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CE101 - Engineering Fundamentals (1 + 0) 2

Introduction, historical development of science, engineering and industry, definitions and methodologies of engineering and science, functions of engineers, roles and types of engineers, engineering, society and environment, engineering and mathematics, safety in engineering, design and applications in engineering, research in

CE110 - Engineering Graphics and Design (1 + 3) 4

Introduction to engineering drawing, CAD systems and CAD software, geometrical constructions, orthographic projections, first and third angle projections of principal views from 3D models, orthographic projections: projections of the third principal view from two given principal, auxiliary and detail viewing techniques.

CE201 - Basic Mechanics I-Statics (4 + 0) 7

General introduction, statics of particles, statics of rigid bodies, equivalent force systems, equilibrium, analysis of trusses, analysis of beams, friction, and geometric properties of surfaces.

CE202 - Basic Mechanics II-Dynamics (3 + 0) 5

Kinematics of particles, kinetics of particles and system of particles, kinematics of rigid bodies, mass moments of inertia, kinetics of rigid bodies, and mechanical vibrations.

CE204 - Mechanics of Materials (3 + 0) 5

Analysis of stress and strain, equations of equilibrium and compatibility, stress-strain laws, torsion of bars, simple bending of beams, shearing stresses in beams, deflection of beams, combined stresses due to bending, torsion, shear and axial load, Mohr`s circle, statically indeterminate beams.

CE210 - Civil Engineering Materials (3 + 2) 6

Physical, mechanical and durability properties of concrete, metals, building stones, clay products, timber, gypsum, lime, aggregates, pozzolans, cements; production types, uses in construction of these materials; constituents, theories of mix design, principal steps in production and relevant properties of concrete.

CE321 - Structural Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Equations of static equilibrium, stability and determinacy of structure, planar and space trusses and planar, shear and bending moment diagrams for planar frames, double integration, virtual work and Castigliano`s Theorem (energy) methods for computing deflections, force method of analysis, slope deflection method, direct stiffness method.

CE335 - Transportation Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Highway engineering, highway economy, highway geometric elements, horizontal and vertical design; traffic engineering, traffic stream variables, capacity and level of service concepts on rural highways and intersections.

CE307 - Fluid Mechanics (3 + 2) 5.5

Fluid properties, hydrostatics, kinematics, system and control volume approach, Reynolds transport theorem, principles of conservation of mass, momentum and energy, pipe flow: laminar and turbulent flows, flow in smooth and rough pipes, frictional losses, minor losses, computation of flow in single pipes, simple pipe systems, turbines and pumps.

CE309 - Geology and Surveying (2 + 2) 6

Introduction to surveying, distance measurements, angle measurements, differential leveling, area computations, horizontal curves, coordinates and coordinate computations; How did the earth form; evolution, natural construction materials, route location of linear engineering structures, formation of the natural disasters.

CE311 - Soil Mechanics (3 + 2) 5.5

Site investigations and subsurface explorations, origin of soil and grain size soil formation, weight-volume relationships, plasticity and structure of soil, engineering classification of soil, analysis of deformation and settlement, soil compaction, permeability, seepage, in situ stresses, stresses in a soil mass.

CE399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 10

Following the construction procedures at a site for a period of 30 days, preparing a report and making a presentation.

CE310 - Hydraulic Engineering (3 + 0) 5.5

Uniform flow in closed conduits, nonuniform flow in closed conduits, uniform flow in open channels, nonuniform flow in open channels, open channel design.

CE344 - Fundamentals of Steel Design (3 + 0) 5.5

Properties of structural steel, structural design concepts and design loads, tension members, compression members, flexural members, beam-columns, connections.

CE328 - Foundation Engineering (3 + 0) 5.5

Geotechnical properties of soils, subsurface investigations, shallow foundations, mat foundations, lateral earth pressures, retaining structures, sheet piles, braced cuts, pile foundations, drilled shafts and soil improvement.

CE342 - Reinforced Concrete Fundamentals (3 + 0) 5.5

Properties of materials, structural design concepts, axially-loaded members, flexural members, shear, combined flexure and axial load.

CE499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 0) 10

Following the procedures used during the design phase of various types of civil engineering projects for a period of 30 days and preparing a report at the end of this period.

CE468 - Emerging Technologies in Civil Engineering (3 + 0) 6

3D BIM software, 3D BIM stages, PIMSS software and general cloud based systems, internet of things, hardware and software systems for data collection, recording and analyses, 3D scanning systems.

CE498 - Undergraduate Research Project (3 + 0) 6

Rigorous scholarly research, research methodologies, review of background knowledge, academic reading.

CE404 - Occupational Safety and Health (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to safety management, hazard analysis and control, hazard communication program, job hazard analysis, safety supervision and leadership, accident investigation, personal protective equipment, ergonomics, confined space entry, fall protection, preventing workplace violence, electrical safety, fire prevention.

CE405 - Design of Dams (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to soil and rock type, earth-fill dams, seepage through dams, rock-fill dams, RCC, arch dams, membrane-faced dams, design of grout curtain, spillways, diversion tunnels and slope stability of dams.

CE406 - Urban Hydraulics (3 + 0) 6

Summary of both pipe and open channel flows, municipal water demands and components, analysis and design of water supply systems, analysis and design of sewerage systems, the storm flow analysis and design of elements of surface drainage systems, detention ponds.

CE407 - Highway Materials and Mixture Design (3 + 0) 6

Physical and chemical properties of asphalts, tests on asphalts, granular materials, sieve analysis and specific gravity of coarse and fine aggregates, Marshall mix design method.

CE408 - Computer Aided Highway Design (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to MicroStation CAD platform, introduction to InRoads platform, digital terrain model and point types symbology and feature creation for DTM, horizontal alignment and profile extraction, vertical alignment, typical cross sections, roadway modeling, superelevation.

CE410 - Advanced Structural Steel Design (3 + 0) 6

LRFD design of structural steel members, built-up compression members, composite flexural members, seismic design.

CE411 - Design and Construction of Transportation Facilities (3 + 0) 6

Transportation systems, geometric design of transportation facilities based on operational capacity, site constraints, and safety considerations, pavement design and rehabilitation, terminals as components of transportation systems engineering, operations planning and construction of transportation systems.

CE416 - Geotechnical Site Characterization (3 + 0) 6

The sub-surface investigation, standard penetration test, cone penetration test, dilatometer test , Vane shear test, resistivity.

CE417 - Rock Mechanics (3 + 0) 6

Stress and strain analysis, introductory elasticity, mechanical behaviour of rock and rock masses, rock testing, discontinuity deformation and slip, failure, in-situ state of stress, stresses around underground openings, rock mass classification, support design.

CE418 - Slope Stability (3 + 0) 6

Overview of slopes and stability concepts, examples of slope failure, causes of slope failures, review of soil mechanics principles and shear strength of soil: drained and undrained conditions, total and effective stress, drained and undrained shear strength, laboratory and field Testing of earth materials for slope stability.

CE420 - Tunnelling (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to tunneling: art and engineering; geological aspects of tunneling; tunneling methods: soft ground, rock or adverse ground conditions; ground treatment in tunneling; stresses and displacements associated with excavation of tunnels; design and support of tunnels; application of numerical analysis codes for tunneling.

CE421 - Applied Solid Mechanics (3 + 0) 6

Analysis of stress and strain, stress-strain relation, plane strain and plane stress problems, yield and failure criteria, unsymmetrical bending of beams, energy methods; buckling of columns; plastic behavior of structural members.

CE424 - Structural Systems (3 + 0) 6

The classifications of structural systems, loads acting on structural system, structural requirements, reinforced concrete structures, steel structures, masonry structures, timber structures, composite structures.

CE425 - Construction Planning and Cost Estimating (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to construction project management, tendering process, public procurement law, public procurement contract law, tender documents, cost engineering and quantity surveying, contractor`s bid price, progress payments, and taking-over and performance certificates.

CE429 - Irrigation and Drainage (3 + 0) 6

Determination of irrigation module for the irrigation field, determination of irrigation water discharge, uniform flow in open canals, uniform flow in pipeline, open canal design, pipe irrigation system design.

CE431 - Computer Applications in Structural Engineering (3 + 0) 6

Overview of computer systems, computer programming, numerical solution of differential equations, finite difference method, introduction to finite element analysis, package programs for modeling of structures.

CE433 - Design of Coastal Structures (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to coastal engineering, wave parameters and classification, wave transformation, wave generation and statistical analysis, design wave selection, wave-structure interactions, design of harbor structures, coastal sedimentation, design of shore protection structures, planning and design of coastal structures in Turkey.

CE434 - Advanced Transportation Engineering (3 + 0) 6

Safe road design principles, blackspot analysis, safety auditing on planned projects and on existing roads, the conflict technique.

CE438 - Prestressed Concrete Fundamentals (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to prestressing, prestress losses, flexural analysis and design, composite construction, shear, torsion, deflections.

CE440 - Earthquake Engineering (3 + 0) 6

Seismic ground motion, introduction to earthquakes, causes of earthquake, seismic waves, factors affecting earthquake motion at a site, prediction of motion at a site, recording and processing of earthquake ground motion; single degree of freedom systems, formulation of the equation of motion, free vibration analysis.

CE442 - Advanced Materials of Construction (3 + 0) 6

Mechanical and durability properties of construction materials, properties and microstructure of concrete in fresh and hardened state, microstructure, types and various aspects of steel, plastics and composites in construction, innovative materials of construction and the interaction of construction materials with the environment.

CE443 - Advanced Concrete Materials (3 + 0) 6

Cement, aggregates and admixtures for concrete, properties of concrete in fresh and hardened state, types and various aspects of concrete, durability characteristics of concrete, future of concrete studies and the interaction of concrete with the environment.

CE444 - Analysis of Framed Structures (3 + 0) 6

Analysis of discrete member systems, displacement and force methods of analysis, direct stiffness method, static and kinematic condensation, substructure analysis.

CE447 - Computer Aided Analysis and Design in Structural Engineering (3 + 0) 6

Introduction to Excel and Visual Basic, introduction to Excel and Visual Basic programming, programming in excel, design of reinforced concrete beams, design of reinforced concrete columns, deflection of reinforced concrete beams, design of steel beams, design of steel columns, introduction to SAP2000, use of Excel and SAP2000 simultaneously.

CE454 - Computer Applications in Geotechnical Engineering (3 + 0) 6

Definition geotechnical problems, preliminary studies and design consideration in geotechnic, FEM, Plaxis, exercises and case studies are based on the Plaxis computer programs, preparation of on geotechnical problems solving project by Plaxis.

CE456 - Tall Building Systems (3 + 0) 6

Overview of design philosophy and selection of the structural systems for tall buildings, criteria and loadings, structural modeling and analysis, structural and foundation design;, fire safety engineering, construction planning and management of tall building projects.

CE463 - International Construction Contracts (3 + 0) 6

Legal and contractual terminology in construction contracts, EPC and PC contracts, structure and breakdown of standard construction contracts, contractual documents, standard provisions as to the time of contract, cost of contract and advanced payment, provisions regarding the quality and acceptance of construction work completed.

CE464 - Construction Scheduling and Cost Control (3 + 0) 6

Introduction and some advanced studies in a computer application like MS Project, extensively used for construction scheduling and cost control; time extension clauses in international construction contracts; cause-effect relationship to prove construction claims.

CE470 - Open Channel Hydraulics (3 + 0) 6

Uniform flow in open channel, gradually varied flow in open channels, rapidly varied flow in open channels, sediment transport in open channels.

CE471 - Integrated Coastal Zone Management (3 + 0) 6

Definition of coastal zone and its physical and ecological properties, coastal landforms, the global ocean and the climate system, coastal processes, coastal structures, pressures on the coast, coastal pollution, sustainability, integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) and ICZM in Turkey.

CE473 - Coastal Hydraulics (3 + 0) 6

Small amplitude wave theory, non-linear wave theories (Stokes, Cnoidal), the solitary wave theory, water particle kinematics, wave transformations, wave height distribution and wave spectrum.

CE488 - Airport Planning and Design (3 + 0) 6

Air transportation, planning of physical elements of airport, design principles, airport planning types, airport economics, environmental impacts of airports, ownership and management types.

CE423 - Structural Optimization (3 + 0) 6

Formulation of structural optimization problems, graphical solution procedure, sizing, geometry, and topology optimization, steepest-descent method, newton?s method, branch and bound method, multi-objective structural optimization, evolutionary algorithms, sensitivity analysis techniques, and practical applications.

CE466 - Design of Renewable Energy Projects (3 + 0) 6

The importance of renewable energy in energy market and Turkey?s renewable energy potential; renewable energy resources; basic design principles, structure types, construction techniques and applications of renewable energy projects; conditions of renewable energy market in Turkey and worldwide; government agencies, laws and permissions related

CE491 - CO_OP Practice I (3 + 0) 6


CE493 - CO_OP Practice II (3 + 0) 6


CE402 - Hydrology and Water Resources (3 + 0) 5.5

Principles of hydrology, water resources planning for design and analysis of systems concerned with the use and control of water, storage, water transmission.

CE450 - Civil Engineering Seminars (0 + 2) 2

Discussion of ethical and professional aspects of Civil Engineering practice; a series of presentations by industry experts and faculty members.

CE490 - Civil Engineering Design Project (1 + 0) 9

A design project to be performed by groups of students, depending on the types of projects chosen, the students will be given lectures of several specific topics by members of the civil engineering faculty.

CE430 - Construction Engineering and Management (3 + 0) 5.5

Contracting and biding, planning and scheduling, estimating and project control, productivity models and construction econometric and an introduction to construction machinery engineering fundamentals description, types, selection criteria and output cost analysis of basic construction equipment.