Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
20150102007100WATER RESOURCESCompulsory472
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to examine and design the hydraulic structure built on the river and to know how the characteristics changes in the river Hydraulics and morphological problems due to these structures
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Aysun Altıkat
Learning Outcomes
1Students shall have knowledge about critical point on morphological changing and river improvement
2Students shall have knowledge about critical point on morphological changing and river improvement
3Students will be have knowledge about sediment movement in streams
4Students will be have knowledge about sediment movement in streams
5Students will gain knowledge about the water intake structures and energy dissipators
6Students will gain knowledge about the water intake structures and energy dissipators
7Students will learn the essentials of dam design
8Students will learn the essentials of dam design
9Students will learn the principles about the design of flood control structures solving.
10Students will learn the principles about the design of flood control structures solving.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
River Morphology; Sediment Transportation in Rivers; Drop Structures, Diversion Weirs, Gated Diversion Weirs; Dams, Types of Dams; Reservoir of Dams; Water İntakes Structures From River; Outlet Works of Dam, Spillways; Energy Dissipation Basin; River İmprovements; Flood Control Structures
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1River morphology: introduction, general information
2Sediment transport in rivers: properties of sediment, initiation of particle motion, formation of bed forms, flow resistance, determination of sediment load
3Drop structures: sharp-crested and broad crested weirs, aims, functionality, water surface profiles diversion weirs: aims of building, classification, location, plan shapes, determination of the crest length and discharge capacity, determination of hydraulic and static profile
4Gated diversion weirs: aims, functionality, components, relations between gate opening discharge, type of gates, forces acting on gate and design aspect of piles.
5Dams Classification of dams, feasibility study and planning of dams, diversion works of river flow, gravity dams, forces acting on dams, stability criteria, reinforced and roller compacted concrete gravity dams
6Arch dams, types of arch dams, design criteria of arch dams, type of slab and buttress dams, earth-fill and rock-fill embankment dams, seepage under dams, scour on downstream of dam.Reservoir of dams: physical characteristic of reservoirs, dead storage, useful storage, surcharge storage, flood mitigation reservoir
7Reservoir of dams: physical characteristic of reservoirs, dead storage, useful storage, surcharge storage, flood mitigation reservoir
8Mid-term exam
9Water intakes structures from river: Location of intakes, sediment control a-intakes from rivers, overflow intakes from rivers, side-channel intakes, friction and minor head losses along intakes b-type of water intakes from reservoirs c-pressured water intakes
10Outlets works of dam: Spillways on dams, types of spillway
11Other types of spillways: shaft spillway, side channel spillway, stepped spillway, siphon spillway. bottom outlets
12Energy dissipation basin Hydraulic jump and energy dissipation, stilling basins and types, flip bucket, roller buckets, energy dissipation in drop structures
13Energy dissipation basin Hydraulic jump and energy dissipation, stilling basins and types, flip bucket, roller buckets, energy dissipation in drop structures (2nd Midterm Exam)
14River improvements Structural elements and material using in river improvement. River flood control structures. Flood walls and levees
Recommended or Required Reading
Hydraulic Structures (Spon Pres), Novak, Moffat, Nalluri, Narayanan, 2001.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination122
Individual Study for Final Examination155
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)64
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