Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Sedimentology JEL320 3 2 + 0 2

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator General Geology Department
Goals Sedimentology course, sedimentary petrography, depositional environments, depositional environment and depositional varieties intended to teach.
Contents The formation of sedimentary rock types and environments.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Description types of sedimentary rocks.
2 Will have an idea about the tectonic setting of sedimentary rocks.
3 Will learn about the interpretation of sedimentary structures.

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 Introduction and definitions None
2 Moving the principles None
3 Moving the principles None
4 Diagenesis and the formation mechanism of the definition None
5 Sedimentary rock types None
6 sandstones None
7 Chemical sedimentary rocks None
8 Sedimentary rocks of organic origin None
9 Mid-term exam
10 sedimentary structures None
11 Formation of sedimentary rocks environments None
12 Environment and facies transition None
13 sedimentary basins None
14 oceanic basins None

Textbook Yüksel, S., 1990,'Sedimantoloji' KTÜ Mühendislik Mimarlık Fakültesi, Trabzon.
Additional Resources Mc Lane, M.; 1995, Sedimentology, Oxford university pres, Oxford, 423 p.

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 2 28
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 74
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2.47
ECTS Credit of the Course 2