Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103067122017History of Engineering Sciences and ApplicationsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
To teach fundamentals of history of Engineering Sciences from past to today and give information about current applications.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Serap ÇELEN
Learning Outcomes
1To learn history of Engineering Sciences
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to Engineering Sciences, Prehistoric Engineering, Ancient Engineering, Medieval Engineering, Renascent Engineering, Expansive Engineering, Modern Engineering, Contemporary Engineering, Advanced Engineering Applications and Investigations
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Engineering Sciences
2Introduction to Engineering Sciences
3Prehistoric Engineering
4Ancient Engineering
5Medieval Engineering
6Engineering Topic Selection and Investigation
7Engineering Topic Selection and Investigation
8Engineering Topic Selection and Investigation
9Midterm Exam RD
10Renascent Engineering
11Expansive Engineering
12Modern Engineering
13Contemporary Engineering
14Advanced Engineering Applications and Investigations
15Advanced Engineering Applications and Investigations
16Final RD
Recommended or Required Reading
Harms, A. A., et al. Engineering In Time : The Systematics Of Engineering History And Its Contemporary Context, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2004 Gabbay D.M., Meijers A., Woods J., Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Sciences, edited by John Woods, Elsevier Science, 2006. Müller I., A History of Thermodynamics The Doctrine of Energy and Entropy, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007. Calero J.S., THE GENESIS OF FLUID MECHANICS 1640–1780, Springer, 2008. Yan H.S., RECONSTRUCTION DESIGNS OF LOST ANCIENT CHINESE MACHINERY, Springer, 2007. Bertoletti M., 2005, History of the laser, IOP Publishing. Darrigol, Olivier. History of Optics from Greek Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press, 2011.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination000
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation18080
Individual Study for Mid term Examination16060
Individual Study for Final Examination16060
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)243
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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