ECTS - Advanced Mathematical Methods in Civil Engineering

Advanced Mathematical Methods in Civil Engineering (CE566) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Mathematical Methods in Civil Engineering CE566 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Question and Answer, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Tolga AKIŞ
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide an understanding of analytical and numerical methods widely used in the field of civil engineering.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students will learn the mathematical problems and solution methods in the field of civil engineering.
  • The students will be able to use analytical and numerical methods for the solution of various engineering problems.
Course Content First-, second- and higher-order linear ordinary differential equations, system of differential equations, power series solution of differential equations, Laplace transforms, partial differential equations, numerical integration and derivation, numerical solution of differential equations.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Mathematical preliminaries in engineering mathematics
2 First, second and Higher order linear ordinary differential equations
3 First, second and Higher order linear ordinary differential equations
4 System of differential equations
5 Series solution of differential equations
6 Laplace transforms
7 Partial differential equations
8 Partial differential equations
9 Introduction to numerical methods
10 Numerical integration and derivation
11 Numerical integration and derivation
12 Numerical methods in linear algebra
13 Numerical methods in linear algebra
14 Numerical solution of differential equations
15 Final Exam Period
16 Final Exam Period


Other Sources 1. Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Erwin Kreyzig, John Wiley and Sons, 10th edition, 2011.
2. Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Peter O’Neil, Wardsworth, 7th edition, 2011.
3. Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Michael D. Greenberg,Prentice Hall, 2nd edition, 1998.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 5
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 45
Toplam 7 100
Percentage of Semester Work 55
Percentage of Final Work 45
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to carry out advanced research activities, both individual and as a member of a team
2 Ability to evaluate research topics and comment with scientific reasoning
3 Ability to initiate and create new methodologies, implement them on novel research areas and topics
4 Ability to produce experimental and/or analytical data in systematic manner, discuss and evaluate data to lead scintific conclusions
5 Ability to apply scientific philosophy on analysis, modelling and design of engineering systems
6 Ability to synthesis available knowledge on his/her domain to initiate, to carry, complete and present novel research at international level
7 Contribute scientific and technological advancements on engineering domain of his/her interest area
8 Contribute industrial and scientific advancements to improve the society through research activities

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 4 4 16
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 8 16
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 13 13
Total Workload 125