Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
(Waiting for Translation) Sulama-Kurutma INS495 7 3 + 0 5


Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Hydraulics
Instructors Assoc.Prof. İSMAİL HAKKI ÖZÖLÇER
Goals To gain theoretical knowledge about soil irrigation and removal of harmful water
Contents Irrigation, Plant, water, and soil relationships. Crop water requirement calculations. Irrigation methods. Irrigation networks. Water distribution methods. Drying of agricultural land drainage. Drainage network design.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Plant, water, land relations
2 Calculation of water requirement
3 Modern irrigation and water distribution methods and calculations
4 Agricultural land drainage and drainage network design

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Teaching question&answer applications
Assessment Methods Midterm and final exams

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction ,the water and soil potential of Turkey
2 Irrigation, soil and plant
3 Irrigation losses and efficiency, the irrigation water amenities
4 Methods for determining water needs of plants
5 Empirical and theoretical calculation of water requirements of agricultural plants, experimental methods, irrigation efficiency, application.
6 Empirical and theoretical calculation of water requirements of agricultural plants, experimental methods, irrigation efficiency, application.
7 Irrigation canals, irrigation networks, , flume and parts, design, special structures on the Canals.
8 Quenching methods and selection
9 Irrigation and drainage structures within the network, and the main elements
10 Irrigation area, drying, surface drying
11 Drainage tubes applications
12 Drainage tubes applications
13 Solution of Sample Problems
14 Solution of Sample Problems

Textbook Sulama-Kurutma Ders Notları, İsmail Hakkı Özölçer
Additional Resources Su Kaynakları Mühendisliği, Cevat Erkek, Necati Ağıralioğlu

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Quizzes 1 10
Assignments 1 10
In-Term Total 3 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams.
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously.
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License.
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 1 25 25
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Work Load (h) 139
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.63
ECTS Credit of the Course 5