Course Descriptions

Mechatronics Engineering Course Descriptions
MENG104  Engineering   Graphics           

Principles of engineering graphics with the   emphasis on laboratory use of AUTOCAD software. Plane Geometry, geometrical   constructions, joining of arcs, Dimensioning principles, principles of   orthographic projection, isometric and oblique drawing, principles of   sectioning, reading engineering drawing from blueprints.

Credits:  ( 2 /3 /0 )                                            Prerequisites: None                       

MECT190   Introduction to Mechatronics   Engineering 

This course aims to familiarize first year mechatronics   engineering students by introducing them to the fundamentals of discipline;   job opportunities for mechatronics engineers; basic study skills; an overview   of fundamentals laws and principles of mechatronics engineering; introduction   to problem layout and problem solving methods; simplified engineering   modeling and analysis of mechatronics systems; collection, manipulation and   presentation of engineering data; ethical issues; and the importance of   computers and language skills for effective communication.

Credits:  ( 1 / 0 / 1 ) 1                                                        Prerequisites: None                     

MENG286    Material Science     

Crystal structure and crystal geometry phase diagrams of alloy   systems, heat treatments applied to metallic materials and plain-carbonsteels.   Mechanical properties of metals stress-strain in metals, tensile test,   hardness and hardness testing, fatigue and fracture of metals, impact test,   creep of metals and creep test. Strengthening and plastic deformation of   metals. Mechanical properties of ceramics, glasses,polymers and composites.   Corrosion of metals. Material selection based on mechanical properties.

Credits:  ( 3 / 1 / 0 ) 3                                                         Prerequisites: CHEM101

MENG222  Strength of Materials           

Definition of stress, strain. Hook’s law. Constitutive relations   for uniaxial stresses. Shearing stress and strain. Torsion of circular   members.Thin walled pressure vessels. Relations between bending moment,   shearing force and distributed loads. Bending of beams with symmetrical   sections. Bending of composite beams.

Credits:  ( 4 / 1 / 0 ) 4                                        Prerequisites:MENG231   or CIVL211       

MENG231  Engineering Mechanics

Review of vector algebra. Principle   of mechanics. Static equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies. Distributed   force systems. Elements of structures, beam, trusses, cables. Friction.   Review of particle dynamics, force, energy and momentum methods. Planar   kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies. Energy methods. Particle and rigid   body vibrations.

Credits:    ( 3 / 0 / 1 ) 3                                 Prerequisites:MATH151  and   PHYS101

MENG201   Mechanical Workshop Practice

This is to be conducted in the   Mechanical Engineering Department’s workshops by all Mechatronics Engineering   students who have completed a minimum of two semesters in the program.   Students will perform various hand and machine tool operations under staff   supervision. It includes introduction to engineering materials, and selected   practices on laying-out and setting out a job, using measuring devices.  At the end of the training students will be   required to complete a report regarding their training.

Credits:  ( 1 / 3 / 0 ) 2                                               Prerequisites: None

MENG244  Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

Basic concepts of   thermodynamics; Properties of pure substances; Energy transfer by heat, work   and mass; The first law of thermodynamics; The second law of thermodynamics;   Entropy; Power cycles; Refrigeration cycles.

Credits:  ( 3 / 1 / 0 ) 3                                         Prerequisites: None       

MENG364   Manufacturing Technology

Fundamentals and principles of major manufacturing processes:   casting, bulk deformation, sheet metalworking, powder metallurgy. Processing   of polymers, ceramics, glass, rubber and composites. Metal cutting: cutting   conditions, forces, temperatures, tool life, surface finish, coolants.   Cutting tool materials. Principles, tools and process capabilities of basic   machining operations: turning, milling, drilling, planning, shaping, boring,   broaching. Gear manufacturing. Abrasive operations: grinding, finishing   operations. Non-traditional processes. Basics of joining and assembling.   Fusion and solid-state welding. Essentials of computer numerical control

Credits:  ( 4 / 1 / 0 ) 4                                    Prerequisites: MENG286

MENG331  Dynamics of Machinery                       

Mechanical vibrations: 2-D.O.F. vibrating systems, vibration   measuring instruments, numerical methods for multi-degree of freedom systems,   Dunkerley’s equations, vibration of continuous systems, random vibrations.   Balancing of machinery: rigid rotors, reciprocating machines, flywheels,   planar linkages, balancing machines and instrumentation. Cam dynamics,   gyroscope and governors

Credits:  ( 4 / 1 / 0 ) 4      Prerequisites:( MENG231 or MENG233) and (MATH241 or MATH207)

MECT363 Fundamentals of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Automation

Fundamental topics of implementing Programmable Logic Controllers(PLC) in systems automation, basic PLC programming, integration of industrial sensors and actuators with PLCs, PLC timers and counters.

Credits:  ( 3 / 1 / 0 ) 3                                   Prerequisites:   None

MECT375  Machine Elements   

The course covers   fundamentals of machine design which include: general design rules, load   analysis, materials selection, stress, strain and deflection anal mechatronics   components, sensors, instrumentation analysis, failure theories, the concepts   of reliability and safety, tolerances and fits; and introduces design   guidelines, mathematical models and equations for: fasteners and power   screws, springs, bearings, gears, shafts, clutches and brakes, and chain   drives. Students will have an opportunity to work on a design project using   learned knowledge.

Credits:  ( 3 / 0 / 1 ) 3                            Prerequisites: MENG222           

MENG303   Principles of CAE

Integration of computers into the design cycle. Interactive   computer modeling and analysis. Geometrical modeling with wire frame,   surface, and solid models. Finite element modeling and analysis. Curves and   surfaces and CAD/CAM data exchange. The integration of CAD, CAE and CAM systems.

Credits: ( 2 / 3 / 0 ) 3                             Prerequisites: MENG104

MECT410  Introduction to Capstone Design

The course aims to prepare the senior year students for their   capstone design projects, and to provide guidance with the selection of their   project advisors, topics and teams The students are introduced to the basic   features of the Capstone Design process, elements of a Capstone Project   Report and written oral presentation techniques.

Credits:   ( 1 / 0 / 1) 1                                    Prerequisites: None                                                      

MECT400   Industrial Training

This is a period comprising a minimum of 40 days’ training to be   completed in an industrial organization by all students who are effectively   in their junior or senior year. Students should obtain approval of the   Department before commencing training. Following this training, students will   be required to write a formal report and give a short presentation before a   committee regarding their training.

Credits:   ( 0 / 0 / 0 ) 0                              Prerequisites:   MENG364       

MECT411   Capstone Team Project

The purpose of the course is to develop an understanding of   independent research through the study of a particular Mechatronics   Engineering topic of interest. The special project is an exercise in the   professional application of specialist skills and experience developed in   Mechatronics Engineering program. Research topics, which may be principally   experimental, theoretical or applied, will be chosen in consultation with a   project supervisor.

Credits:   ( 1 / 4 / 0 )3                            Prerequisites: MECT410  and MECT400

Course   Descriptions – II – English : All compulsory courses offered by other   academic units

EENG112  Introduction to Programming

High-level programming environments. Variables, expressions and   assignments. Introducing C programming. Structured programming; sequential,   selective and repetitive structures. Function definition and function calls.   Prototypes and header files. Recursive functions. Arrays and pointers.   Dynamic memory management. Parameter passing conventions. Multi dimensional   arrays. Structures and unions. Conditional compilation, modular programming   and multi-file programs. Exception handling. File processing. Formatted I/O.   Random file access. Index structures and file organization.

Credits:   (4/ 1 /0) 4                                 Prerequisites:   None                                           

ENGL191  Communication in English I

ENGL191 is a first semester freshman academic   English course The purpose of this course is to consolidate and develop   students’ knowledge and awareness of academic discourse, language structures   and lexis. The prime focus will be on the further development of writing,   reading, speaking and listening skills in academic settings, and on improving   study skills in general.

Credits:   (3 / 1 / 0) 3                                           Prerequisites:   

MATH151   Calculus – I

Limits and continuity. Derivatives. Rules of differentiation.   Higher order derivatives. Chain rule. Related rates. Rolle’s and the mean   value theorem. Critical Points. Asymptotes. Curve sketching. Integrals.   Fundamental Theorem. Techniques of integration. Definite integrals.   Application to geometry and science. Indeterminate forms. L’Hospital’s Rule.   Improper integrals. Infinite series. Geometric series. Power series. Taylor   series and binomial series

Credits:   (4 / 0 / 1) 4                                 Prerequisites: None                                          

PHYS101   Physics I

Families of physical quantities having different dimensions,   units and rules of mathematics. Vector mathematics and calculus, their   applications to motion. Newton’s laws. Integrals of the second law,   work-energy, impulse-momentum, conservation of energy and momentum,   applications. Rotations. Static equilibrium.

Credits:   (4 / 1 / 0) 4                                Prerequisites: None                                

CHEM101   General Chemistry

Atoms, molecules and ions; Mass relations in chemistry,   stoichiometry; Gasses, the ideal gas law, partial pressures, mole fractions,   kinetic theory of gases; Electronic structure and the periodic table; Thermo   chemistry, calorimetry, enthalpy, the first law of thermodynamics; Liquids   and Solids; Solutions; Acids and Bases; Organic Chemistry.

Credits:   (4 / 0 / 1) 4                              Prerequisites: None                                                   

ENGL192  Communication in English II

ENGL 192 is a second semester freshman academic English course   The purpose of this course is to further consolidate and develop students’   knowledge and awareness of academic discourse, language structures and lexis.   The prime focus will be on the further development of writing, reading,   speaking and listening skills in academic settings, and on improving study   skills in general.

Credits:   (3 / 1 / 0) 3                                 Prerequisites: ENGL191                                                   

MATH152   Calculus-II

Vectors in R3. Lines and Planes. Functions of several variables.   Limit and continuity. Partial differentiation. Chain rule. Tangent plane.   Critical Points. Global and local extrema. Lagrange multipliers. Directional   derivative. Gradient, Divergence and Curl. Multiple integrals with   applications. Triple integrals with applications. Triple integral in   cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Line, surface and volume integrals.   Independence of path. Green’s Theorem. Conservative vector fields. Divergence   Theorem. Stokes’ Theorem.

Credits:   (4 / 0 / 1) 4                                Prerequisites:MATH151                                                    

PHYS102 Physics-II

Kinetic theory of ideal gases. Equipartition of energy. Heat,   heat transfer and heat conduction. Laws of thermodynamics, applications to   engine cycles. Coulombs law and electrostatic fields. Gauss’s law. Electric   potential. Magnetic field. Amperes law. Faradays law.

Credits:   ( 4 / 0 / 1 ) 4                               Prerequisites: PHYS101   

TUSL181 Turkish   as a Second Language

TUSL181 is a Basic Turkish course introducing the Turkish   language. It incorporates all four language skills and provides an   introduction to basic grammar structures. Students will be encouraged to   develop their writing skills through a variety of tasks. The aim of this   course is for students to be able to understand and communicate in everyday   situations, both in the classroom and in a Turkish-speaking environment.

Credits: : ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                           Prerequisites: None   

HIST280   History of Turkish Reforms

19. century state of the Ottoman Empire (Constitutional Period), Tripoli and the Balkan Wars, World War II and the results, the Guilds, the War of Independence, Cease Fire Ant., Lausanne, Ant.

Credits: ( 2 / 0 / 0 ) 2                            Prerequisites: None                                                                

INFE221  Electrical Circuits

Circuit variables and circuit   elements. Some circuit simplification techniques. Techniques of circuit   analysis. The operational amplifiers. The natural and step response of RL and   RC circuits. Natural and step responses of RLC circuits. Sinusoidal   steady-state analysis. Introduction to the Laplace Transform. The Laplace   Transform in circuit analysis.

Credits: (4 / 0 / 1) 4                               Prerequisite:   Math151

IENG355  Ethics in Engineering

This course is designed to introduce   moral rights and responsibilities of engineers in relation to society,   employers, colleagues and clients. Analysis of ethical and value conflict in   modern engineering practice. Importance of intellectual property rights and   conflicting interests. Ethical aspects in engineering design, manufacturing,   and operations. Cost-benefit-risk analysis and safety and occupational hazard   considerations.

Credits:  ( 3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                Prerequisites:   None

EENG212  Algorithms and Data Structures

Storage structures and memory allocations. Primitive data   structures. Data abstraction and Abstract Data Types. Array and record   structures. Sorting algorithms and quick sort. Linear & binary search.   Complexity of algorithms. String processing. Stacks & queues; stack   operations, implementation of recursion, polish notation and arithmetic   expressions. Queues and implementation methods. Dequeues & priority   queues. Linked storage representation and linked-lists. Doubly linked lists   and circular lists. Binary trees. Tree traversal algorithms.  Tree searching. General trees. Graphs;   terminology, operations on graphs and traversing algorithms.

Credits: (3 / 1 / 0) 3                   Prerequisites: EENG112                                                           

MATH241   Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear   Algebra

Systems of linear equations, elementary row   operations, echelon form, Gaussian elimination method; Matrices;   Determinants, adjoint and inverse   matrices, Cramer’s rule; Vector spaces, linear independence, bases and   dimension, eigenvalue problem. First-order   differential equations, separable differential equations, change of   variables, exact differential equations; Second-order differential equations,   the method of undetermined coefficients, the variation of parameters method;   General results of first-order linear systems, homogeneous constant   coefficient vector differential equations, variations of parameters for   linear systems; Laplace transform method.

Credits:   ( 4 / 0 / 1 ) 4                        Prerequisites: MATH151                                       

ENGL201  Communication Skills-I

ENGL 201 is a second year Mainstream Communication Skills course   for students at the Faculty of Engineering. The course aims to introduce a   range of skills, including effective written and oral communication, research   skills and study skills. Throughout the course the students will be involved   in project work intended to help them in their immediate and future academic   and professional life. This will include library research, technical report   writing and an oral presentation. By investigating a topic of their own   choice, students will develop their understanding of independent research   skills. During the report writing process, students will improve their   writing and develop the ability to produce organized, cohesive work. The oral   presentation aims to enhance spoken fluency and accuracy and provide training   in the components of a good presentation.

Credits:(   3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                Prerequisites:   ENGL192                                           

INFE242  Electronics

Semiconductor devices, basic   amplifier concepts, diodes, P-N junction diodes, Schottky diodes, Bipolar   Junction Transistors (BJTs), Field-Effect Transistors: MOSFETs, JFETs, transistor   biasing.

Credits: (4 / 0 / 1) 4                    Prerequisite:   INFE221     

EENG 226    Signals and Systems

Continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems. Linear   time-invariant (LTI) systems: system properties, convolution sum and the   convolution integral representation, system properties, LTI systems described   by differential and difference equations. Fourier series: Representation of   periodic continuous-time and discrete-time signals and filtering. Continuous   time Fourier transform and its properties: Time and frequency shifting,   conjugation, differentiation and integration, scaling, convolution, and the   Parseval’s relation. Representation of aperiodic signals and the Discrete-time   Fourier transform. Properties of the discrete-time Fourier transform.

Credits ( 4 / 0 / 1) 4                 Prerequisites: INFE221   

EENG 115  Introduction to Digital Logic   Design

Number systems, arithmetic operations, decimal codes,   alphanumeric codes, Boolean algebra, Karnaugh maps, NAND and NOR gates,exclusive-OR   gates, integrated circuits, combinational circuits, decoders, encoders,   multiplexers, adders, subtractors, multipliers, sequential circuits, latches,   flip-flops, sequential circuits analysis, registers, counters, RAM and ROM   memories, programmable logic technologies (PLA, PLD, CPLD, FPGA).

Credits:   (3 / 1 / 0) 3           Prerequisites: None                                                          

EENG 320    Control Systems-I

Introduction to control: open-loop and closed loop control.   Modeling: transfer function, block diagram, signal flow graph, state   equations.Feedback control system characteristics: sensitivity, disturbance   rejection, steady-state error. Performance specifications: second-order   system, dominant roots, steady-state error of feedback systems. Stability:   Routh-Hurwitz criterion, relative stability. The root-locus method, Bode   diagram, Nyquist stability criterion, gain margin and phase margin, Nichols   chart.

Credits:(   4 / 0 / 1) 4          Prerequisites: EENG226                                                     

EENG 410    Microprocessors-I

Representation of numbers. Two’s complement. Sign-magnitude   notations. Fixed-length binary arithmetic. Floating-point arithmetic. Introductory   microprocessor architecture. Instructions and micro-operations. Machine   cycles. Instruction and data fetching. Addressing modes. Inherent, immediate,   direct, relative and indexed addressing. Microprocessor interfacing. Data,   address and control buses. Memory interfacing. Basic I/O interfacing.

Credits:   (4 / 0 / 1) 4             Prerequisites: EENG115                                                         

IENG420  Fundamentals of Engineering Economy

An introduction to the basics of economic analysis for decisions   in engineering design, in manufacturing, in manufacturing equipment, and in   industrial projects. Time value of money. Cash flow analysis. Cost of   capital. Return on investment. Elements of cost and cost estimation.   Break-even analysis. Decision making among alternatives. Effects of   depreciation. Taxes. Replacement analysis. Inflation.

Credits:   ( 3 / 0 / 0 ) 3                Prerequisites: None                                                                

MATH322   Probability and Statistical Methods

Introduction to probability and statistics. Operations on sets.   Counting problems. Conditional probability and total probability formula,Bayes’   theorem. Introduction to random variables, density and distribution   functions. Expectation, variance and covariance. Basic distributions. Joint   density and distribution function. Descriptive statistics. Estimation of  parameters, maximum likelihood estimator.Hypothesis testing.

Credits:   ( 3 / 0 / 1 ) 3                     Prerequisites:   None                                                      

EENG428    Introduction to Robotics

Basic components of   robot systems; coordinate frames, homogeneous transformations, kinematics for   manipulator, inverse kinematics; manipulator dynamics, Jacobians: velocities   and static forces, trajectory planning, Actuators, Sensors, Vision, Fuzzy   logic control of manipulator and robotic programming.

Credits:   (4 / 0 / 0) 4         Prerequisites: MATH241