Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Dam Geology JEL405 7 0 + 2 5

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN
Instructors Assist.Prof. GÜRKAN BACAK, Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN, Assoc.Prof. YEŞİM BÜYÜKMERİÇ
Goals Make students do research using the knowledge and skills acquired in previous courses; to gain the ability to design a project and a technical report
Contents Diploma Project is a design a project for Geological Engineering senior students who will use the knowledge and skills gained from the courses they have taken during the study period of design mainly including theoretical, practical or experimental nature of a study or project is working. Students; office programs (word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, etc.) and using the necessary design software, Diploma in Writing Guide Study the rules are obliged to prepare properly in a Diploma Project
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Learning of the factors affecting the selection of dam site
2 Learning of the importance of permeability and stability in dams
3 To understand how the materials used in dams
4 Learning of the dam-site improvements
5 To apply of engineering geological investigations of dam lake area

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face-to-face
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam,Assignment, final



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 History and classification of the dam It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
2 The location and the importance of the geological engineering in Dam construction It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
3 The affecting factors in the selection of dam type and location It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
4 Features of rocks in terms of being dam site It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
5 Engineering geology studies in dam site It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
6 Engineering geology studies of dam lake area It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
7 Dam site selection It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
8 Dam siltation It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
9 Causes collapse of the dam, dam impacts to the environment It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
10 Mid-term exam It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
11 Materials used in dam It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
12 Lugeon experiments and interpretation It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
13 Definition of grouting, objectives, used materials and methods It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
14 General evaluation It must be read the subject from the lecture materials



Sources
Textbook Erguvanlı K (1994) Mühendislik Jeolojisi, Seç Yayınları, İstanbul. 590 sayfa.
Additional Resources Su yapıları/Barajlar, Savaklar ve Su Kuvveti Tesisleri, Mehmet Berkün, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2007.Yardımcı Ders Kitapları Baraj Planlama ve Tasarımı c.3, Necati Ağıralioğlu, Su Vakfı Yayınları, İstanbul, 2008. Baraj Planlama ve Tasarımı c.1, 2. baskı, Necati Ağıralioğlu, Su Vakfı Yayınları, İstanbul, 2007. Baraj Planlama ve Tasarımı c.2, Necati Ağıralioğlu, Su Vakfı Yayınları, İstanbul, 2005. Kireç Taşları Ve Barajlar Ahmet Hamdi Taşlıca Ankara 88 sayfa, 2003. ERGUVANLI, K., 1995, Mühendislik Jeolojisi Seç Yayınları, İstanbul



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 1 20
In-Term Total 2 100
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. x
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 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 2 10 20
Arazi Çalışması 1 4 4
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Work Load (h) 138
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.6
ECTS Credit of the Course 5