Yıl 2017, Cilt 16, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 29 - 41 2017-12-30

Geophysical and Geotechnical Studies for Electric Power Plants Project at the Sakarya River Zone, Turkey

Cengiz KURTULUŞ [1] , Ali BOZKURT [2] , Hasan ENDEŞ [3] , İsmail Talih GÜVEN [4]

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Geophysical and geotechnical studies were conducted at a proposed hydroelectric power plants facility at a site north of Sakarya river D100(E-5) bridge in Adapazarı town of  Sakarya city in Turkey. The study is aimed at evaluating the competence of the near surface formation as foundation materials. Geophysical and geotechnical methods of investigation were adopted. The geophysical investigation involved the Vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) technique using the Schlumberger configuration, seismic refraction and geotechnical investigative methods comprised of boreholes to 40 m depth with Standard Penetrating Testing (SPT) and undisturbed Shelby tube, disturbed Split Spoon soil sampling, triaxial compresssion and consolidation tests.


A total of five Vertical Electrical Soundings (VES) and five seismic refraction profiles from different location within the study area were used for the study. Water content, plasticity, and grain size distribution characteristics are obtained from laboratory testing leading to a classification of soils using the Unified Classification System.

The geophysical results revealed three distinct geoelectric sequences which comprises of topsoil, weathered and partially weathered layers. The topsoils composed of clay/silt/sand while the weathered layer composed of silty sand. The partially weathered layer is formed of silty clay. The geotechnical results show that the partly weathered layer has relatively high clay content. Based on the consistency limits of the soils within the area, the soil generally indicate firm plasticity, hence, the soils are expected to exhibit medium swelling potential. There is no evident of geological feature such as fracture/fault within the subsoil in the area.

Sakarya River, seismic refraction
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Yazar: Cengiz KURTULUŞ
E-posta: cengizk52@hotmail.com
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Ali BOZKURT
E-posta: 1@1.com

Yazar: Hasan ENDEŞ
E-posta: 1@1.com

Yazar: İsmail Talih GÜVEN
E-posta: talihguven@yahoo.com

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { uybd294681, journal = {Uygulamalı Yerbilimleri Dergisi}, issn = {1302-0218}, address = {Kocaeli Üniversitesi}, year = {2017}, volume = {16}, pages = {29 - 41}, doi = {10.30706/uybd.294681}, title = {Geophysical and Geotechnical Studies for Electric Power Plants Project at the Sakarya River Zone, Turkey}, key = {cite}, author = {GÜVEN, İsmail Talih and ENDEŞ, Hasan and KURTULUŞ, Cengiz and BOZKURT, Ali} }
APA KURTULUŞ, C , BOZKURT, A , ENDEŞ, H , GÜVEN, İ . (2017). Geophysical and Geotechnical Studies for Electric Power Plants Project at the Sakarya River Zone, Turkey. Uygulamalı Yerbilimleri Dergisi, 16 (2), 29-41. DOI: 10.30706/uybd.294681
MLA KURTULUŞ, C , BOZKURT, A , ENDEŞ, H , GÜVEN, İ . "Geophysical and Geotechnical Studies for Electric Power Plants Project at the Sakarya River Zone, Turkey". Uygulamalı Yerbilimleri Dergisi 16 (2017): 29-41 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/uybd/issue/34016/294681>
Chicago KURTULUŞ, C , BOZKURT, A , ENDEŞ, H , GÜVEN, İ . "Geophysical and Geotechnical Studies for Electric Power Plants Project at the Sakarya River Zone, Turkey". Uygulamalı Yerbilimleri Dergisi 16 (2017): 29-41
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