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
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5
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7X
8X
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11X
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