Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Applied Geophysics (E+Em+S) JFM 208 4 2 + 1 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi GÜNAY BEYHAN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi GÜNAY BEYHAN,
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Eray YILDIRIM
Course Category
Course Objective Aim of this course is to teach use of electrical, electromagnetic and seismic methods of Applied Geophysics.
Course Content Self Potential method, and Mineralization potential, resistivity methods, the electrical properties of rocks and minerals, Wenner, Schlumberger, and dipole-dipole methods Lee, resistivity sounding, magnetotelluric methods, electromagnetic methods, seismic wave propagation basics, seismic methods (reflection and refraction), Seismic signal theory, land, sea and wells applications, data collection methods, seismic data-processing techniques.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students distinguish electrical methods , , , , , , ,
2 Students distinguish electromagnetic methods , , , , , , ,
3 Students distinguish seismic methods , , , , , , ,
4 Students decides the methods in the field , , , , , , ,
5 Students applies the methods in the field , , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the electrical, electromagnetic and seismic methods
2 SP method, the natural potential mechanisms and applications
3 Resistivity (resistivity) methods,
4 Resistivity measure equipment and interpretation of measurements data
5 Induced Polarization Method
6 Magnetotelluric Method
7 The theory of electromagnetic methods
8 Applications of electromagnetic methods
9 Ground Penetrating Radar Method
10 Seismic wave propagation, wave types and energy sources
11 Data collection methods, refraction method and its geometers
12 Polarity, accoustic impedance, reflection coefficents, resolution and velocity concept
13 Vertical seismic profiles (VSP)
14 Seismic reflection method, migration and seismic modeling
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 100
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Quiz 2 14 28
Assignment 1 7 7
Final examination 1 19 19
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5