Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
River Engineering INM 574 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. EMRAH DOĞAN
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Course Objective

To comprehend basic concepts about river hydraulics and hydrology, To solve river hydraulics problems

Course Content

Scope of River Engineering, Classification of river flow, River Hydrology, River Hydraulics, River Morphology, River Sediment Transport, River bed and bank protection

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Scope of River Engineering Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Classification and use of rivers Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Morphological computations in rivers Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Flood routing Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Fundamental aspects of sediment transport Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 River stabilization and bank protection Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to river engineering
2 Classification and use of rivers
3 Hydraulic characteristics of alluvial rivers
4 River Floods
5 Flood routing
6 Routing of the hydrograph in the the river
7 Morphological characteristics of rivers
8 River sediment tranport
9 Sediment transport equations
10 Hydraulic structures in river
11 Bridge scouring in river
12 River bank and bed protection structures
13 Longitudinal and horizontal protection structures
14 Seminar
Course Notes <p>Yanmaz, A.M. &ldquo;K&ouml;pr&uuml; Hidroligi&rdquo;, METU Press, Ankara, 2002.</p>
Course Resources

1. French, H.R., “Open Channel Hydraulics”, Mc Graw Hill, 1986.
2. Jansen P., Ph. et al., “Principles of River Engineering”, Pitman, 1979

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods.
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering X
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data X
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, and announcement
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 40
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 10 10
Assignment 3 15 45
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6