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AIRPORT PLANNING AND DESIGN PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HYM310 AIRPORT PLANNING AND DESIGN 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
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 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook Airport site selection Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
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 Taxiways and aprons Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
14 Reading the relevant chapter in the coursebook STOL-port design, structural design of airport coatings 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.
http://web.shgm.gov.tr/documents/sivilhavacilik/files/pdf/kurumsal/yayinlar/masterplanlama.pdf
Ashford, N., Wright, P. H., “Airport Engineering”, A wiley-Interscience Publication, 1992.
Airport Planning Issues”, PTRC, 1994.
HORONJEFF, R., MCKELVEY, F. X., “PLANNİNG AND DESIGN OF AIRPORTS”, MCGROW-HILL, INC, 1994

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

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 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 2 15 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 13 26
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 33 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0