|Course Title||Code||Semester||L+P Hour||Credits||ECTS|
|Soil Mechanics||IMP 420||8||2||2||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|
To have knowledge about Soil Mechanics
Engineering problems involving soils. Index properties and classification of soils. Compaction. Permeability. Seepage and flow nets. Total and effective stress, hydrostatic and excess pore pressures. Shear strength of soils. Stresses and displacements. Lateral earth pressure at rest, active and passive earth pressures; Rankine's theory and Coulomb's wedge theory. Earth-retaining structures. Compressibility of soils. One-dimensional consolidation; determination of coefficients of compressibility and consolidation. Principles of foundation design; analysis of settlements, bearing capacity of foundations
|1) To have knowledge about Soil Mechanics|
|2) Identification and classification of soils|
|3) To learn the strains brought to the soil by the ground water|
|4) To calculate the earth pressures coming from earth retaining structures|
|5) To learn consolidation compression behavior|
|6) Calculate the bearing capacity of the foundations|
|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||Engineering problems involving soils||Lecture Notes|
|2||Index properties and classification of soils||Lecture Notes|
|5||Seepage and flow nets||Lecture Notes|
|6||otal and effective stress, hydrostatic and excess pore pressures||Lecture Notes|
|7||Shear strength of soils||Lecture Notes|
|9||reinforced earth structure||Lecture Notes|
|10||rest, active and passive earth pressures||Lecture Notes|
|11||Rankine's theory and Coulomb's wedge theory.||Lecture Notes|
|12||Earth-retaining structures||Lecture Notes|
|13||Compressibility of soils||Lecture Notes|
|14||consolidation and analysis of settlements||Lecture Notes|
|15||bearing capacity of foundations||Lecture Notes|
|Recommended or Required Reading|