CIVE 102 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Engineering Concepts and Solutions
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CIVE 102
Spring
1
2
2
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To acquaint the students with principles, concepts, types and terminology of engineering.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Be able to grasp the basic terminology of engineering.
  • Be able to comprehend the basic definitions and codes of engineering.
  • Be able to grasp the role of engineering and its importance for the society.
  • Be able to understand the philosophy behind technical developments,
  • Be able to comprehend the importance of interdiciplinary studies among engineering fields.
Course Content The course covers introduction, Historical Development of Science/Engineering and Industry, Definitions and Methodologies of Engineering and Science, Functions of Engineers, Roles and Types of Engineers, Engineering, Society and Environment, Engineering and Mathematics, Safety in Engineering, Design and Applications in Engineering, Research and Technology in Engineering, Engineering Education and Communications, Engineering Ethics, Engineering and Computers, Visits to Laboratories and/or Factories.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Everyday engineering; Ethics Chapters: 1.1-1.7; 2.1-2.2; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
2 Ethics; Design and teamwork Chapters: 2.3-2.4; 3.1-3.4; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
3 Design and teamwork; Engineering communication Chapters: 3.5-3.10; 4.1-4.4; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
4 Estimation Chapters: 5.1-5.8; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
5 Problem solving methodologies Chapters: 6.1-6.4; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
6 Fundamental dimensions and base units Bölüm: 7.1-7.4; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
7 Fundamental dimensions and base units Chapters: 7.5-7.8; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
8 Review and Midterm Exam Chapters: 8.1-8.11; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
9 Dimensionless numbers; Excel Chapters: 9.1-9.4; 10.1-10.2; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
10 Excel Chapters: 10.3-10.6; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
11 Graphical solutions Chapters: 11.1-11.6; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
12 Models and systems Chapters: 12.1-12.4; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
13 Mathematical Models Chapters: 13.1-13.4; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
14 Statistics Chapters: 14.1-14.7; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
15 Review Chapters: 1.1-1.7; 2.1-2.4; 3.1-3.10; 4.1-4.4; 5.1-5.8; 6.1-6.4; 7.1-7.8; 8.1-8.11; 9.1-9.4; 10.1-10.6; 11.1-11.6; 12.1-12.4; 13.1-13.4;14.1-14.7; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
16 Final Chapters: 1.1-1.7; 2.1-2.4; 3.1-3.10; 4.1-4.4; 5.1-5.8; 6.1-6.4; 7.1-7.8; 8.1-8.11; 9.1-9.4; 10.1-10.6; 11.1-11.6; 12.1-12.4; 13.1-13.4;14.1-14.7; “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015

 

Course Textbooks “Thinking Like an Engineer,” Stephan, Bowman, Park, Sill, Ohland, 3rd Ed., Pearson, 2015
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
8
20
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
75
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
8
4
Presentation / Jury
-
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
22
Final / Oral Exam
1
26
    Total
192

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems X
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose X
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose X
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice X
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems X
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself X
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility X
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development X
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Civil Engineering solutions X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest