Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Landlies INM 440 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ERTAN BOL
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. ERTAN BOL,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective The aim of this course is to transfer basic concepts of slope stability problems which can occur their application projects and take precaution against stability problems.
Course Content Introduction and definitions-Mass movements and classifications-Formation of slopes-Water in the slopes and its effect on mass movement-Mechanical principles of mass movements-Investigation of mass movements (In-situ and laboratuary)-Soil slopes stability-Method of Limit equilibrium-Method of slices
Graphical methods-Rock slopes-Mass movement classifications in rocks-Investigation on rock slopes-Numerical methods-Exampless
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She can categorize the landslides Lecture, Testing,
2 He/She can sketch a working plan for landslide area Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Project / Design,
3 He/She can identify shear resistance parameters with respect to project characteristics. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Project / Design,
4 He/She can propose solutions to landslide problems which may occur on the application projects. Lecture, Testing,
5 He/She can restate stability of natural slopes Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Project / Design,
6 He/She can recognize landslide risky areas Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
7 He/She can debate precautions which can take versus probable landslide risk Lecture, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing,
8 He/She can calculate slope stability section given Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
9 He/She can recognize landslide softwares
10 He/She can use a landslide software given in the lecture
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction and definitions
2 Mass movements and classifications
3 Formation of slopes-Water in the slopes and its effect on mass movement
4 Mechanical principles of mass movements
5 Investigation of mass movements (In-situ and laboratuary)
6 Soil slopes stability
7 Method of Limit equilibrium
8 Method of slices
9 Graphical methods
10 Rock slopes
11 Mass movement classifications in rocks
12 Investigation on rock slopes
13 Treatments to Improve Stability
14 Examples
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 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.
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. X
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 64
1. Kısa Sınav 12
1. Ödev 12
2. Kısa Sınav 12
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Quiz 2 35 70
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 9 9
Total Workload 188
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.52
dersAKTSKredisi 5