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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
SHU106 Aviation Meteorology 927001 1 2 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to examine the atmospheric phenomena and their possible effects on aviation.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yard.Doç.Dr. İbrahim Sönmez
Learning Outcomes
  1. Atmosferin genel yapısının ve içeriğinin anlaşılması
  2. Meteorolojik ölçüm sistemleri hakkında bilgi edinilmesi
  3. Bulut ve yağış oluşum mekanizmasının anlaşılması
  4. Basınç sistemleri ve özelliklerinin anlaşılması
  5. Atmosferdeki kararsızlık durumlarının ve sonuçlarının irdelenmesi
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
- Essentials of Meteorology: An invitation to the Atmosphere (Ahrens, C. Donald)
- Meteorology (Aviation course notes)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The content of this couse is, to examine the atmosphere of the earth and its content to investigate the meteorological observing systems cloud formation and the cloud types Details about precipitation, turbulans and icing in the atmosphere Frontal systems and life cycles Wind in relation with the pressure systems
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The atmosphere and its content
2.The atmosphere and its content
3.Weather and climate
4.Meteorological Observing systems
5.Precipitation process
6.Clouds (formation and types)
7.Frontal systems
8.Frontal systems
9.Altimeter principals and use
11.Atmospheric instability
12.Atmospheric instability
13.Icing and turbulans in the atmosphere
14.Meteorological Codes (METAR, TAF,etc)
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122