ECTS - - Modeling and Design of Engineering Systems (MODES)

Compulsory Departmental Courses

MDES600 - Research Methodology and Communication Skills (3 + 0) 5

Rigorous, scholarly research, particularly theses or dissertations. Literature review, surveys, meta-analysis, empirical research design, formulating research questions, theory building, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods, validity, reliability, triangulation, building evidences, writing research proposal

MDES682 - Seminar (0 + 0) 5

Each PhD student is expected to give a presentation on his/her thesis work and attend the seminars conducted by the other students and academic staff

MDES689 - Qualification Exam (0 + 0) 30

Topics covered in curriculum courses and related topics.

MDES691 - Thesis Proposal (0 + 0) 20

Research topic.

MDES697 - Doctoral Thesis (0 + 0) 150

Thesis topic as stated on the thesis protocol.

Elective Courses

CE505 - Design of Dams (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE506 - Urban Hydraulics (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE507 - Highway Materials and Mixture Design (3 + 0) 5

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,

CE508 - Computer-Aided Highway Design (3 + 0) 5

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, final evaluation of the course.

CE510 - Advanced Structural Steel Design (3 + 0) 5

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

CE511 - Design and Construction of Transportation Facilities (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE512 - Principles of Geographic Information Systems (2 + 2) 5

Geographic information systems (GIS) technologies as a variety of geospatial data including remotely sensed imagery from the satellites, the basic concepts, software used and available data types used by GIS, exploration of geospatial data and the construction of cartographic products.

CE516 - Geotechnical Site Characterization (3 + 0) 5

Course covers the sub-surface investigation, standard penetration test, cone penetration test, dilatometer test , Vane shear test, resistivity.

CE517 - Rock Mechanics (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE518 - Slope Stability (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE519 - Advanced Structural Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Principle of Virtual Work, force method of analysis, displacement method of analysis, special techniques in analysis of structures with stiffness method, introduction to finite element method.

CE521 - Applied Solid Mechanics (3 + 0) 5

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

CE522 - Tunnelling (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE524 - Structural Systems (3 + 0) 5

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

CE525 - Construction Planning and Cost Estimating (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE527 - Earthquake Engineering (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE529 - Irrigation and Drainage (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE533 - Design of Coastal Structures (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE534 - Advanced Transportation Engineering (3 + 0) 5

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

CE535 - Advanced Traffic Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Speed, volume and density relationship, measuring methods of basic traffic stream variables, geometric design for traffic, capacity and level of service analysis of expressways, divided and two-lane highways, accident analysis.

CE542 - Advanced Materials of Construction (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE543 - Advanced Concrete Materials (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE550 - Prestressed Concrete Fundamentals (3 + 0) 5

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

CE554 - Computer Applications in Geotechnical Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Definition of geotechnical problems, Preliminary studies and design consideration in geotechnics, finite element method, Plaxis, exercises and case studies are based on the Plaxis computer programs, solving geotechnical problems by Plaxis.

CE556 - Design and Construction of Tall Building Systems (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE563 - International Construction Contracts (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE564 - Construction Scheduling and Cost Control (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE565 - Project Risk Management (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to risk, risk analysis and management, risk identification, risk assessment methods, probabilistic risk assessment, Monte Carlo Simulation, sensitivity analysis, risk response strategies.

CE566 - Advanced Mathematical Methods in Civil Engineering (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE567 - Computer Aided Analysis and Design in Structural Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to Excel and Visual Basic, Excel and Visual Basic programming, fundamentals of Excel, database and pivot tables, design of reinforced concrete beams, design of reinforced concrete columns, userforms, analysis of reinforced concrete beams, design of steel beams and columns, introduction to SAP2000, simultaneous use of Excel with other p

CE570 - Open Channel Hydraulics (3 + 0) 5

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

CE571 - Integrated Coastal Zone Management (3 + 0) 5

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.

CE573 - Coastal Hydraulics (3 + 0) 5

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

CEAC501 - Advanced Organic Chemistry (3 + 0) 5

Stereochemistry, carbocations, carbanions, free radicals, carbenes, and nitrenes, aliphatic substitution, organometallic substitution, aromatic substitution, aliphatic, alkenyl, and alkynyl substitution, addition to carbon?hetero multiple bonds, eliminations, rearrangements.

CEAC502 - Advanced Biochemistry (3 + 0) 5

The basic mechanism in metabolic reactions, regulations of metabolic reactions, importance of metabolic reactions in biological systems.

CEAC503 - Advance Inorganic Chemistry (3 + 0) 5

Bronsted and Lewis acid-base concepts, coordination chemistry, molecular structures, point group reactions, redox reactions.

CEAC504 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry (3 + 0) 5

The analytical process and measurements, statistical treatment of analytical data, acid base equilibria, the solubility of precipitates, gravimetric analysis, volumetric analysis, precipitation titration, compleximetric titration, principles of oxidation reduction reactions, oxidation reduction titration, spectroscopic method of analysis.

CEAC505 - Advanced Physical Chemistry (3 + 2) 5

The properties of gases, the perfect gases, the real gases, the first law, thermochemistry, state functions and exact differentials, the second law, the direction of spontaneous change, concentrating on the system, combining the first and second laws, simple mixtures, the thermodynamic description of mixtures the properties of solutions, activities

CEAC507 - Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Theoretical foundations of reaction rates, collision theory and transition state theory, thermochemistry of species and reactions, estimation of thermochemical and reaction rate parameters using empirical and quantum chemical methods, elementary reactions in the gas phase, elementary reactions on surfaces, diffusion and heterogeneous reactions.

CEAC509 - Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer (3 + 0) 5

Principles and analogies of molecular heat and mass transport, convective heat and mass transport, interfacial heat and mass transfer,basic vectorial equation for mass transfer with chemical reaction, analytical and numerical solution of one dimensional transient transport equations, gas absorption with chemical reaction.

CEAC511 - Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology (3 + 0) 5

A molecular approach to pharmacology, drug receptor interactions, dose-response and structure activity relationships (drug administration, transference, metabolism and excretion).

CEAC514 - Cell Culture Techniques (3 + 0) 5

Basic cell culture techniques for bioscience research and commercial applications. introduction to cell cultivation methods, introduction to proper use of biological safety cabinet,sterile technique, cell enumaration and media preparartion,primary cultures,cultivation of cell lines, detection of contamination,cryopreservation,transfection,and an

CEAC515 - Protein Biochemistry and Proteomics (3 + 0) 5

Protein concentration calculation, electrephoresis gels; SDS gels, native gels, staining gels, precipitation and concentration of proteins, blotting and protein staining on blots, immunostaining, proteomics principles, 2D electrophoresis, mass spectroscopy of peptides and proteins, mass spectrometers.

CEAC516 - Biology (3 + 0) 5

The cellular basis of life, chemical constituents, the role of cell membrane, cellular energy, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, control of cellular activity, cell reproduction and genetic basis of life.

CEAC519 - Biochemical Calculations (3 + 0) 5

Solutions of numerical problems in biochemistry involving acid-base chemistry, blood buffers, chemistry of biological molecules, enzymes, biochemical energetics, spectrophotometry.

CEAC524 - Group Theory and Its Chemical Applications (3 + 0) 5

Point group, symmetry operations and Ligand field theory concepts.

CEAC529 - Spectroscopic Techniques (3 + 0) 5

General introduction to spectroscopy, electronic absorption spectroscopy, vibration and raman spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, x-ray crystallography, SEM and TEM.

CEAC540 - Chemical Process Industries (3 + 0) 5

Chemical processing and the work of the chemical engineer, water conditioning and environmental protection, ceramic industries, Portland cements, calcium and magnesium compounds, glass industries, explosives, toxic chemical agents and propellants, surface-coating industries, food and food by-product processing industries, agrichemical industries, f

CEAC551 - Functional and Smart Materials (3 + 0) 5

Fundamental principles of electron and energy transfer, wires and related systems, switching electron- and energy transfer processes, light-harvesting antennae, memories, logic gates, conducting polymers, stimuli-responsive polymers, fullerene c60 and carbon nanotubes, sensors, actuators and nanomechanical devices, electronic and photonic devices,

CEAC552 - Polymers in Industry (3 + 0) 5

Brief history of macromolecular science, some basic concepts of polymer science, polymers in nature, and synthetic polymers. Structure and property relationships of polymers as plastics.Plastic processing and characterization methods.

CEAC554 - Electrochemical Methods: Fundamentals and Applications (3 + 0) 5

General electrochemical concepts, electroanalysis, introduction to electrochemistry, equilibrium measurements, potentiometry, voltammetry, coulometry, chronometry, polarography, rotating electrodes, rate constants of electron transfer, spectroelectrochemistry, electrochemical ESR spectrometry, impedance, electrode preparation methods, cleaning

CEAC555 - Optoelectronic Materials and Devices (3 + 0) 5

Organic materials for electronics and optoelectronics, conducting and semiconducting polymers, organic field-effect transistors, electron transport in materials, p- and n-type polymers, organic small molecules, organic light emitting diodes (LEDs), mechanism of light emission, electron and hole transport materials, emitting materials, organic elect

CEAC556 - Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design (3 + 0) 5

Basic knowledge about nanomaterials and nanotechnologies, types of nanostructures and nanomaterials, synthesis and characterization techniques a broad knowledge of resulting properties application of nanomaterials in science and technology.

CEAC557 - Conductive Polymers (3 + 0) 5

Discovery and development of conductive polymers, polymerization techniques, chemical polymerization, electropolymerization, classes of conducting polymers, polyacetylenes, polyanilines, polypyrroles, polythiophenes, polycarbazoles, polyfluorenes, etc. and their derivatives, structure?property relationships, insulator?metal transition, metallic sta

CEAC571 - Membrane Science and Processes (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts and definitions in membrane science, membrane materials, characterization, transport theory, fouling and concentration polarization, membrane separations, ion exchange membrane processes, energy generating processes and fuel cells.

CEAC572 - Electromembrane Processes (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts and definitions in ion exchange membrane science, materials, characterization, electrochemical and thermodynamic fundamentals, energy conversion technologies, fuel cells, process and equipment design.

CEAC577 - Petroleum Refinery Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to petroleum refining and petrochemical industries, steam cracking and olefins production, emerging technologies for olefin production (such as methanol to olefins (mto), partial oxidation, dehydrogenation, metathesis), catalytic reforming and aromatics (btx) production, c8 aromatics, aromatics from pyrolysis gasoline and other sources

CEAC578 - Industrial Plant Investments (3 + 0) 5

Development of investment project idea, revealing project justification and investability, relative levels of conceptual, basic and detailed design, roles of different engineering majors in plant design, conducting project feasibility, regulatory processes and permitting, project management, planning (schedule, cost, performance, risks), financing,

CMPE521 - Advanced Multimedia Systems (3 + 0) 5

Hardware and software requirements of multimedia systems, multimedia data types (digital audio, video, image), image and video compression techniques, multimedia communication systems, content-based multimedia storage and retrieval, mobile multimedia.

CMPE524 - Advanced Algorithms (3 + 0) 5

Design and analysis of algorithms, O-notation, graph algorithms, topological sort, minimum spanning trees, single-shortest paths, all-pairs shortest paths, flow networks, NP-hard and NP-complete problems.

CMPE525 - Object-Oriented Design and Programming (3 + 0) 5

Thinking object-oriented, abstraction, object-oriented analysis and design concept, design patterns, UML: introduction, role of modeling, models and views, core diagrams, fundamental elements, sequence, class, and package diagrams, development lifecycle, Java and UML: Responsibility-Driven Design (RDD), and CRC, classes, messages, inheritance, sub

CMPE531 - Advanced Operating Systems (0 + 0) 5

Advanced topics in process scheduling, multiprocessor and real-time scheduling, concurrent programming fundamentals, review of inter-process communication, semaphores and monitors, synchronization and communication, fault tolerance, recent advances in operating systems.

CMPE532 - Advanced Computer Architecture (3 + 0) 5

Quantitative principles of computer design, instruction set principles and examples, advanced pipelining and instruction-level parallelism, memory-hierarchy design, storage systems, thread level parallelism.

CMPE533 - Computer and Network Security (3 + 0) 5

Encryption techniques and algorithms, public-key encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, authentication, network security, web security, operating system security (Unix and Windows), Bell-LaPadulla model, software and database security.

CMPE535 - Cyber Security (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts in cyber space and security, cyber crime, IT law, computer law and cyber law, computer forensics, information security and assurance, computer and network security, cyber warfare, international standards on cyber security.

CMPE536 - Advanced Network Programming   (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to networking, overview of programming language that will be used to implement course content, threads and multi threading, exceptions, sockets, web sockets, streaming, file streaming, memory I/O streams, object streaming, client-side networking, server-side networking, HTTP networking, message queuing, synchronous and asynchronous com

CMPE537 - Distributed Computing (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to the core concepts and principles of distributed programming techniques, computing paradigms, protocols, and application program interfaces (APIs), sockets, multicast, Remote Method Invocation (RMI), Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), Interface Definition Language (IDL), applets, servlets, Common Gateway Interface (CG

CMPE538 - Advanced Computer Networks (3 + 0) 5

Advanced concepts of TCP/IP computer networks, routing principles and routing algorithms in TCP/IP networks, wireless-networking, multimedia networks, network security, network management.

CMPE543 - Big Data Analytics (3 + 0) 5

Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS), Hadoop framework, hive infrastrucure, data visualization, MapReduce model, NoSQL databases, large-scale data workflows, clustering, using R.

CMPE562 - Multiagent Systems (3 + 0) 5

Agent paradigm, abstract agent architectures, design of intelligent agents, agent cooperation, auction systems, negotiation, argumentation, interaction languages and protocols, distributed problem solving, coordination, applications for multi-agent systems.

CMPE563 - Information Retrieval (3 + 0) 5

Organization, representation, and access to information; categorization, indexing, and content analysis; data structures for unstructured data; design and maintenance of such databases, indexing and indexes, retrieval and classification schemes; use of codes, formats, and standards; analysis, construction and evaluation of search and navigation tec

CMPE564 - Natural Computing (3 + 0) 5

Problem solving by search, hill climbing, simulated annealing, artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, swarm intelligence (including ant colony optimization and particle swarm optimization), artificial immune systems.

CMPE565 - Machine Learning (3 + 0) 5

Concept learning, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, evaluating hypotheses, Bayesian learning, computational learning theory, instance-based learning, genetic algorithms, analytical learning, reinforcement learning.

CMPE566 - Advanced Data Mining (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to data mining, concepts, attributes and instance, data processing (cleaning, integration and reduction), data warehousing and online analytical processing (OLAP), data mining algorithms, credibility, advanced pattern mining, classification, engineering the input and output, data mining software and applications.

CMPE567 - Semantic Web Programming (3 + 0) 5

XML, resource description language, web ontology language, ontologies and rules, query languages-SPARQL, ontology engineeering, semantic web applications and semantic web services.

CMPE568 - Advanced Artificial Intelligence (3 + 0) 5

Intelligent agents, problem solving by searching, informed/uninformed search methods, exploration, constraint satisfaction problems, knowledge and reasoning, first-order logic, knowledge representation, learning, selected topics: neural networks, natural computing.

CMPE571 - Biometric Identification and Verification Systems (3 + 0) 5

Biometric identification and verification, performance calculations of biometric systems, fingerprint verification, face recognition, iris and retina based identification, hand geometry and DNA based identification, multimodal biometric systems, biometric system standards.

CMPE575 - Parallel and Cluster Computing (3 + 0) 5

Models of parallel computing ? dependence on architecture, trade-off between computation cost and communication cost, performance measures for parallel computation ? computational complexity, techniques for parallel computation ? divide and conquer, partitioning, and pipelining, parallel algorithms for sorting, searching and matrix computations, MP

CMPE578 - Penetration Testing (3 + 0) 5

Penetration testing concepts, ethical issues in penetration testing, building a testing infrastructure, legal issues with penetration testing, port scanning, vulnerability scanning, exploitation, password attacks, web application penetration testing, wireless penetration testing, reporting of the obtained test results.

CMPE579 - Current Trends in Internetworking Technologies (3 + 0) 5

Overview and history of the community organizations related to internet technologies and standard organizations, open and proprietary standards, widely used current techniques and technologies in internet, latest technologies under development, latest techniques and their states that are under development and discussed by the communities.

EE310 - RF and Microwave Engineering (3 + 2) 6

Introduction to RF and microwave systems, analysis of transmission lines and wavequides, the Smith chart, scattering parameters and matching networks, LC networks, single and double stub tuning using the Smith chart, PCB realization of RF and microwave circuits, microstrip lines, various RF and microwave passive components including filters, and

EE503 - Linear System Theory (3 + 0) 5

Review of linear algebra concepts, linear system representations, existence of solutions, state transition matrices, canonical realizations, controller designs, observer designs, introduction to multi-input multi-output systems.

EE504 - Introduction to Systems Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Review of linear algebra concepts, classifications of systems and system representations, continuous and discrete time systems, state space realizations, analysis techniques: frequency domain, Laplace and z-domain analyses, solutions of linear systems, stability analysis; assessment of the techniques by a computational tool such as MATLAB.

EE505 - Neural Networks and Applications (3 + 0) 5

An introduction to basic neurobiology, the main neural network architectures and learning algorithms, and a number of neural network applications, McCulloch Pitts neurons, single-layer perceptrons, multi-layer perceptrons, radial basis function networks, committee machines, Kohonen self-organising maps, and learning vector quantization.

EE506 - Computational Methods in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Root finding and numerical integration, fixed and floating point arithmetic and error standards, one and multidimensional interpolation and extrapolation, numerical optimization techniques, least squares, statistical methods (Monte Carlo), computational approaches to linear transformations (Karhunen-Loeve, discrete Fourier).

EE519 - Speech Processing and Its Applications (3 + 0) 5

Features of the speech signal; time-domain and frequency-domain analysis techniques; speech coding fundamentals; speech processing applications, speech recognition, speech synthesis, speaker verification.

EE525 - Embedded System Design with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (3 + 0) 5

Language constructs of Verilog, behavioral models of combinational and sequential logic; logic, RTL, and high-level synthesis of combinational and sequential logic; datapath controllers; programmable logic and storage devices, HDL architectures for basic digital processing implementations.

EE531 - Antennas and Radiowave Propagation (3 + 0) 5

Properties of electromagnetic waves; basic antennas and parameters; array theory, broadband, aperture, microstrip antennas, and antenna design concepts; propagation mechanism; wave propagation over spherical earth, electromagnetic waves in atmosphere, space and urban and indoor environments; computer aided design for antennas and propagation.

EE533 - Wireless Networks (3 + 0) 5

Wireless network planning, capacity and SIR, mobility, and power management; security in wireless networks; mobile data networks; CDPD, GPRS and other data services; mobile ad hoc networks; IEEE 802;11 and WLANs, ATM and HIPERLAN; WPAN, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and HomeRF, interference issues; wireless geolocation systems.

EE539 - Optical Communications (3 + 0) 5

Optical fiber structures, waveguiding and fabrication, attenuation, signal distortion, mode coupling, LEDs and LASERs, power launching and coupling, photo detectors, optical receivers, point-to-point links, line coding, coherent optical systems, photonic switching, unguided optical communication systems.

EE542 - Electronic Warfare Systems (3 + 0) 5

Electronic warfare components, operation of radar and infrared sensors, main weapon systems, electronic intercept systems and electronic countermeasures, electronic counter-countermeasures, new technologies and trends in electronic warfare systems.

EE543 - Communication Network Design (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to Petri nets and colored Petri nets; introduction to Omnet++; congestion management, throughput, task scheduling and resource allocation in communication networks; network architectures and topologies, OSI and TCP/IP reference models.

EE545 - Radar Signal Processing (3 + 0) 5

Operation of radar systems and main design parameters; radar signaling and waveforms; analysis of radar waveforms for various operations including MTI, pulse Doppler and SAR, design and simulation tools for radar systems; current and future trends in radar signaling and systems.

EE551 - Power Transmission Line Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Transmission line planning, overhead lines as system components, lightning protection, earthing, mechanical design, selection of conductors, insulators, overhead line fittings, conductor vibrations, foundations, sag and tension calculations, route selection, construction.

EE553 - Dynamics of Electrical Machines (3 + 0) 5

Magnetic circuits, MMF, flux distribution, induced voltage and torque, reference frame theory, Park equations, modeling of transformers, DC, induction, synchronous machines and PMSM, DC drive systems, synchronous generator transients, unbalanced conditions of induction machines, single-phase induction motors, solid-state induction motor drives.

EE571 - Digital Signal Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Mathematical methods for signal processing, spectrum estimation, discrete Karhunen-Loeve transform, detection of a signal in noise, multiple signal classification (MUSIC), least mean square algorithm, classification systems, Kalman filters.

EE572 - Applications of Communications and Signal Processing (3 + 0) 5

Selected topics from the areas of communications and signal processing including mobile/radio communications and signal processing techniques, information/communication systems, radio transmissions systems, signal processing techniques and algorithms in radars, information and electronic intelligence.

EE573 - Computer Vision (3 + 0) 5

Human vision, geometric camera models, image segmentation, object recognition, video signals and standards, vision system design, computer vision and digital video applications.

EE574 - Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics (3 + 0) 5

Fundamental concepts and theorems; wave equations and their solution; scattering of waves by conducting and dielectric objects, cross sections and scattering amplitude, radar equations, Rayleigh scattering, Born approximation, physical optics approximation; integral equations; method of moments; inverse scattering.

EE575 - RF Integrated Circuit Design (3 + 0) 5

Fundamentals of RF integrated circuit design; design of high-frequency analog CMOS integrated circuits, including low-noise amplifies, voltage-controlled oscillators, mixers and power amplifiers.

EE606 - Special Topics (3 + 0) 5

Content of each special course will be announced prior to the term.

IE502 - Linear Programming (3 + 0) 5

Simplex algorithm, linear programming, duality theory and economic interpretations, the simplex, big-m, two-phase, revised simplex, the dual simplex methods, sensitivity and post-optimality analysis, special forms of linear programming problems and their solution methods.

IE503 - System Analysis and Design (3 + 0) 5

Requirements engineering and modeling, structural modeling, system architecture and user interface design, documentation, testing and installation, traceability, project planning and management.

IE504 - System Simulation (3 + 0) 5

Dynamic system models and simulation, statistical models in simulation, Monte-Carlo simulation of real dynamic systems.

IE506 - Discrete Programming (3 + 0) 5

The theory, computation, and application of deterministic models; integer programming, mixed integer programming, zero-one programming, knapsack problems, cutting planes and polyhedral approach, branch and bound methods, Lagrangean relaxation, heuristics, decision analysis and games, nonlinear integer programming.

IE508 - Stochastic Processes (3 + 0) 5

The definitions and the classifications of stochastic processes, Poisson process, renewal theory, Markov chains and processes, applications in reliability and inventory problems.

IE509 - Production Systems (3 + 0) 5

Management and control of production function in organizational systems, concepts of materials management, master production scheduling and production planning from different perspectives, aggregate planning, lot sizing, scheduling in manufacturing systems, scheduling in service systems, design and operation of scheduling systems, material requirem

IE510 - Network Models (3 + 0) 5

Review, flow problems, special purpose algorithms and advanced computational techniques for transportation and assignment problems, maximum flow problems, shortest paths, minimum cost flows, network simplex method, multicommodity flow problems, generalized networks, network model applications for production planning problems, travelling salesperson

IE511 - Heuristic Methods (3 + 0) 5

The background of heuristic applications for search methods for optimization purposes and the possible application areas, complex optimization problems and possible solving strategies using heuristic algorithms, heuristic search methods, simulated annealing, taboo search general structure, algorithms, application areas, neural networks, general str

IE512 - Work Place Environmental Design (3 + 0) 5

Applied anthropometry, work-space design, seating design, visual environment, noise, thermal environment, chemical substances, physical work and manual materials handling, the niosh approach to the design and evaluation of lifting tasks, biomechanics, vibration and acceleration.

IE513 - Strategic Planning (3 + 0) 5

Advanced topic of management, methods and techniques of strategic management, implementation and evaluation of actions that enable an organization to achieve its mission and objectives, strategic choice and decision making, strategy implementation process structure and planning style, strategy review, evaluation and control by a new tool balanced s

IE514 - Decision Support Systems (3 + 0) 5

Decision support systems and business intelligence, decision making, systems, modeling and support, decision support systems concepts, methodologies and technologies, modeling and analysis, data warehousing, business analytics and data visualization, data, text and web-mining, neural networks for data mining, business performance management, collab

IE515 - Multi-criteria Decision Making (3 + 0) 5

The concept of multiple criteria decision making (MCDM), multiple criteria and multiple purpose models, decision space, objective space, convex sets, functions and test for convexity, decision analysis and utility theory, complex systems, value of information, the concept of utility theory, formulation of the general multiple criteria programming a

IE516 - E-Business (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to e-business, electronic retailing, introduction to e-commerce web design, e-business marketing, and e-business infrastructures.

IE517 - Customer Relationship Management (3 + 0) 5

The analysis of operational, analytical and collaborative customer relationship management, operational CRM, connecting with analytical and collaborative CRM, understanding the importance of building and sustaining relationships with customers, enhancing customer loyalty, analyzing customer value and profitability; investigating the use of technolo

IE518 - Engineering Design Economics (3 + 0) 5

Investment projects and flow diagrams, interest and equivalence, the techniques of investment evaluation, investment evaluation in inflationist environment, various deterministic capital budgeting models (linear programming models, discrete models, dynamic models, multi-criteria optimization models), benefit theory, the techniques of investment eva

IE519 - Forecasting (3 + 0) 5

Forecasting methodology and techniques; dynamic Bayesian modelling; methodological forecasting and analysis; polynomial, seasonal, harmonic and regression systems; superpositioning; variance learning; forecast monitoring and applications; time series analysis and forecasting; moving averages; estimation and forecasting for arma models; arma models;

IE520 - Logistics and Inventory Systems (3 + 0) 5

Determination of needs and requirements for logistics within large-scale manufacturing and business environments, logistics performance and cost control, and logistics concepts of product systems design, overview of procurement, material handling, physical distribution, after-sale services, packaging facilities, repair, maintenance, and automation

IE521 - Advances in MIS (3 + 0) 5

Advanced topics in the management of information systems, information systems technology, information systems development, and information systems management, new application areas and the management approaches.

ISE501 - Foundations in IT Management (3 + 0) 5

Computing infrastructure overview; introduction to IT Services: event and fault management; problem management; change management; configuration management; asset management (inventory and software distribution); performance and capacity management;security management; network management; storage management; workload management; backup and recover

ISE502 - Organizational Management and Change (3 + 0) 5

Organizational behavior and management; personality and learning; perception, attribution and judgment of others; values, attitudes and work behavior, theories of work motivation, motivation in practice; groups and teamwork; leadership; communication; decision making, conflict and stress; organizational structure, change management principles: spon

ISE507 - Mobile Application Development (3 + 0) 5

Mobile devices, mobile platforms, mobile operating systems, mobile application development, user interface design in mobile devices, data persistent techniques in mobile platforms; map and location-based services; audio, video and using the camera; telephony and SMS, sensors.

ISE512 - IT Portfolio Management and IT Standards (3 + 0) 5

Processes for the integrated project life (approval, identifying and planning, implementation, management and tracking, assessment and improvement); prioritizing IT projects; resource allocation; managing risks and costs; assessment and governance; standard metrics for measuring ROI. ITIL, COBIT, Val IT, Sarbanes Oxley, related IEEE and ISO standar

ISE513 - Systems Integration (3 + 0) 5

Integration of information systems in organizations; the processes by which different computing systems and software applications are linked together physically or functionally; the strategies and methods for blending a set of interdependent systems into a functioning or unified whole; enabling two or more applications to interact and exchange data

ISE514 - Cloud Computing (3 + 0) 5

Basics of cloud computing, discovering the value of the cloud computing for business, advantages of cloud computing, elements of cloud computing, technical foundation of cloud computing, managing data in cloud, standards, managing and securing cloud services, virtualization, service oriented architecture, managing cloud environment.

ISE515 - Process Analysis and Improvement (3 + 0) 5

Business process concepts, process change drivers, business process mapping, business process strategy, business rule analysis, measuring the process, business process analysis, process improvement approaches, six Sigma, process reengineering, overview of enabling technologies.

ISE516 - Business Process Management (3 + 0) 5

The objective of this course is to introduce Business Process Management (BPM) key principles and methods of business process management covering the entire lifecycle of business processes (BPM).

ISE542 - IT Security (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to IT security, security plans, security policies, security models: TCSEC, common criteria, ISE/IEC 27000, CIBIT, ITIL; security risk assessment and management; security solutions; IT services and security; personnel security; ethics in IT security.

ISE543 - Internet Security and Ethical Hacking (3 + 0) 5

Data encryption techniques and algorithms; public-key encryption, hash functions; digital signatures, authentication; network security; web security; system security, intruders, viruses, firewalls; the algorithms and data security tools; ethical hacking.

ISE552 - E-Commerce - A Managerial Perspective (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to e-business and e-commerce, electronic marketplaces; technical aspects and infrastructure of e-commerce; e-commerce business models; current state of the art; marketing online, legal environment in e-commerce, fiscal environment in e-commerce; introduction to enabling technologies and standards; workflow systems for e-commerce; curre

ISE553 - IT in Healthcare (3 + 0) 5

Health data management; uses and content of the medical record; health statistics, biomedical research, and quality management; health services organization and delivery; information technology and systems.

ISE554 - IT Strategies in E-Government (3 + 0) 5

Theoretical background of e-government; the use of e-government: local and global; technical and organizational aspects to realize e-government systems and contemporary sociotechnological methodologies; enterprise architectures, reference models and frameworks: Zachman, TOGAF, MoDAF, and DoDAF; interoperability standards: eGIF, EIF, SAGA, and other

ISE555 - IT Economy (3 + 0) 5

Basics of economics and accounting; strategic decision making; outsourcing; project evaluation techniques; IT operational budget: SaaS, pricing models; service economy; cost tracking and management; IT spending and staffing benchmarks, metrics; performance evaluation.

ISE563 - Application Management (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to application and service management; quality of service, ITIL and COBIT; event and incident management; problem management; configuration management; change management; release management; service level management; financial management; capacity management; IT service continuity and availability management; security management; appli

ISE564 - Architecture and Consultancy (3 + 0) 5

Alignment of IT initiatives with business objectives; efficiency and effectiveness of the IT infrastructure; Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA); large scale software system development; product alternatives analysis; systems integration; ethical and professional representation.

MATE506 - Advanced Microscopy Tecniques (3 + 0) 5

Scanning electron microscope and its modes of operation, generation of X-rays in SEM, EDS, WDS, stereology, statistical analysis, fundamentals of digital imaging and image analysis, measurement of structural gradients, grain size, particle size and shape, spacing, structure-property relations.

MATE541 - Advanced Glass Science and Technology (3 + 0) 5

Nucleation, Crystal growth, Glass formation, Melting of ceramic powders, Structure of glasses, Viscosity of glass forming, Density, Thermal expansion, Mechanical properties, Optical properties

MATE585 - Materials & Processes Selection & Design Problems (3 + 0) 5

Design Process Steps; Design Principles; Computer Aided Engineering; Concurrent Engineering; Creativity and Problem Solving; Decision Theory; Computer Modeling & Simulation; Optimization; Information & Knowledge Sources for Design;Methods of Materials Selection, Processes & Process Selection; Interaction of Materials, Processing and Design; Design

MATH521 - Numerical Analysis I (3 + 0) 5

Matrix and vector norms, error analysis, solution of linear systems: Gaussian elimination and LU decomposition, condition number, stability analysis and computational complexity; least square problems: singular value decomposition, QR algorithm, stability analysis; matrix eigenvalue problems; iterative methods for solving linear systems: Jacobi, Ga

MATH522 - Numerical Analysis II (3 + 0) 5

Iterative methods for nonlinear equations and nonlinear systems, interpolation and approximation: polynomial trigonometric, spline interpolation; least squares and minimax approximations; numerical differentiation and integration: Newton-Cotes, Gauss, Romberg methods, extrapolation, error analysis.

MATH524 - Finite Difference Methods for PDEs (3 + 0) 5

Finite difference method, parabolic equations: explicit and implicit methods, Richardson, Dufort-Frankel and Crank-Nicolson schemes; hyperbolic equations: Lax-Wendroff, Crank-Nicolson, box and leap-frog schemes; elliptic equations: consistency, stability and convergence of finite different methods for numerical solutions of partial differential equ

MATH542 - Algebraic Number Theory (3 + 0) 5

Integers, norm, trace, discriminant, algebraic integers, quadratic integers, Dedekind domains, valuations, ramification in an extension of Dedekind domains, different, ramification in Galois extensions, ramification and arithmetic in quadratic fields, the quadratic reciprocity law, ramification and integers in cyclotomic fields, Kronecker-Weber the

MATH543 - Group Theory I (3 + 0) 5

Review of elementary group theory, groups of matrices, normal closure and core of a group, group actions on sets, the wreath product of permutation groups, decompositions of a group, series and composition series, chain conditions, some simple groups, Sylow`s theorem, the simplicity of the projective special linear groups, solvable groups and nilpo

MATH545 - Introduction to Authenticated Encryption (3 + 0) 5

Fundamentals of cryptography, block ciphers, DES, AES competition, authentication, mode of operations, cryptographic hash functions, collision resistance, birthday paradox, Merkle Damgard construction, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-3 competition, Keccak, authenticated encryption, CAESAR competition, success probability of cryptanalytic attacks, LLR method, hypot

MATH546 - Galois Theory (3 + 0) 5

Characteristic of a field, the Frobenius morphism, field extensions, algebraic extensions, primitive elements, Galois extensions, automorphisms, normal extensions, separable and inseparable extensions, the fundamental theorem of Galois theory, finite fields, cyclotomic extensions, norms and traces, cyclic extensions, discriminants, polynomials of d

MATH547 - Algebraic Geometry (3 + 0) 5

Affine spaces, the Hilbert`s basissatz, the Hilbert`s nullstellensatz, the Zariski`s topology, irreducible sets, algebraic varieties, curves, surfaces, sheafs, ringed spaces, preschemes, affine schemes, the equivalence between affine schemes and commutative rings, projective varieties, dimension, singular points, divisors, differentials.

MATH552 - Complex Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Analytic functions as mappings, conformal mappings, complex integration, harmonic functions, series and product developments, entire functions, analytic continuation, algebraic functions.

MATH555 - Bernstein Polynomials (3 + 0) 5

Uniform continuity, uniform convergence, Bernstein polynomials, Weierstrass approximation theorem, positive linear operators, Popoviciu theorem, Voronovskaya theorem, simultaneous approximation, shape-preserving properties, De Casteljau algorithm, complex Bernstein polynomials, Kantorovich polynomials.

MATH556 - Applied Functional Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Review on basics in functional analysis, spectral theory of self-adjoint operators in Hilbert spaces, semigroups of operators and their applications to evolution equations, optimal control in Banach spaces.

MATH557 - Functional Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Sets and mappings, countable sets, metric spaces, complete metric spaces, Baire category theorem, compactness, connectednes, normed spaces, linear topological invariants, Hilbert spaces, Cauchy-Schwartz inequality, linear operators, bounded operators, unbounded operators, inverse operators, Hahn-Banach extension theorems, open mapping and closed gr

MATH562 - Theory of Differential Equations (3 + 0) 5

IVP: existence and uniqueness, continuation and continuous dependence of solutions; linear systems: linear (non)homogeneous systems with constant and variable coefficients; structure of solutions of systems with periodic coefficients; higher order linear differential equations; Sturmian theory, stability: Lyapunov (in)stability, Lyapunov functions

MATH563 - Difference Equations (3 + 0) 5

The difference calculus, first-order linear difference equations, second-order linear difference equations, the discrete Sturmian theory, Green?s functions, disconjugacy, the discrete Riccati equation, oscillation, the discrete Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue problem, linear difference equations of higher order, systems of difference equations.

MATH564 - Impulsive Differential Equations (3 + 0) 5

General description of IDE, systems with impulses at fixed times, systems with impulses at variable times, discontinuous dynamical systems, general properties of solutions, stability of solutions, adjoint systems, Perron theorem, linear Hamiltonian systems of IDE, direct Lyapunov method, periodic and almost periodic systems of IDE, almost periodic

MATH565 - Dynamic Systems on Time Scales (3 + 0) 5

Differentiation on time scales, integration on time scales, the first-order linear differential equations on time scales, initial value problem, the exponential function on time scales, the second-order linear differential equations on time scales, boundary value problem, Green?s function, the Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue problem.

MATH571 - Topology (3 + 0) 5

Topological spaces, homeomorphisms and homotopy, product and quotient topologies, separation axioms, compactness, connectedness, metric spaces and metrizability, covering spaces, fundamental groups, the Euler characteristic, classification of surfaces, homology of surfaces, simple applications to geometry and analysis.

MATH572 - Differentiable Manifolds (3 + 0) 5

Topological manifolds, differentiable manifolds, tangent and cotangent bundles, differential of a map, vector fields, submanifolds, tensors, differential forms, orientations on manifolds, integration on manifolds, Stokes` theorem.

MATH573 - Algebraic Topology (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental group, covering spaces, the singular homology, the cellular homology, the simplicial homology, cohomology, universal coefficient theorems for homology, cup product and cross product and cohomology, the Künneth formula.

MATH574 - Riemannian Geometry (3 + 0) 5

Review of differentiable manifolds and tensor fields, Riemannian metrics, the Levi-Civita connections, geodesics and exponential map, curvature tensor, sectional curvature, Ricci tensor, scalar curvature, Riemannian submanifolds, the Gauss and Codazzi equations.

MATH575 - Calculus on Manifolds (3 + 0) 5

Euclidean spaces, manifolds, the tangent spaces, vector fields, differential forms, integration on manifolds, Stokes? theorem.

MATH576 - Differential Topology (3 + 0) 5

Manifolds and differentiable structures, tangent space, vector bundles, immersions, submersions, embeddings, transversality, the Sard?s theorem, the Whitney?s embedding theorem, the exponential map and tubular neighborhoods, manifolds with boundary, the Thom?s transversality theorem.

MATH577 - An Introduction to Low Dimensional Topology (3 + 0) 5

Knots, links and their invariants, Seifert surfaces, braids, mapping class groups, Heegaard decompositions, lens spaces and surface homeomorphisms, surgery of 3-manifolds, branched coverings.

MATH582 - Approximation Theory (3 + 0) 5

Uniform convergence, uniform approximation, Weierstrass approximation theorems, best approximation, Chebyshev polynomials, modulus of continuity, rate of approximation, Jackson?s theorems, positive linear operators, Korovkin?s theorem, Müntz theorems.

MATH584 - Nonlinear Problems in Applied Mathematics (3 + 0) 5

Boundary-value problems for nonlinear second order ordinary differential equations on finite intervals, reducing nonlinear boundary value problems to a fixed point problem, application of the Banach and Schauder fixed point theorems, boundary value problems for nonlinear difference equations, application of the Brouwer fixed point theorem, positive

MATH585 - Mathematical Modeling (3 + 0) 5

Modeling with first-order differential equations: radioactivity, rate of growth and decay; single-species population models, a heat flow model, modeling RL and RC electric circuits; modeling with second order DEs: the motion of a mass on an elastic spring, modeling RLC electric circuits, diffusion models; modeling with systems of DEs: multiple-spe

MATH591 - Analytical Probability Theory (3 + 0) 5

Definition and properties of probability, conditional probability and independence, random variables, probability distributions, their types, classical distributions, moments, random vectors, independent random variables, moment-generating and characteristic function, sums of independent random variables, limit theorems.

MATH670 - Mathematical Models in Biology (3 + 0) 5

Linear and nonlinear biological models via difference equations; linear and nonlinear biological models via differential equations; special topics in mathematical biology including predator-prey models, SI,SIS,SIR epidemic models, competition models of two and three species, Van Der Pol equation, Hodgkin-Huxley and FitzHugh-Nagumo models.

MDES601 - Special Topics (3 + 0) 5

Content of each special course will be announced prior to the term.

MDES632 - Reliability for Design (3 + 0) 5

System reliability, the methods for evaluating reliability of systems, and reliability optimization problems.

MDES646 - Advances in Management Information Systems (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to advanced topics in management information systems; management information systems modeling and design; advances in information technology and the corresponding development techniques, emerging new systems opportunities; the need for managing these applications effectively; the new application areas and the system management approach

MDES660 - Theory of Computation (3 + 0) 5

Models of computation, church-Turing thesis, decidability and undecidability, recursive enumerability, time complexity, classes P and NP, space complexity, LOGSPACE, PSPACE, completeness.

MDES661 - Formal Languages and Automata (3 + 0) 5

Languages and their representations, finite automata and regular grammars, context-free grammars; concept of abstract machines and language acceptance; deterministic and non-deterministic finite state machines; pushdown automata; Turing machines and introduction to the theory of computation.

MDES667 - Fundamentals of Target Tracking (3 + 0) 5

Brief review of probability theory and linear algebra, basic concepts in estimation, state estimation for linear systems, state estimation for nonlinear systems, maneuvering target tracking, adaptive estimation, comparison of several adaptive estimation methods for maneuvering targets, multiple model approach.

MDES672 - Advanced Topics in Digital Image Processing (3 + 0) 5

Review of image processing fundamentals, frequency and space domain image processing methods; wavelets, multiresolution processing, and orthogonal transforms; image and video compression standards; image segmentation and representation; nonlinear image processing methods.

MDES674 - Supply Chain Management (3 + 0) 5

Supply chain management purposes and processes; supply chain design, evaluation and measurement models; trends in strategic operations, procurement, and logistics applications within the supply chain.

MDES675 - MultiAgent Systems (3 + 0) 5

Agent paradigm, abstract agent architectures, design of intelligent agents, agent cooperation, auction systems, negotiation, argumentation, interaction languages and protocols, distributed problem solving, coordination, applications for multiagent systems.

MDES677 - Advanced Artificial Intelligence (3 + 0) 5

Intelligent agents, problem solving by searching, informed/uninformed search methods, exploration, constraint satisfaction problems, game playing, knowledge and reasoning: first-order logic, knowledge representation, learning, selected topics: evolutionary computing, multiagent systems, artificial neural networks, ant colony optimization.

MDES678 - Theory of Continuous Media I (3 + 0) 5

Review of tensor analysis and integral theorems; kinematics of deformation, strain tensor, compatibility condition; material derivative, deformation rate, spin and vorticity tensor; external and internal loads, Cauchy?s principle and stress tensors; basic laws of continuum mechanics (conservation of mass, continuity equation, principle of linear an

MDES679 - Theory of Continuous Media II (3 + 0) 5

Energy an virtual work equations, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, reversible and irreversible processes; theory of thermoelasticity, Gibbs relation; adiabatic and isothermal deformations; Clausius-Duhem inequality; constitutive equations, material symmetry restrictions; theory of viscoelasticity, theory of plasticity; applications.

MDES681 - Computer Programming for Structural Dynamics (3 + 0) 5

Differential equations of motion: force balance, virtual work, Hamilton`s principle and Lagrange`s equations; support excitation; free vibration: undamped, under-damped, critically damped, and over-damped systems; viscous and frictional damping; response to impulsive and earthquake loading: convolution, numerical integration, and frequency domain m

MDES683 - Theory of Plasticity (3 + 0) 5

Vector and tensor calculus; general concepts about mechanics of materials-stress and strain concept; continuum deformation: displacement, strain and compatibility conditions; mechanics of continuous bodies: stress and stress equation of motion; elastic constitutive relations; inelastic constitutive relations; yield criteria, flow rules and hardenin

MDES684 - Mechanics of Composite Materials (3 + 0) 5

Types of composite materials, constitutive relation for anisotropic materials, macromechanical behavior of a single lamina, strength and failure of unidirectional lamina, macromechanical behavior of a laminate, bending, buckling and vibration of laminated plates.

MDES685 - Advanced Topics in Tunneling (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to tunneling: art and engineering; preliminary studies and design; tunneling methods: NATM, TBM methods and others; stress and strain phenomena associated with excavation of tunnels; design and support of tunnels; application of numerical analysis code for tunneling design (such as FLAC, PLAXIS).

MDES686 - Fundamental Principles of Tissue Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Cell-tissue concepts, cell-tissue culture basic principles, tissue engineering, biomaterials, systems, proteins, biomaterial surface interactions, tissue microenvironment, organ loss and regeneration.

MDES687 - Principles of Polymer Processing (3 + 0) 5

Mechanical and physical properties of polymers, polymer melt rheology , elementary steps in polymer processing, shaping.

MDES688 - Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing (3 + 0) 5

Vector and tensor notations, momentum transport, equations of change for isothermal systems, energy transport, mass transport.

ME610 - Computer Aided Machine Design (3 + 0) 5

The objective of this course is to improve the research and communication skills of students early in their graduate program to help them better plan, conduct and present their research and thesis work.

ME611 - Nuclear Engineering I (3 + 0) 5

Atomic energy, radioactivity, neutron cross sections, neutron-atom interactions, neutron scattering, nuclear fission and fusion reactions, basic principles of neutron diffusion theory, nuclear power plants and classification.

ME612 - Nuclear Engineering II (3 + 0) 5

The course covers time dependent diffusion theory, multi-group diffusion theory, neutron transport theory, fusion cross sections, fission and fusion reactors, nuclear power plant operation. The objective of this course is to introduce time dependent diffusion theory, multi-group diffusion theory, neutron transport theory, fusion cross sections

ME621 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics (3 + 0) 5

This course is a survey of principal concepts and methods of fluid dynamics. Topics include mass conservation, momentum, and energy, equations for continua; Navier-Stokes equation for viscous flows; similarity and dimensional analysis; lubrication theory; boundary layers and separation; circulation and vorticity theorems; potential flow

ME625 - Computational Fluid Mechanics (3 + 0) 5

The formulation and application of numerical methods for solving fluid flow problems; classification of partial differential equations and formulation of well-posed problems; discrete approximation of partial differential equations: stability, consistency, and convergence; survey of methods for solving hyperbolic, elliptic, and parabolic problems.

ME631 - Advanced Heat Conduction (3 + 0) 5

Differential equation of heat conduction, boundary value problems, the method of separation of variables, heat conduction in semi-infinite and infinite domains, approximate analytical mehtods, numerical methods.

ME633 - Heat Transfer with Phase Change (3 + 0) 5

The mathematical formulation of phase change problems, non-dimensional parameters for phase change problems, analytical solutions of phase change problems; integral method; numerical solutions of phase change.

ME635 - Numerical Methods in Heat Transfer (3 + 0) 5

The determination of the roots of equations numerically, solving nonlinear equation systems numerically, numerical integration, using finite difference methods for differential calculations, solving ordinary differential equations numerically, applying finite difference method to heat transfer applications, least squares method.

ME641 - Advanced Thermodynamics (3 + 0) 5

First law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, exergy, reversible and irreversible processes, thermodynamic analysis of processes, power generation, entropy generation minimization.

ME651 - Energy Sources and Sustainability (3 + 0) 5

The energy use in the view of sustainability, resource availability, technical performance, environmental effects, and economics; fossil fuels: coal, petroleum and natural gas; renewable energy sources: solar, wind, geothermal, tidal, biomass and hydro; nuclear power.

ME652 - Energy Systems Optimization (3 + 0) 5

The fundamentals of optimization, graphical optimization, linear and non-linear programming, unconstrained and constrained optimization, global optimization, MATLAB applications, case studies in energy systems engineering.

ME653 - Advanced Power Systems Analysis (3 + 0) 5

The definitions of stability in energy systems, simulation methods, swing equation, equal area criterion, mathematical model of synchronous machines, excitation and mechanical regulator models, multi-machine system modeling, numerical methods, and stability analysis of single and multi-machine systems.

ME654 - Advanced Topics in Energy Management (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts in energy management, Turkey's energy status, energy audit methodology, engineering economics, energy modeling, relations between energy environment economics, energy saving and demand management applications, building HVAC systems and energy efficiency, energy efficiency in industry, renewable energies and energy efficiency.

ME661 - Theory of Continuous Media I (3 + 0) 5

Review of tensor analysis and integral theorems; kinematics of deformation, strain tensor, compatibility condition; material derivative, deformation rate, spin and vorticity tensor; external and internal loads, Cauchy?s principle and stress tensors; basic laws of continuum mechanics (conservation of mass, continuity equation, principle of linear a

ME662 - Theory of Continuous Media II (3 + 0) 5

Energy and virtual work equations, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, reversible and irreversible processes; theory of thermoelasticity, Gibbs relation; adiabatic and isothermal deformations; Clausius-Duhem inequality; constitutive equations, material symmetry restrictions; theory of viscoelasticity, theory of plasticity; applications.

ME665 - Computational Mechanics of Materials I (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts of computational mechanics of materials, basic rheological models, elasticity, viscosity and plasticity concepts, basic numerical algorithms and discretization techniques.

ME666 - Computational Mechanics of Materials II (3 + 0) 5

Concepts of computational mechanics of materials, such as 3D constitutive approaches for elasticity, viscoplasticity, damage, fatigue and creep modeling, finite strain theory

ME667 - Theory of Plasticity (3 + 0) 5

Vector and tensor calculus; general concepts about mechanics of materials - stress and strain concept; continuum deformation: displacement, strain and compatibility conditions; mechanics of continuous bodies: stress and stress equation of motion; elastic constitutive relations; inelastic constitutive relations; yield criteria, flow rules and hardening.

ME668 - Theory of Metal Forming (3 + 0) 5

Elements of the theory of plasticity, fundamentals of metal working, forging process, rolling process, extrusion process, drawing of rods, wires and tubes, sheet metal forming process, high energy rate forming.

ME669 - Theory of Metal Cutting (3 + 0) 5

Introduction; machine tools and machining operations; turning, drilling and milling, abrasive machining; mechanics of metal cutting; tool life and tool wear; economics of metal cutting operations; chip control; machine tool vibrations; grinding; manufacturing systems and automation; computer aided manufacturing.

ME671 - Advanced Tool Design (3 + 0) 5

Tool design; tool materials; cutting tool design; workholding principles; jig design; fixture design; power presses; metal cutting, forming and drawing; tool design for inspection and gauging; tool design for joining processes; modular and automated tool handling; the computer in tool design; geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

ME672 - Sheet Metal Forming and Die Design (3 + 0) 5

Material properties, sheet deformation processes, deformation of sheet in plane stress, simplified stamping analysis, load instability and tearing, bending of sheet, simplified analysis of circular shells, cylindrical deep drawing, stretching of circular shells, combined bending and tension of sheets, hydroforming, introduction to finite element.

ME673 - Distortion Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Distortion, distortion potential, distortion potential carriers, compensation potential, production step based solutions, intelligent process chain design, predictive methods, use of in-situ measurement techniques and adaptive process control.

ME674 - Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing (3 + 0) 5

Vector and tensor notations, momentum transport, equations of change for isothermal systems, energy transport, mass transport.

ME675 - Principles of Polymer Processing (3 + 0) 5

Mechanical and physical properties of polymers, polymer melt rheology, elementary steps in polymer processing, shaping.

ME677 - Quality Control and Metrology (3 + 0) 5

Elementary metrology, linear-angular and comparative measurement, instruments and gauges for testing straightness, flatness, squareness, parallelism, limits, fits and gauges, inspection, quality function in industry, fundamentals of statistical concept in quality control, control charts in S.Q.C., sampling inspection, operation characteristics.

ME678 - Global Automotive Manufacturing (3 + 0) 5

Integration of core elements of both automotive design and manufacturing, developing depth in an engineering specialty, a breadth in engineering and knowledge of basic management issues, knowledge in the product development and manufacturing of automotive systems together with thorough understanding of the fundamentals of Automotive Engineering and Science.

ME679 - Optimization Applications in Manufacturing Systems (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to the nonlinear optimization and stochastic process modeling; mathematical fundamentals of nonlinear process optimization; structure optimization: topology, form and material; introduction to nonlinear finite elements; optimization of manufacturing systems with regard to tolerances and tool loadings; optimization of dynamical systems.

ME683 - Boundary Element Method (3 + 0) 5

Introduction; preliminary concepts: vector and tensor algebra, indicial notation; divergence theorem, Dirac delta function; singular integrals; Cauchy principal value integrals in 1 and 2D; boundary element formulation for Laplace equation; Laplace equation: discretization; boundary element formulation for elastostatics; elastostatics: discretization.

ME684 - Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids I (3 + 0) 5

Concepts of finite element analysis such as principle of virtual work, finite element solution procedures, heat transfer analysis, finite element analysis of solids, fluids and structures.

ME685 - Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids II (3 + 0) 5

Advanced concepts of finite element analysis such as solution methods and stability, nonlinear strain and stress measures, large deformations, iteration methods and path following techniques and coupled field problems.

MECE511 - Sensors, Actuators and Interfacing (3 + 0) 5

Building blocks of mechatronic products; sensors, classification of sensors; proximity, angular displacement, rotational measurement sensors; force and torque measurement sensors; pressure sensors, accelerometers; gyros. temperature and humidity sensors; light detection and CMOS imaging sensors; actuators, classification of actuators; power amplifi

MECE521 - Control Engineering I (3 + 0) 5

State space analysis of systems, state feedback, observers, Lyapunov stability theory, phase portraits, and the describing function analysis.

MECE522 - Control Engineering II (3 + 0) 5

Fundamentals of state observers, regulator and control systems design, stochastic systems, Kalman filtering, MatLab-Simulink utilization; projects and laboratory studies about modeling and control of dynamical systems in mechatronic systems laboratory.

MECE525 - Intelligent Control (3 + 0) 5

Intelligent control methodologies, learning control, fuzzy control, neurocontrol, neuro-fuzzy control.

MECE531 - Advanced Dynamics (2 + 0) 5

The principles of Newtonian dynamics, planar kinematics and kinetics, three-dimensional kinematics, kinetics of rigid bodies, vibration.

MECE539 - Flying Robotics (3 + 0) 5

Bbasics about flying robots; VTOL systems (such as quadrotor platforms) with rotating wings; fixed wing systems; mathematical models, control algorithms, sensor systems, estimation and identification practices, control hardware, and the experimental setups related with the flying robots.

MECE570 - System Theory (3 + 0) 5

Modeling, formulation and solution of mechatronics systems in theoretical basis; modeling, formulating and solving all kinds of mechatronics systems problems in theoretical and practical situations, both in time-domain and complex frequency domain; controllability and observability; Liapunov stability methods.

MECE574 - Industrial Automation and Robotics Technology (3 + 0) 5

Principles of industrial automation systems, system approach for automated machinery and plants; advanced topics in pneumatic and hydraulic components and systems, design of pneumatic and hydraulic systems; principles of industrial robots and their role in industrial automation, mobile robots, robot arms, AS/RS; design issues in industrial automati

MFGE505 - Practical Finite Elements (Linear Finite Element) (3 + 0) 5

Background and application of FE, direct approach, strong and weak forms, weight functions and Gauss quadrature, FE formulation for 1D problems, plane strain/stress and axisymmetric problems, displacement based FE formulation, isoparametric elements, performance of displacement based elements and volumetric locking; reduced selective integration.

MFGE508 - Boundary Element Method (3 + 0) 5

Introduction, preliminary concepts, vector and tensor algebra, indicial notation, divergence theorem, Dirac delta function; singular integrals, Cauchy principal value integrals in 1 and 2D, boundary element formulation for Laplace equation, Laplace equation; discretization, boundary element formulation for elastostatics, elastostatics, discretizati

MFGE509 - Theory of Continuous Media (3 + 0) 5

Introduction, vector and tensor algebra and integral identities; stress vector and stress components, principal stresses and directions, rate-of-deformation tensor, spin tensor, Eulerian and Lagrangian formulations, rotation and stretch tensors, compatibility conditions, conservation of mass, linear momentum, angular momentum, first law of thermody

MFGE534 - Distortion Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Distortion, distortion potential, distortion potential carriers, compensation potential, production step based solutions, intelligent process chain design, predictive methods, use of in-situ measurement techniques and adaptive process control.

MFGE541 - Theory of Metal Cutting (3 + 0) 5

Introduction, machine tools and machining operations ?turning, drilling and milling, abrasive machining, mechanics of metal cutting; tool life and tool wear, economics of metal cutting operations, chip control, machine tool vibrations, grinding.

MFGE542 - Theory of Metal Forming (3 + 0) 5

Elements of the theory of plasticity, fundamentals of metal working, forging process, rolling process, extrusion process, drawing of rods, wires and tubes, sheet metal forming process, high energy rate forming.

MFGE543 - Theory of Sheet Metal Forming and Die Design (3 + 0) 5

Material properties, sheet deformation processes, deformation of sheet in plane stress, simplified stamping analysis, load instability and tearing, bending of sheet, simplified analysis of circular shells, cylindrical deep drawing, stretching of circular shells, combined bending and tension of sheets, hydroforming, introduction to finite element an

MFGE544 - Advanced Tool Design (3 + 0) 5

Tool design; tool materials; cutting tool design; workholding principles; jig design; fixture design; power presses; metal cutting, forming and drawing; tool design for inspection and gauging; tool design for joining processes; modular and automated tool handling; the computer in tool design; geometric dimensioning and tolerancin

MFGE547 - Mechanical Characterization of Metals I (3 + 0) 5

Introduction, background and application of mechanical characterization metals, review of the mechanical behavior metals, review of mechanical testing equipment, tensile test, compression test, hydraulic bulge test, high temperature mechanical testing, determination of elastic properties, flow curves and planar anisotropy for sheets.

MFGE549 - Experimental Stress Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Review of elasticity fundamentals, strain measurement methods, gauge selection, bonding surface preparation, strain gauge circuits, sources of error, strain gauge excitation levels, force, torque and pressure measurements, special-purpose gauges, rosette analysis, corrections for transverse effects, industrial applications.

MFGE560 - Pre-Stress Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Residual stresses, measurement techniques, effect of residual stresses, residual stress control, pre-stressing techniques.

MFGE561 - Surfaces and Interfaces (3 + 0) 5

Interfacial forces, thermodynamics of interface, study of solid surfaces, interfaces between liquid and solid, surface cleaning methods, surface wear, plating and coating methods, marine biofouling, advances in anti-fouling marine and biomaterial surfaces, smart surfaces.

MFGE576 - Nonlinear Finite Element Method (3 + 0) 5

Review of the linear FE-concepts, solution of nonlinear equations, one-dimensional nonlinear problems, two/there-dimensional rigid-plastic finite element solution, two/three-dimensional large-strain elasto-plastic FE-solutions.

MFGE577 - Quality Control and Metrology (3 + 0) 5

Elementary metrology, linear-angular and comparative measurement, instruments and gauges for testing straightness, flatness, squareness, parallelism, limits, fits and gauges, inspection, quality function in industry, fundamentals of statistical concept in quality control, control charts in SQC, sampling inspection, operation characteristics (OC) cu

Technical Elective Courses

MDES615 - Analytical Probability Theory (3 + 0) 5

Sigma-algebra of sets, measure, integral with respect to measure; probability space; independent events and independent experiments; random variables and probability distributions; moments and numerical characteristics; random vectors and independent random variables; convergence of random variables; transform methods; sums of independent random v