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MM1001 INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 2+0+0 ECTS:3
Year / Semester First Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentMECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures per week
LecturerASSOC. PROF. DR. Mete AVCI
Co-Lecturer
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
To introduce and endure the mechanical engineering profession and the fields of specialization in mechanical engineering to the high school graduates accepted to the program as new students, and to introduce the KTU Mechanical Engineering program.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

will be able to have knowledge about tasks and authorizations of Mechanical Engineering

11

1

LO - 2 :

will be able to know basic fields of Mechanical Engineering

11

1

LO - 3 :

will be able to understand the necessity of life-long learning

8

1

LO - 4 :

will be able to learn the professional ethics

9

1

LO - 5 :

will be able to benefit by experiences of successful alumni

10

1

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

Introduction of the KTU Mechanical Engineering Program and the regulations. Engineering profession and the place of mechanical engineering in it. Development of mechanical engineering. Engineering ethics. Contribution of ME to the solution of social problems. Principal application areas of ME. Feeling of being in the profession by sharing experience of the alumni and colleagues and be motivated.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Orientation

 Week 2

Speech of Head of the Department

 Week 3

Development of Mechanical Engineering. Engineering ethics.

 Week 4

Use of the library

 Week 5

The keynote speaker.

 Week 6

Information about internships. Inofrmation about Erasmus and Farabi programs.

 Week 7

The keynote speaker.

 Week 8

The keynote speaker.

 Week 9

Mid-term exam.

 Week 10

Information about Thermodynamics and Energy divisions.

 Week 11

Information about Automotive division.

 Week 12

Information about Mechanics division.

 Week 13

Information about Material Science division.

 Week 14

Information about Manufacturing division.

 Week 15

Information about Machine Theory and Dynamics division.

 Week 16

End-of-term exam.

 

Textbook / Material

1Bolton, W. 1990; Engineering Science, Newnes Co.

 

Recommended Reading

1Wright, P.H., Koblasz, A. and Sayle, W.E. 1989; Introduction to Engineering, John Wiley and Sons Inc., New York.

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

14/11/2016

1

50

End-of-term exam

15

09/01/2017

1

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

2

14

28

Own (personal) studies outside class

2

14

28

Own study for first mid-term exam

2

6

12

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Own study for final exam

2

6

12

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Other 1

1

8

8

Total work load

90