Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Engineering Geology JEL201 3 3 + 0 3

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Applied Geology Department
Instructors Assist.Prof. GÜRKAN BACAK
Goals To give abouth base knowledge of Engineering Geology
Contents Geology, engineering and engineering geology relations, Rock material and rock mass parameters in engineering applications, Geotechnical area investigation methods, Dams, tunnels, concepts related to roads and engineering geology, problems and remedial techniques, Earthquakes and problems.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Main working subject of Engineering Geology
2 Description and determination about engineering properties of rock and soils
3 General properties of dams, tunnels, roads, bridges as engineering structures
4 Environmental geology and Engineering geology maps
5 Knowing to geotechnical area investigation methods.

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 Definition of Engineering Geology, their study areas and rock and soil concept It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
2 Description of rock and soil in engineering geology and sampling methods It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
3 Drilling in rock and soil masses and sampling and evaluating their results It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
4 Preparation of drilling logs It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
5 Engineering properties of rock and soils and their importance It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
6 Discontinuites concept in engineering geology and their importance It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
7 An example of engineering properties of discontinuites It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
8 Reasons and classification of mass movement and research of their properties It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
9 Mass movement of rock and soil It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
10 Engineering structure such as dams, tunnels, roads and bridges and their importance in engineering geology It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
11 Mid-term exam It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
12 İmportances of Environmental geology and building material geology in engineering geology It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
13 Environmental geology and engineering geology maps It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
14 General Assesment It must be read the subject from the lecture materials



Sources
Textbook -Mühendislik Jeolojisi Kemal Erguvanlı Seç yayın İstanbul, 1994.
Additional Resources -Tarhan, F. 1989, Mühendislik jeolojisi prensipleri, KTÜ Basımevi, Trabzon. -Ulusay, R., 2001, uygulamalı Jeoteknik Bilgiler, TMMOB Jeoloji Müh. Odası yayınları, 38, Ankara. -Mühendislik Jeolojisi İlkeler Ve Temel Kavramlar Işık Yılmaz Ankara 490 sayfa, 2007. -Mühendislik Jeolojisi Terimler Sözlüğü Işık Yılmaz Ankara 145 sayfa, 2000. -Jeoloji Mühendisleri Odası Jeoloji El Kitabı Ankara 2003 159 sayfa -Uygulamalı Jeoteknik Bilgiler Reşat Ulusay Ankara 458 s. Sayfa, JMO yayınları2010 -Mühendislik Jeolojisi ve İnşaat, Fred G. Bell, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, 2006.



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. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
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. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
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.
12 Communicates using technical drawing.
13 Is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age.
14 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
15 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications. x



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 3 42
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Work Load (h) 94
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.13
ECTS Credit of the Course 3