ECTS - Mechanical Engineering (Non-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
AE414 - Active and Passive Automobile Safety (3 + 1) 5
Introduction to automobile safety subject; crash types; brake systems; traction and stability systems; passenger restraint systems; energy absorbing; intrusion resistance; safety in hybrid, electric and alternative fuel vehicles; autonomous vehicles; developing safety technologies.
AE421 - Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (3 + 1) 5
Electric vehicle components; history of electric vehicles; types of electric vehicles; batteries and battery modeling; alternative energy sources and stores (photovoltaics, flywheels, capacitors, fuel cells); DC and AC electric motors, brushed DC motors, and brushless electric motors; power electronics and motor drives; electric vehicle drivetrain.
AE423 - Automotive Control Systems (3 + 1) 5
Concept of feedback; mathematical model of dynamic systems; transfer functions (Laplace transform) and state-space representations; frequency domain design techniques; root locus, Nyquist, and Bode diagrams; vehicle stability control, active suspension control, and autonomous steering applications.
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.
ENE412 - Fuel Cell Technologies (3 + 0) 5
Introduction: fuel cell operating principles,history,types,components and systems;fuel cell thermodynamics and electrochemistry:Nernst equation,Tafel equation,cell voltage,fuel cell efficiency and losses for operational fuel cell voltages;proton exchange membrane fuel cells:components and system, construction and performance, critical issues and recent developments;fuel cell stack design and calculations; hydrogen production, storage, safety and infrastructure; balance of fuel cell power plant
ENE430 - Energy Sytems in Buildings (3 + 0) 5
Building structure, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, the calculation of heat loss and insulation surfaces, water, fuel and electricity consumption in buildings, the national andinternational standards and regulations on energy efficiency in buildings.
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
MATE464 - Surface Processing of Materials (3 + 0) 5
Characterization of surfaces, interaction of surfaces, theory of contact mechanics, surface hardening methods, carburizing, conversion coatings, surface coating methods: gaseous, solution and molten state deposition processes, principles of physical and chemical vapor deposition, electrochemical deposition, spray coatings.
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.
MATH622 - Advanced Linear Algebra (3 + 0) 5
Basic linear algebra, linear transformations, the structure of a linear operator, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, real and complex inner product spaces, structure theory for normal operators, metric vector spaces: the theory of bilinear forms, Hilbert spaces, tensor products, operator factorizations: QR and singular values.
MDES610 - Mathematical Modeling via Differential and Difference Equations (3 + 0) 5
Differential equations and solutions, models of vertical motion, single-species population models, multiple-species population models, mechanical oscillators, modeling electric circuits, diffusion models, modeling by means of difference equations.
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
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
MDES631 - Engineering Decision and Risk Analysis (3 + 0) 5
Basic notions of probability, random variables, functions of random variables distributions, moments; first and second-order approximations; probability models for engineering analysis; Bernoulli sequence, binomial distribution, Poisson and related distributions, normal and related distributions, extreme-value distributions, other distributions us
MDES640 - Advanced Theory of Engineering Design (3 + 0) 5
Determination of the customer needs and the real design problem; engineering creativity; generation of innovative solution alternatives, and selection of the effective solution; modularity in design; collaboration in interdisciplinary design tasks; concepts of systems, models, and strategies for purposeful activities; design and control of design p
MDES641 - Biomimetic and Bioinspired Engineering Design (3 + 0) 5
definitions, terminology and concepts in biomimetics; review of biological systems for kinematic and dynamic analysis, for structural analysis, and for behavioral modeling; reverse engineering as applied to biological systems; mapping concepts of biological systems on the engineering systems; theories and application principles of modeling and scal
MDES642 - Materials and Process Selection in Design (3 + 0) 5
Design process, steps of design, design tools, designing against failure, materials and process selection in design, case studies in materials and process selection; quality, safety and economical considerations; material property charts, multiple constraints and conflicting objectives, selection of material and shape, designing hybrid materials, p
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
MDES652 - Design and Modeling of Casting and Solidification Processes (3 + 0) 5
Theoretical background including fundamentals of casting process modeling, stress analysis, defect formation, microstructure evolution, thermophysical properties, and quick analysis techniques to solve casting problems; applications to shape castings, ingot castings and spray forming.
MDES655 - Linear Optimization (3 + 0) 5
Sets of linear equations, linear feasibility and optimization, local and global optima, the Simplex method and its variants, theory of duality and the dual-Simplex method, network-Simplex algorithms, computational complexity issues and interior-point algorithms.
MDES656 - Nonlinear Optimization (3 + 0) 5
Linear algebra and polyhedral sets, duality and the theorems of the alternative, convex sets and convex functions, line-search methods, unconstrained optimization, optimality conditions; steepest descent, Newton, quasi-Newton and conjugate-gradient algorithms; constrained optimization and optimality conditions; the reduced gradient method; penalty
MDES663 - Chemical Computations (3 + 0) 5
Coordinate systems; definition of theory, computation and modeling; units used in computational chemistry; potential energy surfaces; theoretical structures; mathematical concepts; hardware and software; foundations of molecular orbital theory; semiempirical implementations; density functional theory; ab initio implementations, thermodynamic proper
MDES665 - Chemical Thermodynamics of Materials (3 + 0) 5
Advanced treatment of the thermodynamic properties of inorganic materials; laws of thermodynamics and their application to the chemical behavior of materials systems; multicomponent systems, phase and chemical reaction equilibria; thermodynamics of phase transformations; introductory surface thermodynamics.
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.
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.
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.
ME417 - Joining Technologies (3 + 0) 5
Stress analysis, static and fatigue failure criteria for joined structures; design methods for mechanical fastening, welding and adhesive bonding; manufacturing of joints (i.e. installation of fasteners, application on adhesive on substrates); maintenance of joints (e.g. corrosion protection, inspection, etc.).
ME421 - Polymer Processing (3 + 0) 5
Introduction to hydrocarbons and macromolecular structures, homopolymers, copolymers, elastomers, blends and thermosets, morphology of polymers, semicrystalline and amorhous states, polymer additives, mechanical properties, differential scanning calorimetry and dilatometry, rheological properties, non Newtonian flow, viscoelasticity, melt flow index and rheometers, melting and mixing; die forming, extrusion based processes, molding processes, manufacture of tires and other rubber products.
ME426 - Dynamics of Machinery (3 + 0) 5
Knematic influence coefficients, equation of motion of single degree of freedom systems, analytical and numerical solution methods, effects of dry and viscous friction, force analysis and power flow in simple and planetary gear trains, rotating mass balancing, balancing of inertia-variant machines, analysis of unbalance in multi-cylinder engines
ME427 - Kinematic Synthesis (3 + 0) 5
Introduction to synthesis, graphical and analytical methods in dimensional synthesis. Two, three and four positions of a plane. Correlation of crank angles. Classical transmission angle problem. Optimization for the transmission angle. Chebyshev theorem. Current topics in mechanism synthesis.
ME437 - Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics (3 + 0) 5
Hesaplamalı akışkanlar mekaniğine giriş, akışkanlar mekaniğinin temel denklemleri, temel hesaplamalı teknikler, sayısal şemaların özellikleri, sonlu farklar yöntemi, sonlu elemanlar yöntemi, denklem sistemlerinin çözüm yöntemleri, ağ (mesh) oluşturma.
ME478 - Production Plant Design (3 + 0) 5
Introduction, fundamantals of design and CAD, manufacturing systems (CAD/CAM, FMS, CIM), market survey and plant location, plant layout, process analysis, quantity and quality planning and controlling for production, process and machine selection, materials handling, storage types, safety regulations, maintenance, environmental factors and R&D.
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.
ME626 - Computational Continuum Mechanics Applications with Open Source Software (3 + 1) 5
Introduction to OpenFOAM, Linux/Unix systems; Basic Equations of Continuum Mechanics Equations; Basic Computational Techniques; Properties of Numerical Schemes; The Finite Volume Method; Solution Methods for System of Equations; Mesh Generation (blockMesh, snappyHexMesh), post-processing (data sampling) in Paraview
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
MFGE482 - Introduction to CAD/CAM (2 + 1) 5
Introduction to CAD,overview of geometric modeling techniques (wireframes, boundary representation, constructive solid geometry and hybrid modelers), parametric and variation modeling, parametric modeling of curves and surfaces (Bezier, B-spline and NURBS), introduction to CAM, CNC part programming,machining strategies, cutting tool selection, tool path generation, post-processing.
MFGE484 - Plastic Injection Moulding Technology (3 + 1) 5
Main properties of plastics, design of injection moulds, types of injection moulds, injection moulding process; filling packing, and cooling stages, computer aided analysis of injection moulding process, introducing, using, and evaluating of a simulation software, and its analysis results, different types of injection moulds, new developed processes of injection moulding.
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
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.
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.
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