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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Foundation Engineering
Course Unit Code : INS409
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 4
Semester : 7.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) Learn how to choice the investigations method
2) Learning of doing, calculation soil tests.
3) Shallow and deep foundations
4) Ability of design the foundation on clay and sand
5) The construction methods of pile foundations
6) Learn to recommend excavation and drainage conditions for pit safety
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Soil investigation, design with in-situ and soil tests, Bearing capacity of shallow foundations, design criteria for foundation on sand and clay, settlement criteria, foundation pit
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : To teach the analyses and design of foundations by interpreting soil investigations on different soil types and to get foundation pit safety

WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : 1. Özaydınş K.-1989, Zemin Mekaniği, Meya Matbacılık İstanbulş Türkiye
2. Kumbasar V., Kip F., 1977 (Çeviri), Zemin Mekaniği Problemleri, Çağlayan Kitabevi İstanbul
3. Uzuner B.A. 1995, Temel İnşaatı. Derya Kitabevi, Trabzon
4. Yıldırım, S. 2002 Zemin incelemesi ve temel tasarımı. Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul
5. Toğrol, E, Tan, O, 2003. Kazıklı Temeller, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul
6. Holtz, R.D., Kovecs, W.D., 2002. Geoteknik Mühendisliğine Giriş (Çeviren: Kamil Kayabalı) Gazi Kitabevi.
7. Budhu M., 2000. Soil Mechanics and Foundations, John Wiley&Sonds
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments : Assignment IAssignment IIAssignment III
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 4 56  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 1 14  
Homeworks :
1 2 2  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 25 25  
Finals :
1 30 30  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
127  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
0 0
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
0
The ratio of the term to success :
0
The ratio of final to success :
0
TOTAL :
0
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction to geotechnical engineering
 
2 Soil investigations (Soil bearing, soil sampling, inspection boreholes, in-situ test performed during boring tests, SPT, CPT, vane and pressuremeter tests)
 
3 Function of foundations, classification, design principles
 
4 Safe bearing capacity of shallow foundations
  Study Materials: Assignment I
5 Safe bearing capacity of deep foundations
 
6 Settlement criteria
 
7 The analysis and design of shallow foundations on clay
 
8 The analysis and design of shallow foundations on sand
 
9 The construction methods of pile foundations
 
10 P;iles and pile groups
 
11 Safety in excavation pit
  Study Materials: Assignment II
12 Retaining structures
  Study Materials: Assignment III
13 Sheet piles
 
14 Sheet piles and anchorages