Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Civil Engineering INM 101 1 2 + 0 2 3
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör.Dr. ESRA DOBRUCALI
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi HAKAN ASLAN, Arş.Gör.Dr. ESRA DOBRUCALI,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective The objectives of this course are to provide an understanding of the basic civil engineering concepts, to discuss the civil engineering sub-disciplines and to introduce design and construction processes
Course Content Historical background, basic concepts about civil engineering profession, The core topics and professional roles in civil engineering (structures, water, geotechnics, management, transportation, etc), the civil engineer’s ethical responsibility to the profession, society and the environment.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Be able to explain the engineering and civil engineering concepts. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Know about the the history of the Civil Engineering. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Recognize the disciplines of civil engineering profession. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Be able to obtain the general information about the building design process. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Acquire a sense of professional ethics, responsibility, safety and the need of lifelong learning. Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
7 Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
8 Lecture, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to engineering and Historical background of CE
2 Basic concepts of Engineering mechanics. Units of measurements. Dimensional Homogenity. General procedure for analysis
3 Discussion, description and area of work on each of the Civil Engineering
4 Construction Materials and mechanical properties
5 Water Engineering (Water supply, Hydrology, Coastal and Harbour, Irrigation and drainage, Floods )
6 Geotechnical Engineering, excavations, tunnel construction
8 Transportation engineering (Airport, Highways, Railways, Tunnels, bridges)
9 Natural disasters and Earthquake engineering
10 Construction Management and construction industry
11 Structural design principles, Assumptions, predesign and detailed design
12 Staircases
13 ASCE Code of Ethics
14 Ethics and Civil Engineering practices.
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Comprehend science and advanced mathematics subjects fundamental to engineering; An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve civil engineering problems
2 An ability to analyze and model civil engineering systems specific problems, identify and define the appropriate requirements for their solutions.
3 An ability to design, implement and evaluate a civil engineering systems, component, process or program that meets specified requirements.
4 Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools of engineering effectively and correctly in engineering practice
5 An ability to gather/acquire, analyze, interpret data and make decisions to understand civil engineering problems
6 An ability to work effectively in inter- and in-disciplinary teams or individually. X
7 An ability to communicate effectively in Turkish and English. X
8 Recognition of the need for, and the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology and to engage in life-long learning. X
9 An understanding of professional, legal, ethical and social issues and responsibilities related to computer engineering. X
10 Skills in project and risk management, awareness about importance of entrepreneurship, innovation and long-term development, and recognition of international standards and methodologies.
11 An understanding about the impact of Civil  Engineering solutions in a global, environmental, societal and legal context while making decisions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
3. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 6 3 18
Final examination 1 11 11
Total Workload 87
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.48
dersAKTSKredisi 3