ECTS - Principles of Engineering Design

Principles of Engineering Design (MFGE202) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Principles of Engineering Design MFGE202 2 2 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MFGE 106 Computer Aided Drawing II
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Candaş Urunga
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to acquaint the students with the skills needed for assembly design and with abilities for understanding, creating engineering drawings and for performing sample analysis of two dimensional and three dimensional solid mechanics’ problems.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Ability to frequently use and understand principles of engineering drawing for working drawings for production and descriptive geometry using “Computer Aided Design”.
  • Ability to prepare assembly drawings. Ability to use and understand dimension arrangement principles, tolerance systems, standard tolerances, geometric tolerances, surface quality marks.
  • Ability to understand technical drawings of assembly and machine elements. Ability to understand descriptive geometry.
  • Ability to understand computer aided analysis and calculations.
  • Comparison of analytical and numerical solutions of simple solid mechanics’ problems
Course Content Auxiliary part design and surface design, assembly design and bill of materials, screw threads, threaded fasteners, keys, springs, locking devices, gears and cams, drafting, dimensioning and tolerances, introduction to linear finite elements analysis in Catia, center of gravity and moment of inertia calculations, simple solid mechanics problems.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Lecture Notes 1 on moodle website
2 Engineering Design Principles Lecture Notes 2 on moodle website
3 Engineering Design Principles Lecture Notes 3 on moodle website
4 Modelling, Assembly, Drafting Principles Lecture Notes 4 on moodle website
5 Modelling, Assembly, Drafting Principles Lecture Notes 5 on moodle website
6 Finite Element Analysis Lecture Notes 6 on moodle website.
7 Finite Element Analysis Lecture Notes 7 on moodle website
8 Finite Element Analysis Lecture Notes 8 on moodle website
9 Design Standards and Design Requirements Lecture Notes 9 on moodle website
10 Tolerancing Lecture Notes 10 on moodle website
11 Tolerancing Lecture Notes 11 on moodle website
12 Design for Manufacturing and Assembly Lecture Notes 12 on moodle website
13 Material Selection Lecture Notes 13 on moodle website
14 Fasteners Lecture Notes 14 on moodle website
15 Final Exam Lecture Notes on moodle website
16 Final Exam Lecture Notes on moodle website


Course Book 1. Finite Element Analysis For Design Engineers (Premiere Series Books), Paul M. Kurowski

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 1 15
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge in mathematics and basic sciences and computational skills to solve manufacturing engineering problems X
2 An ability to define and analyze issues related with manufacturing technologies X
3 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment X
4 An ability to design a comprehensive manufacturing system based on creative utilization of fundamental engineering principles while fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints X
5 An ability to chose and use modern technologies and engineering tools for manufacturing engineering applications X
6 An ability to utilize information technologies efficiently to acquire datum and analyze critically, articulate the outcome and make decision accordingly X
7 An ability to attain self-confidence and necessary organizational work skills to participate in multi-diciplinary and interdiciplinary teams as well as act individually X
8 An ability to attain efficient communication skills in Turkish and English both verbally and orally X
9 An ability to reach knowledge and to attain life-long learning and self-improvement skills, to follow recent advances in science and technology X
10 An awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in manufacturing engineering X
11 An awareness about solution focused project and risk management, enterpreneurship, innovative and sustainable development X
12 An understanding on the effects of engineering applications on health, social and legal aspects at universal and local level during decision making process X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Application 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 4 4
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 4 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 98