Courses

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FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Sub.Code Subject Name Local Cr. ECTS
ENG-101 English I. 3 4
MAT-101 Calculus I. 4 6
PHY-101 General Physics I. 4 6
CHM-101 General Chemistry 4 6
COM-101 Computer Programming 3 6
Total Credit 18 28

Spring Semester

Sub.Code Subject Name Local Cr. ECTS
ENG-102 English II. 3 4
MAT-102 Calculus II. 4 6
PHY-102 General Physics II. 4 6
GEO-102 Geology for Civil Engineering 3 5
TD – 102 Technical Drawing 3 6
Total Credit 17 27

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Sub.Code Subject Name Local Cr. ECTS
MAT-201 Diff. Eq. and Lın. algebra 3 6
MAT-203 Statistical Methods for C.E. 3 5
CE – 221 Statics 4 6
CE – 231 Engineering Economy 3 6
CE – 241 Materials Science 4 5
NTE 3 4
Total Credit 20 32

Spring Semester

Sub.Code Subject Name Local Cr. ECTS
MAT-202 Advanced Calculus 3 5
CE – 204 Surveying and Engineering 4 6
CE – 222 Dynamics 3 5
CE – 224 Strength of Materials I. 4 6
CE – 244 Materials of Construction 4 6
NTE 3 4
Total Credit 21 32

THIRD YEAR

Fall Semester

Sub.Code Subject Name Local Cr. ECTS
MAT-305 Numerical Methods in Eng. 3 6
CE – 351 Transportation Engineering I. 3 5
CE – 361 Soil Mechanics I. 4 6
CE – 371 Fluid Mechanics 4 5
CE – 381 Structural Analysis I. 4 6
CE – 300 Summer Practice I.(30 days) 4
Total Credit 18 32

Spring Semester

Sub.Code Subject Name Local Cr. ECTS
CE – 306 Computer Applic.in CE 3 6
CE – 362 Soil Mechanics II. 4 6
CE – 372 Hydromechanics 4 5
CE – 382 Structural Analysis II. 4 6
CE – 374 Engineering Hydrology 3 5
Total Credit 18 28

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Semester

Sub.Code Subject Name Local Cr. ECTS
CE – 431 Constr. Eng. and Manag. 4 6
CE – 461 Foundation Engineering 3 5
CE – 471 Water Res.Eng. I. 4 6
CE – 481 Reinforced Concrete Theory 4 5
CE – 400 Summer Practice II.(30 days 4
TE 3 6
Total Credit 18 32

Spring Semester

Sub.Code Subject Name Local Cr. ECTS
CE – 472 Water Res.Eng. II. 4 5
CE – 484 Design Steel Structures 4 6
CE – 486 Structural Design 4 5
CE – 498 Special Project 4 7
TE 3 6
Total Credit 19 29
Total Credit 149 240

TECHNICAL ELECTIVES
List of possible technical elective courses is as the following:

Sub.Code Subject Name
CE 406 Auto CAD I
CE 407 Auto CAD II
CE 416 Extended Computer Applications
CE 424 Advanced Strength of Materials
CE 432 Operations Research Techniques in Construction and Management
CE 435 Construction Site Techniques
CE 437 Building Construction
CE 441 Repair and Strengthening of Structures
CE 444 Concrete Making Materials
CE 445 Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Members & Structures
CE 449 Structural Use of Timber
CE 451 Transportation Engineering I
CE 452 Transportation Engineering II
CE 457 Highway Design
CE 458 Tunnels & Underground Structures
CE 459 Airports & Railways
CE 467 Planning and Organization of Resourses
CE 473 Coastal and Labor Engineering
CE 474 Sanitary Engineering
CE 475 Sediment Transport
CE 483 Environmental Engineering
CE 485 Pre-stressed Concrete
CE 487 Structural Dynamics

NON-TECHNICAL ELECTIVES
The courses offered as non-technical electives are given below. All elective courses are three credits.

Sub.Code Subject Name
ESP 101 English for Special Purposes
ESP 102 English for Special Purposes
SOC 101 Sociology
PSY 101 Industrial Psychology
PHIL 101 Philisophy I
ENV 101 Environment
TUR 108 Turkish Language and Essay Writing I
TUR 110 Ottoman Language
TUR 118 Turkish Language and Essay Writing II
ENG 202 English Conversation
ENG 204 English Report Writing
GER 101 German I
GER 102 German II
FRE 101 French I
FRE 102 French II
ARB 101 Arabic I
HIS 101 History I
PHT 101 Photography I
PHT 102 Photography II

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

The courses described below are listed in numerical-alphabetical order by discipline

CHEM 101 General Chemistry 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction to basic principles of chemistry, atomic structure, molecule and ions, chemical reactions and balancing chemical reactions, precipitation reactions. Acid-Base reactions, redox reactions and balancing. Redox reactions. Stoichiometric relationships in chemical reactions, concentration and dilution, Acid base titration, redox titration. Gases.
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COM 101 Introduction to Computers 3 credits
(Course Outline)
An introduction to fundamental concepts, construction of digital computer system hardware and software. Machine language concepts and internal data representations, integer, real and character data types. Algorithms and flowcharts as tools of program design process. Basic program structure. Programming by using sequencing, alteration and iteration methods.
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MAT 101 Calculus I 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Functions, limits and continuity. Derivatives. Mean value theorem. Sketching graphs. Definite integrals, infinite integrals (antiderivatives). Logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions and their derivatives. L’Hospital’s rule. Techniques of integration. Applications of the definite integral, improper integrals.
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PHY 101 General Physics I 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Measurement, Estimating, Kinematics in one Dimension, Vectors, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Application of Newton’s Laws, Work and Energy, Conservation of Energy, Linear Momentum and Collisions.
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MAT 102 Calculus II 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Plane and polar co-ordinates, area in polar co-ordinates, arc length of curves. Limit, continuity and differentiability of function of several variables, extreme values, method of Lagrange multipliers. Double integral, triple integral with applications. Line integrals, Green’s theorem. Sequences, infinite series, power series, Taylor’s series. Complex numbers.
Prerequisite: MAT 101
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PHY 102 General Physics II 4 credits
PHY102
Centre of Mass, Rotation About a Fixed Axis ( angular quantities, kinematic equations, torque, moment of inertia, rotational kinetic energy), General Rotation, (the torque vector, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum) Static Equilibrium, Elasticity and Fracture (statics, stability and balance, elasticity, stress, strain, fracture, trusses and bridges, arches and domes), Fluids (density, pressure, Pascal’s principle, bouyancy and Archimedes principles, fluids in flow, Bernoulli’s equation).
Prerequisite: PHY 101
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TD 102 Technical Drawing 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction to technical drawing. Drawing instruments and their use, lettering, lines, geometry of straight lines, scale drawing. Dimensions. Development of surfaces, shape description, selection of views, projecting the views. Pictorial drawing, diametric trimetric projection. Isometric projection, oblique projection. Perspective drawing cross section.
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GEO 102 Geology for Civil Engineers 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction to geology, the earth, time and geology, plate tectonics, minerals and rocks, structural geology, weathering, groundwater. Landslides and other processes. Earthquakes and volcanic activity. Applications of geology to engineering practice
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MAT 201 Differential Equations 3 credits
MAT201
Ordinary first order differential equations: separable, homogeneous, linear and exact. Bernoulli, U-substitution and Reduction of Order methods. Higher order differential equations with constant and variable coefficients, method of undetermined coefficients, Cauchy technique, variation of parameters. Laplace transforms and their applications in solving differential equations. Basics of matrices and linear systems.
Prerequisite: MAT 102
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MAT 203 Statistical Methods for Engineers 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Descriptive statistics, histograms, central tendency, dispersion and correlation measures. Basic probability concepts, random variables, probability density and mass function. Hypothesis testing, confidence intervals. Law of large numbers and central limit theorem. Regression analysis. Applications in Engineering.
Prerequisite: MAT 101
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CE 221 Statics 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction to rigid body mechanics. Equivalent force systems: concepts of moment, couple, resultant. Equilibrium: free-body diagram; equations of equilibrium. Structural analysis: trusses, beams, shear force and bending moment diagrams by method of sections and method of integration. Properties of surfaces; area moment and centroid; moments and product of inertia; principal directions.
Prerequisite: PHY 101
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CE 231 Engineering Economy 3 credits
(Course Outline)
The principles of Engineering Economy. Interest, time value of money and equivalence. Engineering cost analysis. Inflation, cost estimation, depreciation, and valuation depletion. Selection between alternatives. Computer applications. Life cycle cost of construction projects and building projects. Basic taxation.
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CE 241 Materials Science 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Review of basic concepts related to internal structures and formation of materials. Mechanical properties of engineering materials. Elastic behaviours; ductility, brittleness, toughness and hardness of materials. Creep and fatigue.
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MAT 202 Advanced Calculus 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Matrix Properties, Matrix Algebra, Solving Equation Systems (cramer’s rule, inverse method cofactor method), fourier series, complex form of fouries series, and fourier integrals, power series solutions of ordinary differential equations.
Prerequisite: MAT 102
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CE 204 Surveying and Engineering Measurements 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction to surveying. Basic principles of surveying, classes of survey, scales, linear surveying. Errors in measurement. Levelling profiles, cross sections, area and volume calculation, contouring. Tachometry.
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CE 222 Dynamics 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Kinematics of particles and rigid bodies: absolute motion, work – energy and impulse momentum. System of particles. Kinetics of rigid bodies Euler’s equation, plane motion of rigid bodies.
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CE 224 Strength of Materials I 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction to stress and strain concepts. Stresses and deformations of axially loaded members. Method of analysis. State of stress and state of strain. Internal forces and moments in beams. Normal and shear stresses and deflection of laterally loaded members. Torsion of circular bars. Stability.
Prerequisite: CE 221
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CE 244 Materials of Construction 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Production, types, uses in construction, properties and related test of the following materials; cements, gypsum, lime, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, bituminous materials, aggregates. Properties of fresh concrete mixtures. Pre-stressed concrete. Building stone and wood.
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MAT 305 Numerical Methods in Engineering 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Numerical solution of linear and non-linear systems of equations. Numerical differentiation and integration. Eigen-values and Eigen-vectors. Interpolating, polynomials. Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations.
Prerequisite: MAT 102
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CE 300 Summer Practice I
(Course Outline)
Subjects that are acceptable for summer practice: surveying, time-keeping, checking and testing construction materials, assisting resident engineers, preparing quantity and cost estimates, unit price estimates, Civil Engineering drawings and graphs, use of computational machines and taking part in construction work. The department may organise a compulsory, collective summer practice program in place of the above (minimum 30 working days).
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CE 306 Computer Applications in Civil Engineering 3 credits

(Course Outline)
Introduction to reinforced concrete, steel and timber analysis and design using; SAP200, IDECAD and STA4CAD.
Prerequisite: PHY 102
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CE 351 Transportation Engineering 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Principles of Highway Engineering. Excessive Fall. Safe Stopping Sight Distance Safe Passing Sight distance. Horizontal curve design. Super Elevation calculations. Vertical sag and crest curves. Vertical curve design. Area and volume calculations. Bruckner’s Method.
Prerequisite: CE 204
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CE 361 Soil Mechanics I 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction to engineering problems involving soil. Ground investigation. Soil description and classification. Phase relationship. Hydrostatic and excess pore pressure, principles of effective stress. Permeability and its measurement. Darcy’s law. Two dimensional steady state flow through soil, seepage and flow nets. Mohr-Coulomb shear strength theory. Measurement of shear strength parameters. Compaction of soil.
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CE 362 Soil Mechanics II 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Stresses in soil mass. Lateral earth pressure at rest: active and passive earth pressure. Rankine’s and Coulomb’s theories. Design of earth retaining structure. Fundamentals of consolidation. One dimensional consolidation. Settlements. Bearing capacity. Stability of slopes. End-of construction and long-term stability.
Prerequisite: CE 361
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CE 371 Fluid Mechanics 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Physical properties of fluids, fluid statics, pressure forces on plane and curved surfaces. Stability of floating and submerged objects. Fluid flow concepts and basic equations. Continuity, energy and momentum principles. Viscous effects in fluid flow, open and closed conduit flows. Potential flow theory.
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CE 372 Hydromechanics 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Dimensional analysis and similarity theory of hydraulic models; laminar and turbulent flows. Fractional factor in pipe flow. Computation of flow in single pipe. Pipe line systems and networks. General characteristics and classification of open channel flow, pressure and velocity distribution. Continuity equation. Energy concept, momentum principle. Uniform flow. Rapidly varied flow, gradually varied flow. Design of non-erodable and erodable channels.
Prerequisite: CE 371
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CE 374 Engineering Hydrology 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction, hydrologic cycle, weather and hydrology. Dominant hydrometeorological factors; precipitation, formation, measurement and analysis of data, snow pack and snow melt, stream flow. Watershed system measurement, evaporation and evapotranspiration; surface and subsurface water interactions. Hydrograph analysis and synthesis, flood routing. Probability in hydrology. Introduction to stochastic hydrology and simulation methods
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CE 381 Structural Analysis I 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Definition, classification, idealisation and modelling of structures. Analysis of statically determinate structures, including beams, frames, trusses and arches. Analysis of cables. Work and energy principles and their application in deformation analysis of structures.
Prerequisite: CE 224
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CE 382 Structural Analysis II 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Introduction to structural analysis. Force method of structural analysis. Displacement methods. Slope deflection, moment distribution. Stiffness method, derivation of element stiffness matrices, assembly procedures, computerised implementation of the stiffness method and use of industrial programs. Large scale structural analysis, influence lines and moving loads.
Prerequisite: CE 381
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CE 400 Summer Practice II (Course Outline)
Subjects that are acceptable for summer practice: quantity and cost estimates, application of plans to site conditions, mix design, taking part in reinforced concrete work, structural highway and hydraulic designs preparing standard engineering drawings (minimum 30 working days).
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CE 431 Construction Engineering and Management 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Construction machinery, engineering fundamentals, description, types, selection, criteria and output analysis of basic construction equipments. Contracting law, bidding law, general specifications for public works, labour relations.Profile of the construction sector, company and site organisation, construction planning, safety engineering, human relations. A project, which requires the student to carry out quantity surveying and legal paperwork of a construction project.
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CE 461 Foundation Engineering 3 credits
(Course Outline)
Subsurface exploration. Boring and sampling methods. Field load test. Types of loads on foundations. Allowable settlement of structures. Individual column footing, wall footings. Cantilever footings. Combined footings and raft foundations. Rigid and elastic design methods
Prerequisite: CE 362
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CE 471 Water Resources Engineering II 4 credits
(Course Outline)
The occurrence, sources, distribution and movement of groundwater. Aquifer types, differential equations of confined and unconfined aquifers. Well hydraulics. Graphical analysis, numerical and experimental solution of ground water flow. Water transmission by pipelines, hydraulics and operation of pumped discharge lines and gravity pipelines, design of pipelines and design and water distribution systems.
Prerequisite: CE 372
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CE 472 Water Resources Engineering II 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Planning and operation of reservoirs; types and design of dams, spillways gates and outlets; control of erosion and sediment transport; irrigation and drainage systems; flood protection; hydrostatic power plants; management of ground water utilisation.
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CE 481 Reinforced Concrete Theory 4 credits
(Course Outline)
General Reinforced Concrete behaviour: moment-curvature relationship; plastic hinge, redistribution. Behaviour and strength of members under combined shear and torsion. Equilibrium torsion, compatibility torsion, punching, capacity design. Repair/strengthening principles: column, beam, slab, repair, structural system improvement. Seismic design principles. Serviceability. Detailing.
Prerequisite: CE 224
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CE 484 Design of Steel Structures 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Behaviour of steel structures. Tension members, compression members, beams, combined bending and compression, simple steel structures: riveted, bolted and welded connections.
Prerequisite: CE 381
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CE 486 Structural Design 4 credits
(Course Outline)
One and two way slabs, joist floors. Wall, individual, combined and continuous footings, mat foundations. Stairs, structural systems; framed, wall and combined structures, flat slabs, flat plates, masonry. Modelling. Approximate methods of structural analysis, most unfavourable loading. Introduction to advanced methods of construction; prefabricated, pre-stressed concrete, composite structures etc. Professional authority and responsibility.
Prerequisites: CE 382 and CE 481
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CE 498 Special Project 4 credits
(Course Outline)
Graduation Project: Application of Civil Engineering theories and topics on paper for design. The graduation project is chosen by the students and taken up after the approval of the relevant lecturer.
Prerequisites: CE 382 and CE 481