COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Natural Construction Materials JS   424 8 2 2 3

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.SEDAT TÜRKMEN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teac the development of search and find method of all kinds of natural consrution materials, search techniques, required experiments and criteria of usage of materials
Content
Classification of natural construction materials. Research techniques. Sampling and laboratory studies. Aggregate, soil and rock material laboratory tests. Reserve determination, use of standards. General features of natural construction materials using for dam and highway constructions, quality and quantity studies of natural building materials. Reporting.

Learning Outcomes
1) Search techniques
2) Learn the necessary tests
3) Learn the usage criteria of material
4) Writing report technique
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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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
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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
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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
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Classification of natural building materials reading
2 Research on natural building materials readin
3 Natural consruction materials research (preliminary studies, detailed studies, the application phase and post-surveys) reading
4 Sampling methods, (disturbed, undisturbed and core samples) Lecture,presentation
5 Soil material research, laboratory tests (drilling, exploration pits, geophysical methods, laboratory work, etc.), Lecture,presentation
6 Aggregate research, sampling and laboratory tests (drilling, exploration pits, geophysical methods, laboratory work, etc.) Lecture,presentation
7 Rock Materials research and laboratory tests Lecture,presentation
8 Mid-Term Exam written examination
9 Natural building materials and their properties used in dams construction Lecture,presentation
10 Rock-fill structures and properties of rock fill materials, used in harbor structures Lecture,presentation
11 Natural building materials used in engineering structures such as highway, railway line and their properties Lecture,presentation
12 The evaluation of test results and standards of materials Lecture,presentation
13 Report techniques , materials research Lecture,presentation
14 Technical Trip to quarries area field observation
15 Technical Trip to quarries area field observation
16-17 Term Exams written examination

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources