Compulsory Departmental Courses

EE234 - Introduction to Electrical Engineering (3 + 1) 5

Definition of current, voltage, resistance, power, Kirchoff laws and resistive DC circuits, Thevenin and Norton equivalents, AC circuits, phasors, filters, reactive power, three-phase circuits and power, overview of combinational and sequential digital circuits and examples, diodes and transistors.

MECE-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MECE-AE4FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MECE-AE4FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MECE-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MECE-GE2FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

MECE101 - Fundamentals of Engineering (1 + 0) 3

History of engineering, definition of engineering, engineering and science, engineering and mathematics, engineering and society, methodologies of science and engineering, functions of engineers, philosophy of engineering, engineering ethics, presentation and report writing in engineering, case studies.

MECE102 - Fundamentals of Mechatronics Engineering (1 + 0) 3

History of mechatronics engineering, fundamental concepts in mechatronics engineering, mechatronics technology, applications of mechatronics engineering, mechatronics engineering education, case studies in mechatronics engineering, research topics and development trends in mechatronics engineering, industrial trips.

MECE204 - Dynamics (2 + 2) 6

Particles and rigid bodies with respect to planar motions; kinematics and kinetics, methods of Newton?s second law, work energy and impulse-momentum.

MECE206 - Product Development (2 + 2) 5

Fundamentals of engineering design; defining and solving engineering design problems; project planning; phases of engineering design; creativity in engineering design; presentation of engineering design; design for X; professional and societial context of engineering design; case studies in mechatronics design projects.

MECE228 - Microcontrollers (2 + 2) 5

Basic components of single board computers; introduction to microcontroller hardware; internal architecture, address, data, control busses and bus timing; assembly language programming concepts, assembling, linking and debugging; CPU architecture and instruction set; interrupts and interrupt programming; timer, counter, capture and Pulse Width

MECE303 - Theory of Machines (3 + 1) 6

Introduction to mechanisms: basic concepts, mobility, basic types of mechanisms; position, velocity and acceleration analysis of linkages; cam mechanisms, gear trains; static and dynamic force analysis of mechanisms.

MECE306 - Control Systems (3 + 0) 6

Design of continuous time control systems, discretizing the systems and controllers, implementing the closed loop system and analyzing and interpreting the results; Laplace transform, transfer functions, stability, steady-state error analysis, root-locus technique, frequency response.

MECE309 - Mechatronics Components (2 + 2) 4

Building blocks of mechatronic products; definition, identification, and classification of mechatronic components; 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

MECE332 - Mechatronic Instrumentation (2 + 2) 5

Sensors; signal types, signal characteristics; sampling and quantization; aliasing; A/D conversion; actuators; drive characteristics; D/A conversion; PWM; power amplifiers; mathematical modeling of various systems; controller design; classical controllers; state-space approach to control problems; design of a state-space controller; parameter and

MECE399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 6

A minimum of four weeks (twenty working days) summer practice at the shop floor of a suitable factory; practice on mechatronics technology, all of the steps of technology production, and related manufacturing technologies, and mechatronics design to a limited extend.

MECE401 - Mechatronic Design (1 + 4) 7

Review of engineering design concepts; phases of engineering design, feasibility study, preliminary design, and detail design; design for X; presentation tools for engineering design; types of engineering design; modeling of engineering design; case studies; open-ended capstone term projects.

MECE405 - Modern Control Engineering (3 + 0) 6

Design of continuous time control systems, implementation of closed loop system and analysis and interpretation of the results; Modeling in state-space, structural properties, state feedback control, observer and observer-based compensator design, stability analysis.

MECE408 - Undergraduate Research Project (2 + 2) 6

Literature survey, constructing the project, research methodology techniques; extensive laboratory work, analytical modeling, design experiences and presentation.

MECE422 - Multi-disciplinary Engineering Design (2 + 2) 6

Multidisciplinary system integration and optimization that is needed by companies to become innovative and gain a competitive advantage in this global economy.

MECE432 - Mechatronics Engineering Seminars (2 + 0) 2

Special speaking engagements of some success stories of company leaders and the department graduates.

MECE499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 0) 6

A minimum of four weeks (twenty working days) summer practice at the research office-shop floor of a suitable factory; practice on mechatronics technology, all of the steps of research and development, and mechatronics design to a limited extend.

Elective Courses

ART201 - Introduction to Photography (3 + 0) 4

Definition of photography and the photographer, the uses of photography in life, camera and its parts (aperture, iso, shutter, lens), light and its use in photography, composition rules in photography, the works of photographers from the world and Turkey.

ART202 - Cartoon (3 + 0) 4

Basic information on cartoon; drawing techniques using simple rules; humor; career-oriented cartoon work.

ART221 - Annotated History of Music (3 + 0) 4

The evolution of music in history of humanity; music in the process of becoming an art, the authencities of music; the historical analysis of music, information exchange as well as the main distinctions between art and other cultural domains.

ART222 - History of Jazz (3 + 0) 4

The history of music before 1900`s; Blues and Ragtime music genres; the impacts of musical, social and cultural structures of jazz music in New Orleans before its emergence in the region; main jazz movements starting from the very first Dixieland music to Fusion jazz movement today.

ART223 - Performing Jazz (3 + 0) 4

Human voice in terms of its anatomy, physiology and its techniques.

ART224 - History of Argentine Tango (3 + 0) 4

Where does the tango come from; tango-culture relationship; the origin and the evolution of Argentine tango; spreading of the dance to Europe and the world; the effects of tango on economic crisis and political changes in the world.

ART225 - Introduction to Classical Guitar (3 + 0) 4

Fundamentals of music; notes, rhythm and fundamental music vocabulary; notes on the guitar, diagrams.

ART235 - Polyphonic Chorus (3 + 0) 4

In this course, correct breathing, voice production and dissemination are intended to gain the right skills.It aims to gain the habit of synchronized voice and choral works.

ART251 - Watercolour Painting (3 + 0) 4

Basic knowledge of watercolour painting art and its history; watercolour techniques, tools and materials; demonstration of some real watercolour painting samples; basic principles and practice of painting techniques.

ART252 - Free Ceramic Forming (3 + 0) 4

The ceramic clay; using clay for freehand forming; creating unique ceramic forms without restricting the individual creativity; creating two- or three-dimensional free-form designs using the ceramic clay.

ART265 - Creativity in Business Life (3 + 0) 4

Methods of creativity; using creativity in business life; overview and critique of the sector; new approaches by means of art; innovation.

ART271 - Creative Drama (3 + 0) 4

Games and exercises designed by Viola Spolin to stimulate action, relation, spontaneity and creativity of individuals in a group setting; techniques such as warming up games, improvisations, roleplay, writing, story telling etc.

ART282 - Voice Training, Solfage, Correpetition (3 + 3) 4

Correct usage techniques of breathing, diaphragm and voice, professional singing education, excercises of developing musical ear, theoretical knowledge of musical note and rhythm, dictation (be able to writing down on paper in the form of notes and rhythm the heared sound or music), excercises of developing musical ear, working accompanied with

ART284 - Stage Management of Theater and Movie Review (3 + 0) 4

Analysing theater plays that dominated the history of theater in philosophical theme; finding the substances and determine in search of theatric space at the world theater journey, discussion of the predeterminated movies that made the breakthrough in world history within the context of Sartre/Existentialist philosophy and Spinoza/Ethica.

ART285 - Innovative Visual Narrative (3 + 0) 4

Investigation of the visual narration processes through selected examples;preperation of a research report in line with the selected type of visual narration; information about the effectiveness of the visual material or visual narrative on thinking,decision making and personal communication;evaluation;effects of innovative approaches on visual

ART286 - Simple Restoration Techniques in Artworks (3 + 0) 4

General principles and assumptions about artifact repair, simple repairs using different modern materials.

ART287 - Couple Dances (3 + 0) 4

Education of basic music and rhythm, body awareness, movement, coordination, gesture, expression and tendency for couple harmony.

ART288 - Rhetoric: Beautiful and Effective Speaking Art (3 + 0) 4

Expressing thoughts and opinions in the best, most effective and most accurate manner, speaking effectively, and persuading communities.

ART291 - Body Language and the Art of Persuasion (3 + 0) 4

Posture, mimic, gesture, a correct and accurate way of using the intonation of speech; leadership skills and abilities to convince or persuade someone to accept a desired way of thinking in the business and social environment; convincing others to adopt new ideas using body language.

ART292 - Sign Language (3 + 0) 4

Developing the ability to communicate daily with hearing disabilities.

ART293 - Architectural Photography (3 + 0) 4

Architectural dynamics in art of photography; photography techniques that are compatible with structures; equipment knowledge and usage techniques.

ART294 - Stage Makeup (3 + 0) 4

Plastic makeup; form working on model; coloration of silicon mold and placing on human face.

CE-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 6

CE-AE4FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 6

CE-AE4FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 6

CE-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 6

CE-GE2FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

CHIN201 - Chinese I (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines

CHIN202 - Chinese II (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, and shopping.

CHIN301 - Chinese III (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as occupations, hobbies, countries, and functions such as asking for and giving information, offering and responding.

E300 - Popüler Bilim (3 + 0) 4

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ECON442 - Economics of Innovation (3 + 0) 6

The role of science, technology and innovation in economics at the macro and at the micro level; the diffusion and absorption of innovation; issues concerning the measurement of innovation; the national, regional systems of innovation and clusters; the relationship between R&D support mechanisms and economic performance in Turkey.

FRE201 - French I (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines.

FRE202 - French II (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, shopping, plans, and life changes.

FRE301 - French III (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as occupations, hobbies, countries, and functions such as asking for and giving information, offering and responding.

FRE302 - French IV (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements.

FRE401 - French V (3 + 0) 4

Develop and practice more vocabulary, structure and communicative skills; reporting and passive structures; read newspapers, books, stories and talk about them.

FRE402 - French VI (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at pre-intermediate level; various themes such as celebrations, hospital procedures, visiting museums, banks, libraries, and cultural elements.

GER201 - German I (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines.

GER202 - German II (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, and shopping.

GER301 - German III (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as occupations, hobbies, countries, and functions such as asking for and giving information, offering and responding.

GER302 - German IV (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements.

GER401 - German V (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements.

GER402 - German VI (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at pre-intermediate level; various themes such as celebrations, hospital procedures, visiting museums, banks, libraries, and cultural elements.

GSM104 - Advertisement Photography (3 + 0) 5

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GSM142 - Literature and Critic (3 + 0) 5

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GSM147 - Turkish Decorative Art: Marbling Paper (3 + 0) 5

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GSM165 - General Music Culture and Theory (0 + 0) 5

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GSM168 - History of Anatolian Music (3 + 0) 5

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HUM201 - Social Responsibility Project (3 + 0) 4

Social and environmental problems; non-governmental organizations; cooperation with non-governmental organizations; team work.

HUM211 - Gender Studies and Women Rights (3 + 0) 4

Introduction; gender perceptions; woman and health; woman and politics; woman and law; modernism, gender and women rights; types of violence against women and their prevention; woman and literature; woman labor in the global economy; worklife and woman; woman and entrepreneurship; woman and environment.

HUM212 - Gender Equality (3 + 0) 4

This course focused on examine main subjects and current issues of Gender Studies by precisely taking the principle of equality and discrimination at hand, Help students follow gender studies in Turkey and across the globe and develop abilities of students to examine and generate behavioral patterns in their daily social life in a gender-mainstrea

HUM312 - Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature (3 + 0) 4

Texts selected from major works of world literature such as English, Russian and French: one novel, two short stories, two poems, one play.

HUM316 - Selections from World Literature: The Short Story (3 + 0) 4

Short stories in English selected from a variety of cultures; texts handed out by the course instructor on literary materials and on literary appreciation methods

HUM320 - Aesthetics (3 + 0) 4

Defining art, aesthetics, the beautiful and the ugly, and ethics; scrutinizing their contents; examining the place of aethetics in art and nature; discussing and comparing the views of the philosophers studied.

HUM321 - Introduction to the History of Philosophy (3 + 0) 4

A study of selected philosophers from the times of Ancient, Medieval and Modern Philosophy, 19th Century Philosophy and 20th Century Philosophy.

HUM331 - Go (3 + 0) 4

General description of the game of Go, the rules of Go, the history of Go, Go culture and ethics, Go philosophy, Go in Turkey and in the rest of the world, the opening in Go, ingame strategies in Go.

HUM360 - History of Science (3 + 0) 4

The origins and historical deveopment of modern science and scientific method; the ways of knowing the world of different cultures and societies changed over time; the relationship between scientific knowledge to other enterprises, such as art and religion; the key aspects and issues in the advancement of science from ancient world to modern ages.

IR423 - Energy Politics (3 + 0) 5

Global and regional energy topics; energy sources; energy geopolitics and energy security; Turkish energy policy and politics.

JAP201 - Japanese I (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines.

JAP202 - Japanese II (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, shopping, plans, and life changes.

JAP301 - Japanese III (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as occupations, hobbies, countries, and functions such as asking for and giving information, offering and responding.

JAP302 - Japanese IV (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements.

KOR201 - Korean I (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at A1 level; countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines.

LAW250 - Information and Technology Law (3 + 0) 4

The examination of legislation related to information law and the evaluation of social processes and tools, current events, court decisions and current problems.

MAN409 - Entrepreneurship (4 + 0) 5

The nature, importance and history of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial mind, creativity, innovation and the business idea, marketing and financial planning, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy and strategic management in operations, entrepreneurship background of Turkey, changes in Turkish entrepreneurial features and activities, characteri

MAN415 - Contemporary Management Approaches (3 + 0) 5

This course is designed to provide deep knowledge regarding the ways organizations use different and contemporary managerial approaches and practices in order to gain, manage and sustain certain resources and compete within an uncertain environmental conditions.

MAN428 - Brand Management (3 + 0) 5

Definition of a brand, brand name, brand attributes, brand positioning, image building, the difference between brand image and brand identity, sources of brand identity, methods to build brand awareness, brand loyalty, brand association, the relationship between brand equity and customer equity.

MECE-AE3SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MECE-AE4SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

MECE-GE3SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

MECE-GE4SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

PR407 - Public Opinion (3 + 0) 5

Description of public opinion; the formation process of public opinion; the role of the public opinion in the society; relation between democracy and public opinion.

PR413 - Leadership Theory and Practice I (3 + 0) 5

Historical and current applications of leadership theories, personal and organizational dimension of leadership, priorities, impacts of leadership on strategic decision making processes.

PR414 - Leadership Theory and Practice II (3 + 0) 5

Fundamental values and principles of education and training process, professional ethical principles and application of these principles in working life.

PR491 - Journalism I (0 + 3) 5

Definitions and the functions of the concepts and the tools of the journalism; writing texts such as news, articles and interviews; commenting on articles; creating images that will complete the texts; preparing three issues of Atılım Newspaper.

PR492 - Journalism II (0 + 0) 5

Definitions and the functions of the concepts and the tools of the journalism; writing texts such as news, articles and interviews; commenting on articles; creating images that will complete the texts; preparing three issues of Atılım Newspaper.

RUS201 - Russian I (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines.

RUS202 - Russian II (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, and shopping.

RUS301 - Russian III (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as occupations, hobbies, countries, and functions such as asking for and giving information, offering and responding.

RUS302 - Russian IV (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements

RUS401 - Russian V (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at pre-intermediate level; up to date topics on newspapers, magazines, and books.

RUS402 - Russian VI (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at pre-intermediate level; up to date topics on newspapers, magazines, and books.

SPAN201 - Spanish I (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines.

SPAN202 - Spanish II (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, shopping, plans, and life changes.

SPAN301 - Spanish III (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as occupations, hobbies, countries, and functions such as asking for and giving information, offering and responding.

SPAN302 - Spanish IV (3 + 0) 4

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements.

SPAN401 - Spanish V (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at pre-intermediate level; up to date topics on newspapers, magazines, and books.

SPAN402 - Spanish VI (3 + 0) 4

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at pre-intermediate level; up to date topics on newspapers, magazines, and books.

Technical Elective Courses

CMPE434 - Embeded System Design (2 + 2) 5

Embedded systems and their applications, metrics of embedded systems, components of embedded systems, realization of embedded systems, PCB technologies, simulation, emulation, rapid prototyping, testing and certification examples of realizations optimized for different applications, analysis of development costs and times, laboratory work on specif

CMPE462 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (3 + 0) 5

Agent paradigm, problem solving by searching, informed/uninformed search methods, genetic algorithms, simulated annealing, constraint satisfaction problems, adverserial search, logical agents, knowledge engineering, expert systems, communication, AI applications.

CMPE464 - Digital Image Processing (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to signal and image processing, introduction to digital image processing, sampling, reconstruction, and quantization, digital image representation, image transforms, enhancement, restoration, segmentation and description.

CMPE465 - Knowledge Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Knowledge representation methods: rule-based, graph-based, logic-based methods, introduction to Prolog, knowledge acquisition, expert systems, ontology, semantic web, introduction to machine learning.

CMPE467 - Pattern Recognition (3 + 0) 5

Bayes? decision theory, classifiers, discriminant functions and decision surfaces, estimation of parameters, hidden Markov models, nearest neighbor methods; linear discriminant functions; neural networks; decision trees; hierarchical clustering; self organizing feature maps.

COMPE474 - Soft Computing (3 + 0) 5

Biological and artificial neurons, perceptron and multilayer perceptron. ANN models and learning algorithms. Fuzzy sets, and fuzzy logic. Basic fuzzy mathematics. Fuzzy operators. Fuzzy systems: fuzzifier, knowledge base, inference engine, and various inference mechanisms such as Sugeno, Mamdani, Larsen etc., composition, and defuzzifier.

EE352 - Electromechanical Energy Conversion (3 + 2) 6

Electric machinery fundamentals, magnetic circuits and materials, electromechanical energy conversion principles, transformers: the ideal transformer, practical transformers, special transformers, three-phase transformers; DC Machines; DC generators, DC motors, DC motor starters, variable speed control of DC motors, synchronous machines: synchrono

EE421 - Digital Image Processing (2 + 2) 5

2-D systems and transforms, image acquisition, sampling and quantization, linear and non-linear techniques for image enhancement and restoration and image compression, differential pulse code modulation, vector quantization, wavelets, subband coding, still and video compression coding standards.

EE423 - 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

EE430 - 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

EE448 - Pattern Recognition (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to the theory of pattern recognition, Bayesian decision theory, Maximum likelihood estimation, Nonparametric estimation, Linear discriminant functions, Support vector machines, Neural networks, Unsupervised learning and Clustering, Applications such as handwriting recognition, lipreading, geological analysis, medical data processing, d

ENE203 - Thermodynamics I (3 + 0) 6

Basic concepts and definitions, properties of a pure substance, equations of state, work and heat interactions, first law of thermodynamics, internal energy and enthalpy, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, reversible and irreversible processes, thermodynamic analysis of processes, third law of thermodynamics.

IE416 - Expert Systems (3 + 0) 5

Technology of expert systems and applications; development of a simple expert system; artificial intelligence concepts, heuristics, problem solving, intelligent attributes; use of expert systems in industry; intelligent decision support systems; case studies about engineering environments.

MECE404 - Intelligent Mechatronics (3 + 0) 5

Artificial neural networks (ANN), fuzzy logic (FL), genetic algorithms (GA); the use of ANN, FL and GA in control, estimation, planning, diagnosis, imaging, and heuristic search methods.

MECE406 - Digital Control (2 + 0) 5

Z-transform, discretization, stability analysis, steady state analysis, root locus, design in discrete time, state space and structural properties of discrete time systems, Lyapunov theory and observer based design.

MECE425 - Behaviour Based Engineering Design (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to engineering design theory and methodology, modeling in design, Function-behaviour-structure model for design, behaviour-based modeling. Review of sets, relations and functions. Graph theory. Discrete-event system modeling. Petri Nets. Traditional design approaches. Recent trends in engineering design. Behaviour-based design applications. Implementation on bio-inspired design. Case studies.

MECE426 - Bioinspired Design (3 + 0) 5

Within the context of the course, bioinspired products are introduced and a bioinspired conceptual design methodology for biorobots is described in detail. Bioinspired sensors, actuators, control and computing for bioinspired products and process, modeling and methodology for bioinspired conceptual design are discussed during the semester. Case studies support the studies on bioinspired conceptual design.

MECE431 - Advanced Measurement Techniques for Physical Quantities (3 + 0) 5

The course represents all topics associated with the measurement and presentation of physical quantities .A different methods of measurement of these quantities will be discussed. A wide range of transducers are presented in detail, as well as analysis of a multitude of analog and digital circuits used to amplify, transmit and display electrical signals. The application of these modules in modern measurement equipment will be discussed.

MECE441 - Artificial Intelligence (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to artificial intelligence, State Space Search; Uninformed (Blind) Search Techniques, Informed (Heuristic) Search Techniques, Logical Reasoning: Propositional Logic, Predicate Calculus, Probabilistic Resoning, Bayes Rule, Reasoning under uncertainty, Knowledge-Based Systems: Rule-based Expert Systems, Introduction to Machine Learning, Belief networks, Supervised learning methods, Semantic Nets, Reinforcement learning, Evolutionary methods.

MECE445 - Robot Vision (3 + 0) 5

An introduction to the algorithms and mathematical analysis associated with the visual process; binary image processing, regions and segmentation, edge detection, photometric stereo, stereo and calibration, introduction to dynamic vision and motion.

MECE451 - Mechatronics in Automotive Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Automotive structures, suspension, steering, brakes, and driveline; basic vehicle dynamics in the performance and handling modes.

MFGE412 - Introduction to Optimization (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to optimization, graphical optimization, least squares regression, linear and non-linear programming, numerical techniques, unconstrained and constrained optimization, global optimization (genetic algorithm), applications.