Undergraduate Program Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Elective Courses

Technical Elective Courses

Non-Technical Elective Courses

Free Elective

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments



Compulsory Departmental Courses

CE 101 - Engineering Fundamentals
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 in engineering.

CE 110 - Engineering Graphics and Design
Introduction to engineering drawing, CAD systems and CAD software, geometrical constructions, orthographic projections, first and third angle projections of principal views from 3D models, orthographic projections: projections of the third principal view from two given principal, auxiliary and detail viewing techniques.

CE 201 - Basic Mechanics I - Statics
General introduction, statics of particles, statics of rigid bodies, equivalent force systems, equilibrium, analysis of trusses, analysis of beams, friction, and geometric properties of surfaces

CE 202 - Basic Mechanics II - Dynamics
Kinematics of particles, kinetics of particles and system of particles, kinematics of rigid bodies, mass moments of inertia, kinetics of rigid bodies, and mechanical vibrations.

CE 210 - Materials of Construction
Physical, mechanical and durability properties of concrete, metals, building stones, clay products, timber, gypsum, lime, aggregates, pozzolans, cements; production types, uses in construction of these materials; constituents, theories of mix design, principal steps in production and relevant properties of concrete.

CE 307 - Fluid Mechanics
Fluid properties, hydrostatics, kinematics, system and control volume approach, Reynolds transport theorem, principles of conservation of mass, momentum and energy, pipe flow: laminar and turbulent flows, flow in smooth and rough pipes, frictional losses, minor losses, computation of flow in single pipes, simple pipe systems, turbines and pumps.

CE 309 - Geology and Surveying
Introduction to surveying, distance measurements, angle measurements, differential leveling, area computations, horizontal curves, coordinates and coordinate computations; How did the earth form; evolution, natural construction materials, route location of linear engineering structures, formation of the natural disasters.

CE 310 - Hydraulic Engineering
Uniform flow in closed conduits, nonuniform flow in closed conduits, uniform flow in open channels, nonuniform flow in open channels, open channel design.

CE 311 - Soil Mechanics
Site investigations and subsurface explorations, origin of soil and grain size soil formation, weight-volume relationships, plasticity and structure of soil, engineering classification of soil, analysis of deformation and settlement, soil compaction, permeability, seepage, in situ stresses, stresses in a soil mass.

CE 321 - Structural Analysis
Equations of static equilibrium, stability and determinacy of structure, planar and space trusses and planar, shear and bending moment diagrams for planar frames, double integration, virtual work and Castigliano`s Theorem (energy) methods for computing deflections, force method of analysis, slope deflection method, direct stiffness method.

CE 328 - Foundation Engineering
Geotechnical properties of soils, subsurface investigations, shallow foundations, mat foundations, lateral earth pressures, retaining structures, sheet piles, braced cuts, pile foundations, drilled shafts and soil improvement.

CE 335 - Transportation Engineering
Highway engineering, Highway economy, highway geometric elements, horizontal and vertical design. Traffic engineering, traffic stream variables, capacity and level of service concepts on rural highways and intersections.

CE 342 - Reinforced Concrete Fundamentals
Properties of materials, structural design concepts, axially-loaded members, flexural members, shear, combined flexure and axial load.

CE 344 - Fundamentals of Steel Design
Properties of structural steel, structural design concepts and design loads, tension members, compression members, flexural members, beam-columns, connections.

CE 402 - Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
• Kapalı sistemlerde uniform akım • Kapalı sistemlerde uniform olmayan akım • Açık kanallarda uniform akım • Açık kanallarda uniform olamayan akım • Açık kanal tasarımı

CE 450 - Civil Engineering Seminars
Civil Engineering Education in general. Transportation Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Coastal and Harbor Engineering, Civil engineering materials.

CE 490 - Civil Engineering Design Project
A design project to be performed by groups of students, depending on the types of projects chosen, the students will be given lectures of several specific topics by members of the civil engineering faculty.

CE204 - Mechanics of Materials
Analysis of stress and strain, equations of equilibrium and compatibility, stress-strain laws, torsion of bars, simple bending of beams, shearing stresses in beams, deflection of beams, combined stresses due to bending, torsion, shear and axial load, Mohr`s circle, statically indeterminate beams.

CE399 - Summer Practice I
This is a summer practice course that the students should complete at the end of the fourth semester in the Civil Engineering program. Students are expected to follow the construction procedures at a site for a period of 30 days and prepare a report at the end of this period. Students are also expected to make a presentation summarizing their experiences during the practice period.

CE430 - Construction Engineering and Management
Contracting and biding, planning and scheduling, estimating and project control, productivity models and construction econometric and an introduction to construction machinery engineering fundamentals description, types, selection criteria and output cost analysis of basic construction equipment.

CE499 - Summer Practice II
This is a summer practice course that the students should complete at the end of the sixth semester in the Civil Engineering program. Students are expected to follow the procedures used during the design phase of various types of civil engineering projects for a period of 30 days and prepare a report at the end of this period. Students are also expected to make a presentation summarizing their experiences during the practice period.

Elective Courses

CE 405 - Design of Dams
Introduction to soil and rock type, earth-fill dams, seepage through dams, rock-fill dams, rcc, arch dams, membrane-faced dams, design of grout curtain, spillways, diversion tunnels and slope stability of dams

CE 408 - Computer-Aided Highway Design
Introduction to MicroStation CAD platform, introduction to InRoads platform, digital terrain model and point types symbology and feature creation for DTM, horizontal alignment and profile extraction, vertical alignment, typical cross sections, roadway modeling, superelevation.

CE 416 - Geotechnical Site Characterization
The sub-surface investigation, standard penetration test, cone penetration test, dilatometer test , Vane shear test, resistivity.

CE 423 - Structural Optimization
Formulation of structural optimization problems, graphical solution procedure, sizing, geometry, and topology optimization, steepest-descent method, newton’s method, branch and bound method, multi-objective structural optimization, evolutionary algorithms, sensitivity analysis techniques, and practical applications.

CE 466 - Yenilenebilir Enerji Projelerinin Tasarımı
The importance of renewable energy in the energy market and Turkey’s renewable energy potential. Renewable energy resources. Basic design principles, structure types, construction techniques and applications of renewable energy projects. Conditions of renewable energy market in Turkey and worldwide. Government agencies, laws and permissions related with renewable energy in Turkey. Case study of a real renewable energy project investment in Turkey.

CE 476 - Design of Hydraulic Structures
Design of diversion tunnels, bottom outlets, spillways, energy dissipators, and intake structures.

CE 478 - Design of Wastewater and Stormwater Collection Systems
Design of wastewater and stormwater collection systems, hydraulic design of pumping station and pumping line, bill of quantities.

CE404 - Occupational Safe and Health
Introduction to safety management, hazard analysis and control, hazard communication program, job hazard analysis, safety supervision and leadership, accident investigation, personal protective equipment, ergonomics, confined space entry, fall protection, preventing workplace violence, electrical safety, fire prevention.

CE406 - Urban Hydraulics
Summary of both pipe and open channel flows, municipal water demands and components, analysis and design of water supply systems, analysis and design of sewerage systems, the storm flow analysis and design of elements of surface drainage systems, detention ponds.

CE407 - Highway Materials and Mixture Design
Physical and chemical properties of asphalts, tests on asphalts, granular materials, sieve analysis and specific gravity of coarse and fine aggregates, Marshall mix design method.

CE410 - Advanced Structural Steel Design
LRFD design of structural steel members, built-up compression members, composite flexural members, seismic design.

CE411 - Design and Construction of Transprotation Facilities
Transportation systems, geometric design of transportation facilities based on operational capacity, site constraints, and safety considerations, pavement design and rehabilitation, terminals as components of transportation systems engineering, operations planning and construction of transportation systems.

CE417 - Rock Mechanics
Stress and strain analysis, introductory elasticity, mechanical behaviour of rock and rock masses, rock testing, discontinuity deformation and slip, failure, in-situ state of stress, stresses around underground openings, rock mass classification, support design.

CE418 - Slope Stability
Overview of slopes and stability concepts, examples of slope failure, causes of slope failures, review of soil mechanics principles and shear strength of soil: drained and undrained conditions, total and effective stress, drained and undrained shear strength, laboratory and field Testing of earth materials for slope stability.

CE420 - Tunneling
Introduction to tunneling: art and engineering; geological aspects of tunneling; tunneling methods: soft ground, rock or adverse ground conditions; ground treatment in tunneling; stresses and displacements associated with excavation of tunnels; design and support of tunnels; application of numerical analysis codes for tunneling.

CE421 - Applied Solid Mechanics
Analysis of stress and strain, stress-strain relation, plane strain and plane stress problems, yield and failure criteria, unsymmetrical bending of beams, energy methods; buckling of columns; plastic behavior of structural members.

CE424 - Structural Systems
The classifications of structural systems, loads acting on structural system, structural requirements, reinforced concrete structures, steel structures, masonry structures, timber structures, composite structures.

CE425 - Construction Planning and Cost Estimating
Introduction to construction project management, tendering process, public procurement law, public procurement contract law, tender documents, cost engineering and quantity surveying, contractor`s bid price, progress payments, and taking-over and performance certificates.

CE429 - Irrigation and Drainage
Determination of irrigation module for the irrigation field, determination of irrigation water discharge, uniform flow in open canals, uniform flow in pipeline, open canal design, pipe irrigation system design.

CE431 - Computer Applications in Structural Engineering
Overview of computer systems, computer programming, numerical solution of differential equations, finite difference method, introduction to finite element analysis, package programs for modeling of structures.

CE433 - Design of Coastal Structures
Introduction to coastal engineering, wave parameters and classification, wave transformation, wave generation and statistical analysis, design wave selection, wave-structure interactions, design of harbor structures, coastal sedimentation, design of shore protection structures, planning and design of coastal structures in Turkey.

CE434 - Advanced Trasnsportation Engineering
Safe road design principles, blackspot analysis, safety auditing on planned projects and on existing roads, the conflict technique.

CE438 - Prestressed Concrete Fundamentals
Introduction to prestressing, prestress losses, flexural analysis and design, composite construction, shear, torsion, deflections

CE440 - Earthquake Engineering
Seismic ground motion, introduction to earthquakes, causes of earthquake, seismic waves, factors affecting earthquake motion at a site, prediction of motion at a site, recording and processing of earthquake ground motion; single degree of freedom systems, formulation of the equation of motion, free vibration analysis.

CE442 - Advanced Materials of Constuction
Mechanical and durability properties of construction materials, properties and microstructure of concrete in fresh and hardened state, microstructure, types and various aspects of steel, plastics and composites in construction, innovative materials of construction and the interaction of construction materials with the environment.

CE443 - Advanced Concrete Materials
Cement, aggregates and admixtures for concrete, properties of concrete in fresh and hardened state, types and various aspects of concrete, durability characteristics of concrete, future of concrete studies and the interaction of concrete with the environment.

CE444 - Analysis of Framed Structures
Analysis of discrete member systems, displacement and force methods of analysis, direct stiffness method, static and kinematic condensation, substructure analysis.

CE447 - Computer Aided Analysis and Design in Structural Engineering
Introduction to Excel and Visual Basic, introduction to Excel and Visual Basic programming, programming in excel, design of reinforced concrete beams, design of reinforced concrete columns, deflection of reinforced concrete beams, design of steel beams, design of steel columns, introduction to SAP2000, use of Excel and SAP2000 simultaneously.

CE454 - Computer Applications in Geotechnical Engineering
Definition geotechnical problems, preliminary studies and design consideration in geotechnic, FEM, Plaxis, exercises and case studies are based on the Plaxis computer programs, preparation of on geotechnical problems solving project by Plaxis.

CE456 - Design and Construction of Tall Building Systems
Overview of design philosophy and selection of the structural systems for tall buildings; criteria and loadings; structural modeling and analysis; structural and foundation design; fire safety engineering; construction planning and management of tall building projects.

CE463 - International Construction Contracts
Legal and contractual terminology in construction contracts, EPC and PC contracts, structure and breakdown of standard construction contracts, contractual documents, standard provisions as to the time of contract, cost of contract and advanced payment, provisions regarding the quality and acceptance of construction work completed.

CE464 - Construction Scheduling and Cost Control
Introduction and some advanced studies in a computer application like MS Project, extensively used for construction scheduling and cost control; time extension clauses in international construction contracts; cause-effect relationship to prove construction claims.

CE468 - Emerging Technologies in Civil Engineering
3D BIM software, 3D BIM stages, PIMSS software and general cloud based systems, internet of things, hardware and software systems for data collection, recording and analyses, 3D scanning systems.

CE470 - Open Channel Hydraulics
Uniform flow in open channel, gradually varied flow in open channels, rapidly varied flow in open channels, sediment transport in open channels.

CE471 - Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Definition of coastal zone and its physical and ecological properties, coastal landforms, the global ocean and the climate system, coastal processes, coastal structures, pressures on the coast, coastal pollution, sustainability, integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) and ICZM in Turkey.

CE473 - Coastal Hydraulics
Small amplitude wave theory, non-linear wave theories (Stokes, Cnoidal), the solitary wave theory, water particle kinematics, wave transformations, wave height distribution and wave spectrum.

CE488 - Airport Planning and Design
Air transportation, planning of physical elements of airport, design principles, airport planning types, airport economics, environmental impacts of airports, ownership and management types.

Free Elective

- General Elective

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

CEAC 105 - General Chemistry
Introduction: Matter and Measurement. Atoms, Molecules and Ions. Stoichiometry: Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions. Thermochemistry. Electronic Structure of Atoms. Periodic properties of the Elements. Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding. Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories. Gases. Intermolecular Forces, Liquids and Solids. Chemical Kinetics. Chemical Thermodynamics. Electrochemistry.

CMPE102 - Computer Programming
Programming concepts: data types, arithmetic expressions, assignment statements; input/output functions; library functions; selection and repetition statements; user-defined functions; arrays and strings.

ENG 102 - English Communication Skills II
ENG102 consists of more academic skills such as reading comprehension, class discussions, use of academic vocabulary and critical analysis of texts. It also includes research assignments and review of the English language structure. Skills such as listening and note-taking, analysis of written products, writing, portfolio keeping, presentation and use of technology are developed in this course, as well.

ENG 202 - Presentation Skills
In this course, students are trained to prepare and write research reports and deliver effective oral/written informative and persuasive presentations. It includes gathering information, organizing data, outlining, using appropriate techniques in presentation & delivering for a maximum impact, using visual aids and citation effectively. Flipped learning is utilized when necessary.

ENG 301 - English for Career Development I
This course includes job-related communication skills. In this frame, the functions such as, describing relationships at work, discussing performance reviews and giving feedback, discussing plans and arrangements, using social media for professional communication, discussing on recruitment tests and job interviews, presenting a service or product, writing reviews on websites, writing job-related e-mails are dealt with.

ENG 302 - English For Career Development II
This course includes more detailed job-related communication skills. In this frame, describing and organising meetings, developing communicational styles in various cultural settings, handling mistakes and apologizing, getting familiar with marketing styles and advertising, deciding how to adapt and market a product in different countries, preparing different types of presentation (speech), discussing workplace dilemmas and rules, writing job-related e-mails are dealt with.

ENG101 - English for Academic Purposes I
ENG101 consists of academic skills, such as reading comprehension, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts. In this frame, listening and note-taking, class discussions, presentations, writing, research assignments and use of technology are some of the important activities.

ENG201 - English for Academic Purposes III
The course consists of mainly advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author’s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay. Some parts of the input are in flipped learning mode.

HIST 221 - History of Civilization
Analysis of the importance of theuse of technology in human evolution and the emergence of early civilizations; ancient societies from Ancient Egypt to Greece as the cradles of modern civilizations; some classical texts of certain key authors –Machiavelli, Hume, Descartes, Hobbes, Bacon, Locke, Rousseau, etc. As outstanding contributions to the history of enlightenment; some groundbreaking scientific texts of Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton to understand the contribution of scientific thought to the progression of civilization.

HIST111 - Principles of Ataturk and History of Turkish Revolution I
A history of the foundation of the Turkish Republic in the light of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s principles and basic terms, concepts and events of modern Turkey history in a period covering 16‐20th centuries in comparison with world and global history in the same period of time.

HIST112 - Principles of Ataturk and History of Turkish Revolution II
A history of the foundation of the Turkish Republic in the light of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s principles and basic terms, concepts and events of modern Turkey history in a period covering 16‐20th centuries in comparison with world and global history in the same period of time.

IE 220 - Probability and Statistics
Introduction to probability and statistics. Random variables and probability distributions. Expected value. Sampling distributions. One and two sample estimation problems. Test of hypotheses. Simple linear regression.

IE305 - Engineering Economic Analysis
Economic analysis for engineering and managerial decision-making. Cash flows, effect of time and interest rate on money and physical assets. Methods of evaluating alternatives: present worth, future worth, annual worth, rate-of-return and benefit/cost ratios. Depreciation and taxes. Effects of inflation.

MATE 207 - Introduction to Materials Engineering
Historical perspective and classification of materials. Atomic structure and theory. Bonding in solids. The structure of crystalline solids. Fundamental mechanical properties of materials. Phase diagrams. Thermal processing of metal alloys. Properties and use of ceramics, glasses and composites. Material selection. Design and economical considerations.

MATH157 - Extended Calculus I
Preliminaries, Limits and Continuity, Differentiation, Applications of Derivatives, L'Hopital’s Rule, Integration, Applications of Integrals, Integrals and Transcendental Functions, Integration Techniques, and Improper Integrals, Sequences.

MATH158 - Extended Calculus II
Infinite Series, Vectors in the plane and Polar Coordinates. Vectors and Motions in Space, Multivariable Functions and Their Derivatives, Multiple Integrals: Double Integrals, Areas, Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates, Triple Integrals in Rectangular, Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates, Line Integrals, Independence of path, Green’s Theorem.

MATH275 - Linear Algebra
Linear Equations and Matrices, Real Vector Spaces, Inner Product Spaces, Linear Transformations and Matrices, Determinants, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.

MATH276 - Differential Equations
First Order, Higher Order Linear Ordinary Differential Equations, Series Solutions of Differential Equations, Laplace Transforms, Linear Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations, Fourier Analysis and Partial Differential Equations.

MATH380 - Numerical Methods for Engineers
Solution of Nonlinear Equations, Solution of Linear Systems, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, Interpolation and Polynomial Approximation, Interpolation by Spline Functions, Least Square Approximation, Numerical Differentiation, Numerical Integration.

PHYS 101 - General Physics I
Measurement; Motion Along a Straight Line; Vectors; Motion in Two and Three Dimensions; Force and Motion I; Force and Motion II; Kinetic Energy and Work; Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy; Center of Mass and Linear Momentum; Rotation; Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum; Equilibrium and Elasticity.

PHYS 102 - General Physics II
Electric Charge; Electric Fields; Gauss' Law; Electric Potential; Capacitance; Current and Resistance; Circuits; Magnetic Fields; Magnetic Field due to Currents; Induction and Inductance

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