Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180102002100GEOLOGY FOR CIVIL ENGINEERSCompulsory124
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Determination of surface and subsurface condition considering to engineering constructions
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi M. Salih Bayraktutan
Learning Outcomes
1Define of Earth and geological processes effecting on earth crust forming, and rocks and rocks forming minerals. Defining of structural processes on subsurface and surface progress.
2Define of Earth and geological processes effecting on earth crust forming, and rocks and rocks forming minerals. Defining of structural processes on subsurface and surface progress.
3Learn of rock materials, mass movement and earthquake.
4Learn of rock materials, mass movement and earthquake.
5Solve of geological promlems using quantitavite values.
6Solve of geological promlems using quantitavite values.
7Run analysis of disasters forming mechanism.
8Run analysis of disasters forming mechanism.
9Do synthesize of different geotechnical problems, and determine of relationship between these problems and human.
10Do synthesize of different geotechnical problems, and determine of relationship between these problems and human.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction (definitions, evolution of engineering geology) Earth and earth materials; mineral and rocks; structural geology, surface geology, engineering properties of rock and soils, Mass movement (classification, reasons, preventation) Dam geology ( classification, selection of location and type, engineering geology research for dams) Tunnelling geology (definitions, problems in tunnelling, tunelling methods) Anchorage, grouting and geotextile
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction (definitions, evolution of engineering geology and geology)
2Earth structure and earth materials
3Magmatic and sedimentary rocks
4Metamorfic rocks and engineering peroperties of rocks and minerals Structural geology
5Structural geology Weathering of rocks (physical and chemical weathering)
6Geological Maps
7Earthquakes Classification of mass movement (toppling, collapse and consolidation)
8Mid-term exam
9Mass movement (classification, reasons, prevention)
10Prevention of mass movement
11Dam geology ( classification, selection of location and type)
12Engineering geology research for dams Spillways
13Tunnelling geology (definitions, problems in tunnelling)
14Tunnelling methods
Recommended or Required Reading
1 Tarhan, F, 1989, Mühendislik Jeolojisi Prensipleri, KTÜ Yayınları, No: 145, Trabzon, 2 Ulusay, R, 1994, Uygulamalı Jeoteknik Bilgiler, JMO yayınları, 38, Ankara
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)112
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