ECTS - Mechatronics Engineering
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.