Course Code Course Name Credit(T+A) ECTS
CHEM121 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 3+0 5
CHEM141 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I 0+2 2
ENG101 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS I 3+0 3
MATH141 BASIC CALCULUS I 3+2 5
ME101 INTRODUCTION TO MECH ENGINEERING 2+0 5
ME113 COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING DRAWING I 2+2 3
PHYS121 GENERAL PHYSICS I 3+2 7
Total ECTS 30


Course Code Course Name Credit(T+A) ECTS
ENG102 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS II 3+0 3
MATH142 BASIC CALCULUS II 3+2 6
ME114 COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING DRAWING II 2+2 7
ME150 MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING I 3+0 6
PHYS122 GENERAL PHYSICS II 3+2 8
Total ECTS 30


Course Code Course Name Credit(T+A) ECTS
HIST201 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK I 2+0 2
TURK201 TURKISH LANGUAGE I 2+0 2
CS205 BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE AND PROGRAMMING 2+2 6
ECON205 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 3+0 4
MATH255 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 4+0 6
ME221 STATICS 3+0 5
ME251 MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING II 3+0 5
Total ECTS 30


Course Code Course Name Credit(T+A) ECTS
HIST202 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK II 2+0 2
TURK202 TURKISH LANGUAGE II 2+0 2
EE210 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS 3+0 4
ME202 FLUID MECHANICS I 3+0 4
ME206 THERMODYNAMICS I 3+0 4
ME222 DYNAMICS 3+0 5
ME224 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS 3+0 5
ME242 APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR ENGINEERS 3+0 4
Total ECTS 30


Course Code Course Name Credit(T+A) ECTS
ME300 SUMMER PRACTICE I 0+2 7
ME303 FLUID MECHANICS II 3+0 4
ME307 THERMODYNAMICS II 3+0 4
ME311 MACHINE ELEMENTS I 3+0 4
ME323 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 3+0 4
ME331 THEORY OF MACHINES I 3+0 4
ME343 NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING 3+0 3
Total ECTS 30


Course Code Course Name Credit(T+A) ECTS
ENG302 TECHNICAL WRITING AND COMMUNICATION 3+0 3
ME312 MACHINE ELEMENTS II 3+0 6
ME328 MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING 3+0 5
ME332 THEORY OF MACHINES II 3+0 5
ME340 HEAT TRANSFER 4+0 6
ME352 SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND CONTROL 4+0 5
Total ECTS 30


Course Code Course Name Credit(T+A) ECTS
ME400 SUMMER PRACTICE II 0+2 7
ME401 ENGINEERING ECONOMICS AND DESIGN 3+2 6
ME409 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY 2+2 4
ELS1 SOCIAL ELECTIVE COURSE 3+0 3
ELT1 TECHNICAL ELECTIVE COURSE 3+0 5
ELT2 TECHNICAL ELECTIVE COURSE 3+0 5
Total ECTS 30


Course Code Course Name Credit(T+A) ECTS
ME402 ENGINEERING DESIGN 2+4 12
ELS2 SOCIAL ELECTIVE COURSE 3+0 3
ELT3 TECHNICAL ELECTIVE COURSE 3+0 5
ELT4 TECHNICAL ELECTIVE COURSE 3+0 5
ELT5 TECHNICAL ELECTIVE COURSE 3+0 5
Total ECTS 30

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Technical Elective

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
ME402, ME 422, ME 432, ME 436, ME 472, ME 478, ME 482, ME 484, ME 488, ME 490

Non-technical

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 

ME 213 Computer Aided Engineering Drawing II

Credit: ( 2 + 2 ) 3 
Dimesioning and tolerances, Surface quality. Assembly drawings… Screw threads, threaded fasteners, keys, splined shafts. In this course AutoCad R14 package is used as a tool in advanced level.

ME 484 Mechanical Behaviour of Materials

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
The goals of this course are to provide an introduction to the mechanical behavior of engineering materials including metals, ceramics, polymers and their composites. The student will have familiarity with the basic mechanics of elastic and plastic deformations, strengthening, fracture and mechanical testing methods

CHEM 101 General Chemistry I

Credit: ( 3 + 2 ) 4 
Matter, its properties and measurements. Introduction to atomic theory, stoichiometry. The structural and physical properties of matter. Gases, liquids and solids. Intermolecular forces. Atomic and molecular structure. Compounds, molecules and molecular formulas, ions and ionic compounds. Atomic electronic configurations and periodicity. Basic concepts of chemical bonding, ionic, covalent and metallic bonding.

CS 101 Basic Information Technology

Credit: ( 1 + 2 ) 2 
Introduction to computer technology, hardware, software and other terminology. Primary operating systems, DOS-Windows. Word processing. Database. Presentation software. Graphics and scientific visualization. Computer networks, INTERNET. Internet applications, e-mail, WWW, HTML and JAVA.

CS 102 Basic Computer Science and Programming

Credit: ( 2 + 2 ) 3 
Introduction to computer science. Foundations of programming. Coding techniques. Basic data structures. Generic coding-coding in pseudocode. Algorithmic design. Miscellaneous languages such as Visual Basic, C, JAVA etc. Fortran programming.

EE 210 Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Circuits

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Fundamentals circuit laws. Resistive circuit analysis. Sinusoidal steady state response of circuits. Three phase circuits. Magnetic circuits and transformers. Electromechanical energy conversion. Semiconductor elements. Transistor biasing and amplifiers. Operational amplifiers and integrated circuits.

ENG 101 Development of Reading and Writing Skills

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
The reinforcement of reading and writing skills through reading selections with review of structural patterns and paragraph and summary writing.

ENG 102 Development of Reading and Writing Skills II

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Continuation of ENG 101.

ENG 302 Technical Writing and Communication

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Methods of library research. Techniques for the preparation of research papers report and term papers. Communication practices on selected topics.

HIST 201 Principles of Kemal Atatürk I

Credit: ( 0 + 0 ) 0 

HIST 202 Principles of Kemal Atatürk II

Credit: ( 0 + 0 ) 0 

MATH 141 Basic Calculus I

Credit: ( 3 + 2 ) 4 
Functions, limits and continuity, derivatives and their applications, integral and their applications, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric and inverse hyperbolic functions.

MATH 142 Calculus II

Credit: ( 3 + 2 ) 4 
Techniques of integration, polar coordinates and conic sections, infinite series, parametric curves and vectors in the plane, vectors, curves and surfaces in spaces, partial differentiation, multiple integrals, vector analysis.

MATH 255 Differential Equations

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Clasification of Differential Equations, Initial and Boundary Value Problems. Exact and Seperable Differential Equations, Linear Equations and Bernoulli Equations. Higher Order Differential Equations: Homogeneous Linear Equations with constant coefficients. The Method of Undetermined Coefficients, Variation of Parameters, The Cauchy-Euler Equation. Series Solutions of Linear Differential Equations. Bessel Differential Equations. The Laplace Transform.

ME 101 Introduction to Mech. Engineering

Credit: ( 2 + 0 ) 2 
Introduction to mechanical engineering. Speeches by invited speakers. Lectures on how to give a seminar and how to write a report. Technical trips to various industrial sites. Work on a project, write a report and present the project.

ME 112 Computer Aided Engineering Drawing I

Credit: ( 2 + 2 ) 3 
Drafting equipment, materials, basic use of instruments, basics of lettering, constructional geometry, orthographic drawing and sketching, sectional views and conventions, dimensioning is introduced in the first part. In the second part, basic knowledge about Computer Aided Drawing is given.

ME 202 Fluid Mechanics I

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction Fluid statics.Kinematics of flow.Continuity Equation.Bernoulli’s Equations.Viscous Flow Equations.Head Loss in Ducts and Piping Systems.Momentum Theorems.Dimensional Analysis and Similitude.Potential Flow,Circulation and Vorticity.

ME 206 Thermodynamics I

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Properties of a pure substance, equations of state for fluids and solids, work and heat, first law of thermodynamics for closed and open systems, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, exergy.

ME 221 Statics

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Principles of mechanics. Important vector quantities. Classification and equivalence of force systems. State of equilibrium. Elements of structures: trusses, beams, shafts and cables. Friction. Principles of virtual work and minimum potential energy.

ME 222 Dynamics

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
The main objective of this course is to offer students the basics of kinematics and the kinetics of particles-rigid bodies and provide the background necessary for advanced courses related to Dynamics offered in the Mechanical Engineering Department.

ME 224 Strength of Materials

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Stress and strain. Criteria for the failure of structural components and common engineering materials. Deflection analysis. Statically indeterminate members. Thermal stresses. Combined stresses, Mohr’s circle. Buckling. Fatique failure.

ME 231 Materials Science and Engineering

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Atomic structure and bonding in solids. Crystal structures. Imperfections in solids. Diffusion. Mechanical Properties of Metals. Dislocations and strengthening mechanisms. Fracture. Phase diagrams and phase transformations in metals. Thermal processing of metals.

ME 242 Applied Mathematics for Engieers

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Vector analysis, matrices, determinants, systems of lineer equations. Linear transformation. Complex numbers and variables. Fundemental theorem of integral calculus. Harmonic Functions. Taylor’s series. Singular points. Geometric representation of complex variables and conformal mapping.

ME 300 Summer Practice

Credit: ( 0 + 0 ) 0 

ME 303 Fluid Mechanics II

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Potential flow theory. Boundary layer theory. Turbomachinary. Introduction to compressible fluid flow.

ME 307 Thermodynamics II

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Vapor power and gas cycles, refrigeration cycles, thermodynamic relations, mixtures of gases, air conditioning, gas mixtures.

ME 311 Mechanical Engineering Design

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction to Basic Machinery Knowledge. Overview of Strength of Materials, Material Knowledge, Tolerances. Design of Screws, Welding and Joints. Energy Storing and Dissipating Elements. Shafts, Belts and Chains.

ME 312 Machine Elements II

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction to Rolling Contact Bearings, the Lubrication Theory, Journal Bearings, Gears and their methods of design.

ME 323 Manufacturing Processes

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Casting Techniques. Metal Forming Processes. Joining Techniques. Welding Processes. Ceramic Processing. Powder Processing. Chip Removal Processes. Automation in Production (NC, Robotics, CAD/CAM).

ME 328 Manufacturing Engineering

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
The main objective of this course is to enable student competence in the basics of Manufacturing Engineering and to develop the ability to understand the importance of economic and efficient manufacturing

ME 331 Theory of Machines I

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction to Mechanisms. Degree of Freedom. Kinematic Analysis of Planar Mechanisms by Graphical and Analytical Methods. Linear Mechanical Systems. Four-Link Mechanisms. Cams.

ME 332 Theory of Machines II

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Rigid Body Dynamics of Machinery, Graphical and Analytical Methods. Inertia Forces. Vibration Analysis, Equation of Motion, Free and Forced Vibrations, Balancing.

ME 340 Heat Transfer

Credit: ( 4 + 0 ) 4 
One Dimensional Steady-State Conduction in Cartesian and Cylindrical Coordinates.Heat Transfer from Extended Surfaces. Conduction Shape Factor. Transient Conduction. The Lumped Capacitance Method. Heisler Diagrams. Convective Heat Transfer. External and Internal Flows. Free Convection. Heat Exchangers. Fundamental Concepts of Radiative Heat Transfer.

ME 343 Numerical Methods in Engineering

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Curve Fitting, Linear and Multiple Regression. Roots of Equations. Interpolation, Numerical Differentiation and Integration. Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations: Euler’s and Modified Euler’s Method. Runge Kutta Methods

ME 352 System Analysis and Control

Credit: ( 4 + 0 ) 4 
It is intended to cover a range of topics from classical to modern control theory. Discussions will include modeling of physical systems, flow charts, feedback control theory, stability and stability probing methods.

ME 400 Summer Practice

Credit: ( 0 + 0 ) 0 

ME 401 Engineering Economics and Design

Credit: ( 3 + 2 ) 4 
The Design Philosophy and Methodology. Engineering Economics and Economics Decision Making for a Process or a Product. Application of Optimization Principles to a Specific Engineering Problem. Cost Estimation . A term Project will be given during the Course.

ME 402 Engineering Design Course

Credit: ( 2 + 4 ) 4 
Applies the engineering sciences to the design of a system, component, or process. Students choose the particular design project with the approval of the appropriate faculty. Design teams are organized. Each project includes the use of open-ended problems, development and use of design methodology, formulation of design problem statements and specifications, consideration of alternative solutions, feasibility considerations and detailed system descriptions. It should include realistic constraints (such as economic factors, safety, reliability, maintenance, aesthetics, ethics, and social impact)

ME 409 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

Credit: ( 2 + 2 ) 3 
A broad introduction to basic statistical concepts. Laboratory techniques for verifying theoretical concepts. Methods for analyzing and presenting data. Report preparation and presentation of technical reports. A number of experiments about fluid mechanics, heat transfer, materials science, system analysis, process control and instrumentation.

ME 423 Internal Combustion Engines

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction. Basics, History, Types, Uses. Thermodynamics, Cycles. Fuels, mixtures, combustion. Spark Ignition (SI) combustion. Compression Ignition (Diesel) (CI) combustion. Characteristics of the Working Cycle (indicated and effective characteristics). Motor Vehicle Engine Characteristics. Parameters effecting engine characteristics. Fuel feed systems of SI and CI engines. Supercharging, Turbocharging. Crank- Piston dynamics / Engine Balancing. Crank-piston- connecting rod design. Lubrication System Cooling system / thermal balance.

ME 425 Heat Exchangers

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction to heat exchangers. Heat transfer mechanism. Flow arrangements. Basic design methods: log mean temperature difference, the effectiveness-NTU method. Double pipe heat exchangers. Heat exchanger pressure drop. Fouling of heat exchangers. Shell-and-tube heat exchangers. Compact heat exchangers. Plate type heat exchangers. Condensers and evaporators. Term project.

ME 427 Introduction to Renewable Energy Resources

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction to renewable energies. Principles of renewable energies. Basic laws of heat transfer and fluid mechanics. Uses of renewable energies: solar, wind, geothermal, bio, tidal, wave, etc. Storage of energy and its distribution.

ME 431 Mechanics of Composite Materials

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
The purpose of the course is to educate the student in the various aspects of mechanics for using composite materials in the design and analysis of composite structures and products. These include the introduction to composite materials; anisotropic elasticity and laminate theory; plates and panels of composite materials; beams, columns and rods; composite material shell structures; energy methods; strength and failure theories; adhesive bonding and mechanical fastening; hygrothermal effects; stress analysis, buckling, vibrations and impact.

ME 432 Introduction to Geothermal Energy

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction to geothermal energy. The use of geothermal energy. Electricity generation. Direct use applications: space and district heating, space cooling, greenhouse heating, heat pumps, aquaculture, industrial applications. Environmental impacts of geothermal applications. Geothermal laws. Field trips to a geothermal power plant and some geothermal direcr use applications. Term project

ME 436 HVAC System Design

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction, Psychometrics, heat transfer through buildings, internal heat sources, indoor and outdoor design conditions, review of heating load calculation, cooling load calculation, load calculation software, summer and winter processes, ventilating and air conditioning equipment, all-water systems, all-air systems, air-and-water systems, HVAC control systems, individual room air conditioning systems

ME 445 Automotive Engineering I

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Vehicle performance: engine characteristics, resistances to motion, maximum speed, acceleration performance, gradability. Calculation of fuel consumption. Power train: clutch, gearbox, gear ratios, propeller shaft, universal and constant velocity joints, differential, differential ratio, drive shafts. Brakes: basic requirements, directional stability, weight transfer, brake force distribution.

ME 455 Mechanical Vibrations

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Elements of Vibrating Systems, Free Vibration of One-Degree-of-Freedom Systems, Harmonic Excitation of One-Degree-of-Freedom Systems, Multi-Degree-of-Freedom-System Derivation of Governing Equations, Free Vibration of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom-Systems, Forced Vibration of Multi-Degree-of Transient Vibrations of One-Degree-of-Freedom Systems, Vibration Control.

ME 478 Engineering Economy and Production Management

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction and present economy studies. Cost concepts. Time value of money and equivalence. Comparison of investment alternatives. Replacement analysis. Depreciation and after-tax analysis. Sensitivity analysis. Evaluation of public projects. Linear programming. Large scale project planning.

ME 481 Materials Characterization

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction. Fundamentals of crystallography. Properties of X-rays and electron beam. Use of X-ray diffraction (XRD) to determine crystal structures, chemical compositions of metallic and ceramic materials. Scanning electron microscope, its principles of operation. Metallographic sample preperation: cutting, grindling, polishing, etching. Optical microscopy. Reflected light and transmitted light microscopy.

ME 488 Introduction to Ceramics

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction to the history of the industrial segments of the ceramic industry. Classification of the industry based on product lines and raw materials used. Examination of crystal chemistry, occurence, processing and preperation of raw materials prior to processing into final ware.

ME 490 Introduction to Composite Materials

Credit: ( 3 + 0 ) 3 
Introduction to composite materials. Fibers and fiber architecture. Matrices. Elastic deformation of long-fiber composites. Laminates and their elestic behaviour. Stress ans strain in short fiber composites. The interface region, interface formation mechanisms, measurement of bonding strength. Strength and toughness of composites. Processing technologies for polymer, metal and ceramic matrix composites and their applications.

PHYS 121 General Physics I

Credit: ( 3 + 2 ) 4 
Basic concepts of mechanics using vectors and calculus; Newton’s laws of motion; conservation of energy and momentum. Kinematics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies undergoing rectilinear, rotational, and oscillatory motion. Weekly laboratory experiments complement the lecture.

PHYS 122 General Physics II

Credit: ( 3 + 2 ) 4 
Continuation of Physics I. The fundamentals laws of electricity and magnetism, including electromagnetic oscillation and applications to circuits and instruments. Coulomb’s law; electric fields; Gauss’s law; electric potential; capacitance. Simple circuits; RC circuits. Magnetic force; forces and magnetic dipoles; magnetic fields; Faraday’s law; self-inductance. Weekly laboratory experiments complement the lecture.

TURK 201 Turkish Language I

Credit: ( 0 + 0 ) 0 

TURK 202 Turkish Language II

Credit: ( 0 + 0 ) 0