Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geothermic and Radioactivity Methods JFM 444 8 3 + 0 3 5
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ŞEFİK RAMAZANOĞLU
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Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective It is aimed to emphasise importance of the geothermal energy and to learn forms of developments of the geothermal fields along with exploration methods in this course.
Course Content Introduction, geothermal energy in Turkey, History of geothermal energy, important geothermal belts in the world, Geothermal fields models, Surface signs on the geothermal fields models, Heat flows, Magmatic-Volcanic opinions about geothermal fields, aquifer, Hydrogeochemical exploration methods, geophysical exploration methods, Problems in application of geothermal energy, Typically applications of geothermal energy, Radiometric methods
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Realizes geothermal field models Lecture, Testing,
2 Determines target areas for geothermal fields Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Decides which explorating methods to be used in the target areas Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Realizes and solves the problems encountered at the geothermal applications Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Realizes and solves environmental effects of the geothermal fluids Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 Realizes basic principles of the radiometric methods Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, geothermal energy in Turkey
2 History of geothermal energy, important geothermal belts in the world
3 Geothermal fields models
4 Surface signs on the geothermal fields models
5 Heat flows
6 Magmatic-Volcanic opinions about geothermal fields, aquifer
7 Hydrogeochemical exploration methods
8 Hydrogeochemical exploration methods, geophysical exploration methods
9 Geophysical exploration methods
10 Geophysical exploration methods
11 Problems in application of the geothermal energy
12 Problems in application of the geothermal energy
13 Typically applications of the geothermal energy
14 Radiometric aging methods
Course Notes
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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.
5 -Engineering graduates with skills in designing and conducting experiments, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting the results in order to evaluate engineering problems.
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
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 10
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 10
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 10 10
Assignment 1 25 25
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 135
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.4
dersAKTSKredisi 5