GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
MECHATRONIC SYSTEM DESIGN/MM 496
Course Title: MECHATRONIC SYSTEM DESIGN
Credits 3 ECTS 3
Semester 8 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin U. SALAMCI
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://www.websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/msalamci
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  msalamci@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
The students learn how to attach microcontrollers to electro-mechanical systems.
They gain basic knowledge on how to design a mechatronic system of an interest.
The students will gain experience from the term projects that they do during the course study.






 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face in class and is with application projects.
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  MM495 is the prerequisite of this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Mechatronic and Mechatronic Design approaches
2. Week  Mechatronic and Mechatronic Design approaches
3. Week  Importance of modelling in the mechatronic system design
4. Week  Importance of modelling in the mechatronic system design
5. Week  Sensor and actuator characteristics
6. Week  Microcontroller programming
7. Week  Microcontroller programming
8. Week  Microcontroller programming
9. Week  Fault analysis in mechatronic systems
10. Week  Design optimization of mechatronic systems
11. Week  Midterm Exam.
12. Week  New trends in mechatronics
13. Week  New trends in mechatronics
14. Week  New trends in mechatronics
15. Week  Team project group presentations
16. Week  Final Exam.
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  “Introduction to Mechatronics and Measurement Systems” by Alciatore and Histand, McGraw-Hill, 2nd edition, 2003.
 -- 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
1
30
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
1
30
 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
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
0
 Designing and Applying Materials
7
1
7
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
14
1
14
 Final and Studying for Final
14
1
14
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
77
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3.08
 ECTS: 
3
 -- 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 issuesX
12Consciousness for the results and effects of engineering solutions on the society and universe, awareness for the developmental considerations with contemporary problems of humanityX