream flow, infiltration. Hydrologic flood routing. Groundwater hydrology. Hydrograph analysis. Municipal water supply systems. Dams and spillways. Wastewater and storm water collection and discharge. Irrigation and drainage.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to hydrology and water resources engineering Reading related parts from the textbook
2 Definition of hydrology, hydrologic cycle, basic equations of hydrology Reading related parts from the textbook
3 Hydrologic flood rooting Reading related parts from the textbook
4 Dams an spilways Reading related parts from the textbook
5 Energy dissipation structures Reading related parts from the textbook
6 Infiltration Capacity, Infiltration Velocity, Infiltration Indices Reading related parts from the textbook
7 Groundwater hydrology Reading related parts from the textbook
8 Hydrograph analyses Reading related parts from the textbook
9 Wastewater and storm water collection and discharge units Reading related parts from the textbook
10 Irrigation and drainage Reading related parts from the textbook
11 Definition of the Unit Hydrograph, Unit Hydrograph as a Rainfall Runoff Model Reading related parts from the textbook
12 Synthetic Unit Hydrographs, Instantaneous Unit Hydrographs Reading related parts from the textbook
13 Improvement of water resources Reading related parts from the textbook
14 Correlation and Regression Analysis Reading related parts from the textbook
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Textbooks

Applied Hydrology, Ven Te Choe, David R. Maiment, Larry W. Mays, Mcgraw-Hill, International Editions, Civil Engineering Series Ders web- sitesi- ders notları

References

Hydrology For Engineers, Thırd Edıtıon, Ray K. Linsley,Max A. Kohler, Joseph L. H. Paulhus, Mcgraw-Hill, Civil Engineering Series. Water Resources Engineering, Mays, Larry W, John Wiley & Sons, 2010. Applied Water Resources Engineering, Yanmaz, A. M., METU Press, 1997.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
-
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
20
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
3
Presentation / Jury
-
2
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
13
Final / Oral Exam
1
18
    Total
178

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems X
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose X
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems X
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Civil Engineering solutions

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest