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Course Information
Course Unit Title : S-2 Ground Structures
Course Unit Code : INS481
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 4
Semester : 7.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 4,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) Earth structures.
2) Construction of landfills.
3) Excavation and support of excavations.
4) Reinforced earth structures.
5) Buried structures.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Soil as a Construction Material, Compaction concept, Earth Structures in Transport Engineering, Earth Structures in water Engineering, Earth Structures in environmental Engineering, Soil improvement, excavations and stability problems, support of excavations, Reinforced earth structures,
Buried structures.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : The course aims at providing students with an understanding of earth structures that is one of the important subjects of civil engineering.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Aytekin, M., ?Deneysel Zemin Mekaniği?, Teknik Yayınevi, Ankara, 2004.

Qian, X., Koerner, R.M., Gray, D.H., ?Geotechnical Aspects of Landfill Design and Construction?, Prentice Hall, 2001.

Vanicek, I., Vanicek, M. ?Earth Structures In Transport, Water and Environmental Engineering?,Springer, 2007.

Trenter, N. A., ?Earthworks: A guide? , Thomas Telford, 2001.
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 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 2 28  
Homeworks :
1 15 15  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
111  
Course's ECTS Credit :
4      
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 Soil as a Construction Material
 
2 Compaction Concept
 
3 Compaction Techniques and Compaction Quality Control
 
4 Earth Structures in Transport Engineering
 
5 Earth Structures in Water Engineering
 
6 Earth Structures in Environmental Engineering
 
7 Soil Improvement (Speeding up of Consolidation)
 
8 Soil Improvement (Soil Stabilization)
 
9 Soil Improvement (Soil Reinforcement)
 
10 Excavations and Stability Problems
 
11 Support of Excavations
 
12 Reinforced Earth Structures
 
13 Buried Structures
 
14 Buried Structures