Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
General Geology-II JEL102 2 3 + 1 4

Prerequisites None.

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator General Geology Department
Instructors Assoc.Prof. YEŞİM BÜYÜKMERİÇ
Goals Teaching of mineral and rocks in the Earth, mineral and rock types.
Contents Description of General Geology, history of geology, the basic laws of geology, plate tectonics and the formation of rocks types.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Learning of General Geology.
2 Learning of history in Geology.
3 Recognition of minerals and rocks, to obtain information about the types of rocks and formation environments.
4 (Waiting for translation) Yeryuvarının deformasyon sğreçlerini ve bu süreçleri sonunda oluşan yapıları öğrenmek, jeolojik haritaları tanımak

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

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Physical and chemical properties of the earth's crust. None.
2 Descriptions of crystal, mineral and rock. None.
3 Crystal shapes and crystal systems, lattice structures. None.
4 The physical properties of crystals and minerals. None.
5 Minerals, recognition of rock forming minerals. None.
6 General classification of igneous rocks. None.
7 Structural and textural properties of igneous rocks. None.
8 Definition of metamorphism and types. None.
9 Structural and textural properties of the metamorphic rocks. None.
10 Types of metamorphism. None.
11 Mid term exam.
12 General features of sedimentary rocks. None.
13 Classification of sedimentary rocks. None.
14 Land application of near the campus environment. None.

Textbook Pelin, S. (1996) Genel Jeolojii Ders Notları (yayınlanmamış), ZKÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi, Zonguldak, 71 s.
Additional Resources Ketin, İ. (1982) Genel Jeoloji Cilt I Yerbilimlerine Giriş, İTÜ Maden Fakültesi, İstanbul,592 s. Karaman, M.E. ve Kibici. Y. (1999) Temel Jeoloji Prensipleri, Ankara, 361 s. Meriç, E., 1982. Tarihsel Jeoloji. Selçuk Üniversitesi, Fen Fakültesi Yayınları, no: 4, Selçuk Üniversitesi Basımevi, 208 s. Konya.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 50
Assignments 1 20
Laboratory 1 10
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 20
In-Term Total 4 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 60
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 40
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

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 1 4 4
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 2 2
Laboratory 1 8 8
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 116
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.87
ECTS Credit of the Course 4