GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
DESIGN PRINCIPLES of DAYLIGHT at BUILDINGS/5021355
Course Title: DESIGN PRINCIPLES of DAYLIGHT at BUILDINGS
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  English
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Assoc. Prof. dr. Cüneyt KURTAY
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/kurtay
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  kurtay@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
To identify of basic theories of daylight at buildings,
to learn the methods used for analysis of these subjects and to applicate in architectural design stages.







 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  teoritical and case study
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Principles of vision and light
2. Week  Principles of daylight
3. Week  Main methods for adequate daylight on building at the design step of settlement
4. Week  Calculation methods “Vertical Sky Component” and drawing of “Waldram diagram”
5. Week  Definition about drawing methods of “daylight diagram” and “no-sky line”
6. Week  Definition about calculation methods of “Average daylight factor” and methods about adequate space dimensions for sufficient daylight.
7. Week  Definition about lighting measurement system, presentation of results and evaluation methods.
8. Week  Principles of sunlight and drawing methods of sunlight diagram.
9. Week  Midterm exam
10. Week  Case study and discussion
11. Week  Case study and discussion
12. Week  Case study and discussion
13. Week  Case study and discussion
14. Week  Case study and discussion
15. Week  Case study and discussion
16. Week  Case study presentation
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Not only a textbook followed in the lecture, but all books, periodicals, paper and catalogs related to the main subjects are used. Main references are BRE Lighting reports, Architectural Lighting -2002 (M.David Egan, V.Olgyay ), IESNA-Lighting Handbook-2000(Ed.Mark S. Rea)
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Natural Lighting Measuremet of selected building and preparing a report about it.
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
0
0
 Assignment
1
25
 Exercises
1
75
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
25
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
75
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
7
3
21
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
7
3
21
 Reading
4
3
12
 Searching in Internet and Library
10
3
30
 Designing and Applying Materials
4
4
16
 Preparing Reports
4
6
24
 Preparing Presentation
4
6
24
 Presentation
1
8
8
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
4
4
16
 Final and Studying for Final
2
4
8
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
180
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.2
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Has the advanced knowledge and understanding necessary for providing the basic work on area of architecture, planning and design on the basis of competencies gained at the undergraduate level.X
2Has a critical awareness of the problems related to the nature of the information, sources of information and the production and testing of knowledge through interfaces in between. Architecture / planning / design and the other fields.X
3Manages and converts the earned knowledge, understanding and problem-solving skills in new environments, outside the usual, broad, interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary areas that may be above context, complex or unpredictable working or learning contextsX
4Has the specialized problem-solving skills which are necessary to develop new knowledge and methods in the Related research field and to integrate information coming from different areas.X
5Defines an academic study. Executes it with a critical and an independent manner. Academic dialogue is conducted for critical and categorical results. Presents and publishes papers at national and international congresses and media.X
6Contributes to the practical knowledge and applications of the teams working at the filed on the related research area and /or assume responsibilities for reviewing the strategic performance.X
7Mesleki yüksek lisansta mesleki uygulama yeterliliği için geçerli sertifikasyonu kazanmak için gerekli yetkinliklere sahiptir.X
8Show that he/she can develop dialectical thinking on social norms and relationships, and leads to change.X
9Knows and uses at least one foreign language, at least European Language Portfolio B2 General Level, together with information on the required level of computer software and communication technologies as an interactively.X
10Being aware of the social and ethical responsibilities arising from the implementation of information and decisions he/she makes, handles complex cases and integrates knowledge and produces decisions with incomplete or limited informationX
11Develops strategies, policies and implementation plans on the related field and evaluates the results obtained from the work in the framework of quality processes.X