Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sediment Transport In Rivers INM 671 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. EMRAH DOĞAN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET SANDALCI,
Course Assistants Res.Asst.Fatma SAĞIN
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Understanding of sediment transportation in rivers, properties of sediment particles. Learning of dimensional analysis, sediment transport modes and sediment transport equations.
Course Content Basic concepts, properties sediment particles, initiation of motion, sediment transport modes, sediment transport formulae
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understanding of sediment transportation Lecture, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
2 Understanding of modes of sediment transport Lecture, Motivations to Show, Homework, Testing,
3 Learning of sediment load measurement techniques Lecture, Motivations to Show, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic concepts
2 Sediment transport modes in rivers
3 Properties of sediment particles
4 Determining of variables and dimensional analysis
5 Initiation of motion at the river bed
6 Suspended load transport
7 Bed load transport
8 Total load transport
9 Bedforms of mobile beds
10 Resistance of mobile beds
11 Equilibrium in sediment transport
12 Steady cross sectional channels
13 Mobile beds channels
14 Sediment measurement techniques
Course Notes
Course Resources
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. X
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them
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
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
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 70
1. Ödev 30
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 20 20
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6