Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Special Applications In Gravity JFM 423 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 MAHİR IŞIK
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MAHİR IŞIK,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Explanation of special application fields of gravity method as considering the economical aim and teaching the detail information.
Course Content Special applications which hydrocarbon, mineral and salt dome explorations, archaeological and hydrogeological investigations, engineering applications, detection of subsurface cavities etc. by using gravity method.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She defines application fields of gravity method as considering the economical aim, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 He/She interprets salt dome and hydrocarbon explorations, Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Homework, Testing,
3 He/She interprets mineral explorations, Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 He/She interprets archaeological investigations, Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
5 He/She detects subsurface cavities, Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Homework, Testing,
6 He/She solves the social and environmental problems by the method. Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Target identification for survey
2 Selection of suitable profile
3 Determination of station intervals
4 Salt dome explorations
5 Hydrocarbon (coal, gas, oil) explorations
6 Hydrocarbon (coal, gas, oil) explorations
7 Mineral explorations
8 Engineering applications
9 Detection of subsurface cavities
10 Archaeological investigations
11 Hydrogeological applications
12 Special regional studies, volcanic investigations
13 Other special applications of gravity
14 Other special applications of gravity
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.
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. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 135
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.4
dersAKTSKredisi 5