Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Igneous Rock Petrography JEL204 4 2 + 2 2

Prerequisites None.

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. GÜRKAN BACAK
Instructors Assist.Prof. GÜRKAN BACAK
Goals To make students acquainted with knowledge of the igneous processes, identification of the igneous rocks and their classification and nomenclature.
Contents Introduction. The structure of the Earth. Definition, formation and physical properties of magma. Relation between plate tectonics and igneous activity. Crystallization of magma, Bowen reaction series and crystallization order. Differentiation, assimilation and magma mixing. Stages of cooling in plutonic and volcanic rocks. Structure and texture of igneous rocks. Classification and nomenclature of igneous rocks. Granite clan. Syenite-monzonite clan. Gabbro-diyorite-anortozite clan. Feldspathoidal igneous clans. Ultramafic rocks. Pyroclastic rocks.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Understand igneous rocks relating to plate tectonics and Earth's structure, and magma generation.
2 Develop relationship reasoning based on evidence from structure, texture, mineralogy and chemistry of rocks.
3 Interpret igneous processes, stages, dept, and environmental conditions of magma cooling.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face to face.
Assessment Methods Mid term and term (final) exam.



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The structure of the Earth. None.
2 Definition, formation and physical properties of magma. None.
3 Relationship between plate tectonics and igneous activity. None.
4 Crystallization of magma, Bowen reaction series and crystallization order. None.
5 Differentiation, assimilation and magma mixing. Stages of cooling in plutonic and volcanic rocks. None.
6 Forms and structure of igneous rocks in environment. None.
7 Texture of igneous rocks. None.
8 Classification and nomenclature of igneous rocks. None.
9 Mid term exam.
10 Granite clan. None.
11 Syenite-monzonite clan. None.
12 Gabbro-diyorite-anortozite clan. None.
13 Ultramafic rocks. None.
14 Pyroclastic rocks. None.



Sources
Textbook Arslan, M. Magmatik Petrografi Ders notları.
Additional Resources Aslaner, M. 1989; Kor ve Kor Kırıntılı Kayaçlar. KTÜ yayınları, Trabzon Erkan, Y., 2006; Magmatik Petrografi. JMO Yayınları, Ankara.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 70
Assignments 1 20
Laboratory 1 10
In-Term Total 3 100
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. x
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
12 Communicates using technical drawing. x
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 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 7 2 14
Assignments 1 2 2
Laboratory 8 1 8
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Work Load (h) 72
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2.4
ECTS Credit of the Course 2