|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):
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|Level of Study:
||Prof.Dr. ERDAL ÇOKÇA
||Fall or Spring Semesters.
To broaden the horizon of the students in the field of soil behavior.
To increase the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
To increase report writing skills.
To increase their ability to use IT.
To increase oral presentation skills.
The microscopic nature of soil. Application of physico-chemical principles for the understanding of the engineering behavior of clay soils: Clay mineralogy; properties of double layer; soil fabric and soil structure. Soil formation and characteristics of soil deposits. Soil behavior in regard to soil composition and soil structure. Rheology. (R)
An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
An ability to communicate effectively.
An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.