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Course Description

Course Code Semester Teoric Credit ECTS
ROCK MECHANICS INM 536 0 3 + 0 3 6
Prerequisite Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Course Language Türkçe
Level of the Course Yüksek Lisans
Course Type SECMELI
Course Coordinator Doç. Dr. İSA VURAL
Instructor
Course Assistants
Course Category Alanına Uygun Öğretim
Course Objective
Teaching the main concepts of rock mechanics
Course Content
Basic concepts and definitions, Equations for stress-strain, Physical and mechanical properties of rocks and their measurements in laboratory, Geotechnical properties of discontinuities, Behavior of rock mass and failure criteria’s, Classification systems, Underground structures, stress and measurement
Learning Outcomes of the Course Teaching Methods Measurement Methods
1 - He/She comprehends the position and the importance of rock mechanics in civil engineering. 1 - C - A -
2 - He/She can calculate physical and mechanical properties of rocks. 1 - A - C -
3 - He/She can interpret the behaviour of rock. 1 - A - C -
4 - He/She can make classification of rocks. 1 - A - C -
Teaching Methods: 1:Lecture
Measurement Methods: C:Homework A:Testing

Course Flow

Week Topics Preliminary
1 Basic geology
2 Rocks formation
3 Primary and secondary
4 Natural stres measurement
5 Abrasion and wear
6 Physical properties of rock
7 Mechanics of intact rock
8 discontinuities
9 Discontinuities measurement
10 Mechanics of fractured rocks
11 Foundation on rock
12 Rock slope
13 Civil engineering application
14 tunnel

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Contribution of the Course to Program Outcomes

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution Level
1 2 3 4 5

Evaluation System

Contribution Level Order Percentage of Contribution
AraSinav 1 50
Odev 1 20
KisaSinav 1 10
PerformanGoreviLabaratuvar 1 20
Total 100
The Ratio of the Semester to Success 50
Final to Success Ratio 50
Total 100

ECTS Workload

Activity Sayısı Time (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 1 4 4
Assignment 1 30 30
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 9 9
Total Workload 138
Total Workload / 25 (h)Toplam İş Yükü /25(s) 5.52
ECTS Credit of the Course 5.52
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