ECTS - Manufacturing Engineering Master of Science Program with Thesis

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

MFGE589 - Graduation Seminar (2 + 0) 5

Preparation of a presentation on the student`s thesis work at least one semester prior to the thesis defence.

MFGE597 - Master's Thesis (0 + 0) 80

Implementation and verification of the study, testing the developed research study, thesis documentation

Elective Courses

AE417 - Introduction to Finite Element Analysis (1 + 4) 5

Use of finite elements (FE) for solving practical problems in mechanics, elementary theory of FE, behavior of FE, modeling, and evaluation of results for correctness.

AE422 - Vehicle Aerodynamics (3 + 0) 5

Fluid dynamics and aerodynamics. Aerodynamic considerations on road vehicles: drag, lift and downforce. Effect of drag on vehicle performance. Design considerations on drag. Effect of lift and downforce on vehicle control and traction. Design considerations on lift and downforce. Air usage: cooling, combustion and passenger use ?

APM444 - Rocket and Missile Technology (3 + 0) 5

Entry information for rocket and missile design, problems of full-scale effects by the atmosphere, rocket fuel, solid fuel rockets, liquid fuel rocket and missiles, fuel composition, combustion, fuel grain, rocket engines, nozzle flow, rocket performance parameters, propulsion, propulsion coefficient, characteristic exhaust output velocity,impulse

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.

CEAC442 - Environmental Pollution (3 + 0) 5

Assessing environmental impact, risk analysis, water pollution, wastewater treatment, air pollution, air pollution control, solid wastes, hazardous wastes.

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.

FBE-MFGE-AE1FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

FBE-MFGE-AE1FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

FBE-MFGE-AE1FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

FBE-MFGE-AE1FA4 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

FBE-MFGE-AE1FA5 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

FBE-MFGE-AE1FA6 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

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.

MDES620 - Numerical Solution of Differential Equations (3 + 0) 5

Numerical solution of initial value problems; Euler, multistep and Runge-Kutta methods; numerical solution of boundary value problems; shooting and finite difference methods; stability, convergence and accuracy; numerical solution of partial differential equations; finite difference methods for parabolic, hyperbolic and elliptic equations; explic

MDES651 - Boundary Element Method Programming (3 + 0) 5

Vector calculus; boundary value problems in mechanics; general outline of boundary element formulation; direct and indirect formulations; discretization-elements and integration; assembly and solution techniques; advanced techniques-dual reciprocity and multiple reciprocity, substructuring and boundary element-finite element coupling; parallel prog

MDES654 - Decision Making Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Conflicting objectives in decision making; decision problems under certainty; utility theory for single-attribute and multi-attribute problems in decision analysis; individual versus group decisions.

ME425 - Mechanical Vibrations (3 + 0) 5

Temel tanımlar, tek serbestlik dereceli sistemler, titreşim yalıtımı, iki serbestlik dereceli sistemler: hareket denklemleri, koordinat dönüşümleri, temel koordinatlar, titreşim modları, torsiyonel titreşim, çoklu serbestlik dereceli sistemler, koordinat dönüşümler ve normal koordinatlar, modal analiz, harmonik zorlamalı sistemlerin çözümü.

MFGE404 - Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3 + 0) 5

Introduction, computer aided design (CAD) systems, computer aided graphical modeling, CAD databases, computer aided manufacturing (CAM) systems, computer aided process Planning (CAPP) systems, robotic systems, group technology and cellular manufacturing systems, automated material handling systems, automated inspection systems, flexible manufacturi

MFGE420 - Project Management in Manufacturing Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Formulating problems, modeling, selection of solution algorithm for models and computer assisted model solving and test.

MFGE433 - Residual Stresses (3 + 0) 5

Residual stresses, measurement techniques, sources of residual stresses, development of residual stresses based on the manufacturing method, effect of residual stresses on subsequent manufacturing processes, effect of residual stresses on service performance and failure.

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.

MFGE506 - 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