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ME 501 Advanced Engineering Mathematics I I (3+0+0) 3
Academic (İleri Mühendislik Matematiğ
Matematiği I)
Advisors Systems of linear equations; linear vector spaces; theory of matrices and the
of the
Students eigenvalue problem; multivariable differential calculus; ordinary differential
equations; vectors in R3; vector field theory, Fourier series and Fourier
Complementary transform; Laplace transform; calculus of variations.
Courses
ME 502 Advanced Engineering Mathematics II (3+0+0) 3
Courses
Catalog (İleri Mühendislik Matematiğ
Matematiği II)
Partial differential equations; Laplace, diffusion, and wave equations; Bessel
Curriculum and Legendre functions; integral equations; functions of a complex variable;

Free conformal mapping; complex integral calculus; series expansion and residue
Elective theorem.
Courses
ME 503 Mechanics of Continua I (4+0+0)I or II:4
HSS List (Sürekli Ortamlar Mekaniğ
Mekaniği I)
Specialization Vectors, matrix algebra, tensor analysis. Deformation and strain tensors.
Options Length, angle, area and volume changes. Kinematics of motion, mass,
momentum, moment of momentum, and energy. Fundamental axioms of
Training
mechanics. Stress; thermodynamics of continuous media. Constitutive
equations; ideally elastic solids. Stokesian fluids.
Graduate
Program
ME 511 Principles of Materials Science and Engineering 
Engineering (4+0+0)I or II:4
(Malzeme Bilimi ve Mühendisliğ
Mühendisliği Prensipleri)
Courses
Atomic bonding and crystal structure; imperfections in crystals; x-ray and
Catalog
electron diffraction; thermodynamics of crystals; kinetics; transport in
Option materials; phase transformations; annealing processes; deformation and
Courses
fracture of materials; examples of technological materials.
Program
Overview ME 512 Principles of Manufacturing Processes (3+0+0)I or II:3
(İmalat Süreçleri Esasları)
Fundamentals of production and processing of metallic, ceramic and
Automotive
Engineering polymeric materials. Manufacturing processes based on heating/cooling. 

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Casting techniques. Near net shape processes. Principles of metal forming.


Thermomechanical treatment. Surface modification.

ME 521 Engineering Design (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Mühendislik Tasarımı)
Nature and properties of materials; advanced topics of strength of materials;
analysis of composite, honeycomb and reinforced materials; pressure vessel
design; residual stresses, thermal stresses; failure theories, beyond the elastic
range; buckling; shock; impact and inertia.

ME 523 Elasticity (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Elastisite)
Cartesian tensor notation. Analysis of strain, components and compatibility of
strain. Analysis of stress; definitions and components of stress; equations of
equilibrium. Constitutive equations, generalized Hook’s law; governing
equations of elasticity. Plane strain and plane stress; problems, some examples
of 2-D problems of elasticity. Energy principles. Sample problems of applied
elasticity.

ME 530 Advanced Dynamics (3+0+0)I or II:3


(İleri Dinamik)
Kinematics of rigid body motion. Coordinate transformations. Rigid body
dynamics. Euler’s equations of motion. Eulerian angles. Motion under no force.
Lagrange equations and their first integrals. Hamilton’s equations. Applications
to mechanical engineering systems.

ME 537 State Space Control Theory (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Durum Uzayı Kontrol Kuramı)
State space representation of systems. Dynamic response from state
equations. Stability, controlability and observability. Canonical forms, control
with state feedback. Pole placement. Observer-based controllers. Reference
input tracking. Introduction to optimal control and Lyapunov stability. Example
applications.
 

ME 551 Advanced Fluid Mechanics (4+0+0)I:4


(İleri Akış
Akışkanlar Mekaniğ
Mekaniği)
Dynamics of motion, constitutive equations. lncompressible flows; potential
flows, wing theory; waves. Compressible flows; thermodynamics of flow; two
dimensional potential flows, theory of small perturbations; shock waves.
Viscous flows; some exact and approximate solutions of Navier-Stokes
equations.

ME 561 Conduction Heat Transfer (3+0+0) 3


(İletim ile Isı Transferi)
Steady and unsteady heat conduction involving various boundary conditions.
Methods of formulation. Analytical  solutions and approximate methods.

ME 579 Graduate Seminar  (0+1+0) 0


(Lisansüstü Seminer)
The widening of students’ perspectives and awareness of topics of interest to

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mechanical engineers through seminars offered by faculty, guest speakers


and graduate students

ME 581, 582, 583, 584, 585, 586, 587, 588, 589 Special Topics (3+0+0) 3
(Özel Konular)
Special Topics of current interest in mechanical engineering selected to suit
the individual interests of the students and faculty in the department. The
course is designed to give the student of advanced level an opportunity to
learn about the most recent advances in the field of mechanical engineering.

ME 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596 Special Studies (3+0+0) 3


(Özel Çalış
Çalışmalar)
Study of special subjects not covered in other courses at the graduate level.

ME 597, 598 Mechanical Engineering Seminars (1+0+0) 1


(Makina Mühendisliğ
Mühendisliği Seminerleri)
Subjects and speakers to be arranged.

ME 599 Guided Research  (0+4+0) 0


(Yönlendirilmiş
(Yönlendirilmiş Çalı
Çalış
şmalar)
Research in the field of Mechanical Engineering, supervised by faculty.

ME 602 Mechanics of Continua II 


II (3+0+0)I or II:3
(Sürekli Ortamlar Mekaniğ
Mekaniği II)
Constitutive equations; thermomechanical materials, elastic materials.
Stokesian fluids. Elasticity, fluid dynamics, thermoelasticity, visco-elasticity.
Linear and nonlinear physical interactions in continuous media. Selected
problems of practical importance in engineering disciplines.

ME 610 Finite Elements 


Elements (3+0+0) 3
(Sonlu Elemanlar)
Strong and weak statements of boundary value problems. The concept of finite
element discretization and finite element interpolatory schemes. The
isoparametric concept. Programming techniques for numerically integrated
finite elements. Implementation of finite element model and solution methods.
Preprocessing and postprocessing. Time-stepping algorithms and their
implementation approximation errors in the finite element method and error
analysis.

ME 613 Deformation of Engineering Materials (3+0+0):3


(Mühendislik Malzemelerinin Sekil Degistirmesi)
Fundamentals of the mechanical behavior of materials. Elements of dislocation
theory. Plastic deformation of crystalline materials. The relationship between
microstructure and mechanical behavior at ambient and elevated
temperatures

ME 614 Materials Processing (3+0+0):3


(Malzeme Üretimi)
Control of microstructure and alteration of material properties. Heat treatment
of steel. Precipating hardening. Shape memory alloys. Processing of electronic
and magnetic materials. Processing of glasses. Powder metallurgy.

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ME 618 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Malzemelerin Mekanik Davranisi)
Treatment of elastic, plastic and creep deformation under steady and cyclic
loads. Emphasis on approximate solutions which enable the prediction of
service performance from simple tests. Failure due to fatigue, creep rupture
and plastic instability. Treatment of fracture from engineering point of view.

ME 620 Fracture (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Kırılma)
Stress analysis of cracked members; applications of linear elastic fracture
mechanics; experimental determination of fracture toughness; microstructure
aspects of fracture toughness. Fracture prediction beyond linear elastic range:
the transition temperature approach, crack opening displacement, J-integral.
Fatigue crack initiation, propagation and stress corrosion cracking.

ME 622 Advanced Vibrations  (3+0+0) 3


(Ileri Titresimler)
Vibratory response of multi-degree-of-freedom systems, matrix formulation,
concepts of impedance, frequency response, and complex mode shapes.
Nonlinear vibrations, parametric resonance. Vibration of elastic bodies. Modal
analysis.

ME 625 Optimum Structural Design  (3+0+0) 3


(En İyi Yapısal Tasarım )
Basic concepts of design optimization: classical techniques in structural
optimization (differential calculus, variational calculus, Lagrange multipliers);
Karush-Kuhn-Tucker conditions. Application of linear and nonlinear
programming to structural problems. Advanced topics in structural
optimization.

ME 626 Mechanics of Composite Materials  (3+0+0):3


(Kompozit Malzemelerin Mekaniğ
Mekaniği)
Types of composite materials; matrix materials, thermosets, thermoplastics,
fiber materials. Effective moduli; rule of mixtures. Constitutive relation for
anisotropic materials. Laminates; constitutive relations, transformation
equations. Strength and failure criteria. Classical theory of laminated plates;
governing relations, higher order theories, energy methods. Cylindrical bending
and vibration of laminated plates.

ME 631 Engineering Analysis (4+0+0)I or II:4


(Mühendislik Analizi)
Planning and design of project of a comprehensive character requiring the
correlation of principles and procedures drawn from a variety of areas in
engineering and related branches of science.

ME 632 Approximate Solution Techniques (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Yaklaş
(Yaklaşık Çözüm Yöntemleri)
Method of weighted residuals; boundary value, eigenvalue and initial value
problems in heat and mass transfer. Application to fluid mechanics, chemical
reaction systems, convective instability problems. Variational principles in heat
and mass transfer. Convergence and error bounds.

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ME 634 Robotics 
Robotics (3+0+0) 3
(Robot Sistemleri)
Fundamental aspects of robotics and type of robots. Rotation matrices.
Homogeneous transformations. Direct kinematics. Inverse kinematics.
Jacobean matrix. Dynamic force analysis via Newton-Euler formulation. Motion
equations via Lagrangian formulation. Trajectory planning. Control methods of
manipulators.

ME 636 System Modeling and Identification (3+0+0) 3


(Sistem Modelleme ve Tanımlama)
Systems and models. Modeling of complex systems. Lagrange equations. Bond
graphs. System identification. Estimation from transient response. Spectra and
frequency functions. Least squares estimation. Parameter estimation in
dynamic models. Model validation.

ME 641 Wave Propagation (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Dalga Yayılması)
Basic equations of elastodynamics, methods of solutions. Navier's equations.
Selected problems in one and two space dimensions. impact problems,
explosion, reflection, refraction, Rayleigh surface waves, and various other
selected problems of practical importance in diverse engineering disciplines.

ME 652 Viscous Flow Theory (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Viskoz Akış
Akış Kuramı)
Equation of Motion for Viscous flow Exact solutions of Navier-Stokes equations.
Creeping flow: Stokes and Oseen solutions, lubrication theory. Boundary layer
theory: similar solutions, approximate methods of solution, computer methods
of solution, stability, turbulent boundary layers. Introduction to three-
dimensional compressible boundary layer flows.

ME 653 Turbulent Flow Theory (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Türbülanslı Akış
Akış Kuramı)
Basic concepts. Scales of time, velocity, space. Time averaging of fundamental
equations.Turbulent flow theories and models. Dynamics of turbulence.
Turbulent pipe, boundary layer and force shear flows   turbulent transport.
Statistical description of turbulence. Spectral dynamics.

ME 654 Gas Dynamics (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Gaz Dinamigi)
Basic equation of compressible flow. Wave propagation in compressible
media. One dimensional compressible flow. Equations of motion for
multidimensional flow. Methods for solution. Oblique shock. Introduction to
hypersonic flow. Introduction to rarefied gas dynamics.

ME 655 Advanced Turbine Design (3+0+0) 3


(İleri Türbin Tasarımı)
Review of gas dynamics and thermodynamics. Velocity triangles. Two
dimensional flow in turbine stages. Turbine cascades. Calculation of design
point efficiency of turbine stages using cascade data. Potential flow and
methods of solution. Three dimensional design of turbines. Radial equilibrium
theory. Off-design performance. Introduction to turbine cooling.

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ME 656 Computational Fluid Dynamics (3+0+0) 3


(Sayısal Akış
Akışkanlar Dinamiğ
Dinamiği)
Fundamentals of computational fluid dynamics and high performance
computing: basic flow models; grid generation; discretization techniques.
Analysis of linear and nonlinear systems; algorithm development; convective-
diffusive systems; turbulence modeling; combustion
modeling.                                                                                                         Prerequisite: ME
551

ME 660 Advanced Thermodynamics (3+0+0) 3


(İleri Termodinamik)
An advanced study of the first and second laws of thermodynamics and their
application to engineering systems and flow processes. Equilibrium conditions.
Thermodynamic potentials; systems of variable mass. Chemical equilibrium
and thermodynamics of chemical reactions. Emphasis is placed on the
relationship of thermodynamics to the broad fields of engineering and applied
science.

ME 662 Convective Heat Transfer (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Taş
(Taşınım ile Isı Transferi)
Basic equations of fluid flow. Differential and integral equations of the
boundary layer. Forced convection in internal and external laminar flows.
Momentum-heat transfer analogies for turbulent flow. Natural convection.

ME 663 Radiation Heat Transfer (3+0+0)I or II:3


(Iş
(Işınım ile Isı Transferi)
Basic laws of thermal radiation. Radiation properties of solids and liquids.
Exchange of thermal radiation between surfaces separated by transparent
media; non-gray and non-diffuse surfaces. Gas radiation in enclosures.
Radiation combined with conduction and/or convection.

ME 664 Two-Phase Heat Transfer (3+0+0)I or II:3


(İki Fazlı Isı Transferi)
Nucleation and bubble growth in boiling. Pool boiling heat transfer. Critical heat
flux. Film boiling. Kinematics and dynamics of adiabatic two-phase flow. Two
phase flow with boiling and/or evaporation. Stability of two-phase flows.
Condensation.

ME 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 686, 687, 688, 689 Special Topics (3+0+0) 3
(Özel Konular)
Advanced special topics of current interest in mechanical engineering
selected to suit the individual interests of the students and faculty in the
department. The course is designed to give the student of advanced level an
opportunity to learn about the most recent advances in the field of mechanical
engineering.

ME 690 M.S. Thesis (Yüksek Lisans Tezi)

ME 691, 692, 693, 694, 695, 696 Special Studies (3+0+0) 3


(Özel Çalış
Çalışmalar)
Study of special subjects not covered in other courses at the graduate level.

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ME 697, 698 Mechanical Engineering Seminars (1+0+0) 1


(Makina Mühendisliğ
Mühendisliği Seminerleri)
Subjects and speakers to be arranged.

ME 699 Guided Research (2+0+4) 4


(Yönlendirilmiş
(Yönlendirilmiş Ara
Araş
ştırmalar)
Research in the field of Mechanical Engineering, by arrangement with
members of the faculty; guidance of doctoral students towards the
preparation and presentation of a research proposal.

ME 69A Guided Research II  (0+4+0) 0


(Yönlendirilmiş
(Yönlendirilmiş Çalı
Çalış
şmalar II)
Continued research in the field of Mechanical Engineering, supervised by
faculty; preparation and presentation of a research proposal.

ME 69B Guided Research III  (0+4+0) 0


(Yönlendirilmiş
(Yönlendirilmiş Çalı
Çalış
şmalar III)
Continued research in the field of Mechanical Engineering, supervised by
faculty; preparation and presentation of a research proposal.

ME 69C Guided Research IV  (0+4+0) 0


(Yönlendirilmiş
(Yönlendirilmiş Çalı
Çalış
şmalar IV)
Continued research in the field of Mechanical Engineering, supervised by
faculty; preparation and presentation of a research proposal.

ME 69D Guided Research V  (0+4+0) 0


(Yönlendirilmiş
(Yönlendirilmiş Çalı
Çalış
şmalar V)
Continued research in the field of Mechanical Engineering, supervised by
faculty; preparation and presentation of a research proposal.

ME 790 Ph.D. Thesis (Doktora Tezi)

Boğaziçi University
Mechanical Engineering Department
34342 Bebek, Istanbul Turkiye

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