Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geophysical Engineering Design JFM 401 7 0 + 2 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ŞEFİK RAMAZANOĞLU
Course Assistants All research assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Carry out engineering design in geophysics
Course Content Design of geological and geophysical surveying for a range of typical applications, location determination using geological compass and GPS, selection of measurement points and profiles, gravity surveying, magnetic surveying, electric surveying, electromagnetic surveying, seismic reflection and refraction surveying, seismic station setup, weak-strong ground motion measurements, GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar) surveying, geophysical data processing and interpretation.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students, design of field works , , , , , , ,
2 Students, recognize the geological structure of the field , , , , , , ,
3 Students, decide methods using in the field , , , , , , ,
4 Students, use the geophysical instruments and measure , , , , , , , ,
5 Students, evaluate and interpret of field data , , , , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Preliminary studies related to geophysical methods of measurement
2 Land design, and according to the selection of measurement points
3 Examination of geological and tectonic aspects of the land
4 Examination of geological and tectonic aspects of the land
5 Gravity and magnetic methods in the implementation of the land
6 Data-processing techniques, evaluation and interpretation stages
7 Electric-field application of electromagnetic methods
8 Data-processing techniques, evaluation and interpretation stages
9 Application of seismic methods in the field
10 Data-processing techniques, evaluation and interpretation stages
11 Weak-strong ground motion measurements
12 Data-processing techniques, evaluation and interpretation stages
13 Ground penetrating radar measurements
14 Data-processing techniques, evaluation and interpretation stages
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.
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
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. Proje / Tasarım 20
1. Performans Görevi (Arazi Çalışması) 20
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
1. Ara Sınav 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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
Project / Design 1 30 30
Performance Task (Field Study) 1 31 31
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5