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JLJ1012Engineering Geology2+0+0ECTS:3
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of CIVIL ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Hakan ERSOY
Co-LecturerASSOC. PROF. DR. Arzu FIRAT ERSOY,DOCTOR LECTURER Esra HATİPOĞLU TEMİZEL,
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
Determination of surface and subsurface condition considering to engineering constructions
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : define 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.4,5,91
LO - 2 : learn of rock materials, mass movement and earthquake.4,5,91
LO - 3 : solve of geological promlems using quantitavite values.4,5,91
LO - 4 : run analysis of disasters forming mechanism.4,5,91
LO - 5 : do synthetize of different geotechnical problems, and determine of relationship between these problems and human.4,5,91
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
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
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction (definitions, evolution of engineering geology and geology)
 Week 2Earth structure and earth materials
 Week 3Magmatic and sedimentary rocks
 Week 4Metamorfic rocks and engineering peroperties of rocks and minerals Structural geology
 Week 5Structural geology Weathering of rocks (physical and chemical weathering)
 Week 6Quiz 1 Geological Maps
 Week 7Earthquakes Classification of mass movement (toppling, collapse and consolidation)
 Week 8Mass movement (classification, reasons, preventation)
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Preventation of mass movement
 Week 11Quiz 2 Dam geology ( classification, selection of location and type)
 Week 12Engineering geology research for dams Spillways
 Week 13Tunnelling geology (definitions, problems in tunnelling)
 Week 14Tunnelling methods
 Week 15Anchorage, grouting and geotextile
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Dilek,R, Boynukalın, S, Gültekin F, Ersoy, H, Ersoy Fırat, A, 2003, İnşaat Mühendisleri için Mühendislik Jeolojisi (Ders Notu), KTÜ, Yayını, No: 59
 
Recommended Reading
1Tarhan, F, 1989, Mühendislik Jeolojisi Prensipleri, KTÜ Yayınları, No: 145, Trabzon,
2Ulusay, R, 1994, UygulamalıJeoteknik Bilgiler, JMO yayınları, 38, Ankara
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
In-term studies (second mid-term exam) 9 1 50
End-of-term exam 16 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 14 28
Laboratuar çalışması 0 0 0
Arasınav için hazırlık 2 1 2
Arasınav 1 1 1
Uygulama 0 0 0
Klinik Uygulama 0 0 0
Ödev 0 0 0
Proje 0 0 0
Kısa sınav 0 0 0
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 3 1 3
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Diğer 1 0 0 0
Diğer 2 0 0 0
Total work load77