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Course Information
Course Unit Title :
Course Unit Code : 01INS6117
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1.To comprehend the basic information on soil mechanics
2.An ability to apply basic soil mechanics knowledge into road engineering
3.Create the foundations of quality control in highway engineering
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Classification of soils in view of highway engineering, soil compaction, drainage in highway engineering, pavement foundation, drainage equipments, borrow materials, site instrumentation, quality control.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : To evaluate basic soil mechanics knowledge within highway engineering
Course Aims : To develop an understanding of basic principles of soil mechanics in highway engineering
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : 1. ?Soil Mechanics in Highway Engineering?.
2. Evren, G. ?Toprak İşleri?, İTÜ İnşaat Fakültesi Matbaası, İstanbul, 1992.
Additional Resources :
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 5 70  
Homeworks :
5 10 50  
Presentation :
1 10 10  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 10 10  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
192  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 50
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 Introduction: Soil Mechanics
 
2 Basic physical properties of soils
 
3 Compaction and relative compaction
 
4 Road retaining structures
 
5 Slope problems encountered on roads
 
6 Slope stability calculations
 
7 Improvement of the slope deterioration
 
8 Road foundations
 
9 Bearing capacity on road foundations
 
10 Road drainage
 
11 Subsoil drainage on roads
 
12 Soil stabilization
 
13 World applications
 
14 General evaluation