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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Petrology
Course Unit Code : JEO212
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 2
Semester : 4.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 3,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) The student will learn to interpretation of rock chemistry
2) The student will learn the principles behind rock forming processes.
3) The student will evaluate extracting hypotheses about how the rocks formed in nature.
4) The student will correlate rock analysis with similar rocks from Turkey and other area of earth.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Igneous and metamorphic rock terminology, plate tectonism, formation of magmas, Igneous rocks of continental and oceanic lithosphere and their petrology, metamorphic processes, radiometric age dating, isotope geochemistry
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : The aim of this course is to blood that the students gain the chemical and genetic interpretation of earth rocks
Course Aims : Teaching the mineralogy, mineral-chemistry, geochemistry and isotopic aspects of rocks and their genesis
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Blatt, H. And Tracy, R. J., 1995. Petrology: Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic, W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 529s. Erkan Y., 1998, Metamorfik Petrografi, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını Yayın No:28, 204s. Erkan Y., 1999, Magmatik Petrografi, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını Yayın No:40, 183s. Faure G., 1986. Principles of isotope geology. John Wiley & Sons, 589p. Faure G., 2001. Orifin of igneous rocks: the isotopic evidence. Springer-Verlag, 496p. Hibbard, M., J., 1995. ?Petrography to petrogenesis?, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632. Rollinson, H.R., 1993. Using Geıchemical Data: Evaluation, presentation, interpretation. Longman group UK. 352p. Wilson, M. 2001.?Igneous petrogenesis?, Published by Chapman and Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 EHN, UK,466p.
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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 5 5  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
14 1 14  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 20 20  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
120  
Course's ECTS Credit :
3      
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 Magmatic Terminology (structure, texture, mineralogy, chemistry and classification)
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
2 Petrological relationships amongst rock-mineralogy, rock-chemistry and mineral chemistry
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
3 Interior of Earth and formation of magmas
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
4 Magmatic differentiation, assimilation, partial melting and magma series
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
5 Igneous rocks of oceanic lithosphere
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
6 Igneous rocks of continental lithosphere
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
7 Mid-terms
 
8 Variation Diagrams in Petrology
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
9 Mantle petrology
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
10 Granite petrology
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
11 Types of metamorphism and metamorphic reactions
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
12 Radiometric age dating and isotopes in igneous processes
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
13 Plate tectonic (Wilson Cycle) (Divergan, Convergan and collisional plates) and magmatism (MORB, OIB, IAB, SSZ, INTRAPLATE magmas)
  Study Materials: References from additional resources given below
14 General assessment