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Course Unit Title : Underground Engineering Structures in Strong Rocks
Course Unit Code : 01MAD6133
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 : According to the structural and geometric characteristics of solid rock and the discontinuities determine the failure criteria
Rock and rock mass classification systems, using approaches that characterize the stability problems of the rock units can be made
Rock and rock mass classification systems, an empirical design method can be used in underground engineering structures in the calculations
Excavation of underground structures by the clarity of analysis of the relationship between time to stop unsopported
Determination of forms of excavation and fortification systems
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Examination of static and dynamic behavior of rock mechanics, rocks, failure criteria, where the rock mass classification systems, and engineering structures, design of underground openings, underground openings fortification problems
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : excavation techniques to analyze stability of engineering structures
Identification of underground engineering structures
Course Aims : Solid rock formations, underground shelters, drop-down, the nuclear power plant structures, nuclear waste storage structures, underground openings, such as the opening of many engineering structures and stability calculations can be made
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : R.M. Goodman, Introduction to Rock Mechanics, 2nd ed., Wiley, New York; 1989
B.H.G. Brady and E.T. Brown, Rock Mechanics for Underground Mining, 1985.
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 3 42  
Homeworks :
2 22 44  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 22 22  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
175  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
1 20
Homework :
1 30
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 :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 The basic principles of rock mechanics
 
2 rock failure criteria
 
3 rock failure criteria
 
4 Stress analysis of rock mechanics
 
5 Stress analysis of rock mechanics
 
6 Numerical models in rock mechanics
 
7 Numerical models in rock mechanics
 
8 Problems of stability of underground openings
 
9 Problems of stability of underground openings
 
10 Geometrical design of underground openings
 
11 Geometrical design of underground openings
 
12 types of underground openings, objectives and examples of applications
 
13 types of underground openings, objectives and examples of applications
 
14 general evaluation