|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 Coordinator||Prof. Dr. Abdulazim YILDIZ|
The aim of this course is to introduce ground improvement methods applied in geotechnical engineering
Preloading, vertical drains, dynamic compaction, grouting, jet grouting, deep mixing, soil reinforcement, soil nailing, micro piles, reinforced earth, stone columns
|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|
|Course's Contribution To Program|
|No||Program Learning Outcomes||Contribution|
Has the basic knowledge of math, science and civil engineering
Has a good commman of basic concepts, theories and principles in civil engineering.
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
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.
Selects and uses the modern techniques and tools necessary for engineering practice
Designs and carries out experiments in the fields of civil engineering, and interprets the results and the data obtained from the experiments
Gains the abiltiy to work effectively as a member in interdisciplinary teams
Identifies proper sources of information and databases, reaches them and uses them efficiently.
Follows the advancements in science and technology being aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously improves her/himself.
Uses the computers and information technologies related with civil engineering actively.
Gains the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Communicates using technical drawing
Constantly improves her/himself by identifying the training needs in scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields.
Continuously improves her/himself by defining necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas besides the occupational requirements.
Has an understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation subjects, and is knowledgeable of contemporary issues.
Has an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
Has the required knowledge in project management, workplace practices, employee health, environmental and occupational safety; and the legal implications of engineering applications.
|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|