Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
(Waiting for Translation) Groundwater Hydraulics CIV440 8 3 + 0 5


Language English
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Hydraulics
Instructors Assoc.Prof. İSMAİL HAKKI ÖZÖLÇER
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Hydralogical circulation.
2 Steady state groundwater flow equation.
3 Hydraulics of groundwater.
4 Infiltration and evaporation.

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 Basic concepts.
2 Hydrological circulation.
3 Determination of groundwater budget.
4 Darcy Law and hydraulic potential.
5 Regional flow and geological controls.
6 Interaction of groundwater with rivers and lakes.
7 Steady state groundwater flow equation.
8 Groundwater hydraulic calculations.
9 Pump and slug tests.
10 Infiltration and evaporation.

Textbook Lecture Notes
Additional Resources

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 2 20
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. x
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. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License. x
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 5 70
Assignments 1 28 28
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Work Load (h) 146
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.87
ECTS Credit of the Course 5