Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
TYS312 Ground Mechanics 927001 3 6 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach the fundamentals of agricultural structures and foundations
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd.Doç. Dr. Kadir Ersin TEMİZEL
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will be able to make researches and projects about basic engineering in rural areas.
  2. To make the project; gain the ability to collect data, analyze and interpret the results.
  3. Gains knowledge and skill about planning and preservation of natural resources and importance of soils in destructive destruction of natural disasters (earthquake, flood, landslide etc.) in rural areas.
  4. Students will be able to make researches and projects related to basic engineering in the planning of farm structures (dwellings, animal shelters, silos, greenhouses etc.) in rural areas.
  5. ains the ability to make researches and projects related to basic engineering in the field of water retention (regulator, benthole, pond etc.) and irrigation-art structures in rural areas.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Öztürk,T.,2011. Zemin Mekaniği .Yayınlanmamış Ders Notları.O.M.Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi,Samsun.
1.Terzaghi,K. and Peck,R.B.,1967. Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York.
2.Uzuner B.A., (K.T.Ü), 2001.Temel Zemin Mekaniği.Teknik Yayınevi,Ankara.
3.Aytekin,M.,(K.T.Ü.),2004. Deneysel Zemin Mekaniği. Teknik Yayınevi,Ankara.
4.Özaydın,K.,(Y.T.Ü.),1989. Zemin Mekaniği,Meya Matbaacılık ve Yayıncılık,İstanbul.
5.Kumbasar,V. ve Kip,F.,(İ.T.Ü).1985. Zemin Mekaniği Problemleri. 4.Baskı,Çağlayan Yayınevi,İstanbul.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Detailed information about soil mechanics
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Fields of application of soil mechanics
2.Basic properties of soils
3.Basic properties of soils
4.Index properties of soils
5.The consistency and consistency limits of fine-grained soils
6.Ground water
7.Soil leakage and current networks
8.Midterm exam
9.Soil leakage and current network
11.Shear resistance of soils
12.Shear resistance of soils
13.Mass motion in soils
14.Mass motion in soils
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination00
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination00
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342