Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geomagnetism JFM 204 4 3 + 0 3 5
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. GÜNDÜZ HORASAN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. GÜNDÜZ HORASAN,
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Course Objective

Importance and contributions of earth's magnetic field sources in geophysical engineering 

Course Content

The content of the geomagnetism course and its importance in  geophysical engineering; Basic concepts on magnetic field and magnetization: Magnetic pole, magnetic force line, intensity of magnetization, magnetic susceptibility, magnetic permeability; The source of the earth's magnetic field, determination of internal  and external sources of magnetic field;  The components of geomagnetic field and the realations existing between these components; Variation of earth's  magnetic field in time and space; Instruments used in measuring geomagnetism: Theodolite, QHM, BMZ, proton magnetometer, flux-gate magnetometer and variometers; Types of  the magnetisms: diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferro-antiferro and ferrimagnetism; Magnetic  properties of the oxide minerals; Types of the remanent magnetism and their importance in  geophysical engineering; Evidence of reversing of geomagnetic field

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Can explain basic concepts on magnetic field and magnetization , , ,
2 Can explain the sources and components of earth's magnetic field, and its variations in time and space , , , ,
3 Can define instruments used in measuring earth's magnetic field , , ,
4 Can explain magnetization types , , ,
5 Knows oxide minerals and can explain their magnetic features , , ,
6 Knows remanent magnetization types and understand its importance in geophysical engineering , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The content of the geomagnetism course and its importance in Geophysical engineering
2 Basic concepts on magnetic field and magnetizations: magnetic pole, magnetic force line, intensity of magnetization, magnetic susceptibility, magnetic permeability
3 The source of earth's magnetic field, determination of internal and external sources of the magnetic field
4 The components of geomagnetic field and the relations existing between these components
5 Variation of Earth's magnetic field in space and time
6 Instruments used in measuring geomagnetism
7 Instruments used in measuring geomagnetism
8 Types of the magnetisms, diamagnetism, paramagnetism and ferromagnetism
9 Types of the magnetisms, diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferro- antiferro and ferrimagnetism
10 Magnetic properties of the oxide minerals
11 Magnetic properties of the oxide minerals
12 Types of the remanent magnetisms and their importance in Geophysical engineering
13 Types of the remanent magnetisms and their importance in Geophysical engineering
14 Evidences of reversing of geomagnetic field
Resources
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.
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
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
8 -Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technology
9 -Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics
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.
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.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 65
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 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 18 18
Quiz 2 6 12
Assignment 1 12 12
Final examination 1 17 17
Total Workload 139
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.56
dersAKTSKredisi 5