Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Seismic Migration Methods JFM 628 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi GÜNAY BEYHAN
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Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective To gain basic knowledge on seismic interpretation topic
Course Content Acoustic waves and its propagation. The geometry of acoustic waves propagation. Zero offset seismic sections and mapping of reflection surfaces. Stolt migration method. Gazdag migration method. Fourier and Hartley methods. Kirchhoff migration method. Finite difference migration method.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Basic rules in the migration methods are applied. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing,
2 The experience on realistic imaging of the underground is gained. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing,
3 The experience on seismic data interpretation is gained. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Synthetic seismogram for some geological models is generated. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 The computer programming for the forward and reverse wave field modeling is done. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Wave front and propagation of acoustic waves
2 The geometry of acoustic wave propagation
3 Beam forming
4 Zero-source seismic sections, mapping of reflection interfaces
5 Data processing in the Fourier domain
6 F-K migration method
7 Stolt migration method
8 Fourier and Hartley methods
9 Kirchhoff migration method
10 Finite-difference migration method
11 Before stack migration
12 Dip moveout correction
13 Preparation of seismic data to the migration processing
14 The comparison of migration methods
Course Notes
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods.
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation and announcement
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
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 5 80
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Assignment 2 10 20
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6