
Description of Individual Course UnitsCourse Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  BSM23146  AÇIK KANAL AKIMLARI  Elective  1  3  6 
 Level of Course Unit  Second Cycle  Objectives of the Course  It is to make the mathematical concepts related to the open channel physically meaningful and to gain the ability to make mathematical inferences of the relations.  Name of Lecturer(s)  Prof. Dr. Senayi DÖNMEZ  Learning Outcomes  1  Relates Open Channel Components to mechanical quantities.  2  Relates open channel hydraulics concepts to pressurized flow sizes.  3  Makes mathematical analysis of open channel current relations.  4  Makes mathematical analysis of the relations of slow and fast current flows.  5  Makes mathematical analysis of the relations of slowly changing currents. 
 Mode of Delivery  Daytime Class  Prerequisites and corequisities  No  Recommended Optional Programme Components   Course Contents  Stationary Open Channel Flows, Energy Equations, Momentum Equations, Critical Flow Depths of Different Channel Sections, Flow Equations Used in Open Channel Flows, Logarithmic Velocity Distribution and Regions, Flow Calculations and Methods in Compact Section Open Channels, Slowly Changing Flows, Water Surface Profiles, Step Methods , Slowly Changing Flows, Direct Integration Methods, Graphical Integration Methods, Slowly Changing Flow Calculations in Air Mixed Flows  Weekly Detailed Course Contents  
1  Stationary Open Channel Currents    2  Energy Equations    3  Momentum Equations    4  Critical Flow Depths of Different Channel Sections    5  Flow Equations Used in Open Channel Flows.    6  Flow Calculations and Methods in Open Channels with Compact Sections, Compound Sections, Capacity Determination in Sections Containing Vegetation, Capacity Determination in Circle and Horseshoe Sections, Hydraulically Appropriate Sections.    7  Erosion in Open Channel Flows, Regime Changes.    8  Local Changes in the Water Surface (Change in Cross Section, Threshold), Local Changes in the Water Surface (Grill, Submersible Curtain, Middle Legs, Connection).    9  Slowly Changing Flows, Surface Profiles.    10  Slowly Changing Flows.    11  Surface profile calculations, Direct Integration Methods.    12  Surface profile calculations, Graphical Integration Methods.    13  Slowly Changing Flow Calculations in Air Mixed Flows.    14  Applications, sample solutions.   
 Recommended or Required Reading  1 Özbek, T., Açık Kanal Akımlarının Hidroliği ve Hidrolik Yapılar, Teknik Yayınevi, 2009
2 Çeçen, K., Açık Kanallar Hidroliği, İTÜ, 1982
3Ünsal İ., Hidrolik, İTÜ, 2014  Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods   Assessment Methods and Criteria  
Midterm Examination  1  100  SUM  100  
Final Examination  1  50  Individual Study for Final Examination  1  50  SUM  100  Term (or Year) Learning Activities  40  End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities  60  SUM  100 
 Language of Instruction   Work Placement(s)  
 Workload Calculation 

Midterm Examination  1  30  30  Final Examination  1  15  15  Attending Lectures  1  42  42  Self Study  1  70  70  Individual Study for Final Examination  1  15  15  
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes  LO1  2    2      2    LO2   3    3      2  3  LO3  2   2    2   2   2  3  LO4  2  2    2    3   3  3  LO5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3 
 * Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High 



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