Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Software Applications On Geotechnics INM 417 7 3 + 0 3 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. AŞKIN ÖZOCAK
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Course Objective Providing students with an understanding of softwares which are being used for calculation and evaluation of geotechnical topics
Course Content Software application at geotechnical engineering about soil investigations, laboratory- insitu tests, bearing capacity, consolidation-settlement calculation, retaining structures and support systems-examples.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She knows the softwares about geotechnical engineering Lecture, Testing,
2 He/She can use software about soil investigations Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Oral Exam,
3 He/She can calculate the soil parameters obtained from laboratory and in-situ tests using a software Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Project / Design, Portfolio,
4 He/She can calculate soil bearing capacity using a software Lecture, Drilland Practice, Homework, Project / Design,
5 He/She can use softwares about consolidation settlement calculation Motivations to Show, Problem Solving, Project / Design,
6 He/She can design retained walls using a software Motivations to Show, Problem Solving, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
7 He/She can design reinforced soil structures using a software Motivations to Show, Project Based Learning, Project / Design, Portfolio,
8 He/She can design sheet piles using a software Motivations to Show, Case Study, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
9 He/She can design passive pile retainin wall using a software Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Homework,
10 He/She can calculate stability of slopes using a software Lecture, Motivations to Show, Project / Design, Portfolio,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to software applications
2 Softwares about soil investigations
3 Practices at computer about soil investigations softwares
4 Softwares about laboratory and in-situ soil test
5 Practices at computer about laboratory and in-situ soil test
6 Softwares about bearing capacity calculation
7 Practices at computer about bearing capacity calculation
8 Softwares about consolidation-settlement calculation
9 Practices at computer about consolidation-settlement calculation
10 Softwares about retaining structures
11 Softwares about support systems
12 Practices at computer about retaining structures and support systems
13 Softwares about slope stability
14 Practices at computer about slope stability
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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.
4 Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools of engineering effectively and correctly in engineering practice X
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.
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. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 16
1. Ödev 18
2. Kısa Sınav 16
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 6 12
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 12 12
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5