COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Landslides and Slope Stability JS   430 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.TOLGA ÇAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Teaching the essential geological and geotechnical concepts about the landslides and slope stability evaluations
Content
Essential geological and geotechnical concepts about the landslides and slope stability evaluations

Learning Outcomes
1) Can classify the landslides according to yhe rate of movement, type and material type
2) Can define essential physical and mechanical properties of materials in slope stability applications
3) Uses slope stability methods
4) Slope stability modelling using softwares
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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 landslide regarding rate of movement, type and material type Exposition
2 Causes of landslide and slope instabilities Exposition
3 Essential parameters in slope stability applications (physical properties) Exposition
4 Essential parameters in slope stability applications (mechanical properties) Exposition
5 Failure mechanms used for soil and rock materials Exposition, Exercise practise
6 Slope stability analyses methods Exposition, Exercise practise
7 İnfinite slope stability Exposition, Exercise practise
8 Mid-term exam Written exam Testing
9 Limit equilibrium methods and Swedish method Exposition, Exercise practise
10 Bishop and generalised slice method Exposition, Exercise practise
11 Hand calculation of simple slope stability models Exposition, Exercise practise
12 Slope stability modelling using software Exposition, Exercise practise
13 Sensitivity analyses in slope stability Exposition, Exercise practise
14 Slope stability calculations under dynamic loading Exposition, Exercise practise
15 Stabilization of slopes Exposition, Exercise practise
16-17 Final exam Written exam

Recommended or Required Reading
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