Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Hydrology * TYS   355 5 2 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Fatih TOPALOĞLU
Prof.Dr.FATİH TOPALOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
Teaching acquisition, analyzing , interpreting and making decisions of hydrologic and meteorological data.Helps students to interpret the study results according to these principles
Hydrologic cycle; hydro-meteorological data; evapotranspiration; ground waters; prediction of runoff and flow with various methods; analysis of hydrograph, flood routing, statistical methods in hydrology with simple applications.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Has basic knowledge generally in Agricultural Sciences and specifically in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
Owns basic scientific information on plant nutrients and their applications which ensure healty nutritions of plants for high quality and economic plant production
Understands the principles of ecological farming in point of sustainable and ecological farming
Has the ability to identify, define, formulize and solve engineering problems. Choses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose.
Assimilates the information which is used for soil conservation, protection against every kinds of misuses and pollution
Analyses soils, their components or their actual process and plans them to accomplish the requirements of sustainable agriculture principles under real limitations
Prepares nutritional programmes for regular nutrition of plants cultivated in each kinds of soil or soilless growing medium
Leads to the application and development of new technolgies, methods and measuring systems in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition area, under the scope of scientific, economic and rational uses of agricultural areas,
Gains the perfection in every kinds of soil, plant, fertilizer and water analyses and their interpretations
Carries the effective working ability and self-confidence for taking the responsibility in solo and team works
Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
Constantly improve themselves with determining their training needs in accordance with their interests and abilities in the scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields in addition to their professional development
Gains consciousness for professional and ethical resposibilities
Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
Be aware of the legal results of their activities
Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Definition, importance, branches and history of Hydrology. Power point presentations Pages 1-13
2 Meteorological data Power point presentations Pages 14-22
3 Evapotranspiration Power point presentations Pages 23-63
4 Rainfall, its occurunce and measurement. Interpretation and analysis of rainfall data. Double mass curve, thiessen poligons and isohips. Power point presentations Pages 64-88
5 Interpretation and analysis of rainfall data. Power point presentations Pages 89-114
6 Snow ,properties and melting amount Power point presentations Pages 115-124
7 Infiltration Power point presentations Pages 125-150
8 Midterm exam Preparation for Midterm Exam
9 Groundwater ,types of aquifers,descriptions related with groundwater,hydraulics of wells Power point presentations Pages 151-182
10 Surface water, measurement of flow and velocity Power point presentations Pages 183-227
11 Analysis of hydrograph, unit hydrograph Power point presentations Pages 228-246
12 S hydrograph Power point presentations Pages 247-253
13 Synthetic hydrograph Power point presentations Pages 254-270
14 SCS method, Rasyonel and Mc Math methods Power point presentations Pages 271-293
15 Probability and statistics in Hydrology Power point presentations Pages 313-350
16-17 Final exam Preparation for the Final Exam

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