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Akademik Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Undergraduate Course Descriptions


Course Code Course Name Credit
CE 102Statics(3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6
General principles. Force vectors. Equilibrium of a particle. Force system resultants. Equilibrium of a rigid body. Structural analysis. Internal Forces. Friction. Center of gravity and centriod. Moments of inertia. Virtual work.
CE 171Computer Aided Technical Drawing (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Scale, line types, geometric drawings, projections, perspective and types, freehand sketch drawing, drawing of various building elements. Introduction to Autocad software, Autocad commands. Single dimension drawings, drawings with coordinates, page and setting commands, drawing commands, two dimensional drawings, practice.
CE 201Strength of Materials I (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 7
Stress. Strain. Mechanical properties of materials: Stress-strain diagrams, Hooke's Law, strain energy. Axial load: Saint Venant's principles, statically determinate and indeterminate systems, thermal stresses. Torsion: Circular and non-circular shafts, thin-walled tubes, inelastic torsion. Bending: Symmetric and asymmetric bending, curved beams, inelastic bending. Transverse shear: Shear stresses in beams, shear center, thin walled members. Prerequisite: CE 102
CE 202 Strength of Materials II (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 5
Combine loadings. Stress transformation: General equations, Mohr Circle. Stain transformation. Design of beams. Deflections of beams: Elastic curve, method of superposition, statically determinate and indeterminate beams. Effect of shear on the elastic curve. Normal force with bending. Bending with torsion. Energy methods: Conservation of energy. Virtual work. Castigliano's theorem. Buckling of colums Prerequisite: CE 201
CE 203Engineering Materials (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Basics of mechanical design: visual thinking, engineering drawing and machine anatomy. Basics of manufacturing: processes, materials, and thermo-fluid aspects. Use of computers in various phases of design and manufacturing. Exposure to CAD systems and basic machine shop techniques.
CE 204Dynamics(3+2+0) 3 ECTS 6
Definition and classification. Kinematics and kinetics of particles. Newton's laws. Impulse and momentum. Work. Field of force. Potential and kinetic energy. Motion in a resistive medium. Vibration. Systems of particles. Celestial mechanics. Motion of a system with changing mass. Rigid body. Euler angles. Theorems of center of mass. Axial rotation, gyroscope, plane motion, Relative motion. Prerequisite: CE 102
CE 231Geology (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Earth sphere. Minerals. Sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks. Tectonic. Seperation and formation of soil. Geologic maps. Surveys in geology. Earthquakes. Hydrogeology, dam geology, tunnel geology, transport geology. Landslides. Material geology. Definition of minerals and rocks in laboratory.
CE 232 Surveying (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 4
Introduction. Units. The errors of measurement. Orthogonal method. Theodolite and simple methods of angle measurement. Polygonal, open and closed traverse, calculation of polygon coordinates. Measurement of height. Profiles and cross-section surface levelling, tachometry. Application (layout).
CE 239Earth Works (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 3
Introduction to earthworks, soil types and properties. Earthwork calculations. Productivity and cost calculations in excavations. Cross-sectional areas. Volume calculations. Mass diagram and hauling. Excavation methods. Excavation with explosives. Fill construction and compaction. Organization of earthwork Site.
CE 304Elastic Stability (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Elastic stability. Methods. Buckling of elastic bars. Euler cases. Frames. Conservative systems. Energy methods, Ritz Method. Transversal buckling. Plate buckling, Approximate methods.Prerequisite: CE 201, CE 202
CE 308 Structural Dynamics(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Discrete systems. One degree of freedom systems. Two degree of freedom systems. Continuous systems. Vibration of strings and cables. Longitudinal vibrations of rods. Bending vibrations of beams. Approximate methods of solutions. Torsional vibrations of shafts. Vibrations of rectangular and circular membranes. Vibrations of plates. Measurements and frequency analysis.Prerequisites: CE 201, CE 202, CE 204
CE 311Structural Analysis I (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 7
Structural systems. Loads. Assumptions and idealizations of structural analyses. Support reactions, internal forces, equilibrium equations. Calculation of the static loads of plane isostatic systems, diagrams of internal forces. Isostatic plane systems; simple beam, cantilever, Gerber beams, frames and arches, trusses. Hyperstatic systems and solution methods, temperature and support collapses. Influence lines. Prerequisite: CE 102
CE 312Structural Analysis II (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6
Fundamental concepts of force and displacement methods. Calculation of member stiffness matrices and load vectors. Coding technique for system matrices. Computer programs for displacement and force methods. Analysis of shear-wall structures by stiffness method.Prerequisite: CE 311
CE 321Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Basic concepts. Unit systems. Hydrostatic. Kinematics of fluids; basic equations of one dimensional flow. One dimension ideal flow. One dimension real flow. Two and three dimensional flows of ideal and real flows. Potential flows. Flow in pipes. Continuous and local energy losses. Open channel flows.Prerequisite: CE 204
CE 331Soil Mechanics (3+0+2) 4 ECTS 7
Creation of soils. Physical characteristics of soils. Index properties of soils and classification. Stresses in soils, consolidation of soils, compaction theories, shear resistance of soils
CE 332 Foundation Engineering(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Soil investigation. Use of in-situ and laboratory test results for design, bearing capacity of foundations. Design of foundations over sand and clay deposits. Settlement criteria. Foundation pit. Pile foundations
CE 351Introduction to Transportation Engineering(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Importance of transportation. History of transportation engineering. Transportation systems: Road, railway, seaway, airway and pipelines. Introduction to transportation planning, basic concepts of transportation infrastructure, finance of transportation projects. Operation and maintenance of transportation systems. Important transportation projects in the world and Turkey.
CE 354Pavement Engineering(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Pavement Management Systems (PMS): Concepts, history, components. PMS at network and project level. Defining sections, performance models, distresses in pavements and severity level. Routine and preventive maintenance. Rehabilitation, Cost-benefit analysis, priority procedure, decision making under budget constraint.
CE 356Highway Engineering(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Highways: Concepts, history. Human and vehicle characteristics. Sight distances. Traffic characteristics: Speed- traffic volume- density relationships, traffic prediction, route layout design. Horizontal curves. Longitudional section and vertical curves. Capacity analysis. Urban street design. Drainage.
CE 358Railway Engineering (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Railway: Concepts, history. Geometric design. Rolling stock, infrastructure and superstructure, electrification, signalization, operation and train control, stations, routine and preventative maintenance. Accidents. Important railway projects.
CE 362Reinforced Concrete(3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6
Basic concepts of reinforced concrete elements. Safety of structures. Elements under axial loading. Bearing capacity of elements under flexure. Design of beams and columns. Elements subject to shear and torsion. Plates. Foundations. Design of earthwall structures. Earthquake code.
CE 369Steel Structures (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Introduction to steel structures. Safety. Steel connection design: Riveted connections, pinned connections, welded connections. Tension rods, compression rods, rods subjected to flexure. Truss systems. Tension and compression members. Beams and beam-columns. Roof design and construction. Prerequisite: CE 201, CE 202
CE 379Construction Management and Site Techniques(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Worksite organization. Administrative, technical, financial, social functions and powers. Site layout and facilities. Prefabrication facilities. Roads, building, dams, bridges and construction sites, Scheduling. Bar and circuit diagrams, critical path method (CPM). Introduction to building businesses. Administrative and financial regulations, procurement procedures. Contracting and services, cost-benefit analysis, financial planning, quantity surveying.
CE 388Urban Transportation Planning(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Traffic demand analysis and predictions. Trip generation, trip distribution. Modal split and trip assignment techniques. Economic analysis of transportation projects. Cost-benefit analysis. Terminals. Transport costs. Decision making for transportation projects, long term transportation planning.
CE 402Theory of Elasticity(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Stress and strain analysis. Compatibility conditions. General theory of plane elasticity. Plane stress. Plane strain. Solutions in Cartesian coordinates. Stress functions. Airy stress function. Boundary conditions. Polynomial solutions. Biharmonic functions. Examples. Solutions with Fourier series. Solutions in polar coordinates. Three dimensional elasticity. Saint-Venant torsion. Bending theory.Prerequisite: CE201,CE202, CE 204
CE 404Theory of Plasticity (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Stress-strain relations. Yield criteria and the general behaviour of materials beyond proportional limit. Approximate theories on the theory of plastic flow. Bending, torsion, plane strain and plane stress. Plasticity for materials with isotropic hardening. Kinematic hardening and time dependence. Theories based on crystal slip. Variational theorems.Prerequisite: CE 201, CE202, CE204
CE 462Advanced Concrete Technology(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Concrete production techniques. Quality control. Mix design for high strength concrete. Admixtures for concrete. Ready-mix concrete. Nondestructive testing. Pumped concrete, Spreading concrete at hot and cold weather conditions. Underwater concrete, Vacuum concrete. Lightweight concrete.
CE 465Concrete Roads (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Advantages of concrete roads. Surface properties. Materials used in concrete roads. Physical properties of concrete. Components of concrete. Pavement design. Construction of concrete roads. Maintenance. Developments in concrete roads.Prerequisite: CE 362
CE 481Traffic Engineering(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5
Components of traffic systems and characatesitics. Traffic control methods. Traffic flow charactetistics. Introduction to intelligent transportation systems. Statistical methods in traffic engineering. Traffic volume surveys. Speed, delay, travel time surveys. Accident investigations. Parking, signing and marking of roads. Signalisation at intersections, capacity analysis of intersections.