Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Earth Works INM 457 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. HAKAN GÜLER
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. HAKAN GÜLER,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Giving students an understanding of cutting and filling works and soil distrubution for transporation projects.
Course Content Cross-sections, Volumes, Soil mass, Soil distrubition, Optimization techniques, Soil machines and Transporation cost.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 will be able to calculate the area of a cross-section. Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Project / Design,
2 will be able to calculate the soil volume. Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Project / Design,
3 will be able to do mass distribution. Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Project / Design,
4 will be able to learn the optimization techniques for mas distribution. Lecture, Project Based Learning, Testing, Project / Design,
5 will be able to learn the soil moving machines. Lecture, Project Based Learning, Testing, Project / Design,
6 will be able to calculate the soil works´ costs. Lecture, Project Based Learning, Testing, Project / Design,
7 will be able to learn soil works computer programs. Lecture, Project Based Learning, Testing, Project / Design,
8 will be able to apply the techniques to all types of road projects. Lecture, Project Based Learning, Testing, Project / Design,
9 will be able to apply the techniques to the other civil engineering works. Lecture, Project Based Learning, Testing, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Delivery of projects and land transport design
2 Calculation of cross-section areas and volumes and soil properties
3 Determination of axis and soil properties (Permeability)
4 Land transport systems´ soil stress and compaction
5 Land transport systems´ swelling and freezing and
6 Soil mass distribution and soil bearing capacity
7 Soil distributions and optimization (Bruckner Method)
8 Soil distributions and optimization (General Method)
9 Embankments and soil field tests
10 Soil excavation and loading
11 Cutting and filling machines
12 Excavation aand embankment machines
13 Soil transport and transportation cost
14 Delivery of projects and evaulation
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Week Documents Description size
0 5. ZEMINLERDE GERILME VE OTURMALAR 0.51 MB
0 3. ZEMIN SUYU VE GECIRIMLILIK 0.73 MB
0 3. ZEMIN SUYU VE GECIRIMLILIK 0.73 MB
0 HAFRİYAT ALANLARINDA HACİM HESAPLAMA ÖDEVİ 2 0.4 MB
0 4. TOPRAK ISLERINDE ALAN HESAPLAMALARI 1.83 MB
0 1. ZEMIN SINIFLANDIRMA 2.9 MB
0 2. ALAN HESAPLAMA 0.99 MB
0 1. ZEMINLERIN OZELLIKLERI 2.9 MB
0 2. HAFRIYAT ALANLARINDA HACIM HESAPLAMA 1.14 MB
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 X
2 An ability to analyze and model civil engineering systems specific problems, identify and define the appropriate requirements for their solutions. X
3 An ability to design, implement and evaluate a civil engineering systems, component, process or program that meets specified requirements. X
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.
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.
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. X
11 An understanding about the impact of Civil  Engineering solutions in a global, environmental, societal and legal context while making decisions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Proje / Tasarım 30
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 1 2
Assignment 1 2 2
Project / Design 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 117
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.68
dersAKTSKredisi 5