Academic Programs

Undergraduate Curriculum Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Elective Courses

Elective Courses Taken From Other Departments

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

Compulsory Departmental Courses

AE 103 - Computer Aided Engineering and Design
Introduction to Solidworks software with solid modeling and technical drawing applications. 1. 2D sketching commands and practices 2. 2D sketching practices 3. 3D solid modelling commands 4. Screw, gear and cam drawings (cap screw, straight/helix gear wheels, crankshaft) 5. Assembly drawing 6. Wheel rim 7. Suspension system assembly 8. Ball joint 9. 3D sketching, piping layout 10. Technical drawing, orthogonal views 11. Surface modelling 12. Sheet metal forming 13. Weldments 14. Mold tools

AEE102 - Fundamentals of Electromagnetism
Vectors; Magnetic Fields; Magnetic Field due to Currents; Induction and Inductance; Magnetic Materials; AC Theory; DC and AC Motors; Transformers; AC Generators; Electromagnetic Waves (Light); RF Spectrum; Electromagnetic Environment

AEE201 - Electric Circuits-I
In this course the concepts of Electrical and Electronics engineering and solution methods related with DC circuits are given according to the requirements of EASA-66 Module 3. Students are supposed to learn how to use and apply Ohm, Kirchhoff Laws, basic circuit laws and nodal, mesh analysis for DC circuits. Additionally students can analyze first order circuits.

AEE202 - Electric Circuits-II
Solution methods of AC Electrical and Electronics circuits, Phasor, Sinusoidal steady state analysis, AC power, Polyphase circuits, Frequency response, Filters.

AEE204 - Electronic Circuits
In this course the concepts of Electrical and Electronics engineering and solution methods related with Electronic circuits are given according to the requirements of EASA-66 Module 4. Students are supposed to learn the behaviors of electronic circuit elements. Also students learn DC biasing of electronic elements, equivalent models of BJTs and FETs, small signal analysis of BJT and FETS, and amplifier operation of BJT and FETS.

AEE208 - Avionics Maintenance Practices
This course introduces students incumbent and beneficial tools that are used by avionics technicians, and to develop basic electronic technician abilities.

AEE301 - Digital Circuits
Numbering Systems, Operation of combinational logic circuits, Fundamentals of of multiplexing and decoding, Sequential circuits ,Operation of typical memory devices used in avionics, Basic layout and uses of a typical microprocessor, the operation of key components of a typical microprocessor, Analog-to Digital and Digital-to Analog conversions, Integrated circuits

AEE303 - Signal Analysis and Control
Introduction to Signals and Systems, Time and Frequency Domain Analysis, Laplace Transform, Open and Closed Loop Systems, Sampling, Servo Components, PID Controller, Autoflight, Flight controls.

AEE305 - RF and Antennas
Radio Wave Propagation, Antenna Basics, Antenna Basics, Antennas for special applications, Working principles of VOR, ADF, ILS, MLS, and DME

AEE306 - Aircraft Instruments
Operation of pitot-static instruments, gyroscopic motion, operation of gyroscopic flight instruments, operation of direct and remote reading compasses, layout and operation of aircraft stall warning systems, layout and operation of the three main aircraft lighting systems

AEE308 - Aircraft Electrical and Electromechanical Systems
The principles of aircraft electricity generation, The principles and use of aircraft batteries, The use of aircraft cables and associated devices, Aircraft cabling tasks, Aircraft power supplies, Lighting systems, Introduction to the fundamentals of power circuits, Transformers and electromechanical systems with an emphasis on rotating machines and transformers

AEE399 - Summer Practice I
This course provides a student with an opportunity of on-the-job training. An applicant works in a company with SHY-145. He/she has 40 days of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft throughout the course.

AEE402 - Avionics Systems Maintenance
Removing and Installing Avionics (Communication and Navigation) Equipments, Troubleshooting, Repairing, and Testing the NAVV/COM Systems

AEE404 - Aircraft Instruments Maintenance
Removing and Installing Aircraft Instruments (Sensors / Transducers and Indicators), Troubleshooting, Repairing, and Testing the Instrument Systems

AEE405 - Aircraft Navigation
Basic navigational terms, and principles, principles of magnetic compasses, short range NAVAIDS, long range NAVAIDS, approach landing NAVAIDS, satelaite navigation, surveillance systems, data transmission protocols.

AEE406 - Electrical Systems Maitenance
Removing and Installing Aircraft Electrical Systems (Cabling, Connectors, External and Internal Lightings, AC/DC Motors and Generators), Troubleshooting, Repairing, and Testing the Electrical Power Units Installed on Aircraft.

AEE409 - Aircraft Communication and Computer Systems
Various techniques of modulation and demodulation of analog signals, Phase locked loop, Signal-to-noise-ratio (SNR) in analog AM and FM systems, Digital transmission methods for analog signals, Time division multiplexing, Multiuser radio communications, Data Buses in aircraft systems, Components of a data bus and their function, common data bus standarts, avionics computers, aircraft data storage systems, Issues surrounding aircraft software and its control, principles of displays used on modern aircraft, Fibre optic principles and their application in aircraft.

AEE499 - Summer Practice II
This course provides a student with an opportunity of on-the-job training. An applicant works in a company with SHY-145. He/she has 40 days of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft throughout the course.

APM102 - Basics of Aircraft
Aircraft Classification ,Engine Classification, Weight Fractions, Atmospheric model of flight, Wing loading, lift, drag force, Drag coefficients, drag polar and lift force, Take off Distance ,Time and Take off Velocity, Climbing Angle and Velocity, Deceleration Motion, Landing Distance, Cruise Flight Conditions and the Range of the Aircraft, Ceiling of Aircraft, Maneuvering, Load Factor, Turning Rate, Turning Radius of Aircraft, Turbojet Engines ,Turbofan Engines, Piston Prop and Turbo Prop Engine

APM104 - Human Factors in Aviation
General, Human Performance and Limitations, Social Psychology, Factors Affecting Performance, Physical Environment, Tasks, Communication, Human Error, Hazards in the Workplace

APM201 - Thermofluids
Specific gravity and density, viscosity, fluid resistance, Effects of compressibility on fluids; Static, dynamic and total pressure: Bernoulli's Theorem, venturi, Temperature: thermometers and temperature scales: Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin, Rankine, Heat definition. Heat capacity, specific heat, Heat transfer: convection, radiation and conduction, Volumetric expansion, First and second law of thermodynamics, Gases: ideal gases laws; specific heat at constant volume and constant pressure, work done by expanding gas, Isothermal, adiabatic expansion and compression, engine cycles, constant volume and constant pressure, Thermal energy, heat of combustion, Otto cycle, Diesel cycle, Brayton cycle, Rocket Propulsion, Ramjet, Sample Problems

APM203 - Aircraft Maintenance Practices I
This course contains information on airframe construction features, assembly and rigging, fabric covering, structural repairs,and aircraft welding. The course also contains an explanation of the units that make up the various airframe systems point out the differences exist in airframe components and systems.

APM205 - Aircraft Materials and Hardware
Ferrous,Non-ferrous,Composite and Non- Metallic Materials,Corrosions, Fasteners,Pipes and Unions,Springs,Bearings,Transmissions,Control Cables,Electrical Cables and Connectors Electrical Cables and Connectors, Riveting, Welding, Brazing,Fatique

APM208 - Aerodynamics and Flight Theory
Physics of the Atmosphere; International Standard Atmosphere (ISA), application to aerodynamics. Aerodynamics; Airflow around a body, Boundary layer, laminar and turbulent flow, free stream flow, relative airflow, upwash and downwash, vortices, stagnation, The terms: camber, chord, mean aerodynamic chord, profile (parasite) drag, induced drag, centre of pressure, angle of attack, wash in and wash out, fineness ratio, wing shape and aspect ratio, Thrust, Weight, Aerodynamic Resultant, Generation of Lift and Drag: Angle of Attack, Lift coefficient, Drag coefficient, polar curve, stall, Aerofoil contamination including ice, snow, frost. Theory of Flight; Relationship between lift, weight, thrust and drag, Glide ratio, Steady state flights, performance, Theory of the turn, Influence of load factor: stall, flight envelope and structural limitations, Lift augmentation. Flight Stability and Dynamics.

APM210 - Aviation Legislation
Regulatory Framework, Part-66 — Certifying Staff — Maintenance, Part-145 — Approved Maintenance Organisations, JAR-OPS — Commercial Air Transportation, Aircraft Certification, Aircraft Certification, Part-M, Applicable National and International Requirements

APM211 - Aviation Technical Terminology
Air communication, Departure, climbing, and cruising, (Article review on Avionics, Human Factors, En Route Events, Air Crash Investigations, Technology (Data Link, Flight Control Systems)

APM301 - Aircraft Structures
The course covers all fundamental subjects of airplane structures, including elasticity, structural analysis, airworthiness and aeroelasticity.

APM302 - Aircraft Systems
Details are given in Weekly Course Outline.

APM304 - Propulsion Systems
Both air-breathing and rocket engines are covered, at a level which enables rational integration of the propulsive system into an overall vehicle design.

AVM101 - Introduction to Civil Aviation
Aviation History, Aviation System and its Elements, Definition of Aircraft, Aviation Alphabet, ICAO and IATA, Airport: Definition and Facilities, General Characteristics of Airlines, Types of Airlines, Flag/Low Cost/Regional Carriers, Civil Aviation Concept and System, Civil Aviation Organizations, Roles and Activities in Civil Aviation, General Aviation Operations, Air Navigation Services, Ground Services, International Civil Aviation Agreement, Other International Civil Aviation Organizations; ECAC, IATA, Euro Control, JAA, EASA, Turkish Civil Aviation: GDCA, Rules and Regulations, Turkish Civil Aviation: Airports, Air carriers, and Aviation Companies

HIST 111 - Principles of Atatürk and Turkish Revolution History 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.

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.

Elective Courses

- Area Elective (A)

AEE307 - Avionics Systems
In this course the information and operational theory of avionics systems are given according to the requirements of EASA-66 Module 13. Students are supposed to learn the structures and characteristics of avionics systems. In addition to these, students will learn the contribution of avionics systems to navigation.

AEE422 - Automatic Control
Mathematical background on Automatic Control Theory, Basic Concepts of Automatic Control, System modeling and transfer functions, Stability analysis, PID controls and Robust Control.

AEE424 - Data Acquisition and Processing
LabVIEW is a highly productive development environment for creating custom applications that interact with real-world data or signals in fields such as science and engineering. In this lecture some selected applications about avionics will be applied to LabVIEW and results are evaluated.

Elective Courses Taken From Other Departments

APM405 - Maintenance and Reliability Management
Details are given Weekly Course Outline.

APM406 - Helicopter Systems
Details are given Weekly Course Outline.

APM408 - Maintenance Flight Test

APM409 - Helicopter Structures

AVM212 - Aviation Safety and Security
System approach to aviation safety, factors that affect aviation safety, safety management system in aviation, risk assessment, risk management, quality control and assurance, airport terminal and flight line facilities, airport security areas, new developments affecting the security of the airport.

AVM421 - Aviation Maintenance Management
General concepts related to aircraft maintenance, technical regulations related to aircraft maintenance, classification of aircraft maintenance activities, forming aircraft maintenance activities, basic maintenance methods, basic maintenance program development, examination of the aircraft maintenance section in a typical airline, aircraft maintenance costs.

AVM424 - Project Management
Phases of Project Management, Project Functions (Planning, Staffing, Scheduling, Monitoring, and Controlling), Project Management Techniques (CPM, PERT, etc.), Project Management Tools, Cost Control of Projects, Time/Resource Management, Risk Management.

AVM428 - Risk Management in Aviation
Essential Basics and Limitations of Aviation Risk Management, Theoretical Background of Aviation Risk Management, Practical Implications of Aviation Risk Management, Implementation and Optimization of Aviation Risk Management

EE421 - Digital Image Processing
2-D systems and transforms, image acquisition, sampling and quantization, linear and non-linear techniques for image enhancement and restoration and image compression, differential pulse code modulation, vector quantization, wavelets, subband coding, still and video compression coding standards.

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

CMPE101 - Introduction to Computers and Programming
Basics of information systems, computer software, computer hardware: CPU, memory units, and I/O devices, internet and networking, basic programming concepts, hands-on experience of application software and internet through laboratory sessions.

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.

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.

ENG102 - English for Academic Purposes II
ENG102 elaborates on academic skills such as reading comprehension, listening, class discussions about the topic of the unit, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts. It also includes research assignments and response paper and graph writing. Skills like listening and note-taking, analysis of written products, portfolio keeping and use of technology are elaborated in this course, as well.

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.

ENG302 - English For Professional Communication 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.

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.

MATH103 - General Mathematics
Sets, numbers and their properties, identities, equations and inequalities, polinomials, coordinate system in plane, graphs of lines and quadratic equations, functions, trigonometry, polar coordinates, complex numbers, systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants.

MATH104 - Single Variable Calculus
Review of Functions, Trigonometric Functions, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Limit and Continuity, Derivative, Applications of the Derivative, Definite and Indefinite Integrals, Techniques of Integration, Areas and Volumes.

PHYS103 - Physics I
Matter: Components of Atoms, Periodic Table of the Elements, The Electronic Structure of Atoms, Chemical Bonding, States of Matter; Pressure and Force; Measurement; Statics; Motion Along a Straight Line (Linear Motion) ; Vectors; Motion in Two and Three Dimensions; Force and Motion; Kinetic Energy and Work; Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy; Center of Mass and Center of Gravity and Linear Momentum; Conservation of Momentum; Rotation; Rolling, Torque; Fluid Dynamics; Thermodynamics; Heat; Wave Motion and Sound.

Turkish Language Structure and Using

Turkish Language Structure and Using