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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Introduction to Rock Mechanics
Course Unit Code : 01INS5146
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Basic concepts and principles of rock mechanics
Problems at rock
Knowledge of rock mechanics
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Definition of rocks, classification of rock, Mechanical properties of rocks, Stress and deformation measurements of rocks, failure of rocks, Slope stability of rocks, Model research of rock, Indirect methods used rock mechanics
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : To develop an understanding of some basic principles of Introduction to Rock Mechanics
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : 1. Harrison, J.P. 2000. Engineering rock mechanics, Pergamon, Netherlands.
2. Charlez, P.A. 1991. Rock mechanics, Editions Technip, Paris.
3. Köse, H. 1999. Kaya mekaniği, DE Üniversitesi, İzmir
4. Goodman, R.E., 2007, Kaya mekaniğine giriş, Çeviri, Kamil Kayabalı, Gazi Yayınevi
5. Ataman, T., 2000, Kaya mekaniğine giriş, Seç Yayın Dağıtım.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
5 15 75  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 15 15  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
189  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 40
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Definition of rocks and importance of civil engineering
 
2 classification of rock to geologically and index properties
 
3 Classification of rock mass for engineering projects
 
4 Failure plane of rocks ( discontinuity in rocks, properties of cracks)
 
5 Mechanical properties of rocks
 
6 Laboratory tests of rocks ( Unconfined pressure test, triaxial pressure test)
 
7 Stress and deformation measurements of rocks
 
8 Examples
 
9 Failure of rocks
 
10 Elastic and nonelastic behavior
 
11 Model research of rock
 
12 Slope stability of rocks
 
13 Indirect methods used rock mechanics
 
14 General assessments