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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 Prof.Dr. ŞENOL DURGUN
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 basic theoretical, political, economic and administrative theories used in the field of Political Science and International Relations.
2
Explain the political history, political ideas, intellectual accumulation of understanding international relations and the way that the history of diplomacy has passed from past to present.
3
List the norms of universal law and human rights, the principles of the modern legal system, the names of modern bureaucratic and administrative structures.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the Turkish state tradition, the influence of Islam, the accumulation of political thought and its historical background, and compare this accumulation with the current approaches.
2
Evaluate the chronological development of relations between political and diplomatic developments and political / diplomatic facts / events / ideas / actors from past to present.
3
Analyze the structure and functioning of actors, organizations and organizations that determine international relations.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
In the light of current theoretical debates, apply relevant concepts to current political and international developments.
2
Evaluate the Turkish political tradition, developments with the Turkic community.
3
Use information on the field when comparing the administrative structures of different countries and their diplomatic traditions.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Formulate the current political developments, developments and arrangements in international relations in the historical and theoretical accumulation.
2
Analyze the functioning of modern political regimes in the light of political and public bureaucratic structures, regulations and developments.
3
Examine and analyze current political developments in the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa and the Caucasus in terms of both Turkish political history and international relations discipline.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct a field-specific study individually and to complete it with discipline and responsibility.
2
To assume duties and responsibilities in a team work as leader or team member and to fulfil them flawlessly.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the political and administrative developments in the international political system and the bureaucratic organizations operating in this system.
2
Examine the international problems and conflicts, and the problems in the field of administration and politics in detail.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the current developments in the field of Political Science and International Relations and collaborate with leading names in the field.
2
Examine and analyze academic resources and the written and oral studies on the political developments in the region and the world, especially in the Middle East.
3
Debate in the field of political science and public administration with different target groups in multicultural environments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
With the current historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, suggest sustainable, organizational and administrative arrangements aimed at meeting specific goals and solving certain problems.
2
To follow latest developments in the field and direct personal studies accordingly within the framework of the lifelong learning principle.Using the theoretical, economic, political and managerial knowledge, and produce reports on current developments, conflicts and agreements in geography related to world politics and especially in the Middle East.
3
Construct arguments on the current developments in Turkish politics in the light of the laws, regulations, and the important changes in the constitution and administrative law that determine Turkish political life and foreign relations.

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