Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Irrigation and Drainage INM 431 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET SANDALCI
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Asst.Osman SONMEZ
Course Category
Course Objective Providing students with the basics of irrigation and drainage systems design which depend on the growing population.
Course Content Determination of water demand, relation between land and water, water quality, water distribution methods, irrigation structures and design, determination of drainage discharge, shallow and ground water drainage systems design.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She analysis relationship among water, land and plant Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
2 He/She determines water demand for agricultural plants Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 He/She defines methods of irrigation for plant water demands Drilland Practice, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 He/She designs systems of irrigaiton for agricultural areas in lowland scale Lecture, Case Study, Homework, Testing,
5 He/She designs systems of irrigaiton for agricultural areas in plant scale Case Study, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
6 He/She analysis drainage systems for agricultural areas Lecture, Drilland Practice, Homework, Testing,
7 He/She decides type of drainage networks for agricultural areas Drilland Practice, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
8 He/She designs drainage network Demonstration, Problem Solving, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, water and soil potential of Turkey
2 Giving an information about irrigation of land and plant
3 Irrigation water characteristics and irrigation losses
4 Determination of plant water demand methods
5 Determination of plant water demand, empirical methods, theoretical methods, experimental methods, applications
6 Determination of plant water demand, empirical methods, theoretical methods, experimental methods, applications
7 Irrigation plants in lowland scale; open channel irrigation networks, general planning, conduction, determination of main channel, secondary channel vertical profiles.
8 Designing of canal type irrigation systems.
9 Water supply methods and related criteria.
10 Basic elements and art structures in irrigation and drainage network
11 Basic elements and art structures in irrigation and drainage network
12 Irrigation plants in plant scale; irrigating by sprinkling water plants, classical irrigation by sprinkling, dripping irrigation
13 Drainage of irrigation area, shallow drainage
14 Drainage in drains
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Comprehend science and advanced mathematics subjects fundamental to engineering; An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve civil engineering problems
2 An ability to analyze and model civil engineering systems specific problems, identify and define the appropriate requirements for their solutions.
3 An ability to design, implement and evaluate a civil engineering systems, component, process or program that meets specified requirements.
4 Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools of engineering effectively and correctly in engineering practice
5 An ability to gather/acquire, analyze, interpret data and make decisions to understand civil engineering problems
6 An ability to work effectively in inter- and in-disciplinary teams or individually.
7 An ability to communicate effectively in Turkish and English.
8 Recognition of the need for, and the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology and to engage in life-long learning.
9 An understanding of professional, legal, ethical and social issues and responsibilities related to computer engineering.
10 Skills in project and risk management, awareness about importance of entrepreneurship, innovation and long-term development, and recognition of international standards and methodologies.
11 An understanding about the impact of Civil  Engineering solutions in a global, environmental, societal and legal context while making decisions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 5
2. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Ödev 5
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 6 6
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 2 2 4
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5