GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
MECHANISMS/MM 305 E
Course Title: MECHANISMS
Credits 3 ECTS 4
Semester 5 Compulsory/Elective Compulsory
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  English
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof.Dr. Nizami AKTÜRK; Prof.Dr. Şefaatdin YÜKSEL; Asst.Prof.Dr. Tuncay KARAÇAY
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  www.gazi.edu.tr/~nakturk;www.gazi.edu.tr/~syuksel;www.gazi.edu.tr/~karacay
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  nakturk@gazi.edu.tr; syuksel@gazi.edu.tr; karacay@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Learning the methods used for the kinematic analysis of mechanisms and linear mechanical systems.
Learning the basics of cam mechanisms.







 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  Synthesis of mechanisms
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Introduction to mechanisms: Basic concepts, joints and link types.
2. Week  Introduction to mechanisms: Degrees of freedom, Grubler's Equation, classification of mechanisms.
3. Week  Position analysis: Graphical methods.
4. Week  Position analysis: Loop closure equations.
5. Week  Velocity analysis: Graphical and analytical methods.
6. Week  Velocity analysis: Graphical and analytical methods.
7. Week  Velocity analysis: Instantaneous centers.
8. Week  Acceleration analysis: Graphical and analytical methods
9. Week  Acceleration analysis: Graphical and analytical methods
10. Week  Acceleration analysis: Graphical and analytical methods
11. Week  Position, velocity and acceleration analysis by means of complex numbers.
12. Week  Simple and Phanetary Gear trains.
13. Week  Simple and Phanetary Gear trains.
14. Week  Introduction to cam mechanisms
15. Week  Final
16. Week  Final
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1) Mechanisms, E. Söylemez, METU Publication No:64 1999 Ankara. 2) Mechanism Design, A.G Erdman.,G.N. Sandor, Prentice Hall 1997. 3) Theory of Machi
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Not Applicable
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
60
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
4
2
8
 Searching in Internet and Library
5
2
10
 Designing and Applying Materials
1
1
1
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
6
4
24
 Final and Studying for Final
2
4
8
 Other
1
2
2
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
95
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3.8
 ECTS: 
4
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Engineering graduates with sufficient theoretical and practical background for a successful profession and with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice.X
2Engineering graduates with skills and professional background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situationsX
3Engineering graduates with the necessary technical, academic and practical knowledge and application confidence in the design and assessment of machines or mechanical systems or industrial processes with considerations of productivity, feasibility and environmental and social aspects.X
4Engineering graduates with the practice of selecting and using appropriate technical and engineering tools in engineering problems, and ability of effective usage of information science technologiesX
5Ability of designing and conducting experiments, conduction data acquisition and analysis and making conclusionsX
6Ability of identifying the potential resources for information or knowledge regarding a given engineering issue
7The abilities and performance to participate multi-disciplinary groups together with the effective oral and official communication skills and personal confidence
8Ability for effective oral and official communication skills in Turkish Language and, at minimum, one foreign languageX
9Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technology
10Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics
11Engineering graduates who are aware of the importance of safety and healthiness in the project management, workshop environment as well as related legal issues
12Consciousness for the results and effects of engineering solutions on the society and universe, awareness for the developmental considerations with contemporary problems of humanityX