
Description of Individual Course UnitsCourse Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  1001001272010  MECHANICS OF ENGINEERING  Compulsory  1  1  3 
 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  1  Student will be able to establish a relationship between fundamental principles of solid mechanics and fisheries applications.  2  Student will be able to design fishing gears and equipment by using basic physics laws.  3  Student will be able to understand and interpret relationships between fishing technology and laws of solid mechanics.  4  Student will be able to debate with other engineers in different disciplines.  5  Student will be able to analyze and solve applied physics problems by using knowledge of engineering mechanics. 
 Mode of Delivery  Face to Face  Prerequisites and corequisities  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 freebody 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  
1  Fundamentals of Mechanics1    2  Fundamentals of Mechanics2    3  Elements of Vector Algebra1    4  Elements of Vector Algebra2    5  Equivalent Force Systems    6  Midterm    7  Equations of Equilibrium    8  Introduction to Structural Mechanics1    9  Introduction to Structural Mechanics2    10  Introduction to Structural Mechanics3    11  Friction Forces    12  Properties of Surfaces1    13  Properties of Surfaces2    14  Pulleys1    15  Pulleys2    16  Final 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   Language of Instruction  Turkish  Work Placement(s)  None 
 Workload Calculation 

Midterm Examination  1  1  1  Final Examination  1  1  1  Quiz  2  1  2  Tutorial  10  1  10  Problem Solving  10  1  10  Discussion  10  2  20  QuestionAnswer  10  2  20  Self Study  2  1  2  Individual Study for Homework Problems  2  1  2  Individual Study for Mid term Examination  1  6  6  Individual Study for Final Examination  1  6  6  Homework  4  2  8  
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes  LO1  5  5   4   5  3  3     3   LO2  5  5   5   5  5  5     5   LO3  3  4   4   5  5  5     5   LO4  5  5   5   5  5  5     5   LO5              
 * Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High 



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