          Description of Individual Course Units
 Course 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
Language of Instruction
Turkish
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 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
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 1 Fundamentals of Mechanics-1 2 Fundamentals of Mechanics-2 3 Elements of Vector Algebra-1 4 Elements of Vector Algebra-2 5 Equivalent Force Systems 6 Midterm 7 Equations of Equilibrium 8 Introduction to Structural Mechanics-1 9 Introduction to Structural Mechanics-2 10 Introduction to Structural Mechanics-3 11 Friction Forces 12 Properties of Surfaces-1 13 Properties of Surfaces-2 14 Pulleys-1 15 Pulleys-2 16 Final exam
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 Activities Quantity Weight Midterm Examination 1 100 SUM 100 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight Final Sınavı 1 100 SUM 100 Term (or Year) Learning Activities 40 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities 60 SUM 100
Work Placement(s)
None 