GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
SYSTEM DYNAMICS/MM 326 E
Course Title: SYSTEM DYNAMICS
Credits 3 ECTS 5
Semester 6 Compulsory/Elective Compulsory
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  English
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof. Mehmet EROĞLU, Prof. Nizami AKTURK, Assoc.Prof. Metin U. SALAMCI, Instructor Sinan KILIÇASLAN
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/meroglu, http://www.websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/nakturk, http://www.w
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  meroglu@gazi.edu.tr, nakturk@gazi.edu.tr, msalamci@gazi.edu.tr, skilicaslan@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Be able to model and analyze mechanical systems by common methods.
Be able to model and analyze fluid systems by common methods.
Be able to model and analyze electrical systems by common methods.
Be able to model and analyze thermal systems by common methods.
Be able to model and analyze hybrid systems by common methods.
These methods can be applied to systems different from engineering systems.



 -- 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
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  System concept. Introduction to system dynamics, definitions. Modeling of physical systems. Global parameter models. Variable types.
2. Week  Power and energy. Energy ports. One-port elements. Type-A, type-T, type-D and source elements.
3. Week  One-port elements of physical systems.
4. Week  Lineer graph representation of system elements. Oriented linear graphs of systems with one-port elements. Evaluation of basic equations from system gr
5. Week  Obtaining dynamic equations of some example systems with one-port elements.
6. Week  Incompatibilities in modeling and dependent elements. Impure elements.
7. Week  Two-port elements. Oriented linear graphs and dynamic equations of systems with one-port and two-port elements.
8. Week  Obtaining dynamic equations of some example systems with one-port and two-port elements. State variables and equations.
9. Week  Determination of state variables of systems with one-port elements from their linear graphics and evaluation of state equations.
10. Week  Determination of state variables of systems with one-port and two-port elements and evaluation of state equations. Linearization of nonlineer systems.
11. Week  Midterm Exam.
12. Week  Linearization around steady and non-steady operating points.
13. Week  Laplace transforms. Transfer functions. Characteristic equation. Poles and zeros. Test input types and time response.
14. Week  Response of systems to impulse, step and ramp inputs. Step and ramp responses of first order systems. Step responses of second order systems.
15. Week  Responses of systems to sinusoidal inputs. Frequency response, amplitude ratio, phase shifting. Graphical representations of frequency response.
16. Week  Final Exam.
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Rowell, D., Wormley, D.N., System Dynamics, An Introduction, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, 1997. Shearer, J.L., Murphy, A.T., Richardson, H.H., I
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  None
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
45
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
1
15
 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
14
2
28
 Searching in Internet and Library
0
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
14
1
14
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
14
1
14
 Final and Studying for Final
14
1
14
 Other
14
1
14
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
126
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
5.04
 ECTS: 
5
 -- 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 issueX
7The abilities and performance to participate multi-disciplinary groups together with the effective oral and official communication skills and personal confidenceX
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 technologyX
10Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethicsX
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 humanity