Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Engineering Geophysics JEL212 4 2 + 0 2

Prerequisites none

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Prof. İBRAHİM ONUR
Instructors Prof. İBRAHİM ONUR
Goals Obtaining a cooperation between geologist and geophysicist by teaching how the mineral deposits are researching and detecting
Contents Introduction to geophysics, Electrical methods, Electromagnetic methods, Gravity method, Geomagnetic method, Seismic methods and applications for all methods
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Cooperation between geologist and geophysicist
2 Introduction of basic geophysical methods
3 Researching and detecting of the mineral deposits with the geophysical methods

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Listening course and axplanation, homework questions for each geophysical method
Assessment Methods Midterm exam, homeworks and final exam

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to geophysics, Cooperation among mining engineer, geophysicist and geologist none
2 Electrical properties of rocs, Introduction to electrical methods none
3 Self Potantial method and its application none
4 Resistivity method and its application none
5 Induced Polarisation method and its application none
6 Artificial Electromagnetic methods none
7 Natural Electromagnetic methods none
8 Midterm exam none
9 Gravity method none
10 Gravity method (continued) and its application none
11 Geomagnetic method none
12 Geomagnetic method (continued) and its application none
13 Seismic methods none
14 Seismic methods (continued) and its application none

Textbook Onur, İ., 1990,Applied Geophsics for mining engineers (in Turkish), H.Ü. Zonguldak Müh. Fakültesi Maden Müh. Bölümü Ders Notu, Zonguldak, 117 s.
Additional Resources Ergin, K., 1973,Applied Geophysics (in Turkish), Ders Kitabı, Sayı: 935, İTÜ, İstanbul. Telford, W.M., Gelpart, L.P., Sheriff, R.E. and Keys, D.A., 1976, Applied Geophysics, Cambridge University Pres, New York, USA. Ates, A., 2007, Introduction to geophysical research (in Turkish), Blackwell Publishing, UK

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 90
Assignments 1 10
In-Term Total 2 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License.
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
12 Communicates using technical drawing.
13 Is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
14 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
15 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Assignments 6 1 6
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 74
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2.47
ECTS Credit of the Course 2