COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Structural Geology * JZ   207 3 2 2.5 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ÜLVİ CAN ÜNLÜGENÇ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.ÜLVİ CAN ÜNLÜGENÇ2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To have knowledge on the terminology of structural geology; to inform the students about the structures formed within the rocks and on its surface; to gain the theoretical and practical knowledge on the geological events and related structures and interpret the geological maps; increase the thinking ability on three dimension.
Content
Introduction and general terminology, various forces in geological sense, stress, strain (deformation), rock deformations, physical properties of rocks; tectonic structures, faults, folds, foliations, lineations; attitude of planar structures, attitude of linear structures, stereographic projection techniques, stereographic solutions with folds, joints, joint analysis, faults, stereographic solutions with faults.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. Real
X
2
Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards
X
3
Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications. Uses the information technology effectively.
4
Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results.
5
Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups
X
6
Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date
X
7
Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language. Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously.
X
8
Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications. Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. Ha
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction and general terminology Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
2 Various forces in geological sense, stress, strain (deformation) Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
3 Rock deformations Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
4 Physical properties of rocks Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
5 Tectonic structures Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
6 Faults Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
7 Folds and folding mechanism. Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
8 Mid-term Exam Studying the subjects covered up to the exam
9 Foliations (Cleavages), Lineations, Joints Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
10 Fault terminology Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
11 Classification of faults Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
12 Strike-Slip faults Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
13 Attitude of planar and linear structures. Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
14 Stereographic projection techniques, stereographic solutions with folds, joints, joint analysis, faults, stereographic solutions with faults. Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
15 General Revision of Units Reading the related sections in the suggested course and application books and bringing the necessary materials
16-17 Final Exam Studying the subjects covered up to the exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
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