ECTS - Mechatronics Engineering Master of Science without 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
MECE500 - Graduation Project (0 + 0) 40
Students are assigned to work closely with one or more faculty to gain expert knowledge on a specific topic in mechatronic engineering. Each student (either individually or as a member of a team) should either complete a design project and manufacture the design product, or carry out a detailed experiment (design or use an available setup)
CMPE466 - 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.
EE506 - Computational Methods in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (3 + 0) 5
Root finding and numerical integration, fixed and floating point arithmetic and error standards, one and multidimensional interpolation and extrapolation, numerical optimization techniques, least squares, statistical methods (Monte Carlo), computational approaches to linear transformations (Karhunen-Loeve, discrete Fourier).
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.
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