FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Course Name   STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY 2
Semester Course Code Theoretical / Practice time ECTS
4 1207409 2,00 / 1,00 4,00
Course Degree Bachelor's degree
Course Language Turkish
Format of Delivery: Face to Face
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Yaşar EREN
Coordinator e-mail yeren selcuk.edu.tr
Instructors
Ar.Gör. Berkant Coşkuner , Prof.Dr. Yaşar EREN
Asistant Instructors
Course Objectives To introduce structural features that developed in the crustal rocks under the ductile conditions, To explain mechanisms of formation of the mesoscopic tecetonic structures, To show methods of the geometrical analysis of mesoscopic tectonic structures, To teach making the structural analysis of deformed region in the field
Basic Sciences Engineering Scinces Social Sciences Educational Sciences Artistic sciences Medical Science Agricultural sciences
20 80 0 0 0 0 0
Course Learning Methods and Techniquies
Computer aided Lecture by teacher, Class discussion conducted by teacher. Presentation by students, Student reports by individuals, Library research on topics or problems, Field trips
Week Course Content Resource
1 Introduction, Definitions, strain parameters, homogen and heterogeneous strain, finite and infinitesimal strain, the strain ellipse, the reciprocal strain ellipse, basic strain types The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
2 DEFORMATION, Strain in two dimensions, the general coordinate transformation equations,displacements, change in lengths and in angles, rotation angle, dilatation The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
3 SHEAR STRAINS, simple shear, strain ellipse fields and their geological significance, Mohr diagram,Mohr constructions with reference to strained and unstrained conditions, Mohr diagram and strain ellipses The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
4 GEOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF LENGTH CHANGES, structures which result from extension, boudinage, boudin types, structures which result from contraction, ptygmatic structures, stylolites, projection techniques The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
5 PROGRESSIVE DEFORMATION: The general progressive deformation proces, extension veins, fibrous veins, types of fibrous veins. Presure shadows, types of pressure shadows The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
6 STRAIN in THREE DIMENSIONS: Strain ellipsoid, types of strain ellipsoid, dilatation, the Flinn graph, the general homogenous strain types.Tectonite, types of tectonites, the March model for deformed lines and planes The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
7 PLANAR TECTONITE STRUCTURES: Cleavage, foliation, schistosity, slaty cleavage, crenulation cleavage, classification of cleavages, mechanisms of cleavage formation, fabric development stages, the relationship of folds and cleavages The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
8 LINEATIONS and LINEAR STRUCTURES: Lineations, types of lineations, linear structures. Cuspate and lobate structures. Mullion structures, types of mullion structures. Quartz rods. The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
9 FOLDS: The geometrical classification of folds, fold dimensions, fold systems, fold classification using layer thickness variations, dip isogons. Geometrical analysis of folds using projection techniques, ß and ? diagrams. The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
10 Midterm-Exams
11 FOLD MECHANISMS: Buckle folds, types of buckle folds, fleksurel slip folds, fleksurel flow folds, tangential longitudunal strain, similar folds, flattened parallel folds, bending, kink folds. Contour diagrams. The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
12 SUPERPOSED FOLDİNG: Formation of superposed folds,fold interference patterrns. Fault related folding, drug folds, fault-bend folds, fault propagation folds. Transposition structures and rootless folds, The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
13 SHEAR ZONES: Types of shear zones, Displacements and shear strains, ductile shear zones, Fabrics of ductile shear zones, En-echelon vein arrays, determination of shear sense in shear zones The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
14 IMPACT STRUCTURES: Types of meteorites, formation of impact craters, types of impact craters, Recognition of impact structures The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
15 OROGENY: Classical orogeny concept, Plate tectonics and orogeny, types of orogenic belts, Transpressional orogenic belts, Subduction controlled orogenic belts, Collisional orogenic belts, Collision of irregular continents, structures of large orogenic belts The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, J.G.Ramsay and M.I. Huber
Assesment Criteria   Mid-term exam Final exam
  Quantity Percentage Quantity Percentage  
Term Studies : - - - -
Attendance / Participation : - - - -
Practical Exam : - - - -
Special Course Exam : - - - -
Quiz : 2 8 - -
Homework : 1 4 1 6
Presentations and Seminars : - - - -
Projects : - - - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - - - -
Case studies : - - - -
Field Studies : 2 8 3 24
Clinical Studies : - - - -
Other Studies : - - - -
Mid-term exam   1 20 - -
Final exam   - - 1 30
ECTS WORK LOAD TABLE   Number Duration
Course Duration : 14 3
Classroom Work Time : 7 2
Presentations and Seminars : 0 0
Course Internship : - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - -
Field Studies : 5 8
Case studies : - -
Projects : - -
Homework : 2 10
Quiz : - -
Mid-term exam : 1 2
Final Exam : 1 2
ECTS 4
No COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES CONTRIBUTION
D.Ö.Ç. 1 The students will be able to use basic mathematical solutions for strain 4
D.Ö.Ç. 2 The students will be able to identify ductile tectonic structures (e.g., folds, cleavages, shear zones) and describe their origins. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 3 The students will be able to carry out a comprehensive analysis and deion of the geometry of folds 3
D.Ö.Ç. 4 The students will be able to recognize planar and linear tectonic structures in outcrop, hand sample, and thin section 4
D.Ö.Ç. 5 The students will be able to understand the kinematics of the rock structure development 3
D.Ö.Ç. 6 The students will be able to describe tectonic settings, and specific orogenic events. 2
D.Ö.Ç. 7 The students will be able to infer the sequence of events 2
D.Ö.Ç. 8 The students will be able to compile the tectonic history of a region 2
D.Ö.Ç. 9 The students will be able to use basic graphical constructions for strain 3
D.Ö.Ç. 10 The students will be able to use the stereonet to plot, visualize, and analyse structural data 3
D.Ö.Ç. 11 The students will be able to use structural geology techniques for hazards, engineering, mining, energy, and ground water 4
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