Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Underground Water Pol. and Cont. CVM 423 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. GÜLGÜN DEDE
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. GÜLGÜN DEDE,
Course Assistants
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Course Objective Aim of this course is to emphasize importance and sensitivity of groundwater which is an essential and strategic natural source, causes of pollution and definition of their sources and to find solution and suggestions by discussion how they can be under control.
Course Content Introduction, Hydraulic Cycle, Aquifer and Aquifer Kinds, Looks for Aquifers, Basin Product, Development and Operation of Groundwater, Water Quality, Standards, Pollutants and Pollution Sources, Precautions for Pollutant Sources, Pollution Control, Legal Arrangements and Laws.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understand importance of groundwater Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Understand what the sources of pollution are and Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Comprehend how pollution control can be done Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Hydraulic Cycle
3 Aquifer and Aquifer Kinds
4 Looks for Aquifers
5 Basin Product
6 Development of Groundwater
7 Operation of Groundwater
8 Water Quality
9 Standards
10 Pollutants and Pollution Sources
11 Precautions for Pollutant Sources
12 Pollution Control
13 Legal Arrangements and Laws
14 Importance and Meaning of Groundwater for Our Country
Course Notes 1. The complete book of Dowsing: The definitive guide to finding underground water, 1998. George Applegate.
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with sufficient knowledge background on science and engineering subjects of their related area, and who are skillful in implementing theoretical and practical knowledge for modelling and solving engineering problems. X
2 Engineering graduates with skills in identifying, describing, formulating and solving complex engineering problems, and thus,deciding and implementing appropriate methods for analyzing and modelling.
3 Engineering graduates with skills in designing a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; for this purpose, skills in implementing modern design methods.
4 Engineering graduates with skills in developing, selecting and implementing modern techniques and tools required for engineering applications as well as with skills in using information technologies effectively.
5 Engineering graduates with skills in designing and conducting experiments, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting the results in order to evaluate engineering problems.
6 Engineering graduates who are able to work within a one discipline or multi-discipline team,as well as who are able to work individually X
7 Engineering graduates who are able to effectively communicate orally and officially in Turkish Language as well as who knows at least one foreign language.
8 Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technology.
9 Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics. X
10 Engineering graduates having knowledge about practices in professional life such as project management, risk management and change management, and who are aware of innovation and sustainable development. X
11 Engineering graduates having knowledge about universal and social effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety, as well as having awareness for juridical consequences of engineering solutions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Assignment 1 25 25
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 20 20
Total Workload 118
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.72
dersAKTSKredisi 5