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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT438 Hydrology (EC 6) 927006 4 8 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Interpretation of hydrological water cycle, understanding of the role of this cycle in the design of civil engineering structures. Measurement and collection of meteorological data such as precipitation, evaporation and temperature.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Can be able to analyze the process that ends at the point of exhaustion.
  2. Gains the ability to collect and analyze hydrological data.
  3. Gain the ability to incorporate the structures of the hydrological data and the uncertainties in the data into the design.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
• Hidroloji, M. Bayazıt; 2000, Birsen Yayınevi
• Hidroloji uygulamaları / M. Bayazıt, İ. Avcı, Z. Şen, 2000, Birsen Yayınevi
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Definition of hydrology, scope, hydrological studies and its importance, water resources on earth, hydrological cycle, concept of, System tanım and basic equations
2.Precipitation occurrence, precipitation measurement, precipitation records analysis, precipitation intensity,
3.Precipitation of precipitation data, average precipitation height calculation, precipitation height-area-time analysis, precipitation intensity-precipitation time relationship
4.Mechanism of evaporation, evaporation from water, soil and snow surface, measurement of evaporation, reduction of evaporation amount
5.Evapotranspiration losses, Potential and real evapotranspiration calculation
6.Infiltration capacity, infiltration rate, infiltration indices
7.Groundwater areas, Groundwater flow, hydraulic slope, hydraulic conductivity, Dupuit hypotheses
8.Groundwater extraction with wells, Hydraulic calculation of wells, open in a aquifer free surface, wells in a pressurized aquifer
10.Flow measurements, flow rate definition, level and water surface slope measurements, speed measurements, section measurements, flow measurements, key curve
11.Analysis of flow records, flow line, flow continuity line and total flow line
12.Properties of river basins, separation of flow into sections, precipitation flow relations, elements of hydrograph, analysis of river basin as a system
13.Unit hydrograph theory, Obtaining the unit hydrograph, different time unit hydrographs, synthetic unit hydrographs
14.Flood calculations and use of statistics in hydrology
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
Attending Lectures14114
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14114
Individual Study for Final Examination14114