|Course Title||Code||Semester||L+P Hour||Credits||ECTS|
|Rock and Soil Mechanics *||MDS 205||3||3||3||3|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites||Yok|
|Recommended Optional Programme Components||None|
|Language of Instruction||Turkish|
|Course Level||Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)|
|Course Coordinator||Lec. Seda DEMİRCİ|
To provide students with a fundamental background in theoretical and applied rock mechanics with emphasis on problem-solving in rock engineering as well as an ability to conduct laboratory experiments and interpret the results.To teach soil mechanics, the physical and mechanical properties of soils and solve the engineering problems on soil mechanics.
Basic descriptions and concepts/ Stresses on the ground/ analysis of stress and strain/ Physical and mechanical properties of rock material and rock mass/ Rock mass classifications/ Rock failure criteria/ Stresses on the underground openings and measurement/ laboratory experiments./ Engineering problems related to soils/concept/Compressibility and consolidation theory/Triaxial compression and shear strength/
|Course's Contribution To Program|
|No||Program Learning Outcomes||Contribution|
Having knowledge on mining combination of their theoretical and practical knowledge on applications.
Understand the principles and methods of work safety
Identifies problems in the field of mining with the help of the scientific data, gains modeling and solution skills
Explains and uses the basic measurement techniques in mining areas.
Explain technological methods used in discovery, extraction and processing of mines.
Actively uses current techniques and tools in basic mining areas in laboratory lessons.
|1||Introduction, basic descriptions and concepts||Lecture notes|
|2||Stress-strain definition and types||Lecture notes|
|3||Rock behavior and defeats||Lecture notes|
|4||Rock failure criterias||Lecture notes|
|5||Ground stresses and stress distributions||Lecture notes|
|6||Rock and mass classifications||Lecture notes|
|7||Physical and mechanical properties of rock||Lecture notes|
|8||Mid-Term Exam||Lecture notes|
|9||Laboratory experiments of rock||Lecture notes|
|10||Definition and properties of soil mechanics||Lecture notes|
|11||Physical Properties of Soils, Weight and Volume Relationships of soils.||Lecture notes|
|12||Physical Properties of Soils and Experiments of determination of these properties (laboratory)||Lecture notes|
|13||Plasticity Properties of Soil and Determination of these properties Experiments||Lecture notes|
|14||Physical and Index Properties of Soils||Lecture notes|
|15||Classification of Soil and sample applications and Theory of compaction and consolidation, consolidation experiment||Lecture notes|
|16-17||Term Exams||Lecture notes|
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