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SDÜ Education Information System Course Content
Programme
Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Civil Engineering
Course Information
Course Unit Code
Course Unit Title
Credit Theoretic
Credit Pratic
Credit Lab/A
Credit Total
Credit Ects
Semester
01INS5188
RETAINING STRUCTURES
3.00
0.00
0.00
3.00
6.00
1
Course Information
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Type of Course Unit
Elective
Course Coordinator
Assistant Professor Dr. Turan Selçuk GÖKSAN
Course Instructors
3-Turan Selçuk GÖKSAN
Course Assistants
 
Course Aims
This course aims to understand basic information about earth pressures and retaining structures and to gain ability of designing retaining structures for students.
Course Goals
This course aims to understand basic information about earth pressures and retaining
structures and to gain ability of designing retaining structures for students.
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit
1) Earth pressures
2) Theories of Lateral Earth Pressure
3) Safety of Excavations
4) Analyzing and Designing Retaining Structures
5) Designing of a Retaining Structure as an Example
Course Contents
Introduction to Earth Pressure Theories (Rankine?s Theory, Coulomb Wedge Theory, Culmann?s Graphic Method), Classification of Retaining Structures, Design of Rigid Retaining Structures, Design of Flexible Retaining Structures, Sheet Pile, Excavation Support Systems, Reinforced Retaining Structures.
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses
 
Recommended Optional Programme Components
 
Mode Of Delivery
 
Level of Course Unit
 
Assessment Methods and Criteria
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Studies During Halfterm
Number
Co-Efficient
Activity
Number
Duration
Total
Visa
1
50
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week)
14
3
42
Quiz
0
0
Time Of Studying Out Of Class
14
3
42
Homework
1
50
Homeworks
1
45
45
Attendance
0
0
Presentation
0
0
0
Application
0
0
Project
0
0
0
Lab
0
0
Lab Study
0
0
0
Project
0
0
Field Study
0
0
0
Workshop
0
0
Visas
1
20
20
Seminary
0
0
Finals
1
30
30
Field study
0
0
Workload Hour (30)
30
TOTAL
100
Total Work Charge / Hour
179
The ratio of the term to success
40
Course's ECTS Credit
6
The ratio of final to success
60
 
TOTAL
100
 
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
 
Additional Resources
Aytekin, M., ?Deneysel Zemin Mekaniği?, Teknik Yayınevi, 2004.

Clayton, C.R.I., Milititsky, J. ,Woods, J.I., ?Earth Pressure and Earth-Retaining Structures?, Spon Pres. 1993.

Holtz, R. D. and Kovaks, W. D., ? An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering?, Prentice Hall. 1981.

Uzuner, B.A., ?Çözümlü Problemlerle Temel Zemin Mekaniği?, Derya Kitabevi, 2005.
Material Sharing
Documents
 
Assignments
Practice about units
Exams
Questions and solutions
Additional Material
 
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
Work Placements
As with any other educational component, credits for work placements are only awarded when the learning outcomes have been achieved and assessed. If a work placement is part of organised mobility (such as Farabi and Erasmus), the Learning Agreement for the placement should indicate the number of credits to be awarded if the expected learning outcomes are achieved.
Program Learning Outcomes
No
Course's Contribution to Program
Contribution
1
An ability to design, conduct laboratory experiments and analyze and interpret data, in one of the major civil engineering areas
5