COURSE UNIT TITLE

: AGGREGATE MINING

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
DYT 3033 AGGREGATE MINING ELECTIVE 2 0 0 3

Offered By

Natural Building Stones Technology

Level of Course Unit

Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)

Course Coordinator

INSTRUCTOR RAMAZAN HACIMUSTAFAOĞLU

Offered to

Natural Building Stones Technology

Course Objective

To classify aggregates (natural aggregates, artificial aggregates, recycled aggregates). To Recognize and determine the material properties of aggregate. To know the place of use of aggregates (concrete aggregate, asphalt aggregate, railroad ballast, gabion applications, armourstone) to recognize

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To recognize and classify aggregates (natural aggregates, artificial aggregates, recycled aggregates).
2   To Identify the mineralogical composition of aggregates
3   To Identify the chemicall composition of aggregates
4   To Determine the physical properties of aggregates
5   To Determine the thermal properties of aggregates
6   To Determine the Mechanical properties of aggregates
7   Determine the suitability of aggregates
8   Evaluation based on the material properties of aggregates

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 To recognize and classify aggregates
2 Mineralogical composition of aggregates
3 Chemical composition of aggregates
4 Physical properties of aggregates
5 Thermal properties of aggregates
6 Mechanical properties of aggregates
7 Mid-term exam
8 The usability of different rocks as aggregate
9 Concrete aggregates
10 Asphalt aggregates
11 Railway ballast
12 Armourstone
13 Gobion applications
14 Technical visit aggregate quarries and concrete or asphalt plant

Recomended or Required Reading

Textbook(s):
Baradan B. 2010. Concrete Aggregate, (in Turkish)
Supplementary Book(s):
TS EN Standarts for aggregate
TS EN Standarts for concrete
References:
Materials

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

The course is taught in a lecture, class presentation, discussion and field observation format. Lecture gives subject and students discuss and prepare some presentation and all students discuss each other. Additionally some tests apply in laboratory.

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 ASG ASSIGNMENT
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.25 +ASG * 0.25 + FIN * 0.50
5 RST RESIT
6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.25 +ASG * 0.25 +RST * 0.50

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

Mid term exam : %50
Final exam: %50

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

To be announced.

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 2 26
Preparation for midterm exam 1 10 10
Preparation for final exam 1 14 14
Preparing assignments 1 10 10
Final 1 2 2
Midterm 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 64

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9PO.10
LO.11
LO.21
LO.31
LO.41
LO.51
LO.61
LO.71
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