First Cycle - Faculty of Engineering - Computer Engineering (English)
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
CAS3001 Earthquake and Rescue Principles Compulsory 2 3 3
Objectives of the Course
The objective of the course is to introduce the engineering students to the basic concepts of the earthquake and rescue principles and thus give them a general earthquake knowledge especially concerning Türkiye which is an active earthquake country
Learning Outcomes
1 performs crisis management after natural disasters
2 have knowledge about the basics of search and rescue
3 know what to do after the earthquake
4 know what must be done during the earthquake
5 know what to do before the earthquake
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Definition of earthquake
Introduction to Sismology of Türkiye
The evaluation of the destruction earthquakes cause
Search and rescue principles
General knowledge concerning natural disaster management
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Meeting, Course objectives
2 Definition of earthquake
3 Introduction to sismology of Türkiye
4 The evaluation of the destruction earthquake cause
5 The evaluation of the destruction earthquake cause
6 The evaluation of the destruction earthquake cause
7 Calculation of building strengths
8 Midterm Exam
9 Search and rescue principles on nature
10 Search and rescue principles on earthquake
11 Search and rescue principles on fire
12 Natural Disaster Management
13 Natural Disaster Management
14 Situation in Türkiye
15 Situation in Türkiye
16 Final Exam Study
17 Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Arıoğlu, E. vd. Deprem ve Kurtarma İlkeleri, Evrim Yayınevi, 2000
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lecture notes, discussion based learning
Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam160
Quiz Exam440
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam0100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 14 2 28
Post Class Self Study 14 1 14
Midterm Preparation 1 6 6
Final Preparation 1 8 8
Quiz Preparation 4 3 12
Total 34 20 68
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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