Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5640538
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. G. M. VEDAT TOPRAK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Distribution of granitic belt of Turkey and the world. Anatomy of a batholith, major divisions of a granitoid. Emplacement mechanisms and structural control on the type of emplacement. Structural analysis of enclaves, lineation and foliation, shear zones, dykes and joints. Geological characteristics of intrusive contacts and roof pendants.