Academic Catalog

GEOE407 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY

Course Code: 5640407
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. TAMER TOPAL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620364
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE407 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY .

Course Content

Review of engineering properties of rocks and soils. Stages of site investigation. Engineering geological evaluation of dam and reservoir sites, and tunnels. Introduction to soil and rock slope stability. Types and sources of construction materials. Case histories.