Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Hydroelectric Power Plants INM 434 8 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 transformation of potential energy and kinetic energy of the water to the electricity energy
Course Content Energy sources, principal hydroelectric energy , design of hydroelectric plant, open channels, galleries, pressurized pipes, stability stack, loading rooms, turbines, power station building design
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To understand hydraulic power. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 According to hydroelectric power to achieve classification hydroelectric power plants. Drilland Practice, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 To design setting pools which basic components of hydroelectric power plants. Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 To design galleries and open channels for diversion structures. Demonstration, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 To design pressurized pipes for hydroelectric power plants. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Homework, Testing,
6 To design stability stacks. Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 To understand turbines and its working systems. Problem Solving, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
8 To know-how select of turbines for hydroelectric power plants. Case Study, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
9 To design discharge structures. Project Based Learning, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, power stations design, general concepts about hydroelectric energy, HES potential of Turkey
2 Construction types of hydropower plants, calculation of power of the water force structures
3 Diversion structures, classification of water force structures and applications
4 Determination of water force potential
5 Canal type power stations, high pressurized power stations, applications
6 Basic components of water force plants
7 Water intake structures and applications
8 Settling pools and types
9 Gallery and canals for diversion power stations
10 Designing of pressurized pipes and their calculation procedures
11 Pipe installation and forces acting on the pipes
12 Stability stack in safety plant
13 Designing of loading rooms
14 Turbines and applications
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. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 2 2 4
Final examination 1 10 10
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
Total Workload 116
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.64
dersAKTSKredisi 5