Courses

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Course Code Course Title Theoretical Practical Local Credit ECTS Credit Pre-requisities
MAT101 Calculus I 4 0 4 6
CHEM104 Chemistry for Biological Sciences 3 2 4 6
PHY101 Physics I 3 2 4 6
BME101 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering 3 0 3 5
ENG101 English I 3 0 3 5
AIT101 Ataturk’s Principles & History 2 0 0 1
YİT101 Turkish for Foreigners 2 0 0 2

Spring Semester

Course Code Course Title Theoretical Practical Local Credit ECTS Credit Pre-requisities
MAT102 Calculus II 4 0 4 6 MAT101
PHY102 Physics II 3 2 4 6 PHY101
MAT112 Linear Algebra 3 0 3 5
ENG102 English II 3 0 3 5 ENG101
BME102 Biochemistry 3 2 4 6 CHEM104
BME110 Medical English 3 0 3 5

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Course Code Course Title Theoretical Practical Local Credit ECTS Credit Pre-requisities
MAT201 Differetial Equations 4 0 4 6 MAT101
BME202 Biomaterials 3 2 4 6 CHEM104
EE207 Electric Circuits 3 2 4 6 PHY102
COM141 Introduction Computer Programming 4 0 4 6
ENG210 English Communication & Skills 3 0 3 5 ENG102
NTE Non-technical Elective 3 0 3 5

Spring Semester

Course Code Course Title Theoretical Practical Local Credit ECTS Credit Pre-requisities
BME210 Anatomy & Physiology 4 0 4 6 BME102
BME250 Biostatistics 3 0 3 5
EE208 Basic Electronics 3 2 4 6 EE207
BME260 Electromagnetic Theories 3 0 3 5 PHY102
COM211 Digital Logic Processes 3 2 4 6 COM141
NTE Non-technical Elective 3 0 3 5
BME200 Internship I 0 0 0 6

THIRD YEAR

Fall Semester

Course Code Course Title Theoretical Practical Local Credit ECTS Credit Pre-requisities
BME320 Biomechanics 3 0 3 5 BME210
BME310 Biomedical Electronics 3 2 4 6 EE208
BME301 Biomedical Sensors 3 2 4 6 BME101
BME311 Biomedical Instrumentations I 3 2 4 6 BME101
EE341 Signals & Systems 3 2 4 6 EE208
COM301 Microprocessors 3 2 4 6 COM211

Spring Semester

Course Code Course Title Theoretical Practical Local Credit ECTS Credit Pre-requisities
BME340 Modelling of Biological Systems 3 2 4 6 COM141
BME350 Radiology Physics 3 0 3 5 PHY102
BME303 Biomedical Imaging 3 2 4 6
BME312 Biomedical Instrumentations II 3 2 4 6 BME301
BME321 Artificial Organs 3 2 4 6 BME202
BME300 Intership II 0 0 0 6

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Semester

Course Code Course Title Theoretical Practical Local Credit ECTS Credit Pre-requisities
BME401 Instrumental Analysis 3 2 4 6
BME452 Biomedical Signal Processing 3 2 4 6
BME400 Graduation Project I 3 0 3 12
TE Technical Elective 3 0 3 5
TE Technical Elective 3 0 3 5

Spring Semester

Course Code Course Title Theoretical Practical Local Credit ECTS Credit Pre-requisities
BME402 Graduation Projects II 3 0 3 12 BME 402
BME435 Bioinformatics 3 2 4 6
TE Technical Elective 3 0 3 5
TE Technical Elective 3 0 3 5
TE Technical Elective 3 0 3 5

Technical Elective Courses

Course Code Course Title Local Credit ECTS Credit
COM 463 Digital Image Processing 3 5
COM 416 Computer Networks 3 5
EE 457 Robotics Systems 3 5
EE 432 Mechatronics 3 5
BME 302 Advanced Microcontrollers 3 5
BME 458 Biomedical Equipment Design 3 5
BME 433 Medical Biology 3 5
BME 438 Ultrasound Systems 3 5
BME 431 Cardiac Mechanics 3 5
BME 441 Orthopedic Biomechanics 3 5
BME 442 Advanced Biomedical Sensors 3 5
BME 446 Figure Analysis and Machine Vision 3 5
BME 448 Micro and Nanotechnology in Biomedical Engineering 3 5
MAN 402 Management for Engineers 3 5
ECON 432 Economics for Engineers 3 5

Non Technical Elective Subjects

Course Code Course Title Local Credit ECTS Credit Prerequiste
MAN101 Introduction to Management 3 5
ECON101 Introduction to Economics 3 5
FRE101 French I 3 5
FRE102 French II 3 5 FRE 101
GER101 German I 3 5
GER102 German II 3 5 GER 101
PHIL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 5
HIST103 History of Civiliztion 3 5
POL101 Political Science I 3 5
SOC101 Sociology 3 5

Description of Undergraduate Courses


MAT101 – 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.
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CHEM104 – Chemistry for Biological Sciences
Atoms, Compounds and Chemical Bonding, Molecular Interactions, Organic Compounds, Biological Macromolecules, Molecular Shape and Structure, Isomerism, Chemical Analyses, Energy, Kinetics, Equilibria, and Acids and Bases.
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PHY101 – Physics I
A basic physics course which study mechanic phenomenas. Topics include the description of motion, forces, gravitation, work, and energy, momentum, rotational motion, and Static equilibrium. Laboratory work is an important component of the course.
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BME101 – Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
This course is designed for biomedical engineering undergraduate students. The purpose of the course is to provide biomedical engineering background on technical aspects. Brief introduction to the field of biomedical engineering is given; biomedical devices, medical instrumentation and medical imaging systems are introduced to familiarize the students for the upcoming years of study. Students are provided with overviews of the major physical techniques that engineers have used to explore in biomedical engineering level.
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ENG101 – English I
This course offers intermediate levels include wide range of grammatical structures and vocabulary of English in order to built onto the foundation established at the Preparatory School. This course aims to bring the students to a level that will enable them fulfill the requirements of main courses of their departments. Students will be encouraged to read a variety of texts as well as chapters from textbooks so that they can pursue their undergraduate studies at the university without major difficulty. ENG 101 is designed to improve the students’ presentation ability. Students are expected to do an oral presentation. At the end of the course they submitted their written projects.
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MAT102 – Calculus II
Sequences and Infinite Series; The integral test, comparison test, geometric series, ratio test, alternating series.Power series, Taylor series. Parametric equations and Polar coordinates. Functions of several variables,limits,continuity,partial derivatives,chain rule,extrema of functions of several variables.Multible integrals:Double integrals,Area,volume,double integral in polar coordinates,surface area,triple integrals,spherical and cylindrical coordinates.
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PHY102 – Physics II
A basic physics course which study electric and magnetic phenomenas. Topics include electricity, magnetism, and direct current circuits. Laboratory work is an important component of the course.
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MAT112 – Linear Algebra
System of linear equations: elementary row operations, echelon forms, Gaussian elimination method. Matrices: elementary matrices, invertible matrices. Determinants: adjoint and inverse matrices, Crammer’s rule. Vector spaces: linear independents, basis, dimension. Linear mapping. Inner product spaces: Gram-Schmit ortogonalization. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors, Cayley-Hamilton theorem, diagonalization.
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ENG102 – English II
This course offers the students a wide range of grammatical structures and key language and vocabulary of English in the technical, industrial, and scientific sectors at intermediate level for everyday communication at work. This course aims to bring the students to a level that will enable them to ful fill the requirement so the main courses of the departments. The ability to evaluate, analyze and synthesize information in written discourse will be highlighted. Documentation in writing will be introduced at the beginning of the course, in order to solidly establish the skill by the end. Students will learn the discourse patterns and structures to be used in different essay types that they need for real life, hands-on tasks like explaining process, organizing schedules, reporting or progress, or analyzing risk.
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BME102 – Biochemistry
This course is designed for engineering students. Emphasis is placed on the realationship between molecular architecture and the functional properties of biomolecules, and the thermodynamic, unceasing, and self regulating nature of living processes. Students are also provided with overviews of the major physical and chemical techniques that engineers have used to explore life at the molecular level.
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BME110 – Medical English
Accurately describe the human body and associated components, conditions processes and process in a science-based manner. Learn words created using prefixes and suffixes in Latin and Ancient Greek. In medicine, their meanings and their etymologyare informed by the lananguage of origin.
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MAT201 – Diffential Equations
Ordinary and partial differential equations. Explicit solutions, Implicit Solution. First-order differential equations, separable, homogenous differential equations, exact differential equations. Ordinary linear differential equations. Bernoulli differential equations. Cauchy-differential equations. High-order ordinary differential equations. Introduction to Laplace transforms. Introduction to series method for solving differential equations
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BME202 – Biomaterials
Introduction to biomaterials, Biocompatibility, The structure of solids, Imperfections in crystals, super cooled and network solids, Composite material structure, Characterization of materials, Mechanical thermal properties, Phase diagrams, Strengthening by Heat Treatments, Surface properties and adhesion, Electrical, optical, X-Ray Absorption, Acoustic and ultrasonic characterization of materials, metallic implant, Ceramic implant, Polymeric implant and composite materials. The course emphasizes the fundamental properties of biomaterials.
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EE207 – Electric Circuits
This course is designed for provide an understanding of the fundamentals and analysis of electric circuits. The course encompasses the fundamental concepts of electric circuits, such as Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s laws. It develops into the circuit analysis techniques such as nodal and mesh analyses and the equivalent circuits. Energy storage elements and first order transient circuits are included in the course. The course also covers the analysis of sinusoidal circuits, including the power calculation.
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COM141 – Introduction to Computer Programming
Construction and abstraction of computer program. Elements of C. Structure of the program, data types, constants, input and output of integer numbers, real numbers. Variables, expressions and assignments. Input and output functions. Control Structures. Selection- If statement, multiple selection- switch statement. Iteration- while, do-while, for operators. User-defined functions, arrays and subscripted variables, single and multi dimensional arrays. Array and functions. Pointers, pointers and strings. Structures, creating structures. Structure as function argument. Subprograms. Files. File operations.
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ENG210 – English Communication & Skills
To reinforces and consolidates the language and 4 skills that students have learned from earlier courses, as well as developing their level of knowledge, communicative capacity, and ability to analyse and reflect on language. Course on upper -intermediate AND ADVANCED levels include interesting and up-to-date topics, encouraging students to recognize the importance of acquiring a foreign language in a modern context; prepare them to for their future professional life.
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BME210 – Anatomy & Physiology
Introduction to the subject of human anatomy and physiology. The neurological system, the cardiovascular system, calculations related to the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, calculations related to the respiratory system, the urinary system, calculations related to the urinary system, mechanisms of physiologic control, the digestive system.
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BME250 – Biostaistics
Probability and counting, permutation and combination. Some probability laws, Axioms of probability. Random variables and discrete distributions. Continuous distributions. Joint distributions. Mathematical Expectation, Some Discrete Probability Distributions, Some Continuous Probability Distributions. Biomedical science problem applications.
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BME260 – Electromagnetic Theories
This course is an undergraduate level electromagnetic theories course, which emphasizes as a basic for understanding on electromagnetic theories and their applications. The course focuses on an important role of electromagnetic theories in diverse areas of electromagnetic spectrum, electric filed and several point charges, electric flux, capacitors and capacitance, moving particles in the electric field, polarization, energy of capacitor, diverjans theorem, general situation of the induction.
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COM211 – Digital Logic Processes
Introduction to number systems and codes. Boolean algebra and logic gates. Simplification of switching functions. Combinational logic. Combinational circuit design with programmable devices. Introduction to sequential devices. Modular sequential logic. Analysis and synthesis of synchronous sequential circuits. Sequential circuits with programmable logic devices. Introduction to microprocessors programming.
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BME200 – Internship I
The minimum time for this practice in an organization is four weeks (20 working days). The main objective is to observe a company in an original setting and answer questions on the fundamental areas of Biomedical engineering. A written report summarizing in the training experience is required.
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BME320 – Biomechanics
This course is an undergraduate level biomechanics course, which emphasizes as a basis for understanding biomechanics and their applications. The course focuses on a important role of biomechanics in diverse areas of growth, development, tissue remodelling and homeostasis. Topics include cellular biomechanics, hemodynamics, the circulatory system, the interstitium, ocular biomechanics, the respiratory system, muscles and movement and skeletal biomechanics. This course covers the fundamental concepts of biomechanics (biology, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, anatomy or physiology) behind the design of real biomedical problems with biomechanical concepts.
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BME310 – Biomedical Electronics
This course is designed for biomedical engineering undergraduate students. The purpose of this course is provide biomedical instrumentation background on technical aspects.
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BME301 – Biomedical Sensors
The basis of biosensor design, analysis and selection of physical, optical, electrical, mechanical, thermal transduction mechanisms. The properties of transducers, dynamic linearity, hysteresis and frequency range. Biological elements, immobilization of biological components. Medical, biological and chemical sensors and transducers based on electrochemistry, optics, and solid- state devices.
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BME311 – Biomedical Instrumentations I
Origins and characteristics of bioelectric signals, recording electrodes, amplifiers, chemical pressure and flow transducers, non-invasive monitoring techniques, and electrical safety.
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EE341 – Signals & Systems
This course introduces students to the study and analysis of signals and systems. The following main topics are covered: Classifications of signals, basic operations on signals, elementary signals, properties of systems, impulse response, convolution, step response, systems described by differential and difference equations, frequency response, Fourier series and transform, Fourier analysis of discrete-time signals and systems, properties of Fourier representations, Fourier representations for mixed signal classes, sampling, reconstruction, z-Transform.
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COM301 – Microprocessors
Introduction to microprocessors. Architecture of microprocessors and instruction sets. Interrupts. Memories. Parallel and serial input/output programming. Microprocessor based system design. Microprocessor applications.
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BME340 – Modelling of Biological Systems
This course introduces the current approaches for mathematical modelling and analysis of biological systems using both computer simulation and mathematical techniques. The course reviews the basics of modelling methodology, stochastic and deterministic models, numerical and analytical methods, and model validation. Examples throughout the course are drawn from population dynamics, biochemical networks, ecological models, neuronal modelling, and physiological systems.
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BME350 – Radiology Physics
This course covers the essential physics of radiological imaging modalities. The main topics; radiation and the atom, interaction of radiation with matter, X-ray production, X-ray tubes, nuclear magnetic resonance, magnetization properties, characteristics of ultrasound, interactions of ultrasound with matter, radioactivity and nuclear transformation, radionuclide production and radiopharmaceuticals, radiation detection, radiation protection, dosimeter and radiation biology.
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BME303 – Biomedical Imaging
This course is designed for biomedical engineering undergraduate students. The purpose of this course is to provide biomedical imaging equipment background on technical aspects. Biomedical diagnostic imaging systems including x-ray devices, fluoroscopes, CT’s, MRI devices and nuclear imaging devices are introduced in detail. Students are provided with overviews of the major physical techniques that engineers have used to explore in biomedical engineering level.
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BME312 – Biomedical Instrumentations II
This course is designed for biomedical engineering undergraduate students. The purpose of the course is to provide biomedical instrumentation backround on technical aspects. Biomedical measurement systems are introduced in detail. Students are provided with overviews of the major physical techniques that engineers have used to explore in biomedical engineering levels.
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BME321 – Artificial Organs
The important goal of this course is to thought technologies that will maintain, improve or even restore the function of diseased organs. The growing need for these technologies is substantial. Improved health care has resulted in an increased life span for the general population and, when coupled with a growing shortage of donor organs, makes it clear that organ assistance and substitution devices will play a larger role in managing patients with end-stage disease by providing a bridge to recovery or transplantation.
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BME300 Internship II
A minimum of four weeks (20 working days) of training in companies involving observation of the computer system and the software. The main objective is to observe a companying an original setting and answer questions on the fundamental areas of Biomedical engineering. A written report summarizing the training experience is required.
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BME401 – Instrumental Analysis
This course is designed to give students practical experience using modern analytical instrumentation and to provide students with the background theory and principles of operation.
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BME452 – Biomedical Signal Processing
This course is designed for biomedical engineering undergraduate students. The purpose of this course is to provide biomedical signal processing background on technical aspects. Fundamentals of digital signal processing signal conditioning, frequency analyses, digital filtering methods, feature extraction, classification and application on EEG-ECG signals are introduced in detail. Students are provided with overviews of major techniques that engineers have used to explore in biomedical engineering level.
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BME400 – Graduation Projects I
This course is designed for biomedical engineering undergraduate students. The purpose of this course is to provide biomedical signal processing background on technical aspects. Fundamentals of digital signal processing signal conditioning, frequency analyses, digital filtering methods, feature extraction, classification and application on EEG-ECG signals are introduced in detail. Students are provided with overviews of major techniques that engineers have used to explore in biomedical engineering level.
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BME402 – Graduation Projects II
Design, develop and present a project based on the knowledge acquired during undergraduate studies. This course is continuation and modification of the project from BME400.
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BME435 – Bioinformatics
This course is a graduate level bioinformatics course, which emphasizes as a basis for understanding bioinformatics and their applications. The course focuses on a general introduction to the uses of biological databases in generating biological knowledge to better understand living systems, for the purposes of aiding healing of diseases. Topics include Genomic Era, the anatomy of genome, probabilistic models of genome sequences, biological databases, sequence alignment, gene and promoter prediction, molecular phylogenetics, post-genomic epidemic, structural bioinformatics and proteomics. This course covers the fundamental concepts molecular biology, database management systems, and probabilistic models.

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