COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Soil Mechanics 3 IMS   437 7 3 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
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Goals
To have detailed knowledge about soil mechanics
Content
Pressure distribution beneath the foundations, rigid and flexible foundations Consolidation theory Evaluation of coefficient of consolidation by log time and root time methods Loading under drained and undrained conditions Slope stability Ground improvement techniques

Learning Outcomes
1) Information on foundation pressure distribution
2) Information on rigid and flexible foundation
3) Having detailed knowledge about consolidation
4) Learning the soil improvement methods
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has the basic knowledge of math, science and civil engineering
X
2
Has a good commman of basic concepts, theories and principles in civil engineering.
X
3
Independently reviews and learns the applications, makes a critical assessment of the problems faced with, selects the proper technique to formulate problems and propose solutions
X
4
Designs a system, a component or a process in order to meet the needs of various engineering problems within technical, economic, environmental, manufacturability, sustainability limitations.
X
5
Selects and uses the modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering practice
X
6
Designs and carries out experiments in the fields of civil engineering, and interprets the results and the data obtained from the experiments
X
7
Gains the abiltiy to work effectively as a member in interdisciplinary teams
X
8
Identifies proper sources of information and databases, reaches them and uses them efficiently.
X
9
Follows the advancements in science and technology being aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously improves her/himself.
10
Uses the computers and information technologies related with civil engineering actively.
X
11
Gains the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
12
Communicates using technical drawing
13
Constantly improves her/himself by identifying the training needs in scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields.
14
Continuously improves her/himself by defining necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas besides the occupational requirements.
15
Has an understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation subjects, and is knowledgeable of contemporary issues.
X
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Has an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
X
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Has the required knowledge in project management, workplace practices, employee health, environmental and occupational safety; and the legal implications of engineering applications.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Pressure distribution beneath the foundations Lecture Notes
2 Pressure distribution beneath the foundations Lecture Notes
3 rigid and flexible foundations Lecture Notes
4 rigid and flexible foundations Lecture Notes
5 Consolidation theory Lecture Notes
6 Consolidation theory Lecture Notes
7 Consolidation theory Lecture Notes
8 Mid-Term Exam exam Testing
9 reinforced earth structure Lecture Notes
10 Loading under drained and undrained conditions Lecture Notes
11 Slope stability Lecture Notes
12 Ground improvement techniques Lecture Notes
13 Ground improvement techniques Lecture Notes
14 Ground improvement techniques Lecture Notes
15 Ground improvement techniques Lecture Notes
16-17 Term Exams Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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