Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Engineering Geology INS108 2 3 + 0 3

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Geotechnics
Instructors Assist.Prof. HÜLYA KESKİN ÇITIROĞLU
Goals To develop an understanding of some basic principles related to Geology for Civil Engineering.
Contents Introduction, developments of Geology science and geological application in civil engineering projects.Structure of earth crust. Definition and classification of minerals and rocks. Rock forming minerals. Igneous rocks. Sedimentation and sedimentary rocks. Metamorphous and metamorphic rocks Geological Maps. Slope Stability of Rocks. Geotechnical investigations in dams, tunnel and construction sites. Earthquakes and earthquake zones in Turkey. Classification and applications of rocks for constructions.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Importance of geology in civil engineering
2 Geological problems at civil engineering
3 Definition of geological formation
4 Knowing minerals and igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks
5 Principles and basic concepts of stratigraphy, sedimentology, structural geology.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face-To-Face
Assessment Methods Midterm exam, final



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to geology It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
2 Physical and chemical properties of minerals, Minerals types of rocks It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
3 Magmatic Rocks and engineering properties It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
4 Sedimentary rocks and engineering properties It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
5 Metamorphic rocks and engineering properties It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
6 Strengths affected to changing of Earth It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
7 Earthquake geology (Earthquake types and engineering importance) It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
8 Mid-term It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
9 Hydrogeology It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
10 Dam geology ( classification of dams, geological conditions) It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
11 Foundation and Transport geology (the effect of selection to foundation type of soil conditions, investigations of road routes) It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
12 Mass movements and Landslide geology It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
13 Tunnel geology It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
14 Building material and quarrying It must be read the subject from the lecture materials



Sources
Textbook Erguvanlı K (1994) Mühendislik Jeolojisi, Seç Yayınları, İstanbul. 590 sayfa.
Additional Resources -Ünsal, N., İnşaat Mühendisleri için Jeoloji, Gazi Üniversitesi Mü-Mim Fak, 2001, Ankara, Türkiye. - Blyth, F. G. H. A., Geology for engineers, Edward Arnold, 1974, London, UK. - Goodman, R. E, Engineering geology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 1993, New York, USA.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources.
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously.
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License.
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Laboratory 2 1 2
Arazi Çalışması 1 3 3
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Work Load (h) 91
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.03
ECTS Credit of the Course 3