Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Seismic Prospecting JFM 307 5 2 + 1 3 4
Precondition Courses N/A
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. Emrah BUDAKOGLU
Course Category
Course Objective Aim of this course is to provide knowledge about seismic prospection which is one of the basic methods of the geophysical engineering education.
Course Content Defination of seismic methods, history of exploration seismic, its today and future; Seismic wave theory, seismic wave propagation, Huygens principle, Snell rule; Partition of waves on interfaces, absorption, Zoeppritz equation, AVO and AVA; Geometry of the seismic waves and seismic velocities; Characteristics of seismic waves, diffractions, multiples, Horizontal and vertical resolution; Seismic equipments and seismic reflection data acquisition methods; seismic refraction data acquisition methods; Seismic reflection method and data processing; Seismic refraction method and data processing; Migration of seismic waves; Synthetic seismograms; Seismic stratigraphic data processing and complex trace analysis; Geologic/lithologic interpretation of reflection data; Pitfalls in seismic interpretation.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Physical and mathematical rules related with the lecture are applied. , , , , , , ,
2 Seismic recorders and seismic sources are classified. , , , , , , ,
3 The planning of data acquisition stages of seismic refraction and reflection methods are done. , , , , , , ,
4 The methods of marine seismic are applied. , , , , , , ,
5 Data processing stages of seismic refraction and reflection methods are applied. , , , , , , ,
6 Data interpretation stages of seismic refraction and reflection methods are applied. , , , , , , ,
7 The problems that are encountered in the seismic methods are defined , , , , , , ,
8 Students, Zoeppritz equation, AVO and AVA processes distinguishes , , , , , , ,
9 Students, interprets and evaluate the seismic results , , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Defination of seismic methods, history of exploration seismic, its today and future
2 Seismic wave theory, seismic wave propagation, Huygens principle, Snell rule
3 Partition of waves on interfaces, absorption, Zoeppritz equation, AVO and AVA
4 Geometry of the seismic waves and seismic velocities; Characteristics of seismic waves, diffractions, multiples, Horizontal and vertical resolution
5 Seismic equipments and seismic reflection data acquisition methods; seismic refraction data acquisition methods
6 Seismic equipments and seismic reflection data acquisition methods; seismic refraction data acquisition methods
7 Seismic reflection method and data processing; Seismic refraction method and data processing
8 Seismic reflection method and data processing; Seismic refraction method and data processing
9 Migration of seismic waves
10 Migration of seismic waves
11 Synthetic seismograms
12 Seismic stratigraphic data processing and complex trace analysis
13 Geologic/lithologic interpretation of reflection data
14 Pitfalls in seismic interpretation.
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. 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. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 6 6
Quiz 2 6 12
Assignment 8 1 8
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 100
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4
dersAKTSKredisi 4