MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİİNŞAAT MÜHENDİSLİĞİ


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2. Yıl Dersleri


CE 101 Civil Engineering Drawing
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
 
 

 

CE 204 Uncertainty And Data Analysis
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Data Analysis, Fundamental Concepts of Probability Random Variables and Modeling Variability, Functions of Random Variables, Random Sampling and Parameter Estimation, Regression Analysis and Computer Applications.
Prerequisite(s) : MATH120

 

CE 221 Engineering Mechanics I
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Introduction to rigid body mechanics. Equivalent force systems: Concepts of moment, couple, resultant. Equilibrium: Free-body diagram; equations of equilibrium. Structural analysis: Trusses; beams. Shear force and bending moment diagrams by method of sections and by method of integration. Properties of surfaces: Area moment and centroid; moments and product of inertia; principal directions.
Prerequisite(s) : MATH119

 

CE 222 Engineering Mechanics I I
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Kinematics of particles and rigid bodies: absolute motion, relative motion. Kinetics of particles: equations of motion, work-energy and impulse-momentum. Systems of particles. Kinetics of rigid bodies: Euler's equation, plane motion of rigid bodies, kinetic energy of rigid bodies. Introduction to the dynamics of vibrating systems.
Prerequisite(s) : CE221

 

CE 224 Mechanics Of Materials
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Simple stress and strain. Equilibrium, compatibility and constitutive relations. State of stress and state of strain with emphasis on two dimensional problems. Bending and shear stresses. Deflection of beams. Torsion of circular shafts. Combined stresses. Buckling of columns.
Prerequisite(s) : CE221

 

CE 231 Engineering Economy
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Introduction to engineering economy. Interest and money-time relationship. Depreciation, valuation depletion. Basic methods for making economy studies. Risk-decision analysis. Selection between alternatives and the replacement problem. Applications related to various constructions projects. Quantity measurement and cost estimating of a building project.
 

 

CE 241 Materials Science
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Engineering requirements of materials; the structure of matter; atomic arrangements, structural imperfections, atom movements. Mechanical properties. Concepts of force, stress, deformation and strain; elasticity; elastic and plastic behavior; viscosity; rheological models. Creep, relaxion, brittleness, ductility, hardness, fatigue, toughness, resilience, and damping characteristics of materials.
 

 

CE 272 Fluid Mechanics
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Definitions, physical properties. Hydrostatics, forces on plane and curved surfaces, buoyancy, hydrostatics in moving and rotating containers. Lagrangian and Eulerian descriptions, derivatives, rate of deformation, flowlines. System and control volume approach, Reynolds transport theorem, principles of conservation of mass, momentum and energy, Bernoulli equation. Dimensional analysis, Buckingham pi theorem, similitude.
Prerequisite(s) : CE221

 

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CE 305 Numerical Methods For Engineers
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Introduction to mathematical modeling in civil engineering. Accuracy, errors and propagation of errors. Solution methods of solving system of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. Eigenvalue problems. Approximation of functions. Numerical differentiation and integration. Numerical solution of differential equations. Special Topics.
Prerequisite(s) : CE202

 

CE 332 Construction Engineering And Management
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Profile of the construction sector; company and site organization and types of contracts. Construction projects; estimating, tendering, planning and execution. Professional responsibility and engineering ethics. Productivity, quality, health and safety issues. Construction equipment; selection criteria, hourly cost determination and output analysis of excavators.
 

 

CE 344 Materials Of Construction
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Production, types, uses in construction, properties and related tests for the following materials are covered: ferrous metal, bituminous materials, clay products, timber, building stones, mineral aggregates, lime, gypsum, hydraulic cements and concrete. Constituents, theories of mix design, principal steps in production, physical and mechanical properties of concrete.
 

 

CE 353 Principles Of Transportation And Traffic Engineering
(4 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Introduction to transportation systems. Vehicles, network and terminals as components of transportation systems engineering. Design of transportation facilities emphasizing land transportation. Operations planning of transportation systems and traffic engineering. Models of traffic flow. Traffic analysis at intersections. Basic definitions and computations of level of service. Planning and management techniques.
 

 

CE 363 Soil Mechanics
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Introduction,Basic Properties of Soils, Effective Stress, Seepage,Consolidation Theory, Shear Strength, Lateral Earth Pressure, Stability of Slopes.
 

 

CE 364 Soil Mechanics (for Non Ce Students)
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction,Basic Properties of Soils, Effective Stress, Seepage,Consolidation Theory, Shear Strength, Lateral Earth Pressure, Stability of Slopes.
 

 

CE 366 Foundation Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Introduction, Stress Distribution in Soils, Site Investigation, Settlement of Structures, Bearing Capacity of Soils, Design of Shallow Foundations, Retaining Structures - Excavations, Pile Foundations, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Prerequisite(s) : CE363

 

CE 372 Hydromechanics
(4 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Laminar and turbulent flows. Friction factor in pipe flow. Computation of flow in single pipes: Hydraulic machinery: turbines and pumps. Pipeline systems and networks. General characteristics and classification of open channel flow: pressure and velocity distribution. Continuity equation. Energy concept. Momentum principle. Uniform flow. Rapidly varied flow gradually-varied flow. Design of nonerodible and erodible channels.
Prerequisite(s) : CE371

 

CE 374 Fluid Mechanics
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Definitions and fluid properties, surface and body forces. Hydrostatics. Kinematics. Basic equations and their applications: system and control volume concepts, Reynolds transport theorem, conservation of mass, momentum and energy. Pipe flow: flow in smooth and rough pipes, frictional losses, Moody chart, minor losses, simple pipe systems. General characteristics and states of open channel flow, uniform flow, energy and momentum concepts. (Offered to non-CE students only).
Prerequisite(s) : ES221,ES223

 

CE 375 Environmental Engineering Hydrology
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
(ENVE Students) Hydrologic analysis in water resources: Precipitation, streamflow and hydrograph analysis. Hydrologic flood routing. Statistical analysis in water resources. Groundwater hydrology. Engineering applications.
 

 

CE 378 Water Resources Engineering
(4 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Introduction to hydrology and water resources engineering. Basin and hydrologic processes: precipitation, stream flow, infiltration. Hydrograph analysis. Hydrologic flood routing. Groundwater hydrology. Dams and spillways. Municipal water supply systems. Wastewater and stormater collection and removal. Iriigation and drainage
Prerequisite(s) : CE372

 

CE 382 Reinforced Concrete Fundamentals
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Mechanical behavior of concrete in uniaxial and multiaxial states of stress. Time dependent behavior of concrete. Mechanical behavior of reinforcing steel. Behavior and strength of uniaxially loaded members; confinement. Behavior and strength of members in pure bending. Behavior and strength of members under combined bending and axial load. Behavior and strength of members under combined shear and bending.
Prerequisite(s) : CE224

 

CE 383 Structural Analysis
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Introduction to structural analysis. Work and energy principles and their application in deformation analysis of structures. Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures by the Force Method and Displacement-based methods: Slope Deflection, Moment Distribution, Stiffness Method. derivation of element stiffness matrices, assembly procedures.
Prerequisite(s) : CE224

 

CE 388 Fundamentals Of Steel Design
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
This is a must course for the third year civil engineering students in METU. Being one of the most important design courses throughout the undergraduate program, this course covers the basic concepts in steel structure design such as design methods, behavior of steel structures, tension and compression members, beams and beam-columns, connections, serviceability.
 

 

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CE 402 Construction Cost Estimating And Control
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Introduction to conceptual estimating, risks in estimating, project budgeting and cost control. Estimating techniques, material, labor, and equipment costs. Bid preparation, team study.
 

 

CE 410 Civil Engineering Design
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Involving the students in the conception, planning and design of civil engineering projects. Integration of information, ideas, and concepts from previous courses of different disciplines into a comprehensive design effort. Methodology for formulating and solving design problems in an open-ended solution space. Ethics and professional responsibility for civil engineers. 

Prerequisite(s) : Consent of the Department (To register for CE410 and the fourth year RE courses, the student must have passed (i) all the first and second year courses and (ii) at least four of the following six third year courses: CE305, CE353, CE366, CE372, CE382, CE383)

 

 

CE 411 Advanced Surveying And Geodesy
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Earth's gravity field and natural coordinate systems. Differential geometry of ellipsoidal datum: first and second fundamental forms, normal sections, normal and principle curvatures. Least square adjustment: Indirect model, observation equations, covariance law, adjustment calculations. Geodetic vertical control, precise leveling. Terrestrial methods of relative positioning: trilateration and precise traverse. Reduction of observations. Introduction to Global Positioning Systems (GPS).
Prerequisite(s) : CE 303,CE 305

 

CE 413 Introduction To Geographic Information Systems
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), basic GIS components, GIS technology, data acquisition, data structures, databases, database systems and concepts, vector and raster GIS systems, GIS applications, error and uncertainty.

 

CE 414 Physical Geodesy
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Review of potential theory: Vector fields, curvilinear coordinate systems, Laplace equation, boundary value problems, Green's identities. Geodetic boundary value problems, Stoke's and Vening-Meinesz's integrals. Gravity measurements and reductions: Free air, Bouguer and isostatic gravity anomalies. Practical methods of geoid computation: Quadrature and integral transform techniques. Combination of satellite and terrestrial data for geoid determination.
Prerequisite(s) : CE 303,CE 305

 

CE 418 Design Of Tall Building Structures
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Examination of the methods of analysis and design criteria, behavior and modeling for tall buildings. Cast-in place concrete in tall building design: high-strength concrete, concrete-filled steel tubes, ductile structural walls. Steel in tall building design: steel moment resisting frame, steel braced frames, semi-rigid connections in steel frames, cold-formed steel in tall buildings. Mixed structural systems: tube, braced tube in very tall buildings. Foundations for Tall Building Structures. Computer and design applications.
Prerequisite(s) : CE

 

CE 419 Computer Applications In Hydraulics
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Presentation of software and computer tools relevant to hydraulic engineering problems including design of orifices and weirs, water level computations, drainage inlet design, culvert hydraulics, pressure piping systems and water quality analysis, storm sewer design and gravity piping systems and sanitary sewer design.
Prerequisite(s) : CE372,ES305

 

CE 420 Irrigation And Drainage
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
The need for correcting the natural distribution of water. Irrigation systems: Rotation system, demand system, limited demand system, unit area unit water system. Types of irrigation networks. Required information for the design of irrigation projects. General principles of system layout. Computational principles for channel design.
 

 

CE 421 Applied Surface Hydrology
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Hydrologic cycle and climate. Basin characteristics. Precipitation and streamflow data and their analysis. Hydrograph analysis. Statistical analysis of hydrologic data. DAD and IDF curves. Applications in all these subjects.
Prerequisite(s) : CE376

 

CE 422 Design Of Diversion Weirs
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Planning for water resources development. Characteristics and planning of diversion weirs. Water intake from rivers. Hydraulic design of diversion weirs. Gated diversion weirs. Projects of diversion weirs.
Prerequisite(s) : CE372

 

CE 423 Advanced Mechanics Of Materials
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Analysis of stress in 3D. Strains and stress-strain relations in 3D. Mechanical behavior of materials. Failure theories. Beams on elastic foundations. Elastic stability of axially loaded members. Solution techniques by energy and finite difference approaches.
Prerequisite(s) : CE224

 

CE 424 Urban Hydrology And Hydraulics
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Urban climate. Hydrological consequences of urbanization. Intensity-duration-frequency curves. Design hyetograph. Rainfall losses: SCS method, Green and Ampt method. Rational method, Modified Rational method. Detention basins, retention basins. Overland flow. Reservoir routing, hydraulic routing. Overview of important computer models.
Prerequisite(s) : CE376

 

CE 425 Introduction To Finite Elements
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Matrix algebra. Potential energy and Rayleigh-Ritz Method. Element interpolation and local coordinates. Elements based on assumed displacement fields in 1-D. Plane stress analysis. Higher order elements. Computer implementation.
Prerequisite(s) : CE384

 

CE 427 Civil Engineering Systems Analysis
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Introduction to major concepts and analytic procedures for the identification and selection of optimal systems. Systematic survey of theory and applications of mathematical optimization to engineering problems. Evaluation procedures for single and multiattributed problems, covering utility theory and statistical decision analysis.
 

 

CE 428 Hydrosystems Engineering And Management
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Economics for hydrosystems, System analysis techniques Linear programming with applications to hydrosystems Uncertainty and reliability analysis of hydrosystems Surface water systems Groundwater systems Water distribution systems
 

 

CE 429 Water Supply And Distribution
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Pump, valves, friction loss formulae. Water transmission by pipelines. Hydraulics and operation of pumped discharge lines and gravity pipelines. Design of pipelines. Hydraulics, operation and design of water distribution systems. Municipal water requirements, extension of population. Hardy-Cross method. Newton-Raphson method.
Prerequisite(s) : CE372

 

CE 430 Practical Aspects Of Construction Management
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Introduction to management, general description of construction industry, contract systems, types of construction contracts. Review of typical organizational structures for construction companies and projects. Planning and scheduling, resource analyses and leveling, management of resources. Survey of main activities and procedures for starting a new project. Communication basics and communication in construction sites. Monitoring and control systems. Procedures and formalities for project completion.
 

 

CE 431 (ce 4002) Building Information Modeling And Its Applications In Construction
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
This course introduces what Building Information Modelling (BIM) is from a project’s life cycle perspective and focuses on applications of BIM within the AEC/FM industry. It introduces the basic concepts of product and process modelling required to have building information models, and data standards utilized within the AEC/FM industry to enable exchanging project information represented in BIM. While not covering all possible data modelling approaches or data standards, this course provides the necessary foundation for students to use in their professional life as architects, engineers, and contractors.
 

 

CE 434 Construction Planning
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Economical and juridical basis of construction planning. Methods of planning. Gantt charts, cyclogrammes, networks. (CPM and PERT) Arrow and precedence systems. Resource leveling and time-cost trade-offs. Probabilistic and deterministic networks. Computer applications of construction planning process by using available softwares. Problems encountered during implementation.
 

 

CE 435 Construction Site Techniques
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Principles of construction job layout: working schedules; materials; manpower and equipment requirements on the job; organization for building, bridge, tunnel, airport, dam, and harbor sites; Rock drilling and blasting operations, service roads, service bridges, narrow gauge railroads.
 

 

CE 438 Legal Aspects In Construction Works
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
General information about construction industry. Laws; code of obligations. Documents in a contract file, types of contracts and contractorship licenses, Bidding Act. No. 2886. Control Regulations for Public Works. General Specifications for Public Works. Documents kept on site. Technical Specifications. Quantity measurement, monthly payments. Final account and payment. Settlement of disputes. Safety in construction.
 

 

CE 439 Railway And Metro Tunnels
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Development of railway and metro tunnels. Profiles and cross-sections of railways and metros. Theories of vertical, lateral and bottom pressures. A numerical example by segment design. Novel techniques and equipment used in construction. Metro tunnel characteristics and general pattern of planning. Subway and deep level stations. Ventilation and aerodynamic aspects. Some important examples. NATM method and cost calculations.
 

 

CE 441 Highway Materials
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Nature, sources and uses of asphalt. Production and classification of asphalts. Chemistry of asphalt. Physical properties of asphalt. test on asphalts. Classification and properties of mineral aggregates. test on aggregates. Aggregate calculations. types of asphalts aggregate combinations and their applications. Significiant properties of asphalt paving mixture calculation. Asphalt mix design.
 

 

CE 445 Concrete-making Materials
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Properties and types of cements and aggregates. Methods and standards of mixing water. Chemical and mineral admixtures.
 

 

CE 446 Properties Of Fresh And Hardened Concrete
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Properties of fresh concrete: Workability, consistency, bleeding, stiffening, setting, air-entrainment, unit weight, uniformity, batching, mixing, conveying, placing, compaction and curing. Properties of hardened concrete: Nature and significance of concrete strength, kinds of strength, compressive strength, tensile strength, fatigue strength; durability, shrinkage and volume changes.
 

 

CE 447 Advanced Materials Of Construction
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Characteristics of construction materials, deterioration of building materials, ferrous metals and various methods for shaping metals, alloys of metals, steel, structural steel types, non-ferrous metals, precast concrete blocks, brick and tile, wood and wood products, polymers and various adhesives.
 

 

CE 451 Analysis Of Transportation Systems
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Development of transportation demand and supply models. Analysis of cost functions, cost estimating methods and some general cost function. Merging supply and demand models for network equilibration. Simulation and optimizing approaches for equilibrium. Evaluation of alternative transportation systems. Transport regulation in an inefficient or in an excessive competitive environment. Cost and demand conditions of a regulated industry.
 

 

CE 452 Traffic Safety And Accident Investigation
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction, causes of traffic accidents, statistical report on road accidents, safety effectiveness of highway design elements, identification of problem locations, data analysis of problem locations, accident reporting systems, education and training, rescue and hospital services
 

 

CE 454 Pavement Maintenance And Rehabilitations
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction and definitions. Pavement condition surveys, materials, structural, and traffic data evaluations. Flexible pavement rehabilitation techniques: crack sealing, surface rehabilitation, hot mix asphalt overlays. Rigid pavement rehabilitation techniques: joint sealing, pressure relief joints, partial and full-depth repairs, slab stabilization and jacking, load transfer rehabilitation, rigid pavement overlay design. Identification of feasible alternatives. Selection of preferred alternative.
 

 

CE 457 Highway Design
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Stopping and passing sight distance, zero line application simple horizontal curve, compound and reserve curves, transition length and superelevation, surface and subsurface drainage, culvert design, types of pavements, material characteristics for subgrade, subbase, base, binder and wearing courses, thickness design using AASHTO 86 design approaches, properties of concrete, asphaltic concrete
Prerequisite(s) : CE 353

 

CE 458 Design Of Hydraulic Structures
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Dam design concepts. Design of overflow and outlet structures; frontal overflow, side channel, morning glory overfall, siphon, free fall, chute, cascade spillway . Design of dissipation structures ;hydraulic jump and stilling basin, drop structures and plunge pools, trajectory basins. Design of bottom outlets; gate types, hydraulics of high head gates, air entrainment, cavitation. Design of intake structures; hydraulic losses, vortex formation, hydraulic loadings, control gates and valves, penstock.
Prerequisite(s) : CE471

 

CE 461 Computer Applications In Foundation Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Settlement. Bearing Capacity of Shallow and Deep Foundations. Stability problems and problems of practical interest.
 

 

CE 462 Foundation Engineering 2
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Deep foundations. Piles and pile foundations, types of piles, pile foundation design. Types of sheet pile walls. Single-wall, double-wall and cellular cofferdams. Box open and pneumatic caissons. Underpinning of existing structures.
 

 

CE 464 Ground Improvement
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Preloading, vertical drains, deep compaction of cohesionless soils: vibrofloatation, vibratory probes, compaction piles, dynamic compaction, blasting, grouting: permeating grouting, compaction grouting, chemical grouting, jet grouting, deep mixing. Soil reinforcement: Soil nailing, micro piles, reinforced earth, stone columns, lime columns, geotextiles, freezing, electro-osmosis.
 

 

CE 465 Earth Structures
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Highway and railway fills, earth dams. General principles of design, the choice of the type of dam. The circular arc method of stability analysis; the prediction of pore pressures during construction, steady seepage and rapid drawdown. Special methods of analysis for rock fill dams. Design in earthquake areas.
Prerequisite(s) : CE363

 

CE 467 Introduction To Soil Dynamics
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Fundamentals of vibration. Earthquakes and ground vibrations. Shear modulus and damping in soils. Response of soil layers to earthquake motions. Lateral earth pressures on retaining walls. Mononobe-Okabe active earth pressure theory. Liquefaction of soils. Stability of slopes and dams under seismic loads. Dynamic Bearing capacity and settlement of foundations.
 

 

CE 468 Geotechnical Design
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Design problems in geotechnical engineering: Shallow foundations, consideration of differential settlements, foundations on bored and diriven piles, dewatering of a foundation pit, stabilization of landslips by various methods, in-situ retaining structures for excavation support, foundations on problem soils, ground improvement against excessive settlements and liquefaction.
 

 

CE 472 Statistical Techniques In Hydrology
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Importance in Hydrology. Properties and model parameter estimation techniques. Use of discrete and continuous functions in hydrology. Point and regional frequency analysis. Applications.
Prerequisite(s) : CE376

 

CE 475 Introduction To Groundwater Flow Modeling
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Basic concepts of groundwater modeling. Fundamentals of mathematical models. Governing equations of groundwater flow. Review of modeling techniques and their comparison. Analytical models. Numerical models by finite differences. Application of selected models.
Prerequisite(s) : CE376

 

CE 476 Groundwater Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Fundamental concepts, hydrologic cycle, ground water, aquifer types, differential equations of confined and unconfined aquifers. Well hydraulics. Analytical and graphical solution. Modeling of ground water flow. Construction of wells. Management of ground water: Ground water budget, concepts of basin yield, basin management by conjunctive use, artificial recharge. Surface and subsurface investigations of ground water. Saline water intrusion in aquifers.
Prerequisite(s) : CE372

 

CE 478 Dimensional Analysis And Theory Of Hydraulic Models
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction. Fundamental principles of dimensional analysis. Dimensions and units. General transformation of units of measurement. Dimensional homogeneity. Buckingham's theorem. Complete set of dimensionless products in fluid mechanics. Geometric, kinematic, dynamic, complete and incomplete similarities. Distorted modeling. Modeling of closed-conduit and free-surface flows. Similarity in sediment transport.
Prerequisite(s) : CE372

 

CE 480 Design And Construction Of Special Structures
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Review of current state of the art and methods in the design and construction of some of special structural systems. Particular considerations and loads in cases of bridge, underground structures, monumental buildings of major sizes and silos. Rationalized technologies in reinforced concrete construction. Introduction to precasting in special structures.
Prerequisite(s) : CE384

 

CE 481 Reinforced Concrete Structures
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
General RC behavior: Moment-curvature relationship; plastic hinge, redistribution. Behavior and strength of members under combined shear and torsion: Equilibrium torsion, compatibility torsion, punching, capacity design. Repair/Strengthening Principles: Column, beam, slab repair, structural system improvement. Seismic design principles. Serviceability. Detailing.
Prerequisite(s) : CE382

 

CE 482 Steel Structures
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Principles of Plastic Design, Load and Resistance Factor Design, Tapered Columns, Tapered Beams, Torsion, Introduction to Plate Girders , Beam to Column Connections, Roof Trusses, Introduction to Industrial Building design, Light Gage Cold formed members.
 

 

CE 483 Advanced Structural Analysis
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Review of basic concepts of structural analysis, direct stiffness analysis of 2D and 3D frame structures, special techniques in stiffness analysis of structures, virtual work principles based on virtual displacements, introduction to finite element method, nonlinear analysis of frame structures for large deflections.
Prerequisite(s) : CE384

 

CE 484 Prestressed Concrete
(1 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
The principles of prestressed concrete, construction materials and methods, losses, flexural members, analysis and design, deflections, shear, bond, torsion, disturbed regions. Axially loaded members, introduction to piles, circular prestressing, and continuous beams.
Prerequisite(s) : CE382

 

CE 486 Structural Design: Concrete Structures
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
One-two way slabs, joist floors. Wall, individual, combined and continuous footings, mat foundations. Stairs. Structural systems: Framed, wall and combined structures, flat slabs, flat plates, masonry. Modeling. Approximate methods of structural analysis, most unfavorable loading. Introduction to advanced methods of construction: Prefabricated prestressed concrete, composite structures, etc. Professional authority and responsibility.
Prerequisite(s) : CE382

 

CE 487 Introduction To Structural Dynamics
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Dynamic disturbances. Single and multi degree of freedom systems. Continuous systems. Equations of motion. Energy methods in structural dynamics. Application in structural design. Earthquake response of structures.

 

CE 488 Computer Applications In Structural Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
The components of a computer system. Operating systems. Advanced FORTRAN programming. Finite-difference solution of differential equations. Introduction to finite element method and computer programs. Applications for structural mechanics problems. Utilization of package programs in modeling of structures. Three dimensional building analysis programs.
Prerequisite(s) : CE384

 

CE 490 Introduction To Earthquake Resistant Design
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Causes of earthquakes, characteristics of earthquake ground motions, earthquake magnitude and intensity measurements. Seismic response analysis of simple structures. Derivation of elastic response spectra and earthquake design spectra. Earthquake design criteria. Free and forced vibration analysis of frame structures. Modal spectral analysis and equivalent static lateral force method. Design codes, design applications.
Prerequisite(s) : CE222

 

CE 491 Coastal Engineering I
(3 credits, offered in Fall & Spring Semester)
Linear wave theory, wave transformations (shoaling, refraction, breaking, diffraction, reflection), wind-generated waves and their prediction, wave climate, design of rubble mound and vertical wall breakwaters.
 

 

CE 492 Coastal Engineering I I
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Coastal currents, principles of coastal sediment transport, coastal erosion and control, coastal pollution control, data collection in field and laboratory.
Prerequisite(s) : CE491

 

CE 493 Design Of Sea Outfalls
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Sources and types of pollutants; pollutant transport processes in coastal waters; mixing processes and models; data acquisition for sea outfall design; sea outfall design procedure; sea outfall design example, sea outfall practices in Turkey
 

 

CE 494 Port Planning And Design
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Importance and classification of ports, ports and shipping technology, site selection. Traffic pattern, economical analysis, optimum capacity, port layout. Determination of design wave characteristics. Breakwater alignment, design of breakwaters, berthing structures, quays, bollards, fenders. Design project of a port for a specified coastal area
 

 

CE 495 Ocean Engineering And Underwater Operations
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Scope of ocean engineering. Basic properties of ocean environment: buoyancy, flotation, stability, flow of ideal fluids, added mass, forces on objects, motion of objects in fluid. Ocean structures: fixed and floating ocean structures, phases of design, loads on ocean structures, probabilistic aspects of design. Principles of diving, human body in ocean environment, decompression sickness, safety, underwater communication, diving in special and extreme conditions, protection of scuba environment
 

 

CE 496 Marinas
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Classification of marinas, marina developments. Facilities and components of marinas, preliminary studies and investigations. Site selection. Layout planning and design. Economics. Environmental and social impacts of marinas. Marina management. Legal and administrative considerations. Term project on design of marinas
 

 

CE 497 Coastal Zone Management
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
The coast and coastal issues; the boundaries, shoreland and coastal waters subsystems; introduction to coastal ecosystems; coastal resources and uses; sustainable resource development and ecocoastal engineering; environmental impact assessment; coastal water quality management; beach management; marine and coastal protected area management; coastal zone management techniques; institutional and legal arrangement in Turkey. Coastal management in Turkey

 

 

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CE 509 Space Geodesy I
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
The objective is to provide the necessary background in modern space methods, and familiarize the graduate students with recent research areas in space geodesy with particular emphasis on the positioning, navigation, orbit and gravity field determination.The proposed graduate course gives students basic knowledge in space geodesy to be able to follow advanced research areas at the frontline of modern satellite geodesy. MATLAB will be used as a tool so that students will develop skills to generate the corresponding relevant software.
 

 

CE 510 Space Geodesy I I
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Review of observation methods of space geodesy. GPS (Global Positioning System) and GLONASS (Russian navigation system): Satellite motion and broadcast ephemeris, mathematical models and biases in GPS, point and relative positioning using pseudo-ranges and carrier beat phase observations. Integration of GPS and INS (Inertial Navigation System). A brief introduction to other relevant space geodetic methods: VLBI (Very Long Baseline Interferometry), SLR (Satellite Laser Ranging), Satellite Altimetry, Satellite Gradiometry, InSAR (Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar). Basic continuum mechanics. Geodetic monitoring and mechanical modeling of geodynamical phenomena.
 

 

CE 511 Photogrammetry And Airphoto Interpretation
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Elementary Photogrammetry, photogrammetric sensing system, mathematical concept in photogrammetry (relative orientation, absolute orientation, satellite imagery and orbits, block adjusment), digital photogrammetry (digital imagery, digital image processing, digital image resampling, digital image compression, digital image measurement, computer vision, digital image measurement), close range photogrammetry, analysis of multispectral and hyperspectral image data, fundamentals of active sensing systems( Radar and SAR and LIDAR), Lab: digital camera calibration.
 

 

CE 512 Engineering Seismology
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Seismic wave theory. Energy content and attenuation, polarization and dispersion of seismic waves. Seismic ray theory. Seismic instrumentation, displacement, velocity, and accelerometers. Adjustment and interpretation of recorded data. Earthquake classification. Geographical seismology. Secondary effects of earthquakes. Spatial components of earthquake motion. Spectral analysis of strong ground motion. Seismic risk analysis.

 

CE 515 Adjustment Of Observations
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Methods of estimating parameters, Law of covariance propagation, correlation, Gauss-Markoff Model, Gauss-Markoff Model with constrains, recursive parameter estimation and Kalman filtering (i.e. orbit determination), Gauss Markoff model not of full rank (i.e. free network adjusment), special Gauss Markoff models, generalized linear models ( regression model, mixed model (i.e. determination of the density anomalies in a bounded region of the earth's crust) , model of the adjusment with condition equations, prediction and filtering (i.e. , generation of digital terrain models), collocation, multivariate parameter estimation (i.e. deformation analyses), hypothesis testing, interval estimation and test for outliers in observations.
 

 

CE 517 Admixtures For Concrete
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Concrete properties and use of admixtures; Considerations and precautions in the use of admixtures; Classification of admixtures; Air-entraining admixtures; Water-reducing admixtures; Set Retarders; Accelerators; Pozzolans and other finely divided mineral admixtures; Natural pozzolans; Fly ashes; Silica fumes; Ground granulated blast furnace slags; Miscellaneous admixtures. Properties, standart testing methods and the effects of the above admixtures on the properties of concrete.
 

 

CE 521 Experimental Methods In Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
The objectives of this course are to familiarize students with experimental principles and techniques used in civil & structural engineering research and practice, to improve data interpretation / discussion and report writing skills, to encourage the students towards experimental research, and to demonstrate reinforced concrete behavior studied earlier.
 

 

CE 522 Nonlinear Procedures In Finite Element Analysis
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Materially and Geometrically Nonlinear Problems in Engineering, Incremental Equations of Motion for Nonlinear Problems in Solid Mechanics, General Procedures for the Solution of Nonlinear Equations of Discrete Problems, Microstructural Basis for Material Nonlinearities, Rheological Models for Basic Modes of Material Behaviour, Instantaneous Plasticity and Numeric Procedures for Instentaneous Plastic Material Behaviour, Viscoplasticity and Creep, Numerical Procedures for Viscoplastic Analysis.
Prerequisite(s) : CE526

 

CE 523 Theory Of Plates
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Classical theory of plates. Classification. Cylindrical bending. Pure bending. General small deflection theory. Boundary conditions. Applications of cartesian and polar coordinates. Approximate and numerical methods. Fundamentals of yield line theory of slabs.

 

CE 524 Theory Of Shells
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction. Derivation of shell equations for an arbitrary orthogonal curvilinear coordinate system. Reduction of equations into simpler cases. Numerical methods for shell problems. Associated problems and features related to digital computers.

 

CE 526 Finite Element Method
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Review of matrix algebra and calculus of variations. Variation and Galerkin formulations. Formulation of second and fourth-order boundary value problems. Elasticity, plate bending and shell elements. Area and isoparametric coordinates. Numerically integrated elements. Implementation of general purpose finite element computer programs. Eigenvalue and time dependent problems. Nonlinear analysis.
 

 

CE 527 Theory Of Elasticity
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Analysis of stress. Analysis of strain. Elasticity: equations of elasticity and general theorems; two dimensional problems in cartesian and polar coordinates; special problems in three dimensional elasticity; variational methods.
 

 

CE 528 Structural Stability
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
To provide a detailed treatment of the buckling characteristics of various structural elements, and to present different methods to solve stability problems.
 

 

CE 530 Modelling In Hydrology
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Introduction to hydrologic models, short description of moments, tests of analysis for means and variances, non-parametric methods, optimization techniques (analytical and numerical), multiple to multivariate hydrologic models, computer applications.
 

 

CE 533 Hydraulic System Design
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Review of fundamentals. Analysis and computation of steady and unsteady nonuniform flow in open channel systems. Flood routing methods. Hydraulic analysis and design of controls for free surface. (R)

 

CE 534 Fluid Transients In Closed Conduits
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Fluid transient flow (water hammer) concepts. Basic differential equations for transient flow. Solution of differential equations by Method of Characteristics. Transients caused by turbopumps. Transients in hydroelectric power plants. Column separation, air release and entrapped air. Methods for controlling transients: wave speed reduction methods, air chambers, surge tanks. (R)
 

 

CE 538 Advanced Water Distribution Networks
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Formulation of equations in hydraulic network analysis. Review of advanced techniques for network analysis. Calibrated network model building process evaluating aging of pipes, water leakages and unanticipated nodal demands; calibration techniques. Extended period simulation (EPS) leading to the design of water tanks. Node flow analysis for modeling partially satisfied nodes due to inadequate pressure. Reliability analysis investigating the overall performance of the network, sensitivity analysis.
 

 

CE 539 Advanced Mechanics of Fluids I
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Differential analysis of fluid flow; conservation of mass, steam function, Navier-Stokes equations. Exact solutions for viscous laminar flows. Euler equation, Bernoulli equation. Potential flow; velocity potential, elementary plane flows; superposition. Laminar boundary layers, flat plate, separation, lift and drag. Turbulence; Reynolds averaging, turbulent stresses, eddy viscosity, mixing length theory, near-wall turbulence. Measurement of discharge, pressure, velocity and turbulence.
Prerequisite(s) : CE272

 

CE 541 Durability Of Building Materials
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Factors causing deterioration of materials. Durability of building stones. Decay and preservation of timber-Mechanisms of metal corrosion. Corrosion protection for metals. Deterioration of concrete. Mechanisms of concrete corrosion. Effects of various chemicals, sea water ground water and industrial wastes. Protective measures against concrete corrosion. Corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete.
 

 

CE 544 Advanced Concrete Technology
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Types of cements; their composition and potential usage. Effect of properties and composition of cements, aggregates, admixtures and curing of various mechanical properties of fresh and hardened concretes. Compressive, tensile fatigue and impact strengths. Mechanical behaviour of concrete. Shrinkage and volume changes, creep, durability, thermal and acoustic properties, permeability of concrete.
 

 

CE 552 Pavement Design
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Theories, principles and practice in the structural design and construction of highway and airport pavements including stabilization, design of pavement evaluation performance surveys and the design of asphaltic mixtures. (R)
 

 

CE 555 Traffic Engineering I
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Detailed study of the transportation planing process. Inventory of existing travel demand, different types of O-D studies, analysis and model building, trip generation, trip distribution model split and trip assignment techniques, forecasting and plan evaluation. (R)
 

 

CE 556 Traffic Engineering I I
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Volume, speed and travel time studies. Measurement techniques of fundamental traffic stream characteristics. Statistical distributions, traffic stream models. Capacity of rural highways, freeways, signaled intersections. traffic management techniques. (R)
 

 

CE 559 Finite Element Applications In Geotechnical Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Stationary principles. Rayleigh-Ritz method and interpolation. Isoparametric formulation of 2-D and 3-D elements. Plane stress and plain strain analysis. Introduction to nonlinear analysis techniques. Applications in geotechnical engineering.
 

 

CE 560 Geotechnical Investigations
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Planning and executing subsurface explorations: explorator holes and sampling. Field instrumentation, field measurements and in-situ testing. Geophysical methods. Interpretation of field data and selection of soil parameters for geotechnical design. Case studies of predicted behavior and performance of structures.
 

 

CE 561 Environmental Geotechnics
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Forms of wastes, disposal methods and regulations. Site selection and site investigations for landfills. Geotechnical aspects of landfills. Barrier technology and slurry trench cut-off walls. Stability of landfills. Construction problems in waste disposal sites. Use of waste materials in construction industry.
 

 

CE 562 Applications Of Geosynthetics
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction. Basic information on Geosynthetics. Geotextile functions, properties and test methods. Road and railway (separation) applications. Filtration, drainage and erosion control applications. Soil reinforcement applications. Geomembranes.
 

 

CE 563 Advanced Soil Mechanics I
(1 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
The nature of soils. Stresses within a soil mass. States of stress. Mohr circle. Stress paths. Effective stress principle. Stress-strain relationships. Concepts from elastic theory. Capillarity in soil. Swelling and shrinkage. Consolidation theory. Settlement in sands.
 

 

CE 564 Advanced Soil Mechanics I I
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Concept of failure, Failure theories. Mohr-Coulomb failure criterion. Shear resistance between soil particles. Shear testing methods. Pore pressure parameters. Shear strength of cohesionless soils. Shear strength of cohesive soils. Types of stability analysis.
 

 

CE 565 Soil Behavior
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
The microscopic nature of soil. Application of physico-chemical principles for the understanding of the engineering behavior of clay soils: Clay mineralogy; properties of double layer; soil fabric and soil structure. Soil formation and characteristics of soil deposits. Soil behavior in regard to soil composition and soil structure. Rheology.
 

 

CE 566 Measurement Of Soil Properties
(1 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Measurement of engineering properties of soils in laboratory and field. Measurement of shear strength, compressibility and permeability. Measurement techniques in the laboratory, field tests for determining shear strength and compressibility. Field permeability tests in cohesive soils. Basic field instruments in soil engineering and principles of measurement.
 

 

CE 567 Stochastic Techniques In Geotechnical Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Review Statistics and Probability Theory. Introduction to one-dimensional and multi-dimensional parameter characterization. Define the statistics of parameters, and the distribution functions. Parameter estimation, prediction and simulation. Applications to engineering. A working knowledge on probability and statistics is required.

 

CE 568 Soil Dynamics
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Foundation vibrations; design of foundations for machinery. Stress strain behaviour of soil during transient and repeated loadings; relation of soil properties to wave velocity. Effects of earthquakes upon structures; amplification by a layer of soil; effect of foundation upon building response. Problems of slope stability and liquefaction as related to earthquakes. Dynamics of lumped systems as applied to problems in soil dynamics.
 

 

CE 569 Deep Excavations And Retaining Structures
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Earth retaining systems for deep excavations. Water pressure acting on earth retaining systems and related problems. Lateral earth pressure acting on earth retaining systems. Lateral supporting elements: Ground anchors and struts. Types, components, production and installation, dimensioning, bearing capacity, corrosion protection, testing and prestressing of anchors. Lateral and vertical displacements of adjacent ground. Modes of failure of retaining systems. Sloped excavations in soil and rock. Instrumentation and monitoring of deep excavations. Soil nailing: system description and design.
 

 

CE 570 Advanced Mechanics Of Fluids
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Cartesian Tensors. Analysis of deformation analysis of stress. Relation between stress and rate of strain. Newtonian fluids. Non-turbulent flows. Some exact solution of N.S. equations. Very slow motions. Boundary layers. Engineering solutions. (R)
 

 

 

CE 571 Hydropower Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Fundamentals of hydropower: Hydraulic energy, power capacity, utilization. Planning of hydropower schemes: energy demand, supply types, energy cost, economic analysis, reports. Design of hydropower plants: intakes, canals, tunnels, head ponds, surge tanks, penstocks, valves. Power houses: substructures, superstructures. Turbines: principles of turbine action, types and selection of turbines, dimensions of turbines. (R)
 

 

CE 573 Fundamentals Of River Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Introduction; classification of rivers, use of rivers. Flood routing in rivers and reservoirs; hydraulic characteristics of alluvial rivers, classification of river flow, steady non-uniform flow. Unsteady flow computations; hydraulic routing, St. Venant equations, explicit FD method of solution, simplified models. Hydrologic routing; Puls method, Euler and Runge Kutta method, Muskingum method, Muskingum-Cunge method. Morphological computations; fundamental aspects of sediment transport, one dimensional morphological modeling; analytical models, numerical model. River stabilization, bank protection; channel improvement, local scour around hydraulic structures.
 

 

CE 575 Sediment Transport I
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Introduction, sediment transport phenomena in free surface flows, scour criteria, bed load, suspension, and total load theories, bedform mechanics, resistance laws, special topics in sediment transport. (F)

 

CE 576 Sediment Transport I I
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Hydrodynamics of fluid-solid particle systems. Flow of solid-liquid mixtures in pipes. Installation measuring devices. Sediment transport under wave action. Model laws. (R)
 

 

CE 577 Diffusion And Dispersion In Water Flows
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Transport equations. Turbulent Diffusion, Momentum Diffusion in Shear Flow, Diffusion of Mass in Pipes, Diffusion of Mass in Rectangular open Channels, Transverse Mixing in Rivers. Transport in Jets, Empirical Determination of Diffusion Coefficients, Heated Discharges. (R)
 

 

CE 578 Porous Media Flow
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Mechanics of flow through porous solids. General equations of single phase and multiphase flow. Methods of solving the differential form of these equations. Hydraulics of wells, infiltration and ground water recharge. Other steady state and transient seepage problems in fully and partially saturated materials. (R)

 

CE 580 Computational Fluid Dynamics
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Finite differences, stability and errors. Methods for wave, heat, Laplace and Burger's equations. Numerical methods for the Navier-Stokes equations. Numerical models for boundary layers. Temperature and concentration solutions. Grid generation. Computation of turbulent flows. (R)
 

 

CE 581 Behavior Of Reinforced Concrete Members And Structures
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Failure patterns of reinforced concrete members and structures, and ultimate load theories. A critical look at various design specifications with emphasis on research results. Review of theoretical and experimental research and their influence on reinforced concrete members and structures.
 

 

CE 585 Advanced Steel Design
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Special connections, plate girders, industrial buildings, multistow steel structures, load and resistance factor design, fatigue in steel, light gauge steel construction.

 

CE 586 Earthquake Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction to wave propagation in solid media, body and surface waves, reflection and refraction. Causes of earthquakes. Seismicity of the earth with special reference to Turkey. Computation of response to lateral forces. Review of structural vibration theory and response spectra. Analysis of multi-storey structures subjected to earthquake motions. Design of reinforced concrete structures to resist earthquake forces. Earthquake Design Codes.
 

 

CE 587 Structural Optimization
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction. Structural Design Processes. Classical Tools in Structural Optimization. Linear Programming in Optimum Design of Structures. Unconstrained Optimization. Constrained Optimization. Practical Aspects of Structural Optimization. Sensitivity Analysis.
 

 

CE 589 Structural Reliability
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Probabilistic bases for the design and evaluation of structural safety and reliability. Random occupancy, wind and earthquake loading, and of variability in material properties. Structural system reliability. Quantitative risk evaluation, systematic assessment and analysis of uncertainties, optimum design accounting for uncertainty and failure consequences. New probabilistically based code specifications. Applications.
 

 

CE 590 Bridge Hydraulics
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction. Water Surface Profiles at Bridge sites. Flow through bridges. Vortex systems around bridge piers. Mechanisms of local scour around bridge piers. Hydrologic and Hydraulic Design Parameters. Hydroeconomic Analysis for Bridges. Protective Measures Around Bridge Piers and Abutments.
 

 

CE 591 Wave Hydrodynamics
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Theories of gravity waves; finite amplitude wave theories. Waves generation by wind. Effects of viscosity, mass transport. Wave breaking, Radiation stress and applications. Waves on shear flows
Prerequisite(s) : CE491

 

CE 593 Statistical Analysis In Coastal Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Statistical theory of waves, harmonic analysis, energy density spectrum, probability distribution of waves. Measurement and analysis of waves, measurement techniques, definitions of height and period of irregular waves, spectral analysis. Examples of statistical analysis of coastal engineering problems
Prerequisite(s) : CE491

 

CE 594 Modeling Of Coastal Engineering Problems
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Mathematical modeling, differential equations of wave motion, dimensionless presentations and scaling, initial and boundary conditions, analytical solutions, numerical solutions, computer experiments on selected problems. Physical models of wind waves and long waves on a rigid bed, models with movable bed, estuarine and other physical models
Prerequisite(s) : CE491

 

CE 595 Coastal Sedimentation
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Coastal sediment properties, waves and currents oscillator boundary layers, incipient motion, onshore and offshore sediment movement, littoral drift, beach processes. Coastal protection structures, groins, jetties, breakwaters and harbour entrances, seawalls and revetments, beach nourishment, maintenance of river mouths. Dredging. Estuarine sedimentation
 

 

CE 596 Coastal Pollution
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Various aspects and problems of water pollution control, sources and types of pollutants. Hydraulics of turbulent jets and plumes. Turbulent diffusion, dispersion. Bacterial disappearance. Sea outfall design. Heated dischargers. Oil pollution. Estuarine Pollution of marinas
 

 

CE 598 Coastal And Harbour Structures Design
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Wave climate, Harbour structures; quays, piers, gravity and floating breakwaters. Seawalls revetments and groins. Wave forces on vertical walls, rubble mounds and circular cylinders. Design of concrete block quaywalls, sheet pile walls and piled quay walls. Seismic design
Prerequisite(s) : CE491

 

CE 599 Groundwater Hydraulics
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Groundwater and Aquifers; Groundwater Balance; Groundwater motion; Fundamental Equations of Groundwater Flow; Initial and Boundary Conditions; Methods of Solutions; Hydraulics of Well; Hydrodynamics Dispersion; Modelling of Aquifer Systems; Salt Water Intrusion; Groundwater Management. (R)
 

 

CE 703 Special Topics In Construction Risk Management
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Introduction to qualitative and quantitative risk analysis tools/methods (soft systems methodology, Monte Carlo Simulation, multi-attribute decision making tools, sensitivity testing etc.) Discussion on various case studies taken from construction industry to demonstrate the application of risk management principles/techniques in practice.
 

 

CE 714 Materials Testing And Measurements
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
General features of mechanical testing; measurement of load, length and deformation - common testing apparatus; static tension and compression tests; hardness tests; impact tests; creep tests of concrete; non-destructive tests for concrete; analysis and presentation of test data; instructions for laboratory work.
 

 

CE 721 Numerical Modeling In Geomechanics
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
A brief review of some fundamental methods in numerical modeling with emphasis on finite element formulation. Development of constitutive laws for geotechnical materials including linear or nonlinear elastic (hyperbolic), linear elastic perfectly plastic, and non-linear elasto-plastic models based on the Critical State Soil Mechanics theory. Employment of a finite element computer program for the analyses of a geotechnical engineering problem. Discussion of the new developments in numerical modeling of geotechnical problems including modeling of dynamic problems and new constitutive models.
 

 

CE 726 Special Topics In Strategic Management Of Construction Companies
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Introduction of strategic management theories and techniques for successful management of construction companies. Introduction of most popular management topics (organisational learning, development of IT applications, benchmarking, etc.) and investigation of their applicability in the construction sector. Presentation of a general overview of the Turkish construction industry, analysis of competitive environment, investigation of strategies used by Turkish companies (diversification, strategic alliances, etc.) and discussion on critical success factors using case studies taken from Turkish practice.
 

 

CE 728 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
A brief review of seismicity, fault-rupture mechanisms, and fundamentals of vibrations. Discussion of attenuation relationships, design motions and influence of soil behavior on ground shaking characteristics. Methods of analyzing seismic site response. Soil liquefaction phenomena and methods to predict seismic soil liquefaction initiation. Use of in-situ index tests in the estimation of seismic liquefaction risk. Seismic performance of slopes and earth structures and soil-structure interaction effects.
 

 

CE 729 Analysis Of Composite Laminates
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
To provide fundamental information on the engineering properties and advantages of fibrous composites.
 

 

CE 733 Special Topics In It In Construction
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Discussion on information technology and information systems from a viewpoint of the construction sector and management. Discussion on the applicability of technology in construction processes and the business case of the construction sector, organisation or project. Databases and their types of applications in IS and the Internet.
 

 

CE 735 Engineering Decision And Risk Analysis
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Development of modern statistical decision theory and risk analysis and applications of these concepts in engineering design and decision making, with particular emphasis to civil engineering problems. Bayesian statistical decision theory, decision trees, utility concepts, multi-objective decision problems. Modeling and analysis of uncertainties, practical risk evaluation, formulation of risk-based design criteria, risk-benefit trade-offs and optimal decisions. Formulation and analysis of stochastic models of engineering systems in time and space and estimation of the model parameters
 

 

CE 736 Special Topics In Construction Project Manangement
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Construction project delivery process and key management factors for achieving project success. Conceptual estimating, construction productivity, scheduling, budgeting, integrated cost and schedule performance. Introduction to project management functions, total quality management, and competing values framework management model.
 

 

CE 738 Special Topics In Construction Productivity Measurement And Improvement
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Overview of the characteristics of the construction industry. Introduction to different techniques of measuring construction productivity. Different techniques to improve construction productivity and methods. External factors that affect construction productivity. In-depth understanding of productivity management.
 

 

CE 740 Special Topics In Data Collection, Analysis And Modeling In Construction Industry
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Overview of basic statistical concepts. Data collectin and analysis. Applications of hypothesis testing and analysis of variance in construction industry. A basic knowledge of regression modeling, neural networks and simulation with their applications in the construction industry.
 

 

CE 741 Seismic Hazard Assessment
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
A brief review of probability concepts, and epistemic and aleatory uncertainties. Deterministic vs. probabilistic seismic hazard analysis. Source characterization and attenuation relationships. Hazard computer code : deaggregation of hazard. Development of design spectra : equal hazard spectra, directivity and basin effects. Design of time histories : scaling vs. spectrum compatibility. Numerical simulation methods for time histories.
 

 

CE 742 Structural Health Monitoring
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
General concepts in structural health monitoring; necessities; commonly used techniques; determination of critical measurement types and location; data acquisition systems and instruments; design of measurement setup; cost estimation; alert systems; distant communication; simulation; condition evaluation; damage detection.
 

 

CE 743 Condition And Vulnerability Assessment Of Buildings
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Review of seismic performance objectives and code design criteria. Types of seismic analyses: linear and nonlinear procedures. Procedures for evaluating existing buildings. Factors affecting vulnerability of buildings. Vulnerability assessment techniques: seismic response vs. damageability. Introduction to loss estimation and earthquake insurance.
 

 

CE 767 Highway And Railroad Infrastructures
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
 
 

 

CE 785 Advanced Highway Materials And Characterization
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
Soil components and classification. Roadbed (subgrade) soils. Tests for strength and characterization. Soil stabilization and improvements. Base and subbase materials. Asphalt cements and rheological properties. Asphalt mixture design and testing for flexible pavements, mixture design methodologies. Portland cement properties and admixtures. Portland cement concrete mixture design and testing for rigid pavements. Statistical methods for material variability.
 

 

CE 792 Dam Instrumentation And Safety
(3 credits, offered in Spring Semester)
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CE 793 Seismic Base Isolation
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
 
 

 

CE 794 Soil Plasticity And Applications
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
Elastic and inelastic behavior with reference to soils and review of relevant material; yield criteria, simple elastoplastic constitutive models, Coulomb criterion and modifications; plastic flow, strain hardening, Cambridge and other advanced soil models; collapse load theorems, lower and upper bound solutions; review of relevent finite element method procedures, formulation of seepage and consolidation; analytical and numerical applications in geotechnical engineering.
 

 

CE 7004 Mechanics Of Partially Saturated Soils
(3 credits, offered in Fall Semester)
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Prerequisite(s) : CE363,MATH120