Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
(Waiting for Translation) Barajlar INS456 8 3 + 0 5


Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Hydraulics
Instructors Assoc.Prof. İSMAİL HAKKI ÖZÖLÇER
Goals The objective of the course is give knowledge to senior students of civil engineering department about design and construction principle of dams.
Contents Basic concepts, importance of the dams, types of dams, required design techniques.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Analysis of dam reservoir volumes, to teach students collection reservoir design and construction knowledge.
2 Design of Hydro Power Plants one of most effective example of renewable energy source.
3 Environmental effects of dam.

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 Planning of river structures.
2 Planning of water resources.
3 Topography and determination of location of dam.
4 Types of dams and the major reasons effect on the decision of type of dam.
5 Gravity dams.
6 Design principles and project criteria of gravity dams
7 Arch dams.
8 Design principles and project criteria of arch dams
9 Buttress dams.
10 Design principles and project criteria of buttress dams
11 Earth embankment dams.
12 Design principles and project criteria of erth ambankment dams
13 Application.
14 Application.

Textbook Lecture Notes
Additional Resources

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 70
Assignments 1 30
In-Term Total 2 100
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