GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
SPECIAL STUDIES IN TRANSPORTATION/6121308
Course Title: SPECIAL STUDIES IN TRANSPORTATION
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Asst. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kürşat ÇUBUK
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/ckursat
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  ckursat@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
New technologies on transportation and all details about transportation planning








 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  İM 351 / İM 352
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Introduction to course subjects
2. Week  Properties of the materials used in highways and their design
3. Week  Properties of the materials used in highways and their design
4. Week  Experiments on bituminous mixtures
5. Week  Experiments on bituminous mixtures in laboratories
6. Week  Effect of polymers on asphalt and asphalt mixtures
7. Week  Stone mastic asphalt
8. Week  First midterm
9. Week  Strengthening of pavement fills with geogrid reinforcement
10. Week  Defects in rigid pavements
11. Week  Use of geosynthetics in highway industry
12. Week  Modes of mass transportation
13. Week  Second midterm
14. Week  Effects of traffic planning on energy consuption
15. Week  Effects of traffic planning on environmetal aspects
16. Week  Summary of traffic planning and applications
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Yol Malzemeleri ve Uygulamaları - Argun TUNÇ
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  -
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  -
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
40
 Assignment
2
20
 Exercises
1
20
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
1
20
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
14
1
14
 Reading
14
1
14
 Searching in Internet and Library
14
2
28
 Designing and Applying Materials
14
1
14
 Preparing Reports
14
2
28
 Preparing Presentation
14
1
14
 Presentation
14
1
14
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
14
1
14
 Final and Studying for Final
14
1
14
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
196
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.84
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Civil Engineering is an exciting and challenging profession that deals with planning, design, construction, maintenance and management of different kinds of structures which are to meet the basic needs of human beings such as housing, transportation, health, education, commerce, energy etc. utilizing natural and financial resources effectively and efficiently incorporating creativity and scientific knowledge. The goal of civil engineering department is to bring up noble, sensitive, responsible engineers, who acknowledge the importance of learning and sharing the facts with others, through providing them basic knowledge on civil engineering, helping them developing a creative mind, training them on research, planning, design and application techniquesX
2Have skills and professional background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situationsX
3Have the necessary technical, academic and practical knowledge and application confidence in the design and assessment of machines or mechanical systems or industrial processes with considerations of productivity, feasibility and environmental and social aspects.X
4Have the ability of designing and conducting experiments, conduction data acquisition and analysis and making conclusionsX
5Have the practice of selecting and using appropriate technical and engineering tools in engineering problems, and ability of effective usage of information science technologiesX
6Have ability of identifying the potential resources for information or knowledge regarding a given engineering issueX
7Have abilities and performance to participate multi-disciplinary groups together with the effective oral and official communication skills and personal confidenceX
8Have motivation for life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technologyX
9Is aware of the importance of safety and healthiness in the project management, workshop environment as well as related legal issuesX
10Have the ability for effective oral and official communication skills in Turkish Language and, at minimum, one foreign languageX
11Have consciousness for the results and effects of engineering solutions on the society and universe, awareness for the developmental considerations with contemporary problems of humanityX
12well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethicsX