Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geothermal Geophysics JFM 421 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AYHAN KESKİNSEZER
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AYHAN KESKİNSEZER,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Aim of this course is to teach geothermal formations, geothermal systems and prospecting geophysical methods.
Course Content Geothermal fields and properties, Geothermal energy and importance, Overview to Geophysical methods used in geothermal exploration, Heat flow method and properties in geothermal exploration, The gravity method and properties in geothermal exploration, The magnetic method and properties in geothermal exploration, The electrical method and properties in geothermal exploration, The electromagnetic method and properties in geothermal exploration, The seismic method and properties in geothermal exploration, The well logging methods and properties in geothermal exploration, Geophysical data measure and evaluation in geothermal fields, Concept modeling of geothermal fields from geophysical data and reservoir modeling transition, Geophysical applications and examples in geothermal researches.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students distinguish from geothermal fields of other fields , , , , , , , ,
2 Students will apply to geothermal field of geophysical methods distinguish , , , , , , , ,
3 Students explore the geothermal field geophysical methods decide , , , , , , , ,
4 Students research the most appropriate measure for the land and apply to the way they are designed. , , , , , , , , ,
5 Students will evaluate and interpret the measured data , , , , , , , ,
6 Students of the land to decide whether or not geothermal field , , , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to geothermal geophysics
2 The source of geothermal energy
3 Search techniques for geothermal energy
4 Investigation of the geothermal field where the tasks and contributions of scientists
5 Geophysical methods in geothermal areas
6 Electromagnetic methods in search of geothermal
7 Magnetotelluric methods in search of geothermal
8 Geothermic investigations in Turkey
9 The geophysical studies in Uşak-Banaz
10 The geophysical studies in Akyazı-Kuzuluk
11 The geophysical studies in Germencik
12 The geophysical studies in Afyon-Erkmen and Menderes Graben
13 The geophysical studies in Kütahya-Simav
14 Magnetotelluric and DC Resistivity Data with Two-Dimensional Inversion Geothermal Field Research
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 -Engineering graduates with sufficient knowledge background on science and engineering subjects of their related area, and who are skillful in implementing theoretical and practical knowledge for modelling and solving engineering problems. X
2 -Engineering graduates with skills in identifying, describing, formulating and solving complex engineering problems, and thus,deciding and implementing appropriate methods for analyzing and modelling. X
3 -Engineering graduates with skills in designing a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; for this purpose, skills in implementing modern design methods. X
4 -Engineering graduates with skills in developing, selecting and implementing modern techniques and tools required for engineering applications as well as with skills in using information technologies effectively. X
5 -Engineering graduates with skills in designing and conducting experiments, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting the results in order to evaluate engineering problems. X
6 -Engineering graduates who are able to work within a one discipline or multi-discipline team,as well as who are able to work individually X
7 -Engineering graduates who are able to effectively communicate orally and officially in Turkish Language as well as who knows at least one foreign language X
8 -Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technology X
9 -Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics X
10 -Engineering graduates having knowledge about practices in professional life such as project management, risk management and change management, and who are aware of innovation and sustainable development. X
11 -Engineering graduates having knowledge about universal and social effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety, as well as having awareness for juridical consequences of engineering solutions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 60
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5