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ORM5210Principles of Soil and Water Conservation3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseSecond Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face, Group study, Lab work
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Ömer KARA
Co-LecturerPROF. DR. SEZGİN HACISALİHOĞLU
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
Main knowledgement obut the soil an water conservation. Systems in the soil and water conservation studys. Explenation of the basic abjects in the soil and water conservation. The structural elements in the soil and water conservation.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : understand the main knowledgement obut the soil an water conservation.1,2,51
PO - 2 : explain systems in the soil and water conservation studys.1,2,51
PO - 3 : describe the structural elements in the soil and water conservation.1,2,52
PO - 4 : understand the historical development of the soil-water conservation.1,2,55
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Main knowledgement abut the soil an water conservation. Systems in the soil and water conservation studys. Explenation of the basic objects in the soil and water conservation. The structural elements in the soil and water conservation.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Soil conservation concept
 Week 2Historical development of the soil conservation concept
 Week 3Water conservation principles
 Week 4Soil conservation principles
 Week 5Water resources in Turkey
 Week 6Soil resources in Turkey
 Week 7Soil Conservation techniques
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9Water conservation techniques
 Week 10Soil conservation contructions
 Week 11Water conservation techniques
 Week 12Examination
 Week 13Soil and water conservation aplications in the world
 Week 14Soil and water conservation aplications in Turkey
 Week 15Legit regulations in the soil and water control in Turkey
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Balcı, A. N., 1996. Toprak Koruması, İ.Ü. Orman Fakültesi, Yayın No.349, İstanbul.
2Balcı, A. N., 1996. Toprak Koruması, İ.Ü. Orman Fakültesi, Yayın No.349, İstanbul.
 
Recommended Reading
1Morgan, R.P.C., 2005. Soil erosion and Conservation. National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, Blackwell Publishing.
2Morgan, R.P.C., 2005. Soil erosion and Conservation. National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, Blackwell Publishing.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 12/11/2016 2 30
In-term studies (second mid-term exam) 12 24/12/2016 2 20
End-of-term exam 18 18/01/2017 2 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 4 14 56
Sınıf dışı çalışma 4 14 56
Laboratuar çalışması 2 14 28
Arasınav için hazırlık 2 5 10
Arasınav 2 2 4
Uygulama 2 5 10
Klinik Uygulama 0 0 0
Ödev 2 10 20
Proje 2 5 10
Kısa sınav 0 0 0
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 4 5 20
Dönem sonu sınavı 2 2 4
Diğer 1 0 0 0
Diğer 2 0 0 0
Total work load218