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Course Unit Title : Soil Compaction
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5123
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
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 : knows the soil physical properties,
determines the soil physical properties,
knows the causes of soil compaction factors,
know the soil mechanical properties,
Take measures against the factors causing soil compaction,
knows to determining the soil compaction,
Avoids the operations that would cause soil compaction,
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Soil compactions problems in the worls, mechanics os soil compaction, the tendency of compressibility to soil compaction, forecasting of soil compaction under the vehicle load, the effect of soil micro structure on soil compaction, in terma of soil compaction the determination of soil bulk density, the effect of hidrolik conductivity on soil compaction, the effect of soil compaction on soil aeration, the effect of soil compaction on soil resistance parameters, the effect of
Soil compaction on soil biological processes and soil environment, the mechanism of plant response to soil compaction, the determination methods of soil compaction.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Knows the factors causing the soil compaction, determines the soil compaction, understand the ways of preventing soil compaction causes.
Course Aims : Introduce the factors that causes of soil compaction, the determination of soil compaction, to teach the ways of prevent the soil compaction.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Soane B.D. and C. van Ouwerkerk (Eds.), 1994. Soil Compaction in Crop Production, Elsevier Science, pp 684. ISBN-10: 0444882863, ISBN-13: 978-0444882868.
Additional Resources : Barnes,K.K.,W.M.Carleton, H.M.Taylor, R.I.Throckmorton, G.E.Vanden Berg, 1971. Compaction of Agricultural Soils. ASAE.
Material Sharing
Documents : Reference book and presantation will recommend begininig of the period.
Assignments : At certain intervals to be ready to provide the next issue homework will be given to student.
Exams : Periodically a few questions and oral quizzes will be applied to reinforce the topics.
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) :
16 5 80  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 5 70  
Homeworks :
7 3 21  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 5 5  
Finals :
1 7 7  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
183  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 70
Quiz :
3 15
Homework :
2 15
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 the problems of soil compactions in the worls
  Study Materials: From page 1
2 the mechanics of soil compaction
  Study Materials: From page 23
3 the tendency of compressibility to soil compaction
  Study Materials: From page 45
4 forecasting of soil compaction under the vehicle load
  Study Materials: From page 71
5 the effect of soil micro structure on soil compaction
  Study Materials: From page 91
6 in terma of soil compaction the determination of soil bulk density
  Study Materials: From page 113
7 the effect of hidrolik conductivity on soil compaction
  Study Materials: From page 141
8 the effect of soil compaction on soil aeration
  Study Materials: From page 167
9 the effect of soil compaction on soil resistance parameters
  Study Materials: From page 191
10 the effect of Soil compaction on soil biological processes and soil environment
  Study Materials: From page 214
11 the mechanism of plant response to soil compaction
  Study Materials: From page 237
12 plant reactions on soil compaction in different climatic conditions
  Study Materials: from other reference from page 265 to 290
13 the determination methods of soil compaction.

  Study Materials: from other reference from page 61 to 103
14 the determination methods of soil compaction.

  Study Materials: from other reference from page 61 to 103