- Doç. Dr. Hüseyin Çamur
- Prof. Dr.Mahmut A. Savaş
- Prof. Dr. Yusuf Şahin
- Prof. Dr. Nuri Kayansayan
- Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ali Evcil

MEE 502 Advanced Numerical Methods

MEE 503 Scientific Research Methods

MEE 504 Operational Research

MEE 505 Systems Optimization

MEE 511 Advanced Mechanical Behavior of Materials

MEE 515 Introduction to Implant Materials

MEE 531 Advanced Fluid Mechanics

MEE 532 Boundary Layer Theory

MEE 533 Turbulent Flow

MEE 534 Computational Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer

MEE 536 Theory of Wind Turbines

MEE 541 Productions Systems Engineering

MEE 554 Advanced Heat Treatment

MEE 555 Advanced Machine Design

MEE 561 Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics

MEE 565 Advanced Heat Transfer

MEE 567 Advanced Conduction

MEE 568 Advanced Convection

MEE 571 Mechanical Behavior of Composite Materials

MEE 572 Advanced Finite Element Method

MEE 573 Fracture Mechanics

MEE 574 Theory of Elasticity

MEE 575 Materials Failure Analysis

MEE 576 Semi-Solid Forming

MEE 577 Materials Selection

MEE 578 Biomedical Materials and Devices

MEE 580 Experimental Design and Analysis

MEE 581 Advanced Stress Analysis

MEE 582 Advanced Mechanics of Solids

MEE 585 Continuum Mechanics

MEE 591 Non-Traditional Production Methods

MEE 592 Energy Engineering

MEE 595 Reliability Based Design

MEE 599 Mechanical Engineering Seminar

MEE 500 MSc Thesis

**MEE 501 Advanced Applied Mathematics for Engineers (3 credits)**

Review of Vector Algebra, Complex Numbers, Laplace Transforms and Fourier Series. Review of Ordinary Differential Equations. Variations of Parameters and Cauchy-Euler Differential Equations. Beta and Gamma Functions. System of Linear Diffrerential Equations. Partial Differential Equations and Probability.

**MEE 502 Advanced Numerical Methods (3 credits)**

Nonlinear algebraic equations, sets of linear algebraic equations, eigenvalue problems, interpolation, curve fitting, ordinary differential equations, and partial differential equations, solution of partial differential equations of the parabolic, elliptic and hyperbolic type. Applications include fluid mechanics, gas dynamics, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, vibrations, automatic control systems, kinematics, and design.

**MEE 503 Scientific Research Methods (3 credits)**

The course defines the understanding of science and engineering and describes the links between the interrelated technical subjects. Further, it considers the methods of scientific research and focuses on the five methods most widely used for natural sciences and engineering, giving much emphasis on experimental and field studies research methods. It also stresses the importance of integrated research methods. It stresses the important aspects of writing research proposal, presenting and report (thesis) writing. Finally it provides some information on research ethics and on controversies in research

**MEE 504 Operational Research (3 credits)**

Introduction to OR, formulating mathematical models. Properties of convex polyhedrons. The linear programming model. Primal Simplex Method. Revised Simplex Method. Duality Theorem and Transportation Problems. Game Theory. Introduction to Linear Programming Models. Methods of Line Search. Convex Programming. The Method of Feasible Directions. Introduction to Integer Programming Models. Branch-and-Bound Method.

**MEE 505 Systems Optimization (3 credits)**

Optimization technique in engineering design and manufacturing, formulation of engineering optimization problems, linear and nonlinear programming, and optimization methods applied to unconstrained and constrained functions of one or more variables, solution evaluation and sensitivity analysis and computer solutions, and applications in engineering optimization modeling and methods.

**MEE 511 Advanced Mechanical Behavior of Materials (3 credits)**

Yielding and fracture under combined stress, Fracture of cracked members, Stress based fatigue for materials and notched members, Crack growth, Plastic deformation and models, plastic stress-strain analysis. Strain based approach to fatigue. Time dependent behavior

**MEE 515 Introduction to Implant Materials (3 credits)**

Relationship between materials and medical science. Classification of implant materials in Orthopedy and Dentistry. Mechanical, Phyisical and Chemical properties of implant materials, biocompatibility, degradation of implant materials in biological environment, new products and standards.

**MEE 531 Advanced Fluid Mechanics (3 credits)**

Governing Equations, Basic Conservation Laws, Flow Kinematics, Special Foems of the Governing Equations, Ideal-Fluid Flow:Two-dimensional Potential Flows, Viscous Flows of Incompressible Fluids: Exact Solutions.

**MEE 532 Boundary Layer Theory (3 credits)**

Some Features of Viscous Flow, Fundamentals of Boundary-Layer Theory, Field Equations for Flows of Newtonian Fluids, Laminar Boundary Layer: Boundary layer Equations in Plane Flow, Exact Solutions of the Boundary Layer Equations for Plane flows.Unsteady Boundary Layers. Laminar-Turbulent Transition, Turbulent Boundary Layer.

**MEE 533 Turbulent Flow (3 credits)**

Stability Theory and Transition, Reynolds equation, Physical Structure of Turbulent Boundary Layer, Turbulent Pipe and Channel Flow, Analysis of Flat Plate, Integral Analysis, Jets, Wakes, Free-Shear layers, Turbulence Modelling, Isotropic Turbulence, Energy Spectra, Correlations.

**MEE 534 Computational Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer (3 credits)**

Differential Equations, Types of Differential Equations, Boundary and Initial Conditions, Momentum, Energy, ans Species, General Form of the Conservation Equation; Review of Approximate Methods, Finite Difference, Weighted Residual, Spectral Method, Finite Element, Control Volume, Finite Analytical Method, Control Volume Formulation; Steady and Unsteady Diffusion Equation, Time Discretization Techniques, Explicit, Crank-Nicolson, Implicit Schemes; Solution of Algebraic Equations; Convection-Diffusion Equation, Upwind, Central and Quadratic Schemes, False Diffusion; Vorticity and Permittive Approach, Staggered Grid Concept, SIMPLE and Other Version of SIMPLE (SIMPLER) Algorithm; Applications, Examples of Heat Transfer, Laminar, Turbulent Flow.

**MEE 536 Theory of Wind Turbines (3 credits)**

Modern wind energy and its origins. Wind characteristics and resourses. Aerodynamics of wind turbines. Mechanics and dynamics. Wind turbine and design.

**MEE 541 Production Systems Engineering (3 credits)**

Experimental and Analytical Approach in designing of injection molds and plastic products. Programming techniques in design and manufacturing. System analysis, Applied CAD/CAM, Applied finite element analysis. Finite element methods in cutting tools. Numerical modeling in machine design, powder Injection molding. CNC Systems and Industrial applications, Design of industrial mechanisms.

**MEE 554 Advanced Heat Treatment (3 credits)**

Phase transformations in solids. Modification of materials properties via Heat treatment↔Structure↔Property route. Spectrum of heat treatment, standards and equipment utilized. Fe-C phase diagram. Austenite transformation, TTT diagram and CCT curves. Hardenability, quenching and tempering of steel. Case hardening. Precipitation hardening. Heat treatment of non-ferrous metals.

**MEE 555 Advanced Machine Design (3 credits)**

The course provides a wide conceptual approach to analysis and design of mechanical systems. Fundamental design principles are considered and criticized. Material sellection, force, stress and failure analysis of mechanical systems are discused. Students are supposed to design a mechanical system for a given need.

**MEE 561 Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics (3 credits)**

1st and 2nd Laws of Thermodynamics, Availability and Chemically Reacting Systems.

**MEE 565 Advanced Heat Transfer (3 credits)**

The principles of heat transfer as applied to the analysis of engineering oriented problems are presented. The concepts of thermodynamic energy balances are used in various analytical developments and familiarity with fluid mechanics is certainly essential for the discussion of convective heat transfer section. Presentation of the material follows classical line of separate discussion for conduction, convection, and radiation and with applications where heat transfer in two or more modes might be significant. The log-mean-temperature difference and effectiveness approaches are discussed in heat-exchanger analysis since both are in wide use and each offers its own advantages to the designer.

**MEE 567 Advanced Conduction (3 credits)**

Derivation of heat conduction equation in rectangular, cylindrical and spherical coordinate systems, and solution methods of this differential equation for steady and transient cases under various boundary conditions.

**MEE 568 Advanced Convection (3 credits)**

Derivation of mass, momentum and energy conservation equations in rectangular and cylindrical coordinate systems. Boundary layer theory, solution of conservation equations and application in various problems.

**MEE 571 Mechanical Behavior of Composite Materials (3 credits)**

Introduction to composite materials, Review of linear elasticity theory, Generalized Hooke’s Law for anisotropic elastic materials, Macro- and micro- mechanical behavior of a lamina, Macromechanical behavior of a laminate, Bending, buckling and vibration of laminated plates.

**MEE 572 Advanced Finite Element Method (3 credits)**

Inroduction, Review of linear finite element concept, Solution of non-linear equations, One dimensional non-linear FEM, General Rigid-Plastic FE solution.

**MEE 573 Fracture Mechanics (3 credits)**

Analysis concepts for determining stress intensity factors for various types of cracks. Advanced experimental methods for evaluation of materials or structures for fracture toughness, analysis of moving cracks and the statistical analysis of fracture strength are topics covered during this course. Finally, illustrative fracture control plans are treated to show the engineering applications of fracture mechanics.

**MEE 574 Theory of Elasticity (3 credits)**

Definitions of stress and strain, stress-strain relations and tensors. Equilibrium equations, displacements and small strains, compatibility, and strain energy; formulation of the governing equations and the appropriate boundary conditions in linear elasticity, and uniqueness of the solutions; two-dimensional theory; stress functions; solutions in Cartesian and polar coordinates; and Fourier series. Elastic contact. Thick walled cylinders and disks. Beams on elastic foundation.

**MEE 575 Materials Failure Analysis (3 credits)**

Relationship between the structure, charateristics, performance and failure in engineering materials. Material defects during production and in use. Crack propagation, fatigue, creep, radiation failure, wear, oxidation and corrosion. Examples. Failure prevention and measures.

**MEE 576 Semi-Solid Forming (3 credits)**

Relationship between the structure, charateristics and process in engineering materials. Core knowledge on materials which are used in high performance products and industrial processes, microstructure and characteristics of semi-solids, alloys with wide freezing range, squeeze casting and semi-solid production technigues. Quality of products.

**MEE 577 Material Selection (3 credits)**

A brief review of engineering materials. Details of Ashby materials selection charts. Materials selection procedure. Problems with multiple objectives and constraints. Influence of shape. Case studies. Student presentations.

**MEE 578 Biomedical Materials and Devices (3 credits)**

Characterisation of biomedical marterials, biomechanic concepts. Material selection and design for biomechanical applications. Mechanical instrument selection for human body, external devices, devices that can be used as implants, medical equipments.

**MEE 580 Experimental Design and Analysis (3 credits)**

Design andexperimentalanalysis: Prenciples of experimenatldesign, Statistical techniques, Factorialdesign, Fractionalfactorialdesign, Taguchi method and Variance analysis, Response surface methodology and variance analysis. Regresion analysis. Engineering applications.

**MEE 581 Advanced Stress Analysis (3 credits)**

Studies of stresses and strains in three-dimensional problems, failure theories and yield criteria, stress function approach to two-dimensional problems, bending of non homogeneous asymmetric curved beams, torsion of bars with noncircular cross sections, energy methods, elastic stability, introduction to plates.

**MEE 582 Advanced Mechanics of Solids (3 credits)**

Continuum mechanics of solids and its application to the mechanical response of machine and structural elements, elasticity, plasticity and fracture criteria, elastic stress and analysis in torsion, plane stress and plane strain, stress concentrations, fracture mechanics, principle of virtual work and variational theorems, finite element method theorems of plastic limit analysis.

**MEE 585 Continuum Mechanics (3 credits)**

Mathematical preliminaries, vectors, tensors, vector differentiation, and vector integrals, kinematics of deformation, symmetry of stress tensor, stress transformation, strain tensor, fundamental laws of continuum mechanics, constitutive equations, applications to linear and

non-linear elasticity, plasticity, and fluid mechanics.

**MEE 591 Non-Traditional Production Methods (3 credits)**

Introduction to non-traditional production methods and their classifications, mechanical energy, electromechanical chip production, thermal energy and chemical machining methods.

**MEE 592 Energy Engineering (3 credits)**

Economical and environmental analyses of energy conversion systems.Thermal power plants with steam, gas and steam-gas cycles. Cycle analysis, synthesis and optimization of thermal power plant design. Fossil fuels, combustion and steam production systems. Efficiency, cost and emission analysis.Nuclear reactions and nuclear power plants.

**MEE 595 Reliability Based Design (3 credits)**

Building quality in manufacturing processes and products through statistical design of experiments, basic concepts of probability and random variables, time-dependent reliability models, strength-based reliability and interference theory, Weakest-link and fail-safe systems, Monte Carlo methods, maintainability and availability, fault tree analysis, quality control and reliability.

**MEE 599 Mechanical Engineering Seminar.**

Students are taught how to prepare an effective seminar and are asked to prepare and present a seminar on a given topic

**MEE 500 MSc. Thesis.**

The students are required to conduct research studies under supervision on a topic and are asked to prepare a thesis report and presentation.