COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Geophysics * JZ   403 7 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiHATİCE KARAKILÇIK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach students the comprehensive knowledge about the structure of the subsurface by the methods in the applied geophysics, to help them comprehend the importance of physics and mathematics in solving engineering problems related to subsurface and to create awareness about the applications of new and emerging profession.
Content
Introduction to Geophysics. Interpretation of Geophysical Data. Gravity, Magnetic, Geomagnetism, Paleomagnetism. Engineering Geophysics, Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods, (Natural or Self Potential, Misealamasse, Vertical Electrical Sounding, VLF, Telluric and Magnetic Methods), Seismology, Seismic (Seismic Refraction and Reflection Seismic Methods), Well Logs.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. Real
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2
Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards
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3
Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications. Uses the information technology effectively.
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4
Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results.
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5
Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups
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6
Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date
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7
Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language. Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously.
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8
Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications. Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. Ha
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to the geophysics, search and global geophysics. The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
2 Gravity Method. The basic principles and basic theory of gravity. Newtons law of gravity, isostasy and gravity, the gravitational potential, gravity corrections are applied to this method, the earth gravity, gravity instruments, the absolute and relative gravity measurements, type of simple objects gravity anomalies (Fault, dyke, sphere, etc.), land applications and interpretation. The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
3 Magnetic Method. Basic theory of the magnetic field and the earth magnetism, Paleomagnetism, Magnetic devices, Earths magnetic measurement, the magnetic method correction, a simple shaped magnetic effects, and interpretation of magnetic anomalies The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
4 Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods. Classification of electrical methods. Co-Potential method. Misealamasse Method. Point Electrode Method. Parallel wire method. The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
5 Natural Potential (SP) Method. SP application of geothermal areas and mining surveys The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
6 Resistivity Methods. Ohms Law. Conduction of electricity in rocks. Measurement of resistivity. Resistivity Instruments Measurement system. Electrical Resistivity Sounding Method. Electrical Resistivity Profile Method. Parameters affecting of ground water. The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
7 Multi-electrode apparent resistivity method and field applications (Faulty, mining, groundwater, freshwater and salty water, gap, soil properties, etc.). The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
8 Midterm exam
9 Introduction to Electromagnetic methods. VLF (Very Low Frequency) and GPR (Ground penetrating radar) methods.. The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
10 Method Magnetotelluric (MT). TEM, CSAMT methods. The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
11 Induction Polarization (IP) Method: IP the origin and polarity. Time domain and frequency domain analysis of IP. the noise sources of IP. The advantages and disadvantages of IP. Application of IP in the land. IP anomalies and interpretation.
12 Seismic Methods. What is Seismic, Where seismic applied, Seismic Reflection and Refraction What is the oil occurs environments. Low-Very Level (LVL). In Seismic Corrections. Seismic energy sources. The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
13 Signal and noise. Seismic interpretation. Seismic methods application at seas. Finding of soil parameters with seismic methods. The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
14 Well-logging. Natural potential log, resistivity logs, induction logs, Mikrolog, Sonic log, gamma ray log, neutron log, density log, temperature log The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
15 Well-logging. Natural potential log, resistivity logs, induction logs, Mikrolog, Sonic log, gamma ray log, neutron log, density log, temperature log The student reads about the lecture notes and does research related to websites.
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