Kadir Has University Home Page

Academic Units

Course Syllabi

GENERAL COURSES

EC 309 Economics for Engineers
Type of Course:
Lecture
Year: 3
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Dr. Cengiz Ceylan
Objective: The aim of the course is to give engineering students the conceptual basis and the necessary
analytical tool for understanding contemporary economics. It assumes no previous knowledge of economics
and is suitable for non-specialists who wish for a single course covering the basic analytical framework. At the
conclusion of this course students will comprehend the concepts and other tools that economists use to address economic issues and will be able to practically apply concepts and tools to analyse different economic situations.
Contents: Basic scope and nature of economics; unemployment, growth, and the future, the circular flow model, microeconomic theory; demand and supply, consumer behavior, demand and supply: elasticities and applications, theory of the firm, market structures, input markets, macroeconomics theory; equilibrium in the goods and money markets, unemployment inflation and balance of payments.
Recommended readings:

  • McConnel, R. Campbell and Stanley L. Brue, Economics, 15th Ed., McGraw Hill /Irwin.
  • Begg D., R. Dornbush, and Stanley Fisher, Economics, 7th Ed., McGraw Hill /Irwin.

Teaching Methods:

  • Classroom Discussion: Discussion will be based on problems designed to strengthen students understanding of analytical methods.
  • Term Project: Teams of students will prepare a written work on a specific, economic topic related to the economic practices about any country (especially Turkish economy).

Assessment Tools: Midterm exam, term project, final exam.
Instruction Language: English.

 

GE 103 Engineering Guide and Ethics
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 1
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Arif Selçuk Öğrenci
Objective: To give the student an understanding of the engineering profession and the main engineering problems with their social context and to make them collaborate in small groups to analyze a case and identify the problem, to synthesize a solution, to formulate arguments for a debate and to develop communication skills. Developing skills in moral reasoning, having an understanding of ethical implications of the engineering profession.
Contents: The engineering profession; engineering questions; modeling processes and experimentation; electronics/computer/industrial engineering; necessary skills for engineers: teamwork, communication, writing, presentation; professionalism: client-employee relations; ethical reasoning and problem solving; moral responsibility and whistle-blowing; computer ethics; codes of ethics; case studies.
Recommended Reading:

  • J. L. Adams (1999). Bir Mühendisin Dünyası, TÜBİTAK Yayınları, Ankara.
  • Articles from http://www.ee.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/ about engineering skills.
  • C. B. Fleddermann (1999). Engineering Ethics, Prentice Hall.
  • Articles from www.onlinethics.org

Teaching Methods:

  • Computer Usage: The students are required to prepare the take-home midterm as a formal report using a word processor. The final project has to be accompanied by a formal report, a presentation and a web page which have to be prepared using the appropriate applications software.
  • Projects/Teamwork: For the term project, students will work in groups of three (3) students where each group has to analyse a case where engineering ethics plays an essential role. The group is expected to carry out research in the internet and present the case to the class in a formal manner.
  • Class Discussion: Several class exercises require the students to work in a group for discussion and debate.

Assessment Tools: Attendance, class exercises, one midterm, term project, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

GE-106 Programming Techniques and Languages
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 1
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Dr. Habib Şenol
Objective: Problem solving, algorithm design and analysis, program implementation of problem definitions and software specifications, basic software debugging.
Contents: Basic computer systems, problem solving, formalization of a solution, pseudocode, flowchart, C++ programming language, input and output operations, variables, declaration of variables, arithmetic and data types, conditional statements; increment and decrement operators; advanced assignment operators, bitwise operators, loops.
Recommended Reading:

  • H.M. Deitel and P.J. Deitel (1994). C++ How to Program, Prentice-Hall.

Teaching Methods:

  • Computer Usage: The students will use C++ programming language.

Assessment Tools: Homeworks, two midterm exams, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

GE-400 Engineering Design Project
Type of Course
: Project
Year: 4
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 (0+6+0)
ECTS: 8
Instructor: Staff
Objective: The objective is to enable the transform of the student's prior knowledge into the solution of a specific, realistic design problem in a team-work environment. The students will be able to prepare project proposal, progress reports, and final report. Furthermore, they will be able to solve the proposed problem using a hardware implementation and/or software development.
Contents: The students will conduct a design project together with a team of other students under the supervision of a faculty member. Students will meet weekly with their project supervisor. Two written progress reports and a final report are required of each team. At the end of the semester, each team will conduct an oral presentation to the evaluation committee.
Recommended Reading:
Teaching Methods:

  • Computer Usage: The students will apply their computer skills in various phases of the project.
  • Projects/Teamwork: Students will work in a team according to project management methodology.

Assessment Tools: Progress reports, final report, presentation/demonstration
Instruction Language: English

 

GE-401 Engineering Problem Solving and Project Management
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Prof. Yılmaz Taptık
Objective: Project management leadership is today's #1 business skill. Talented, knowledgeable project managers command the best assignments and compensation: They are the future leaders of business. But expert project managers are not born that way: They have learned specific, proven techniques and strategies for achieving outstanding results. Whether you are managing your first project or you are an experienced project manager facing though, new challenges, project management offers expert solutions.
Contents: Fundamentals of project management including planinng, reporting team building and team leadership; project lifecycle: Planning, analysis, design, construction, testing, rollout. Practical ways to respond incessant changes in market conditions, resources requirements and schedules; contemporary rapid software development methodologies and techniques, challenges of IT and knowledge management projects; Internet and intrane-based project management tools and resources.
Recommended Reading:

  • R.G. Ghattas and S. McKee, Practical Project Management.
  • A. Shtub and J. Bard, Project Management: Engineering, Technology and Implementation.
  • D.J. Stadtmiller, Electronics: Project Management and Design.

Teaching Methods:

  • Computer Usage: The students will develop their computer skills in term projects.
  • Projects/Teamwork: For the term project, students will work in groups to accomplish a project management study in a company.

Assessment Tools: Quizzes, midterm exam, term project, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

TD-111/211/311 Turkish Language-I
Catalog data
: Basic conceps of linguistics; analizing morphologic, phonetic, phonologic and semantic properties of Turkish language; also studying with main genres of literature and reading and interpreting basic writers in Turkish literature.
Credits: 2 (2+0+0)
ECTS: 2
Instructor: Esra Dicle
Objectives: This course aims at providing right and clear usage of Turkish, meeting students with main works of Turkish literature, improving critical, creative and developed thinking, and also educate individuals who realize the very importance of native language. They will be learn about historical, social and cultural process of their own language, meet with main works of Turkish literature. Also students will be able to organize and express their critical thinking more adequately and will gain the ability to communicate effectiveliy in their private, business and social lives.
Textbook: Türk Dili Ders Notları 1, Boğaziçi University Press, (İstanbul: 1997).
Recommended readings:

  • Memduh Şevket Esendal, Mendil Altında, Bilgi Yayınları, Ankara: 2006.
  • İhsan Oktay Anar, Puslu Kıtalar Atlası, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul: 1995.

Content:

  • Definition of language as a system of communication and studying basic conceps of linguistics such as dialect, accent, native language etc.(2 hours)
  • Languages classified according to their forms and sources, main language families and all properties of Ural - Altay family. (2 hours)
  • Main Turkish dialects and some alphabets used by Turks in past. (2 hours)
  • Basic rules of spelling and punctuation. (2 hours)
  • Definition of phonetic, and exercises on phonetic properties of Turkish. (2 hours)
  • Definition of morphology, and exercises on morphologic properties of Turkish. (2 hours)
  • Debate on story and article in class. (2 hours)
  • Midterm (2 hours)
  • Definition of sentaks and analizing sentense structure of Turkish. (2 hours)
  • Definition of semantic and exercises on semantic properties of Turkish. (2 hours)
  • Definition os idiom and proverb, studying on Turkish idioms and proverbs. (2 hours)
  • Debate on poetry and novel books in class. (2 hours)
  • Rules of writing a CV and a petition. (2 hours)

Teaching Methods: This course aims firstly atdeveloping written and oral expression of studens. Accordingly, students are supposed to write essays and articles on both Turkish Literature and popular or proffesional matters. They also express and argue their point of view in symposiums orginazed in class. Students makes critical presentations about optional subjects and debate them.
Instruction Language: Turkish



TD-112/212/312 Turkish Language-II
Catalog data:        Basic conceps of linguistics; analizing morphologic, phonetic, phonologic and semantic properties of Turkish language; also studying with main genres of literature and reading and interpreting basic writers in Turkish literature.
Credits: 2 (2+0+0)
ECTS: 2
Instructor: Esra Dicle
Course Objectives: This course aims at providing right and clear usage of Turkish, meeting students with main works of Turkish literature, improving critical, creative and developed thinking, and also educate individuals who realize the very importance of native language. They will be learn about historical, social and cultural process of their own language, meet with main works of Turkish literature. Also students will be able to organize and express their critical thinking more adequately and will gain the ability to communicate effectiveliy in their private, business and social lives.
Textbook: Türk Dili Ders Notları 2, Boğaziçi University Press, (İstanbul:2003).
Recommended readings:

  • Ahmet Kutsi Tecer, Köşebaşı (Kültür Bakanlığı Yayınları, Ankara: 1990).
  • Haldun Taner, Keşanlı Ali Destanı, (Bilgi Yayınları, Ankara:1996).

Content:

  • Definition of communication, society and communication, news and newspapers (2 hours).
  • İnformativ (such as article, essay, review, diary) and creativ texts (such as novel, story, theatre)  (2 hours).
  • Characteristics of informative texts (subject, basic idea, basic opinion, point of view) (2 hours).
  • Structure and order of a paragraph, establishing connections inside and between paragraphs (2 hours).
  • Forms of expression (explanatory, descriptive, argumentative, narrative) (2 hours).
  • Discussion of Köşebaşı in class (2 hours).
  • Midterm exam (2 hours).
  • Eras of Turkish literature (2 hours).
  • Tanzimat Literature (2 hours).
  • Turkish Literature after 1970's (2 hours).
  • To summarize and evaluate a written text (2 hours).
  • Process of preparing a thesis or research report, evaluating sources, collecting data, rules of footnote and bibliography (2 hours).
  • Forms of oral expression (2 hours).
  • Discussion of Keşanlı Ali Destanı in class ( 2 hours).

Teaching Methods: This course aims firstly atdeveloping written and oral expression of studens. Accordingly, students are supposed to write essays and articles on both Turkish Literature and popular or proffesional matters. They also express and argue their point of view in symposiums orginazed in class. Students makes critical presentations about optional subjects and debate them.
Instruction Language: Turkish

ELECTIVE COURSES

CE-453 Network Engineering II
Type of Course
: Lecture + Laboratory
Year: 4
Semester: Fall or Spring
Credits: 4 (3+0+2)
ECTS: 7
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Taner Arsan
Objective: Teach students the skills needed to design, build, and maintain Wide Area Networks. This course provides them with the opportunity to enter the workforce and/or further their education and training in the computer networking field.
Contents: Differentiating between the following WAN services: LAPB, Frame Relay, ISDN/LAPD, HDLC, PPP, and DDR; key frame relay terms and features, commands to configure frame relay LMIs, maps, and subinterfaces; commands to monitor frame relay operation in the router; identify PPP operations to encapsulate WAN data on Cisco routers; State a relevant use and context for ISDN networking, Identify ISDN protocols, function groups, reference points, and channels; Cisco's implementation of ISDN BRI.
Recommended Reading:

  • Cisco Networking Academy- Online Study Materials.

Teaching Methods:

  • Computer Usage: Just a PC with a known browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape. Also hyperterminal connection is necessary for Router configuration.

Assessment Tools: On-line chapter exams, on-line final exam,
Instruction Language: English

 

CE-461 Database Application Development
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Arif Selçuk Öğrenci
Objective: To develop internet/3-tier and client-server applications for end users based on a relational database management system, namely Oracle. The students will be able to design and implement forms and reports using the Oracle Internet Applications Developer tools which are development environments with a graphical user interface. They will also learn how to implement triggers, subprograms and access control using PL/SQL within the application scheme.
Contents: Form development, forms builder, data blocks, frames, text items, LOV's, input items, Windows and canvases, triggers, messages and alerts, query triggers, validation, navigation, transaction processing, multiple form applications, menu modules, data sources, record groups, timers, charts, report builder, report development.
Recommended Reading:

  • Build Internet Applications: Forms-I, Oracle course book.
  • Build Internet Applications: Forms-II, Oracle course book.
  • Build Internet Applications: Reports, Oracle course book.

Teaching Methods:

  • Laboratory: Lectures will be carried out in the computer laboratory so that students will be able to carry out hands-on practices immediately during the lecture.
  • Computer Usage: The students will use Oracle (i)SQLPlus and APEX environments, Oracle Developer Studio (Forms Builder and Reports Builder) for accessing Oracle Server and developing applications. Each student will carry out the solution of end-of-chapter practices using the above mentioned developer tools.
  • Projects/Teamwork: As a final project, teams of 3-4 students will design and implement a complete application for a real-life business using the Forms and Reports Builder. The design has to involve a thorough documentation starting with the E-R diagram and ending by a user's manual.

Assessment Tools: Two in-laboratory midterms, term project
Instruction Language: English

 

CE-463 Computer Networks and Mobile Computing
Type of Course:
Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall or Spring
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Staff
Objective: This course is for a comprehensive networking class at upper- undergraduate level. It is intended to explain and discuss the "why" behind the network protocols and to help see the big Picture of networking.
Contents: Start with first principles and walk student through process that led to today's Networks, that includes minimal (protocol) layerist approach and takes an end-to-end perspective, using TCP/IP Internet as a model illustrate how Networks Works in practice, emphasize how network software is implemented, how many building blocks fit together to form a functioning network, i.e., to understand how a complete network operates, all the way from application to the hardware, help manage complexity of network design.
Prerequisites: Basic Networking Engineering Course
Recommended Reading:

  • Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie (2003), Computer Networks, A System Approach, Morgan Kaufmann.

Teaching Methods: Lecturing
Assessment Tools: Homeworks, midterm exam, group project, final exam.
Instruction Language: English.

 

CE-479 Enterprise Resource Planning
Type of Course:
Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Ceyhun Şahin
Objective: This course is an introduction to the essential concepts and benefits of ERP. The course also provides the first educational exposure to many business topics including forms of business organization, departments, typical business practices, product planning, parts purchasing, providing customer service, tracking orders, company finances, human resource management, managing inventories, interacting with suppliers.
Contents: MRP (Material Requirement Planning), MRP II (Manufacturing Resource Planning), ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and CRM (Customer Relation Management), SCM (Supply Chain Management), MIS (Management Information Systems).
Recommended Reading:

  • Making It Happen: The Implementers' Guide to Success with Enterprise Resource Planning By Wallace, Thomas F.; Kremzar, Michael H.
  • E-Business and ERP: Rapid Implementation and Project Planning Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The Dynamics of Operations Management By Shtub, A.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems by O'Leary, Daniel E.

Teaching Methods: Lecture + Project: Teams of students /3-4 students per team) will create 10 different transactions in their enterprise. They will record them to a database with a proper field structure. Finally they will make reports to inform different departments' for their specific needs.
Assessment Tools: Term Project, Midterm, Final Exam .
Instruction Language: English

 

CE-481 e-business/e-commerce
Type of Course:
Lecture and Online Projects
Year: 3/4
Semester: Fall or Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Cüneyt Kalpakoğlu
Objective: The primary objective of this course is to introduce concepts, tools and approaches to ebusiness. The course will help students to understand the ways in which companies use the Internet as a channel for conducting and expanding commerce. This course provides an introduction to eBusiness business that takes place online. Online business is increasingly important in our networked world of global transactions and global competition. This course will examine five major topic areas: (1) Introduction to eBusiness; (2) Electronic Retailing; (3) Introduction to eCommerce Web Design; (4) eBusiness Marketing; and (5) eBusiness Infrastructures.
Contents: Introduction to eBusiness ,The Digital Economy , eCommerce Fundamentals Introduction to eCommerce Technologies, The eCommerce Consumer ,Legal and Ethical Issues of eBusiness, Business-to-Business Ecommerce , Electronic Retailing Shopping Carts and Payment Options, Security Issues, Strategies, and Resources Introduction to eCommerce Web Design, Web Design Strategies and Concepts Introduction to Marketing Online , Portals and Search Engines ,Keeping Track of Innovations and Changes
Recommended Reading:

  • Kenneth C.Laudon & Carol Guercio Traver ~ Pierson-, e-commerce, Addison Wesley

Teaching Methods: Lecture + Online Project: Teams of students ( Max 3 students per team) will establish different companies and develop e-business suites for their specific needs.
Assessment Tools: Term Project, midterm, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-424 Network Synthesis
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Cengiz Karagöz
Objective: To provide a transition from analysis to synthesis and to discuss the passive and active synthesis procedures.
Contents: Identification of the network synthesis problem, network functions, RC, RL and RLCnetworks, two terminal-pair synthesis, active network synthesis, approximation.
Recommended Reading:

  • F.Anday (1993). Devre Sentezine Giriş, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Yayınları, Istanbul.
  • H.Y- F. Lam (1979). Analog And Digital Filters: Design And Realization, Prentice-Hall,1979.
  • G.Daryanani, (1976). Principles of Active Network Synthesis and Design, Wiley.
  • S.S. Haykin (1970). Active Network Theory, Addison-Wesley.
  • S.K. Mitra (1969). Analysis and Synthesis of Linear Active Networks, Wiley.
  • H. Ruston and J.Bordogna (1966). Electrical Networks: Functions, Filters, Analysis, McGraw-Hill.
  • L. Weinberg (1962). Network Analysis and Synthesis, McGraw-Hill.
  • E.A. Guillemin (1957). Synthesis of Passive Networks, Wiley.
  • M.E.Van Valkenburg (1960). Introduction to Modern Network Synthesis, Wiley.

Teaching Methods: The student will be guided to gain an ability to approximate the ideal characteristics and to synthesize the specified network functions obtained.
Assessment Tools: Two midterm exams, final exam.
Instruction Language: English.

 

EE-431 Communication Electronics
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall or Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Staff
Objective: To understand the operating principles of communication circuits and to develop design skills for high frequency circuits.
Contents: Noise and inter-modulation distortion; series and parallel resonant circuits; amplifiers; transformers; crystal, ceramic and SAW filter performances; oscillators.
Recommended Reading:

  • H. Krauss, C. Bostian and F. Raab (1980). Solid State Radio Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, New York.
  • K. Kovacs (1981). High Frequency Application of Semiconductor Devices, Elsevier Pub. Company.
  • C. Bowick (1982). RF Circuits Design, Howard Sams.
  • L. Laron (1996). RF and Microwave Circuit Design for Wireless Communication, Artech House.

Teaching Methods:
Assessment Tools: Two midterm exams and final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-432 Digital Electronics
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall or Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Dr. Baran Tander
Objective: To make the students understand the structures and basic operation principles of the digital computers by introducing them the fundamental hardware components such as multiplexers, flip flops etc. as well as to design digital circuits.
Contents: Structures of logic gates, combinational circuits; design with MSI; design of sequential circuits; computer architecture; D/A and A/D converters.
Recommended Reading:

  • M. Mano (1991). Digital Design, Prentice-Hall Inc.
  • J.D. Daniels (1996). Digital Design from Zero to One, John Wiley & Sons.

Teaching Methods:

  • Theoretical lecture
  • Problem session

Assessment Tools: Two midterm exams, homework, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-433 Biomedical Electronics
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Prof. Ertuğrul Yazgan
Objective: To introduce the main concepts, tools, physical principles, technologies and applications in medicine and health care.
Contents:
Recommended Reading:

  • John G. Webster, Medical Instrumentation- Application and Design , Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • Joseph j. Carr; J.M. Brown, Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology, John Wiley and Sons, 1998.

Teaching Methods:

  • Lecture

Assessment Tools: Midterm exam, homeworks, quizes, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-435 Analog Design
Type of Course
: Lecture + Laboratory
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 4 (3+0+2)
ECTS: 8
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Atilla Özmen
Objective: To provide a solid 'systems design' perspective for analog discrete and integrated circuits. The students will be able to analyse and design complex analog circuits by means of a 'systems design' approach, use data sheets effectively for predicting circuit performance in the analysis phase and for component selection in the design phase, identify circuit limitations and predict nonidealities in the design, carry out the following steps in the design cycle: determination of the circuit topology based on requirements and constraints, selection of integrated circuit components, estimating the component values, hand-calculation of basic performance metrics, verification and optimization by simulation.
Contents: Operational amplifiers, linear op-amp circuits, voltage-to-current and current-to-voltage converters, active filters, op-amp limitations, frequency compensation, nonlinear op-amp circuits, signal generators, voltage regulators, D/A and A/D converters, phase-locked loops.
Recommended Reading:

  • S. Franco, Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits, McGraw-Hill.

Teaching Methods:

  • Computer Usage: The students will use Multisim Electronic Circuit Simulation package or an equivalent SPICE based program for schematic entry and simulation.
  • Laboratory: Circuit design with operational amplifiers.

Assessment Tools: Midterm exams, laboratory, final exam.
Instruction Language: English.

 

EE-438 Industrial Electronics
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall or Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Dr. Baran Tander
Objective: To make the student learn and understand the power semiconductors, circuits and sensors/transducers employed in industrial applications.
Contents: Thrystors, diacs and triacs; power semiconductors; converters; inverters; sensors; sensor amplifiers and bridges.
Recommended Reading:

  • C.A.Schuler and W.L. McNamee (1986). Industrial Electronics and Robotics, McGraw-Hill, New York.

Teaching Methods:

  • Theoretical lecture
  • Power electronic and sensor circuit demos

Assessment Tools: Two midterm exams, homework, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-439 Advanced Digital Design
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall or Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Arif Selçuk Öğrenci
Objective: Mastering the hardware description language, VHDL (Very high speed integrated circuits Hardware Description Language), for the design (specification, simulation, and synthesis) of digital systems using programmable logic or VLSI components. Designing complete digital systems starting from the concept, advancing through the simulation, synthesis, and test, by using different styles in VHDL, namely structural, dataflow, and behavioral, for describing the architecture. Investigation of design constraints so as to implement the digital system described in VHDL in an appropriate technology.
Contents: Digital system design, hardware description languages, overview of VHDL, levels of abstraction for the description of the hardware, CAD tools for modeling in VHDL, programmable logic devices, combinational and sequential logic design using VHDL, parameterization, design of a CPU and its peripherals, test-bench generation, synthesis and optimization of digital systems, term project.
Recommended Reading:

  • Kevin Skahill, (1996). VHDL for Programmable Logic, Addison Wesley.
  • Zainalabidin Navabi, (2001). VHDL: Analysis and Modeling of Digital Systems, McGraw-Hill Publishing.
  • D. Pellerin and D. Taylor, (1997). VHDL Made Easy, Prentice Hall.

Teaching Methods:

  • Computer Usage: Homeworks and the term project require use of CAD tools for the simulation and synthesis of the VHDL code.

Assessment Tools: Homeworks, midterm exam, term project.
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-451 Control Technology
Type of Course
: Lecture + Laboratory
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 4 (3+0+2)
ECTS: 8
Instructor: Prof. Feza Kerestecioğlu
Objective: This course aims to introduce common components of control systems used for measurement of process variables and implementation of basic control actions.
Contents: An overview of design techniques with particular interest to industrial requirements; feedback implementation: Transducers, sensors, and signal conditioning; implementation of various types of control actions and servo control; PID tuning and compensation techniques.
Recommended Reading:

  • R.N. Bateson (1996). Introduction to Control System Technology 5th Ed., Merrill, New York.
  • K. Ogata (1997). Modern Control Engineering, 3rd Ed., Prentice-Hall, New Jersey.
  • King Instrument Electronics Co., KL-620 mPA Microcomputer Sensing Control System, Module Experiment Manual,

Teaching Methods:

  • Laboratory: Each student has to complete five laboratory experiments:
    • A/D and D/A converters
    • Switch-type sensors
    • Temperature measurement
    • Strain gauge
    • Level controller

Short reports must be submitted for each experiment.

      • Teamwork: Laboratory experiments are done by groups of three students.

Assessment Tools: Homeworks, laboratory reports, two midterm exams, final exam.
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-473 Digital Communications
Type of Course
: Lecture + Laboratory
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 4 (3+0+2)
ECTS: 8
Instructor: Prof. Erdal Panayırcı
Objective: To provide basic knowledge on physcal layer aspects of the digital communications systems. The students will apply the theoretical knowledge, gained in lectures, to the design and simulation of the several practical digital communications systems in Laboratory using MATLAB tool. They will learn how to assess the performance of a given communications system and desgine the system based on the performance values.
Contents Baseband communication systems. Digital modulation types, PAM, PSK, MSK. Multilevel modulation systems MPSK and M QAM systems.Bit and carrier synchronization. Transmission media: cable, radio-link, optical fiber, and satellite. Secure communication: spread spectrum, CDMA and OFDM systems. Probability of bit and symbol error.
Recommended Reading:

  • J. Proakis and M. Salehi, Fundamentals of Communication Systems, Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2005.
  • S. Hykin, Communication Systems, Wiley, 2001 (Fourth Edition)

Teaching Methods:

  • Computer Usage : The student will use MATLAB in homework assignments.

Assessment Tools: Homeworks, two midterm exams, final exam.
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-479 Simulation of Communication Systems
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Prof. Hakan A. ÇIRPAN
Objective: Gain a stronger technical understanding of communication systems. Combine theory with a practical system-level perspective to evaluate and specify subsystem technologies. Participate in class-simulation exercises, and examine numerous examples of advanced communication systems.
Contents: Role of simulation in communication systems engineering, simulation approaches and methodologies, filter models, noise generation, Monte-Carlo simulation, hands-on examples including integration of digital communications, channel modelling, coding and elementary statistical estimation tecniques.
Recommended Reading:

  • W. H. Tranter, K. S. Shanmugan, T. S. Rappaport, K. L. Losbar , Principles of Communication Systems  Simulation with Wireless Applications, Prentice Hall.

Teaching Methods: Lecturing and Computer Usage

  • Computer Usage : The student will use MATLAB in homework assignments.

Assessment tools: Two projects, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

EE-483 Wireless Communication Networks
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Tansal Güçlüoğlu
Objective: The main objective of this course is to present the fundamental communication and networking techniques used in the operation of advanced wireless systems. Specifically, transmission basics and networking methods will be presented briefly as a technical background. Moreover, wireless communication technology fundamentals such as wireless propagation, signal encoding, error control, transceiver structures will be analyzed. Furthermore, satellite communications, cordless phones, cellular networks, wireless local and wide area networks and regarding standards will be studied. This course can be appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate students of electrical and computer engineering.
Contents: Transmission Fundamentals, Switching Techniques: Circuit Switching, Packet Switching, ATM, Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite, Antennas and Propagation, Signal Encoding Techniques, Error Control, Satellite Communications, Cordless Systems, IEEE 802.16 Standard, Cellular Networks: TDMA, CDMA, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, CDMA, Mobile IP, WAP, Wireless Local Area Networks, IEEE 802.11/16, Bluetooth.
Recommended Reading:

  • William Stallings, "Wireless Communications and Networks", 2nd edition, 2005, Prentice Hall

Teaching Methods:

  • Classroom discussions
  • Term Project: Each student will explore a wireless communication system and related standards.

Assessment Tools: Homeworks, one midterm exam, one project, and one final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

GE-461 Yönetimde İletişim (Communications in Management)
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Ceyhun Şahin
Objective: To give the basic concept and functions of communication in management, controllable and uncontrollable components of communication and their interaction, the effect of effective communication in success in business and communication models.
Contents: Communication in an organization; the ways, types and channels of communication; communication business, inter-cultural communication; correspondence and documentation; teamwork in decision making and problem solving; the ethical meaning of communication in management; the social aspect of business.
Recommended Reading:

  • E.B. Charles (1999). Managerial Communication: Bridging Theory and Practice, Prentice-Hall
  • Business Communication in Context, ISBN: 0-12-484361-4.
  • Business Management Communication, ISBN: 0-13-087053-6.
  • Yöneticilikte İletişim, Rota Publishing Company, Istanbul.
  • İ.E. Başaran, Yönetimde İnsan İlişkileri, Prof. Dr., Gül Publishing Company, Istanbul.

Teaching Methods:
Assessment Tools: Midterm exam, project, quizes, final exam.
Instruction Language: Turkish

 

IE-341 Lojistik Yönetimi (Logistics Management)
Type of Course:
Lecture
Year: 3
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Abdulkadir Kahraman
Objective: The aim is to give the industrial engineers and other engineering students the basic definitions, concepts and importance of logistics in business world. Also to give general information about transportation, warehousing, distribution and other logistics activities.
Contents: Introduction of logistics. History of logistics in the world and in Turkey. The Information Technology systems used in logistics. Transportation systems and modes of transportation, warehousing and warehouse management systems and distribution. General aspects of Supply Chain Management, outsourcing and 3. Party Logistics companies. General information about Turkish logistics sector.
Recommended Reading:

  • Bowers D.J., Closs D.J., (1996), Logistical Management-The Integrated Supply Chain Process McGraw-Hill
  • Johnson J.C., Wood D.F., Wardlow D.L., Murphy Jr.P.R. (1999), Contemporary Logistics, Seventh Edition, Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • Çancı M., Erdal M. (2003), Lojistik Yönetimi, Freight Forwarder El Kitabı1, UTİKAD, 2.Baskı.
  • Birdoğan B., (2004), Lojistik Yönetimi ve 2003 yılı Lojistik Sektör Analizi.
  • Christopher M.(1992), Logistics: The Strategic Issues, Chapman&Hall.

Teaching Methods:
Assessment Tools: Midterm exam, project, final exam
Instruction Language: Turkish

 

IE-413 Advanced Manufacturing Systems
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Zeki Ayağ
Objective: The aim of the course is to give industrial engineering students the basic definitions and nature of advanced production systems, and make them familiar with methodologies for solving problems associated with advanced production systems. Specifically, the students will be able to

  • Understand subject matter of advanced production systems
  • Recognize the use of methodologies of problem solution in advanced production systems and assembly line balancing
  • Analyze advanced topics in production related problems and find solutions for them

Contents: Introduction to the advanced production systems (3 classes), group technology (6 classes), flexible manufacturing systems (6 classes), assembly line balancing (6 classes), just in time production systems (6 classes), optimized production technology (6 classes), project presentations (9 classes depending on the number of students).
Recommended Reading:

  • Askin, R.G. and Standridge, C. R., Modeling and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems, John Wiley, 1993.
  • Groover, M. P., Automation Production Systems, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Prentice Hall, 1987.

Teaching Methods:
Assessment Tools: A comprehensive coursework, one midterm exam and final exam.
Instruction Language: English

 

IE-415 Supply Chain Management
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 4
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Assoc. Prof. Gülçin Büyüközkan
Objective: This course covers a comprehensive breadth of supply chain topics in depth, and addresses the major challenges in this area. The primary objectives of this course are to:

  • understand the strategic importance of good supply chain design, planning and operation for every firm
  • learn how good supply chain management can be a competitive advantage while weaknesses in the supply chain hurt the performance of a firm
  • learn how the key drivers may be used on a conceptual level during supply chain design, planning and operation to improve performance (within the strategic framework, facilities, inventory, transportation and information can be seen as the key drivers of supply chain performance)
  • have a solid understanding of the analytic tools and methodologies to solve supply chain problems.

Contents: Introduction to Supply Chain Management; Network Configuration in the Supply Chain; Inventory Management and Risk Pooling; The Value of Information in the Supply Chain; Supply Chain Integration; Strategic Alliances; Procurement and Outsourcing Strategies; International Issues in Supply Chain Management; Customer Value in Supply Chain Management; Information Technology for Supply Chain Management; Decision Support Systems for Supply Chain Management; Risk and Securities in Supply Chain Management.
Recommended Reading:

  • There is no required textbook. My lecture notes and selected topics from:

- D. Simchi-Levi, P. Kaminsky, E. Simchi-Levi, Designing & Managing the Supply Chain (2003)
- S. Chopra, P. Meindl, Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operations, Pearson Prentice Hall, (2004)
will be used.

  • Lecture notes and PowerPoint slides will be distributed at the beginning of the each course. Additional readings and cases studies will also be handed out in class. Moreover, students are strongly encouraged to review various on-line and published sources on supply chain management.

Teaching Methods: Lecture notes, case studies and applications
Assessment Tools: Class participation, case presentation and report, term project, final exam
Instruction Language: English


BASIC SCIENCE COURSES

CH-101 Chemistry
Type of Course
: Lecture + Laboratory
Year: 1
Semester: Fall+Spring
Credits : 4 (3+0+2)
ECTS: 8
Instructor: Prof. Nükhet Tan
Objective: To teach the basic concepts of chemistry and understand direct chemical changes. To perceive a connection between an observation in the 'real' macroscopic world and an imagined change in the microscopic world ' the world of atoms, ions and molecules.
Contents: The scope of chemistry, stoichiometry, atoms, atomic theories, electrons in atoms, the periodic table and some atomic properties, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, valence-bond theory, hybridization, chemical kinetics, reaction mechanisms, nuclear chemistry.
Recommended Reading:

  • C. Raymond (2003). General Chemistry (The Essential Concepts), 3rd Ed., McGraw-Hill.
  • R.H. Petrucci and W.S. Harwood (1997). General Chemistry, 7th Ed., Prentice-Hall.

Teaching Methods:

  • Laboratory

Assessment Tools: Midterm exams, laboratory work, final exam, term paper
Instruction Language: English

 

CH-201 Materials Science
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 2
Semester: Fall+Spring
Credits: 2 (2+0+0)
ECTS: 4
Instructor: Prof. Nükhet Tan
Objective: The student will,

  • Demonstrate proficiency in understanding the basic concepts of materials science.
  • Develop structure properties.
  • Be able to interpret the related structures.
  • Become familiar with the technical jargon of materials science.

Contents: Materials, structure of atoms, types of atomic and molecular bonds, crystal structures, Miller indices, crystallographic planes, electrical conduction, energy bound-model, instrinsic and extrintic semiconductors, polymers, polymerization, polmerization methods, thermoplastics, magnetic materials.
Recommended Reading:

  • W.F. Smith (2004). Principles of Materials Science and Engineering, 3rd Ed., McGraw-Hill.

Teaching Methods:

  • Classroom Discussions

Assessment Tools: Two midterm exams, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

MA-101 Calculus-I
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 1
Semester: Fall+Spring
Credits: 4 (3+2+0)
ECTS: 7
Instructor: Prof. Abdülkadir Özdeğer, Prof. Dr. Gülseren Aydın, Prof. Dr. Kadir Ramazan Ahre
Objective: To introduce the basic concepts of differential calculus.
Contents: Classification of real numbers, complex numbers. Sequences and series. Tests for convergence and divergence of series, power series. Functions, domain and range. Functions of a single variable. Classification of functions. Limits, continuity and related theorems. Derivatives, differentials. Rolle's Theorem, Mean Value Theorem. Indeterminate forms, L'Hospital's Rule. Taylor and Mac-Laurin series. Local and absolute maxima and minima of functions. Curve sketching.
Recommended Reading:

  • Thomas's Calculus (2001), 10th Ed., Addison ' Wesley.
  • H.Anton (1999), Calculus, 6th Ed., John Wiley.
  • Tom M. Apostol (1961), Calculus Vol.1, Vol.2, Blaisdell Pub. Co.
  • E.Passow (1999), Schaum's outline of theory and problems, McGraw-Hill.

Teaching Methods: Lecturing and problem sessions
Assessment Tools: Homeworks, two midterm exams and final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

MA-102 Calculus-II
Type of Course:
Lecture
Year: 1
Semester: Fall+Spring
Credits: 4 (3+2+0)
ECTS: 7
Instructor: Prof. Abdülkadir ÖZDEĞER, Prof. Kadir Ramazan Ahre
Objective: The course aims to give the fundamentals of the integral calculus and its applications to various fields.
Contents: Indefinite integrals. Integration by substitution, Integration by parts. Integration of rational functions, Partial fractions. Trigonometric Substitutions. Definite integrals, Mean Value Theorem for integrals. Fundamental Theorem of the integral calculus. Improper integrals. Some applications of the integral: Length of plane curves, Area of plane regions. Volumes of solids of revolution, areas of surfaces of revolution.
Recommended Reading:

  • Thomas's Calculus (2001), 10th Ed., Addison ' Wesley.
  • H.Anton (1999), Calculus, 6th Ed., John Wiley.
  • Tom M. Apostol (1961), Calculus Vol.1, Vol.2, Blaisdell Pub. Co.
  • E.Passow (1999), Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems, McGraw-Hill.

Teaching Methods: Lecturing and problem sessions
Assessment Tools: Homework, two midterm exams, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

MA 103 Linear Algebra
Type of Course:
Lecture
Year: 1
Semester: Fall+Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Cengiz Karagöz, Asst. Prof. Nebi Önder
Objective: To develop the theory of matrices, determinants and apply them to mathematical and physical problems.
Contents: Matrices, determinants. Inverse of a matrix. Systems of linear equations. Matrix equations. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors of symmetric matrices, diagonalisation of a matrix. Vector spaces and subspaces, Basis and dimension of a vector space.
Recommended Reading:

  • D.C. Lay (2000). Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 2nd. Ed. Addison-Wesley.
  • D. Zelinsky, A First Course in Linear Algebra, Academic Press.

Teaching Methods: Lecturing and problem sessions
Assessment Tools: Homework, two midterm exams, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

MA-201 Differential Equations
Type of Course:
Lecture
Year: 2
Semester: Fall+Spring
Credits: 3 ( 3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Prof. Abdülkadir Özdeğer, Prof. Gülseren Aydın
Objective: To provide a solid understanding of the differential equation concept, problem formulation and solving, analysis and critical thinking,
Contents: Ordinary differential equations. First order and higher order differential equations. General solution, particular solutions and singular solutions. Initial-value and boundary-value problems. Some special kinds of first-order differential equations. Orthogonal trajectories of a one-parameter family of curves. Higher order linear differential equations of constant coefficients. Method of undetermined coefficients and method of variation of parameters. Laplace transforms and their use in solving differential equations. Euler-Cauchy equation. Series solutions of second order differential equations.
Recommended Reading:

  • S.H. Ross (1984). Differential Equations, John Wiley & Sons.
  • T. Morris and P. Harry. Ordinary Differential Equations, Harper and Row.
  • W.E. Boyce and R.C. Diprima (1997). Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Teaching Methods: Lecturing and problem sessions
Assessment Tools: Homeworks, two midterm exams and final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

MA-203 Discrete Computational Structures
Type of Course:
Lecture
Year: 2
Semester: Fall
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Prof. Alsan Meriç
Objective: To introduce the fundamentals of discrete mathematics and its applications.
Contents: Principles of counting, fundamentals of logic, set theory. Properties of integers, mathematical induction. Relations and functions. Principle of inclusion and exclusion, generating functions, recurrence relations. Graph theory, trees, rings and modular arithmetic. Boolean algebra, finite fields, coding theory, Polya's method of enumeration.
Recommended Reading:

  • K.H. Rosen (1995), Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications, 3rd. Ed., McGraw-Hill.

Teaching Methods: Lecturing
Assessment Tools: Two midterm exams, final exam.
Instruction Language: English

 

MA-205 Probability and Statistics
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 2
Semester: Fall+Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Staff
Objective: This course aims to introduce basic concepts of probability, random variables and statistical data analysis. The students taking this course will be able to obtain probabilistic models for uncertainities in data obtained by experiments. They will also have the ability of doing basic linear regression and correlation analysis for such data.
Contents: Elements of axiomatic probability theory; random variables; functions of random variables; expectation and variance of random variables and their properties; important discrete and continuous random distributions; correlation functions; elementary presentation of statistical decision and estimation theory.
Recommended Reading:

  • M.R. Spiegel, J.J. Schiller and R.A Srinivasan (2000). Probability and Statistics, Schaum's Outline Series, McGraw-Hill.
  • A. Papoulis (1984). Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes, McGraw-Hill.
  • J.S. Milton and J.C. Arnold (2003). Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 4th Ed., McGraw-Hill, New York.

Teaching Methods:

  • Computer usage: None.
  • Projects: None.

Assessment Tools: Homeworks, two midterm exams, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

MA- 208 Calculus-III
Type of Course
: Lecture
Year: 2
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 (3+0+0)
ECTS: 6
Instructor: Staff
Objective: To introduce advanced concepts of differential calculus.
Contents: Functions of multiple variables: limit, continuity, partial derivatives, chain rule, Taylor and Mac Laurin series, maxima and minima; vector calculus; gradient; directional derivative; divergence; curl; line integrals; double integrals; triple integrals and applications.
Recommended Reading:

  • R.L. Finney, M.D. Weir and F. Giordano (2001). Thomas' Calculus, 10th Ed., Addison-Wesley.
  • H. Anton (1999). Calculus: A New Horizon, 6th Ed., John Wiley.
  • E. Passow (1999). Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems:Understanding Calculus, McGraw-Hill.

Teaching Methods:

  • Problem Sessions: One lecture hour per week is dedicated to solutions of example problems related to the topics covered in the previous week.

Assessment Tools: Two midterm exams, final exam
Instruction Language: English

 

PH-101 Physics I
Type of Course
: Lecture + Laboratory
Year: 1
Semester: Fall
Credits