Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Geological Evaluation of Natural Hazards JEL319 5 2 + 0 4

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN
Instructors Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN
Goals Learning the causes of what is happening and the formation of natural disasters.
Contents Earthquakes, mass movements, floods, avalanches, geological factors in the formation of natural disasters, the effects of natural disasters on civil engineering structures, disaster mitigation, natural disaster prevention methods.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Natural disasters know what is going on.
2 Knows the reasons of occurrence of natural disasters.
3 Propose measures against natural disasters

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 Earthquakes None
2 Mass movements None
3 Floods None
4 Avalanche None
5 Geological factors which lead to the formation of natural disasters None
6 On the effects of natural disasters, civil engineering structures None
7 Disaster mitigation None
8 Natural disaster prevention methods None
9 Mid-term exam
10 Observed in the natural disasters in Turkey None
11 Andslides None
12 Rock fall None
13 Landslide prevention methods None
14 General review None

Additional Resources Gedik, İ., 2008.Genel Jeoloji, KTÜ Genel Yayın No:223, Müh. Fak. Yayın No: 62.

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) 14 4 56
Assignments 1 10 10
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 112
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.73
ECTS Credit of the Course 4