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AIRPORT PLANNING AND DESING PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM310 AIRPORT PLANNING AND DESING 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. HÜLYA YILMAZ
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to give detailed information about the planning and design of airports.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include subjects such as characteristics of air transportation, classification of air transport, airport planning approach, airplane characteristics related to airport design, airport capacity, runway configuration, STOL-port design, structural design of airport coatings.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define the design principles of airports.
Describe the relation between runways and runway-terminal.
Practice preparation for the planning of taxiways, aprons and terminals.
Evaluate the effects of airports on the environment.
Classify airports in the world.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Characteristics of air transportation Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Classification of air transport, airport planning approach Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Main elements in airport planning issues Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airplane characteristics related to airport design Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airplane characteristics related to airport design Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airport performance – track length relations Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airport site selection Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airport site selection Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airport capacity, track configuration Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Track design Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Terminal- track relations, Terminals Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
13 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook STOL-port design, structural design of airport coatings Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
14 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airport drenage, environmental and economic valuing of airports Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
15 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airport drenage, environmental and economic valuing of airports Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Wells, A.T., “Airport Planning and Management”, McGraw-Hill, Inc, 2000.
Ashford, N., Wright, P. H., “Airport Engineering”, A wiley-Interscience Publication, 1992.
HORONJEFF, R., MCKELVEY, F. X., “PLANNİNG AND DESIGN OF AIRPORTS”, MCGROW-HILL, INC, 1994
Airport Planning Issues”, PTRC, 1994.
http://web.shgm.gov.tr/documents/sivilhavacilik/files/pdf/kurumsal/yayinlar/masterplanlama.pdf

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Final Exam 1 60
Practice 0 0
Short Exam 0 0
Presentation of Report 0 0
Homework Assessment 0 0
Oral Exam 0 0
Presentation of Thesis 0 0
Presentation of Document 0 0
Expert Assessment 0 0
Computer Based Presentation 0 0
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the theories, concepts and principles of the basic and sub-fields of business.
2
Explain business functions and processes based on current scientific sources.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate internationally valid business cases with the theories and concepts of other social sciences.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the current events and facts in his / her field analytically and systematically based on advanced knowledge and skills he / she has.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the theoretical and factual knowledge in business for occupational practices.
2
Solve individual and organizational problems in business life.
3
Use computer programs (SPSS, R, Excel, Stata) efficiently against the complex business problems.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan research and work using knowledge and skills gained in the field of business.
2
Organize the activities for organizational goals and purposes independently.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Criticize advanced knowledge and skills in the field with a critical approach.
2
Develop the existing knowledge and skills with a critical point of view under the impact of scientific, technological and current developments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Express his/her knowledge, thoughts and solutions on business to related stakeholders in written and verbal ways.
2
Use the information and communication technology software and equipment required for business.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values at the stages of collection of data, their implementation, interpretation and announcement of results in the field of business.
2
Relate the concepts of social rights, occupational safety, employee health, quality management and sustainability with the cases in business life.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 26
Land Surveying 0 0
Group Work 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Reading 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0
Project Work 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Internship 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0
Social Activity 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0
Field Study 0 0
Report Writing 0 0
Final Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 2 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 26
Short Exam 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0
TOTAL 33 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0