COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Sedimentology JZ   206 4 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.KEMAL GÜRBÜZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach occurence of sedimentary rocks, their environmental properties and clasifications.
Content
Principals of stratigraphy and sedimentary rock cycle, occurrences of sedimentary rocks, sedimentary structures, sedimentary environments (continental, transitional and marine).

Learning Outcomes
1) Identifies and classifies sedimentary rocks.
2) Identifies sedimentary environments using sedimentary successions.
3) Identifies sedimentary rocks and their ecomonical properties.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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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
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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
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Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications. Uses the information technology effectively.
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Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results.
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Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups
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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
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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.
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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

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Sedimentology: definition, importance, relationships with other geological sciences, the history of sedimentology, sedimantary rock cycle. Studying previous and related week lecture notes.
2 Factors effecting sedimentary rock properties (structures, texture, mineralogical content). Study previous and related week lecture notes.
3 Processes of weathering and transportation. Studying previous and related week lecture notes.
4 Structural properties of sedimentary rocks. Sedimentary structures and their classification. Studying previous and related week lecture notes.
5 Usage of sedimentary structures in sedimentology. Studying previous and related week lecture notes.
6 Sedimentary environments and facies (general). Criterias about determination of sedimentary environments. Reading about sedimentary environment
7 Continental environments (alluvial fans, glaciers) Doing homework given for analysing the sedimentary environment
8 Midterm Exam Preparing for the examination Testing
9 Continental environments (rivers) Preliminary study related with the subject
10 Continental environments (lakes, deserts) Preliminary study related with the subject
11 Transitional environments (shorelines and deltas) Preliminary study related with the subject
12 Transitional environments (reefal and other carbonates) Preliminary study related with the subject
13 Marine environments (open sea, slope, turbidites, submarine fans, deep marine)-1 Preliminary study related with the subject
14 Marine environments (open sea, slope, turbidites, submarine fans, deep marine)-2 Preliminary study related with the subject
15 Marine environments (open sea, slope, turbidites, submarine fans, deep marine)-3 Preliminary study related with the subject
16-17 Final exam Preparing for the examination

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
Ders Notu ve Kitaplar