CEN3020 HydraulicsBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs CIVIL ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
CEN3020 Hydraulics Spring 2 2 3 5

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. LÜTFİ ARDA
Course Objectives: To establish an understanding of the fundamental concepts of hydraulic engineering; to have the engineering point of view for the hydraulic engineering problems.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Successful students have the ability;
(1) To establish an understanding of the fundamental concepts of hydraulic engineering.
(2) To discuss the basic fluid principles underlying modern approaches for design of various types of pipe networking

Course Content

Hydro-static; pipe flows; pipe networks; open channel flow

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) Hydrostatics
3) Hydrostatics
4) Viscous flow in pipes
5) Viscous flow in pipes
6) Analysis of pipe flows
7) Analysis of pipe flows
8) Pipe Networks
9) Pipe Networks
10) Pumps and Pump Selection
11) Open Channel Hydraulics
12) Uniform Open Channel Flow
13) Gradually Varied Flow
14) Rapidly Varied Flow


Course Notes / Textbooks:

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 28
Application 14 28
Study Hours Out of Class 14 70
Midterms 1 2
Final 1 2
Total Workload 130

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and civil engineering; the ability to use theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas in complex engineering problems. 5
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 3
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, structural and/or structural members to meet specific requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. 5
4) Ability to develop, select and use modern techniques and tools necessary for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in civil engineering applications; ability to use civil engineering technologies effectively. 4
5) Ability to design, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the study of complex engineering problems or civil engineering research topics. 4
6) Ability to work effectively within and multi-disciplinary teams; individual study skills.
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing.
8) Awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; ability to access information to follow developments in civil engineering technology. 3
9) To act in accordance with ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility; having awareness of the importance of employee workplace health and safety.
10) Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of civil engineering solutions. 1