Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Clay Mineralogy JEL218 4 2 + 0 3

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Ore Deposits and Geochemistry Department
Instructors Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN
Goals Clay minerals and clays to introduce an idea of ​​whether they are committed to the industrially important.
Contents Environments of formation of clay minerals, marine, terrestrial, transitional environments and alteration environments, identification of clay minerals and the methods used to identify the chemical composition in terms of the criteria used in the differentiation medium or origin.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Recognizes the clay minerals.
2 Knows what kind of clay is used industrially.
3 Learn the methods of analysis of clay minerals.

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

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Clays and Clay Minerals input.very fine-grained components classifica None
2 And significant structural changes in the tion of clay minerals. None
3 And bentonite clays of the smectite group. None
4 The origin of hydrothermal alteration and clay. None
5 Structural bonding, origins, formation and general comments about the use of clay minerals. None
6 X-ray diffraction theory and applications. None
7 Stoke law and sample preparation techniques. None
8 A typical X-ray diffraction evaluation of clay samples. None
9 Mid-term exam
10 Despite dioctahedral. Trioctahedral, multiple types of mixed-layer structures. None
11 Kaolinite, Halloysite, Vermiculite and serpentine minerals, chemistry, structure and characteristics of diffraction. None
12 Sinektit groups of mica and illite. None
13 Chlorite and vermiculite groups. None
14 Lacustrine depositional environments and sepiolite-polygorskite groups. None

Textbook Yeniyol, M., 2006, 'Kil Minerolojisi', İÜ Müh. Fak. Jeoloji Müh. Bölümü, İstanbul.
Additional Resources Newman, D.C.C(1996) Chemistry of Clays and Clay Minerals. Mineralogical Society of London, 479 pp.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
In-Term Total 1 40
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

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 13 2 26
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 13 4 52
Assignments 1 8 8
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Work Load (h) 102
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.4
ECTS Credit of the Course 3