Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Chairman’s Welcome Message

The Department of Mechatronics Engineering stands out as an interdisciplinary and dynamic engineering field of science, combining the theoretical developments in science with practical approaches of technology. Our department has been established to educate graduates who are highly productive, innovative, sensitive to environmental issues, economic, along with social and ethical consciousness. They graduate from mechatronics discipline with the abilities of providing qualitative, intelligent and flexible solutions. Our goal is that our graduates take leadership positions in the wide scope of mechatronics engineering with their unifying, analyzing and multi-thinking virtues.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin HACI
Head of the Department of Mechatronics Engineering
huseyin.haci@neu.edu.tr

Courses
  • Basic Departmental Courses
  • Departmental Courses
  • Departmental Elective Courses
  • Non-Departmental Elective Courses

PHY101General Physics I45-3202111

Course CodeCourse NameCreditECTSPrerequisiteClass HoursLABPracticalLearning Sessions
PSCRT
1. YEAR / 1. SEMESTERCHM101General Chemistry45-3200221
ECC101Intr. to Computer Programming35-4000004
ENG101English I35-0000111
MTH101Calculus I45-4002110
AIT101Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkilap Tarihi I22-0002002
TUR101Türk Dili I25-4103110
YİT101Turkish for Foreign Students I22-2000201
AIT103Ataturk's Princip. & Turkish Reform I22-2000201
1. YEAR / 2. SEMESTERENG 102English II33ENG1010000111
MTH102Calculus II45MTH1014002110
MTH113Linear Algebra35MTH1014002200
PHY102General Physics II45PHY1013202210
MCT102Mechanical Workshop Practice33-1000102
MCT100Intr. to Mechatronics Eng.13-1000102
2. YEAR / 1. SEMESTERECC216Electrical Circuit Theory45PHY 102,
MTH 101
4202110
ECC211Engineering Materials35CHM 1013000111
ECC206Statics46PHY 1013000111
MTH201Diferential Equations45MTH1024002200
ECC207Thermodynamics46CHM1013000201
ECC103Engineering Drawing I35-3200111
2. YEAR / 2. SEMESTERECC224Strength of Materials I45ECC 2064000111
ECC212Dynamics35PHY1013000000
ECC222Manufacturing Technology34-3021110
ECC218Electronics I46ECC 216,
ECC 211
4202110
ECC013Engineering Drawing II45-3200111
MCT200Summer Training I01-2000201
3. YEAR / 1. SEMESTERECC001Logic Circuit Design46ECC 2183202112
MCT301Mech. Components & Instrumentation35-4002110
ECC008Signals and Systems46ECC 2163202112
MCT310Computer Applications for Mechatronics Eng.35ECC 1014001011
ENG201English Communication Skills33ENG1020000111
NTENon Technical Elective35-3------
CAR100Career Planning00-0------
3. YEAR / 2. SEMESTERECC301Microprocessors46ECC 0014202112
ECC310Control Systems35MTH 2013002112
MCT311Machine Elements45ECC 2244001011
MTH251Probability and Random Variables35MTH1024002200
RERestricted Elective35-3------
MCT300Summer Training II01MCT 2002000201
4. YEAR / 1. SEMESTERMCT435Mechatronics30-2300112
ECC429Engineering Ethics35-4200111
TETechnical Elective34--------
TETechnical Elective34--------
TETechnical Elective34--------
MCT410Introduction to Capstone Design40-2300112
4. YEAR / 2. SEMESTERMCT411Capstone Team Project412MCT 4103000111
ECC437Robotic Systems35-3002112
TETechnical Elective34--------
TETechnical Elective34--------
AİT104Turkish for Foreign Students II22AİT1032000201
YİT102Ataturk's Princip. & Turkish Reform II22YİT1012000201
AIT102Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkilap Tarihi II22AİT 1010002002
TUR102Türk Dili II25TUR 1014103110
Total145220

PS: Problem Solving C: Complementary R:Reformative T:Tutorial
Technical Elective Courses

  • Basic Departmental Courses
  • Departmental Courses
  • Departmental Elective Courses
  • Non-Departmental Elective Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCreditECTSPrerequisiteClass HoursLABPracticalLearning Sessions
PSCRT
EE 424Process Control Instrumentation Technology35-3002112
EE 451Digital Electronics35-3002110
EE 454Digital Control Systems35-3002110
EE 470Programmable Logic Controllers35ECC0013202112
EE 433Power Electronics35-3202110
EE 471Power System Analysis I35-3002112
EE 472Power System Analysis II35EE4713002112
EE 474Static Power Conversion35-3002112
EE 474High Voltage Techniques I35-3202121
ME 453Material Engineering36-3202111
ME 454Heat Treatment36-3202111
EE 432Mechatronics36-3202111
EE 463Image Processing36-3000111
BME 448Micro and Nano Technologies in Biomedical Engineering35-3202111

PS: Problem Solving C: Complementary R:Reformative T:Tutorial
Restricted Non-Technical Elective Courses

  • Basic Departmental Courses
  • Departmental Courses
  • Departmental Elective Courses
  • Non-Departmental Elective Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCreditECTSPrerequisiteClass HoursLABPracticalLearning Sessions
PSCRT
MAN101Introduction to Management35-3000220
ECON101Introduction to Economics35-3000220
FRE101French I35-3001110
FRE102French II35-3000111
GER101German I35-3001110
GER102German II35-3201121
PHIL101Introduction to Philosophy35-3202111
HIST103History of Civiliztion35-3202111
POL101Political Science I35-3202111
SOC101Sociology35-0001111

PS: Problem Solving C: Complementary R:Reformative T:Tutorial

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS and REFERENCE BOOK

ECC 101 Computer Programming, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
To familiarize the students with computers and computing fundamentals.To be able to analyze and design a solution to a given problem. To enable the students to write structured programs using C programming Language.
Course Description
Algorithm development. Elements of C. Structure of a C program, data types, constants, input and output of integer numbers, real numbers. Variables, expressions and assignments. Input and output functions. Control Structures. Selection- If statement, multiple selection- switch statement. Iteration- while, do-while, for operators. User-defined functions, arrays and subscripted variables, single and multi dimensional arrays. Array and functions. Pointers, pointers and strings. Structures, creating structures. Structure as function argument. Subprograms. Files. File operations.Application programs will be developed in a laboratory environment using the C language.

ENG 101 English I, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
To develop students’ language skills and capacity to conduct writing task through the vocabulary, listening and speaking skills.To develop their level of knowledge, communicative capacity, and ability to analyze and reflect on the language. To give learners the language they need for real-life, hands-on task like explaining a process or analyzing risk and to put into practice the academic skills that they will need to use during their educations.
Course Descriptions.
This course offers intermediate levels include wide range of grammatical structures and vocabulary of English in order to built onto the foundation established at the Preparatory School. This course aims to bring the students to a level that will enable them fulfill the requirements of main courses of their departments. Students will be encouraged to read a variety of texts as well as chapters from textbooks so that they can pursue their undergraduate studies at the university without major difficulty. ENG 101 is designed to improve the students’ presentation ability. Students are expected to do an oral presentation. At the end of the course they submitted their written projects.

MTH 101 Calculus I, 4 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Learn more about your academic program, Learn about limits, derivatives. Study integrals, definite integrals. To introduce the basic properties of determinants and some of their applications
Course Description:
Limits and continuity. Derivatives. Rules of differentiation. Higher order derivatives. Chain rule. Related rates. Rolle’s and the mean value theorem. Critical Points. Asymptotes. Curve sketching. Integrals. Fundamental Theorem. Techniques of integration. Definite integrals. Application to geometry and science. Indeterminate forms. L’Hospital’s Rule.

PHY 101 General Physics I, 4 Credits, 5ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Be able to know the basic laws of mechanics.To apply those laws for solving problems. To be able tous his/her knowledge in the fields of other sciences and/or engineering. Understanding how physics approach and solve problems in mechanics.
Course Description
A basic physics course which study mechanic phenomenas. . Topics include the description of motion, forces, gravitation, work, and energy, momentum, rotational motion, and Static equilibrium. Laboratory work is an important component of the course.

ENG 102 English II, 3 Credits, 3 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
to develop the students’ capacity to conduct writing task through the vocabulary, listening andspeaking skills ; to reinforce and consolidate the language and skills that the students have learned from earlier courses ; to develop their level of knowledge, communicative capacity, and ability to analyze and reflect on the language; to develop students’ language skills to prepare them for their future professional life
Course Descriptions:
This course offers the students a wide range of grammatical structures and key language and vocabulary of English in the technical, industrial, and scientific sectors at intermediate level for everyday communication at work. This course aims to bring the students to a level that will enable them to fulfill the requirements of the main courses of their departments. The ability to evaluate, analyze and syn the size information in written discourse will be high lighted. Documentation in writing will be introduced at the beginning of the course, in order to solidly establish the skill by the end. Students will learn the discourse patterns and structures to be used in differentes say types that they need for real life, hands-on tasks like explaining process, organizing schedules, reporting or progress,or analyzing risk.

MTH 102 Calculus II, 4 Credits, 5 ECTS
Course Descriptions:
Sequences and Infinite Series; The integral test, comparison test,geometric series , ratio test,alternating series.Power series,Taylor series. Parametric equations and Polar coordinates. Functions of several variables,limits,continuity,partial derivatives,chain rule,extrema of functions of several variables.Multible integrals:Double integrals,Area,volume,double integral in polar coordinates,surface area,triple integrals,spherical and cylindrical coordinates.

CHM 101 General Chemistry, 4 credits,5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Develop fundamental principles of theoretical and applied chemistry, Develop scientific inquiry, complexity, critical thinking, mathematical and quantitative reasoning. Explain phenomena observed in the natural world. Develop basic laboratory skills
Course Description
Matter and measurement; atoms, molecules and ions; mass relations in chemistry, stoichiometry; gases; electronic structure and the periodic table; covalent bonding; thermochemistry; acids and bases.

PHY 102 General Physics II, 4 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Be able to know the basic laws of electricity and magnetism. To apply those laws for solvingproblems. To be able to use his/her knowledge in the fields of other sciences and/or engineering.
Understanding how physics approach and solve problems in electricity and magnetism.

Course Description:
A basic physics course which study electric and magnetic phenomenas. Topics include electricity, magnetism, and direct current circuits. Laboratory work is an important component of the course.

ECC 103- EngineeringDrawingI3 credits 5 ECTS:
Course Description:
IntroductiontoCAD.Principlesofengineeringdrawing(1stand3rdangleorthotropicprojections),drawingmethodologystages, lineworkandlettering,isometricandobliqueprojections,drawinglayouts(working drawings andassembly drawings),machinedrawingfeatures,sectionsandsectionalviews,geometrical constructions and dimensioningprinciples.
MCT100 Introduction to Mechatronics Engineering 1 credit, 3ECTS:
Course Description:
This course aims to familiarize first year mechatronics engineering students by introducing them to the fundamentals of discipline; job opportunities for mechatronics engineers; basic study skills; an overview of fundamentals laws and principles of mechatronics engineering; introduction to problem layout and problem solving methods; simplified engineering modeling and analysis of mechatronics systems; collection, manipulation and presentation of engineering data; ethical issues; and the importance of computers and language skills for effective communication.

SECOND YEAR
ECC 216 Circuit Theory I , 4 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Introduce students the fundamentals of circuit theory

Course Description
This course studies the System of units. Charge, current, voltage and power. Types of circuits and circuit elements. Ohm’s law. Kirchhoff’s law. Analysis methods, Inductance and capacitance. The unit-step forcing function. The natural and forced response of the first-order and second-order circuits.

MCT200– Summer TrainingNon-credit ,4 ECTS:
Course Description
ThisistobecompletedintheDepartment'sworkshopsbyallMEstudents.Studentswillspendatleast80hoursintheworkshops,and perform varioushandandmachine tooloperationsunder staff supervision.Atthe endof the trainingstudents will be required to completeareport regardingtheir training.

ECC206- Statics 3 credits, 6 ECTS:
Course Description
Compositionand resolutionofforces,equilibriumofparticles andrigidbodies,centroidsandcenter ofgravity.Analysisoftrusses,framesandmachines. Moments and products of inertia, method ofvirtual work. Friction.

ECC211 -EngineeingMaterials 3credits, 5ECTS:
Materials and properties. Atomic structure and interatomic bonding,crystal structure, crystalimperfections, solid solutions. Mechatronic properties of materials, elastic and plasticdeformation. Behaviour ofmaterials under tension, compression and shear.Hardnessand hardness measurement. Dislocation and strengthening mechanism. Phase equilibria,phasediagrams, theiron–carbonsystem, solid reactions, microstructures. Structure and properties of ceramics. Polymer structure.

COM 210–Object Oriented Programming 3 credits 5 ECTS:
Fundamental ideas, object-oriented concept, meaning of modeling the real world. Encapsulatıon, Information hiding. Abstraction, Classes, Constructors, Default, parameterized, copy constructors. Metaclass, Object lifetimes, Dynamic objects, Inheritance, Single and Multiply inheritance, Inheriting constructor, Associations and Aggregations, Polymorphism, Operator overloading, Virtual Function, Friend functions, Streams and files, File organisation.Classtemlates.

MTH 113 Linear Algebra, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
To provide a student with methods for solving systems of linear equations .To introduce the basic properties of determinants and some of their applications. To show that the notion of a finite dimensional, real vector space is not as remote as it may have seemed when first introduced . To deal with magnitude and direction in inner product spaces .To study linear transformations. To consider eigenvalues and eigenvectors and solve the diagonalization problem for symmetric matrices

Course Description
System of linear equations: elementary row operations, echelon forms, Gaussian elimination method. Matrices: elementary matrices, invertible matrices. Determinants: adjoint and inverse matrices, Crammer’s rule. Vector spaces: linear independents, basis, dimension. Linear mapping. Inner product spaces: Gram-Schmit ortogonalization. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors, Cayley-Hamilton theorem, diagonalization.

MCT 201 Mechatronic Workshop Practice 3 credits 5 ECTS:
Course description
This is to be conducted in the Mechatronic Engineering Department’s workshops by all MechatronicEngineering students who have completed a minimum of three semesters in the program. Students will perform various hand and machine tool operations under staff supervision. It includes introduction to engineering materials, and selected practices on laying-out and setting out a job, using measuring devices. At the end of the training students will be required to complete a report regarding their training.

ECC 008  Signals and Systems, 4 Credits, 7 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Teaching the basic of Signals and Systems. To understand mathematical descriptions and representations of continuous and discreet time signals and systems.To develop input‐output relationships for Linear Time Invariant Systems (LTIS). To understand the impulse response of a system and the convolution operator.To teach analysis of the signals in time domain, z domain and frequency domain. To teach Fourier and Laplace Transform analysis for continuous‐time LTIS. To teach z‐Transform analysis for discrete time systems. To understand sampling theory; To teach the basic of filtering, the basic of feedback concepts. To provide a modeling of the systems in time domain, z domain and frequency domain using software programs
Course Description
The following main topics are covered: Classifications of signals, basic operations on signals, elementary signals, properties of systems, impulse response, convolution, step response, systems described by differential and difference equations, frequency response, Fourier series and transform, Fourier analysis of discrete-time signals and systems, properties of Fourier representations, Fourier representations for mixed signal classes, sampling, reconstruction, z-Transform

ENG 201 English Communication Skills, 3 Credits, 3 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Reading: to develop the skill of reading for information from a wide variety of authentic Engineeringtexts. These include longer specialist reading texts to provide challenging reading for students already proficient in this field, and gain the ability to read and understand vacancy announcements and write an appropriate cover letter/letter of intent, CV to deliver a academic presentation in English.
Speaking: to develop the ability to participate in exchanges of information and opinions in the context of IT and Engineering, provide explanations of features of Mechanical, Computer, Electronics, Biomedical, Food and Automotive Engineering. To develop communication skills for the job market which is becoming increasingly common to have give presentation in English.
Writing: to write instructions, descriptions and explanations about topics in Engineering. Write acover letter and interview winning C.V.
Language : to consolidate and extend the student’s understanding and use of structures and function common to Engineering at intermediate and advanced levels. Through the chosen texts they can learnalso the vocabulary and expression that need when giving oral presentation. Giving a presentation in a foreign language is real challenge, even for those who have a good knowledge of the language.
Course Description
To reinforces and consolidates the language and 4 skills that students have learned from earlier courses, as well as developing their level of knowledge, communicative capacity, and ability to analyse and reflect on language. Course on upper -intermediate AND ADVANCED levels include interesting and up-to-date topics, encouraging students to recognize the importance of acquiring a foreign language in a modern context, prepare them to for their future professional life.

ECC 213- StrengthofMaterialsI4credits 6 ECTS:
Course Description
Introduction.Internalforcediagrams. Analysisofstressandstrain.Hooke'slaw.Yieldcriteriaandplasticity.Axialforce.Pure shear. Torsionof circular barsandthinwalledtubes.Momentof inertia of cross-sections. Simple bending. MTH 201 Differential Equations 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Introducing first, second and higher order differential equations, and the methods of solving these equations. Emphasizing the important of differential equations and its engineering application. Introducing the Laplace transform and its applications in solving differential equations and other engineering applications. Introducing the series method in solving differential equations.
Course Description
Ordinary and partial differential equations. Explicit solutions, Implicit Solution. First-order differential equations, separable, homogenous differential equations, exact differential equations. Ordinary linear differential equations. Bernoulli differential equations. Cauchy-differential equations. High-order ordinary differential equations. Introduction to Laplace transforms. Introduction to series method for solving differential equation.

THIRD YEAR
ECC 001 Logic Circuit Design, 3 Credits, 6 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
To develop a thorough understanding on combinational digital circuit design using logic gates. To develop a thorough understanding on sequential digital circuit design using flip flops. Simplify logic functions using Boolean algebra methods. Simplify logic functions using Karnaugh maps. Design of digital building blocks such as adders, multiplexers and decoders. Analysis of number systems
Course Description
Topics include number systems, Boolean algebra, truth table, minterms, maxterms, don’t cares, Karnaugh maps, multi-level gate circuits, combinational circuit design, gate delays, timing diagrams, hazards, multiplexers, decoders, programmable logic devices, latches, flip-flops, registers, counters, analysis of clocked sequential circuits, Mealy machine, Moore machine, derivation of state graphs and tables.

MCT 301 Mechatronics Components and Instrumentation 3 credits, 5 ECTS:
Course Description
Basic applied concepts in mechatronic components and instruments. Mechatronic components, systems, instrumentation, transducers and sensors. Hands on experiments on: identification and classification of mechatronic components, sensors and transducers, machine vision, actuating systems, information and cognitive systems, mechatronic instrumentation, evaluation ofmechatronic systems.

ECC 218 Electronics I, 4 Credits, 6 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:

  • Provide students with knowledge of semiconductors and their applications
  • Explain the diodes and their applications
  • Provide the knowledge of BJTs, their applications and analysis
  • Explain the different applications and importance of BJT in electronics

Course Description
Understanding the basics of semiconductor technology and elements. Identify and explain diodes and their applications, switching and rectification of AC signals. understanding different clippers and clampers circuits. Understanding the theory of Bipolar Junction Transistor operation, CB, CE and CC configurations. Studying BJT bias circuits. FET operation and biasing. Applying small signal BJT and FET analysis using re- and h-parameters. Studying amplifier frequency response.

MCT 311 Machine Elements 4 credits 5 ECTS:
Course Description
The course covers fundamentals of machine design which include: general design rules, load analysis, materials selection, stress, strain and deflection anal mechatronics components, sensors, instrumentation analysis, failure theories, the concepts of reliability and safety, tolerances and fits; and introduces design guidelines, mathematical models and equations for: fasteners and power screws, springs, bearings, gears, shafts, clutches and brakes, and chain drives. Students will have an opportunity to work on a design project using learned knowledge.

ECC 013-EngineeringDrawingII3credits, 5 ECTS:
Course Description
WorkingwithCAD,screwthreadsandthreadedfasteners,lockingandretaining devices,keysandkeyways,limitsandfits,unilateralandbilaterallimits,geometricaltolerancing andapplications,gears,springsandspring calculations, weld typesand symbols, dimensioning, bearings.

ECC 310-ControlSystems3 credits, 5ECTS :
Course Description
Introductiontoautomaticcontrol.Mathematical modelling ofdynamicsystems.ResponseanalysisusingLaplacetransformmethod.Transfer functionsandblock systems.Feedbackcontrolsystems.Typicalactuatorsandtransducers. Control law.

MTH 251 Probability and Random Variables, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Understanding the concept of data analysis. Understanding the concept of probability and the conceptof random variables. Understanding the difference between discrete and continuous random variables.Understanding the concepts of expectation, variance and standard deviation. Understanding theconcepts of probability mass functions and cumulative distribution function for discrete, continuousand joint distributions. Understanding and learning the different types of discrete and continuous distributions.

Course Description
Probability and counting, permutation and combination. Some probability laws, Axioms of probability. Random variables and discrete distributions. Continuous distributions. Joint distributions. Mathematical Expectation, Some Discrete Probability Distributions, Some Continuous Probability Distributions.

MCT300-SummerTrainingNon-credit 4 ECTS:
Course Description
Thisisaperiodcomprising aminimum of30 daystraining to becompletedinanindustrialorganization by allstudentswhoareeffectively intheir junior or senioryear. Studentsshouldobtainapprovalof theDepartmentbefore commencingtraining.Followingthistraining,studentswillberequiredtowriteaformal report andgiveashort presentation beforeacommitteeregardingtheirtraining.

ECC207-ThermodynamicsI  3 credits, 6 ECTS:
Course Description
Basicconceptsanddefinitionsofclassical thermodynamics. Thermodynamicprocesses, work and heat interactions. First law for systems and for flow processes. Second lawand entropy,irreversibilityand availability.

ECC208 -Dynamics 3credits, 5 ECTS:
Course Description
A studyof motion particles and rigid bodies. Application of Newton’s second lawto planar motions of rigid bodies, energyand momentumprinciples. Free, forced and dampedvibrations of particle. Central forcemotions.Inertia tensor. Euler’s equation ofmotion.

ECC 301 Microprocessors, 4 Credits, 6 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Teaching the microprocessor as a programmable digital system element. To illustrate some basic concepts of microprocessors through the use of assembly language programming. To give the principles of hardware design; To provide an understanding of a microprocessor based system as a combination of hardware and software subsystems and their interactions
Course Description
Introduction to microprocessors. Architecture of microprocessors and instruction sets. Interrupts. Memories. Parallel and serial input/output programming. Microprocessor based system design. Microprocessors applications.

FOURTH YEAR
MTH 251 Probability and Random Variables, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Understanding the concept of data analysis. Understanding the concept of probability and the conceptof random variables. Understanding the difference between discrete and continuous random variables.Understanding the concepts of expectation, variance and standard deviation. Understanding theconcepts of probability mass functions and cumulative distribution function for discrete, continuousand joint distributions. Understanding and learning the different types of discrete and continuous distributions.

MECT410 Introduction to Capstone Design, 1 credit 0 ECTS:
Course Description
The course aims to prepare the senior year students for their capstone design projects, and to provide guidance with the selection of their project advisors, topics and teams The students are introduced to the basic features of the Capstone Design process, elements of a Capstone Project Report and written oral presentation techniques.

Probability and counting, permutation and combination. Some probability laws, Axioms of probability. Random variables and discrete distributions. Continuous distributions. Joint distributions. Mathematical Expectation, Some Discrete Probability Distributions, Some Continuous Probability Distributions.

ECC 429-Engineering  Ethics, 3 credits, 5 ECTS:
Course Description
An Overview of Ethics, Ethics for IT Professionals, Computer and Internet Crime, Privacy, Freedom of Expression, Intellectual Property, Software Development, The Impact of Information Technology on the Quality of Life, Social Networking, Ethics of IT Organizations.

MECT411-Capstone Team Project, 3 credits, 12 ECTS:
Course Description
The purpose of the course is to develop an understanding of independent research through the study of a particular Mechatronics Engineering topic of interest. The special project is an exercise in the professional application of specialist skills and experience developed in Mechatronics Engineering program. Research topics, which may be principally experimental, theoretical or applied, will be chosen in consultation with a project supervisor.

EE 412 Radar Systems, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Course description:
General design principles and performance evaluation of pulsed radars. Statistical detection theory and radar cross-section of targets. CW, FM and Doppler radars. Target tracking radars. Radar receiver design. High power microwave generation and amplification; Radar antennas. Detection of radar signals in noise and waveform design. Propagation of radar waves.

Technical Elective Courses
MaterialEngineering(coursetype:elective;courscode:ME453)
Course objective: The aims are to give the student a sound background in the science of engineering materials diagram selections.

Course content: Engineering materials and their properties. Material selection and material development. Heat treatments and examples. Advanced materials. Brittle materials and designs. Weibull analysis. Material selection diagrams
Heat Treatment (course type: elective; course code: ME 454)
Course objective: The aims are to make students aware of the fact that desirable mechanical and other material properties in engineering materials can be achieved by a proper heat treatment design and practice.

Course content: The relation between material structure ↔ production technique ↔ material properties in engineering materials. Heat Treating of Steel - quenching, tempering and annealing, continuous annealing, quantitative methods to predict hardenability. Heat treating information for the most widely-used nonferrous alloys, cast iron, ceramics and glass.
Mechatronics (course type: elective; course code: EE 435)
Course objective: The aims are to give students necessary knowledge in using sensors, and actuators, electrical equipment and microprocessors for designing and building intelligent mechatronic systems

Course content: Introduction to Mechatronics and measurement systems. Sensors and transducers: Sensors and transducers, Performance terminology, Examples of sensors, Selection of sensors. Signal conditioning: Signal conditioning, The operational amplifiers for analog signal processing, Protection, Filtering, Digital circuits and systems. Measurement systems: Designing measurement systems, Data presentation systems,Measurement systems, Testing and calibration. Mechanical actuation systems: Mechanical systems, Kinematic chains, Cams, Gear trains, Ratchet mechanisms, Belt and chain drives. Electrical actuation systems: Electrical systems, Switches, Solenoids, Motors, Stepping motors. Basic system models: Mathematical models, Mechanical system building blocks, Electrical system building blocks, Fluid system building blocks, Thermal system building blocks. Simulation of simple mechanical systems by electrical elements (circuits). Design and mechatronics: Designing, Mechanisms, Examples of designs.

Image Processing(course type: elective; course code: EE 463)
Course content:Introduction to Image Processing, Digital Signal Processing. D- T and C- T signals and systems. Digital System features. Linearity and S -I. get the picture. Image Processing Techniques; Image Compression, Image Enhancement, Image Restoration and Image Identification.Corner Detection Techniques; Differential approach and identify the model.Mathematical Model of the image. Image Sampling and Quantumrenovation . Fold and Digital Image Correlation . Matlab is used in laboratory studies.

EE 424 Process Control Instrumentation Technology, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Course description:
Process control characteristics. Analog and digital signals conditioning. Thermal, mechanical, optical sensors and design considerations. Final control. Discrete-state process control. Controller principles. Controllers. Control loop characteristics. Industrial control networks. Servomotor technology in motion control systems. Robots.

EE 451 Digital Electronics, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Course description:
Introduction to ICs. Logic families. Small- and large-scale integrations. Decoders, multiplexers,memories. Programmable logic devices. Digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital converters.

EE 454 Digital Control Systems, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Course description:
Introduction to sampled data systems. Discrete modelling of systems. Z-transforms. Second orderdiscrete systems. Stability. Root-locus in the z-plane, Bode diagrams in the z-plane, Nyquistdiagrams in the z-plane. Compensation techniques. PID-controllers.

EE 457 Robotic Systems, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Course description:
Components and subsystems: vehicles, manipulator arms, wrists, actuators, sensors, user interface,controllers. Classifications of robots. Coordinate transformations. Dynamic model of robots.Kinematics: manipulator position, manipulator motion. Sensors, measurement and perception.Computer vision for robotics. Hardware and software considerations.

EE 470 Programmable Logic Controllers, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Introduction to programmable logic controllers

Course Description:
Conventional relay system, contact logic, PLC Structure, operating system, Ladder and Statement list programming \ releasing basic logic functions by PLC, PLC communication, applications.

EE433 Power Electronics, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Introducing electronic applications for the transformation and control of electrical power. Teaching the operational principles and analysis of various power converters.

Course Description:
Power semiconductor devices: power diodes and transistors, thyristors, GTOs, power MOSFETs. Drive circuits and switching characteristics. AC-DC Converters: single-phase half-wave converters, two-phase mid-point converters, single- and three-phase bridge converters, three-phase mid-point converters. Line-current harmonics. Firing control of rectifiers. DC choppers: single- and two-thyristor choppers. Inverters: single- and three-phase square-wave inverters, voltage control of inverters, PWM inverters.

EE471 Power System Analysis I, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Introduction to transmission lines and power system modeling

Course Description:
General structure of electric power systems. Electrical characteristics of transmission lines, transformers and generators: series impedance and capacitance of transmission lines, current-voltage relations on a transmission line for short, medium and long lengths. System modelling of synchronous machines, transformers, transmission lines and loads. Representation of power systems. Per unit analysis of power systems. Power circle diagram. Travelling waves, reflections. Symmetrical three-phase faults. Symmetrical components. Unsymmetrical components.

EE 472 Power System Analysis II, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:

  • To teach Symmetrical Components for analyzing unbalanced voltage and currentphasors
  • To analyze Unbalanced Faults on Unloaded Generators
  • To teach Unsymmetrical Fault Analysis on Power Systems.
  • To study Load Flow on Power Systems.

Course Description:
Symmetrical components. Positive, negative and zero-sequence networks of power systems. Unsymmetrical faults on power systems; single line to ground, double line to ground and line to line fault analysis. Faults through impedances . Faulty operation of Circuit Breakers. Basic Load Flow Equations. Load flow analysis.

EE 474 StaticPower Conversion, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Course description:
Power switches. Power converters. VTA method. Midpoint and bridge rectifiers. Introduction toforced commutated circuits. Centretap inverter. Voltage-fed inverters. Current-fed inverters. DC-DCswitching converters. Series and parallel operation of switching elements.

EE 475 High Voltage Techniques I, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:

  • To teach the basic concepts of breakdown mechanisms in insulating materials
  • To investigate pre-breakdown phenomena in gaseous insulation and partial discharges
  • To teach Townsends and Streamer breakdown mechanisms
  • To study breakdown in solid and liquid insulation.

Course Description
Breakdown mechanisms in insulating materials are studied. Topics are; I-V characteristics of gases. Electron emission processes. Ionization and deionization. Townsend and Streamer breakdown mechanisms. Breakdown in electronegative gases. Corona discharges and loses. Breakdown mechanisms in solid and liquid insulations

ECC 426 Engineering Economy, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Discuss principles and economic analysis of decision making. Discuss cost concepts, make-versus purchase studies; Analyze principles of money-time relationships. Work on cash flow analysis. Analyze application of money-time relations. Analyze supply and demand relations. Analyze price and demand relations.Analyze breakeven point analysis and effects of inflation on money-time relationships

Course Description
Principles and economic analysis of engineering decision making. Cost concept. Economic environment. Price and demand relations. Competition. Make-versus-purchase studies. Principles and applications of money-time relationships. Depreciation. Money and banking. Price changes and inflation. Business and company finance

ECC 427 Management for Engineers, 3 Credits, 5 ECTS
Objectives of the Course:
Discuss principles of management, Discuss functions of managers, Discuss organization and environment, Discuss marketing, production and personnel management, Discuss marketing control,Discuss accounting and financial reports, Discuss budgeting and overall control,

Course Description
Principles of management. Functions of managers. Organisation and the environment. Marketing management. Production management. Personnel management. Managerial control. Accounting and financial reports. Budgetting and overall control.

Mission – Vision

Mission

Mechatronics Engineering program trains its students to have strong theoretical and practical expertise; outstanding communication and teamwork skills; and invaluable entrepreneurial and business experience. Committed to developing the next generation of innovative high-tech leaders, we value creatively, integrity, innovation and excellence in our teaching methods and industry engagements.

Vision

We are fully focused on being a world-leading research and educational mechatronics engineering program with an emphasis on practical-oriented training, rich industrial partnerships and dynamic entrepreneurial intelligence. We will continue to foster this approach through increasingly multidisciplinary methods and a highly engaged research faculty.

Program Information
Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechatronıcs Engineering.

Level of Qualification

This is a First Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) program.

Specific Admission Requirements

In the framework of the regulations set by Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK), student admission for this undergraduate program is made through a university entrance examination called ÖSYS. Following the submission of students’ academic program preferences, Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) places the students to the relevant program according to the score they get from ÖSYS.

International students are accepted to this undergraduate program according to the score of one of the international exams they take such as SAT, ACT and so on, or according to their high school diploma score.

Exchange student admission is made according to the requirements determined by bilateral agreements signed by NEU and the partner university.

Visiting students can enroll for the courses offered in this program upon the confirmation of the related academic unit. Additionally, they need to prove their English language level since the medium of instruction of the program is English.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The students studying in this undergraduate program are required to have a Cumulative Grade Points Average (Cum. GPA) of not less than 2.00/4.00 and have completed all the courses with at least a letter grade of DD/S in the program in order to graduate. The minimum number of ECTS credits required for graduation is 247. It is also mandatory for the students to complete their compulsory internship in a specified duration and quality.

Recognition of Prior Learning

At Near East University, full-time students can be exempted from some courses within the framework of the related bylaws. If the content of the course previously taken in another institution is equivalent to the course offered at NEU, then the student can be exempted from this course with the approval of the related faculty/graduate school after the evaluation of the course content.

Profile of the Program
Program Outcomes
  • Ability to understand and apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • Analyse, design and develop mechatronics systems to solve complex engineering problems by integrating mechanical, electronic and control systems
  • Ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer engineering techniques in the modelling and design of computer-based systems.
  • Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social aspects
  • Planning and carrying out experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • Understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities that apply to engineering
  • Ability to work productively in a multidisciplinary team, to carry out projects involving computer engineering skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • Adopt a multidisciplinary (Mechanical, Electronics, Computer and Control systems) approach to solve real-world industrial problems
  • To have knowledge about global and social impact of Mechatronics Engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; to have knowledge about contemporary issues as they pertain to engineering; to be aware of the legal ramifications of Mechatronics Engineering solutions
  • To be able to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analysis and solution of complex problems in Mechatronics Engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies effectively.
Course and Program Outcomes Matrix
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Graduates of Mechatronics Engineering can work in industries such as robotics, aerospace, medical and assistive technology, mining or defence, material handling, human-machine interaction, manufacturing, unmanned aerial and ground vehicles, and education. They may work in laboratories, high tech companies, large global enterprises, processing plants or engineering offices but can also be involved with research in emerging fields like bioengineering, nanotechnology, and robotics.

Mechatronics engineers may be required to travel to present at a conference or view a new design idea or innovative technology.

Access to Further Studies

The students graduating from this program may apply to graduate programs.

Course Structure Diagram with Course Credits
Exam Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Graduation Requirements

To graduate from this undergraduate program, the students are required; to succeed in all the courses listed in the curriculum of the program by getting the grade of at least DD/S with a minimum of 248 ECTS to have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00 out of 4.00 to complete their compulsory internship in a specified duration and quality.

Mode of Study

This is a full time program.

Program Director (or Equivalent)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin HACI, Head of Department, Faculty of Engineering, Near East University

Evaluation Questionnaires
  • Evaluation Survey
  • Graduation Survey
  • Satisfaction Survey