COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Ground Improvement IMS   438 8 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
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ABDULAZİM YILDIZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.ABDULAZİM YILDIZ2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to introduce ground improvement methods applied in geotechnical engineering
Content
Preloading, vertical drains, dynamic compaction, grouting, jet grouting, deep mixing, soil reinforcement, soil nailing, micro piles, reinforced earth, stone columns

Learning Outcomes
1) Have sufficient theoretical and practical background for ground imrovement methods in the geotechnical engineering practice
2) Have skills and professional background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the geotechnical engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situations
3) Have the ability of designing and conducting experiments, conduction data acquisition and analysis and making conclusions
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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
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2
Has a good commman of basic concepts, theories and principles in civil engineering.
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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
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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.
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Selects and uses the modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering practice
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Designs and carries out experiments in the fields of civil engineering, and interprets the results and the data obtained from the experiments
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Gains the abiltiy to work effectively as a member in interdisciplinary teams
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Identifies proper sources of information and databases, reaches them and uses them efficiently.
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Follows the advancements in science and technology being aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously improves her/himself.
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Uses the computers and information technologies related with civil engineering actively.
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Gains the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
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12
Communicates using technical drawing
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Constantly improves her/himself by identifying the training needs in scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields.
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14
Continuously improves her/himself by defining necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas besides the occupational requirements.
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15
Has an understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation subjects, and is knowledgeable of contemporary issues.
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Has an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
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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.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduce to ground improvement methods Lecture notes
2 Preloading and surcharge Lecture notes
3 Vertical drains Lecture notes
4 Shallow compaction Lecture notes
5 Dynamic compaction Lecture notes
6 Jet Grouting Lecture notes
7 Other injection applications Lecture notes
8 Midterm Exam Lecture notes
9 Stone Columns Lecture notes
10 Deep mixing method Lecture notes
11 Reinforced soils Lecture notes
12 Reinforced Earth applications Lecture notes
13 Soil nailing Lecture notes
14 Soil anchorage Lecture notes
15 Micro piles Lecture notes
16-17 Fina exam Lecture notes

Recommended or Required Reading
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