Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001001272010MECHANICS OF ENGINEERINGCompulsory113
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To understand the behavior and the nature of solids. To translate the knowledge of engineering mechanics to fisheries applications. To plan a project, design basic fishing gears as drum, davit, pulley etc. To formulate physics laws related to engineering mechanics for fishing gears.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Hakan Kaykaç, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ozan Soykan
Learning Outcomes
1Student will be able to establish a relationship between fundamental principles of solid mechanics and fisheries applications.
2Student will be able to design fishing gears and equipment by using basic physics laws.
3Student will be able to understand and interpret relationships between fishing technology and laws of solid mechanics.
4Student will be able to debate with other engineers in different disciplines.
5Student will be able to analyze and solve applied physics problems by using knowledge of engineering mechanics.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fundamentals of Mechanics (Introduction, dimensions and units, force and mass, vector and scalar quantities, vectors, laws of mechanics), Elements of Vector Algebra (Addition and subtraction of vectors, resolution of vectors, unit vectors, position vector, moment of a force, the couple and couple moment), Equivalent Force Systems (Introduction, resultant of a force system), Equations of Equilibrium (Introduction, the free-body diagram, static indeterminacy), Introduction to Structural Mechanics (The structural model, simple truss, solution of simple trusses, method of joints, method of sections, section forces in beams, shear force, axial force and bending moment), Friction Forces (Introduction, laws of Coulomb friction) Properties of Surfaces (Introduction, first moment of an area and the Centroid), Pulleys
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Fundamentals of Mechanics-1
2Fundamentals of Mechanics-2
3Elements of Vector Algebra-1
4Elements of Vector Algebra-2
5Equivalent Force Systems
6Midterm
7Equations of Equilibrium
8Introduction to Structural Mechanics-1
9Introduction to Structural Mechanics-2
10Introduction to Structural Mechanics-3
11Friction Forces
12Properties of Surfaces-1
13Properties of Surfaces-2
14Pulleys-1
15Pulleys-2
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook: None Recommended texts: Shames, I.H., 1997. Engineering Mechanics (Statics). Fourth Edition, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458, USA, 482p
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Quiz212
Tutorial10110
Problem Solving10110
Discussion10220
Question-Answer10220
Self Study212
Individual Study for Homework Problems212
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination166
Homework428
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)88
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO155 4 533   3 
LO255 5 555   5 
LO334 4 555   5 
LO455 5 555   5 
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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