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Syllabus ( ME 587 )


   Basic information
Course title: Numerical Methods In Engineering
Course code: ME 587
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Hasan Kurtaran
ECTS credits: 7.5
GTU credits: 3 (3+0+0)
Year, Semester: 1/2, Fall and Spring
Level of course: Second Cycle (Master's)
Type of course: Area Elective
Language of instruction: Turkish
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Pre- and co-requisites: None
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course:
   Learning outcomes Up

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

  1. model engineering problems numerically.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Mechanical Engineering
    2. Formulate and solve advanced engineering problems,
    3. Do modeling, simulation, and design of dynamical systems.
    4. Apply knowledge in a specialized area of mechanical engineering discipline and use variety of CAD/CAM/CAE tools.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
  2. select the most appropriate numerical method used in various engineering applications.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Mechanical Engineering
    2. Formulate and solve advanced engineering problems,
    3. Do modeling, simulation, and design of dynamical systems.
    4. Apply modern techniques, skills and equipments to advanced engineering practice
    5. Apply knowledge in a specialized area of mechanical engineering discipline and use variety of CAD/CAM/CAE tools.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
  3. program numerical methods used in engineering problems

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Mechanical Engineering
    2. Formulate and solve advanced engineering problems,
    3. Apply modern techniques, skills and equipments to advanced engineering practice
    4. Apply knowledge in a specialized area of mechanical engineering discipline and use variety of CAD/CAM/CAE tools.

    Method of assessment

    1. Homework assignment
   Contents Up
Week 1: Introduction to Numerical Methods
Week 2: Solution of Linear Equations
Week 3: Solution of Nonlinear Equations
Week 4: Root Finding
Week 5: Solution of Eigenvalue Problems
Week 6: Interpolation Methods
Week 7: Statistics and Regression Analysis
Week 8: Midterm Exam
Week 9: Numerical Derivatives
Week 10: Numerical Integration
Week 11: Optimization Methods
Week 12: Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations
Week 13: Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations
Week 14: Solution of Partial Differential Equations
Week 15*: General review
Week 16*: Final Exam
Textbooks and materials: 1- Numerical Methods for Engineers, S. C. Chapra
2- Applied Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists/ S. Rao.
Recommended readings: 1- Numerical Methods for Engineers, S. C. Chapra
2- Applied Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists/ S. Rao.
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 8 30
Other in-term studies: 0
Project: 0
Homework: 2,4,6,9,11,13,15 20
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 16 50
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 3 14
Own studies outside class: 4 14
Practice, Recitation: 0 0
Homework: 6 10
Term project: 0 0
Term project presentation: 0 0
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 10 1
Mid-term: 1 1
Personal studies for final exam: 15 1
Final exam: 2 1
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
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  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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