Undergraduate Program Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Elective Courses

Free Elective

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

Area Elective Courses



Compulsory Departmental Courses

AE 307 - Fluid Mechanics
The course is a required course for energy engineering degree. The course covers the fundamental aspects of fluid motion, fluid properties, flow regimes, pressure variations, fluid kinematics, and methods of flow description and analysis.The conservation laws in their differential and integral forms, and their use in analyzing and solving fluid flow problems. The concept of using similitude and dimensional analysis for organizing test data and for planning experiments. The effects of fluid friction on pressure and velocity distributions. The effects of compressibility on fluid flows.

CEAC 101 - Introduction to Chemical Engineering
A general introduction to engineering and chemical engineering, the role of chemical processing, strategies for solving engineering problems, important process variables, fundamentals of material balances.

CEAC 103 - General Chemistry I
General basic chemistry concepts, stoichiometric calculations based on the mole concept, solid, liquid and gas phases, and kinetics.

CEAC 104 - General Chemistry II
Basic concepts of acids and bases, neutralization reactions, buffer solutions, laws of thermodynamics, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry.

CEAC 201 - Analytical Chemistry
Introduction, statistics, gravimetric and titrimetric methods, equilibrium calculations, titrations, evaluation of titration curves, aqueous solution chemistry, electrochemistry, potentiometry, related laboratory program.

CEAC 202 - Organic Chemistry
Basic concepts and definitions, bonding in organic compounds, stereochemistry, mechanisms and applications of substitution, addition and elimination reactions, ionic and free radical reactions of alkenes and alkynes, alcohols, ethers and conjugated unsaturated systems and their reactions.

CEAC 203 - Physical Chemistry
The properties of gases, the perfect gases, the real gases, the first law, thermochemistry, state functions and exact differentials, the second law, the direction of spontaneous change, concentrating on the system, combining the first and second laws, physical transformations of pure substances, phase diagrams, phase stability and phase transitions, simple mixtures, the thermodynamic description of mixtures, the properties of solutions, activities, phase diagrams, phases, components, and degrees of freedom, two-component systems.

CEAC 207 - Chemical Process Calculations
A general introduction to chemical engineering calculations, chemical engineering processes and process variables, fundamentals of material balances, material balances on single and multiple-unit processes, single-phase systems, fundamentals of energy balances, forms of energy, energy balances on closed and open systems at steady-state, mechanical energy balances, energy balances on nonreactive processes, energy balances on reactive processes.

CEAC 210 - Inorganic Chemistry
Bronsted and Lewis acid-base concepts, coordination chemistry, molecular structures, point group and redox reactions.

CEAC 212 - Biochemistry
Introduction to biochemistry, construction of biological systems, structure, and functions of biomolecules, carbonhydrates, fats, amino acids, peptides, proteins, enzyme, coenzyme, nucleic acids, protein synthesis (DNA replication, transcription, translation).

CEAC 302 - Separation Processes
Mass transfer operations; binary distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, multicomponent separations, absorption, supercritical extraction, membrane separations, fluid-solid separations, adsorption.

CEAC 304 - Chemical Reaction Engineering
Conversion and reactor sizing, rate laws and stoichiometry, isothermal reactor design, collection and analysis of rate data, catalysis and catalytic reactors, nonisothermal reactor design, multiple reactions, multiphase reactors, distributions of residence times for chemical reactors, analysis of nonideal reactors.

CEAC 399 - Summer Practice
Observation of the analytical and the physical chemistry techniques used in the laboratories of the company, a summer practice report.

CEAC 401 - Chemical Engineering Laboratory I
•Investigate the characteristic of the liquid flow in the pipe and calculate the range for the laminar and turbulent flow •Serial and parallel connections in centrifugal pumps; efficiency, specific speed, and pump performance calculations •Investigate the variations in fluid pressure in the straight pipes, pipe bends, fittings, orifice and venture meters •Investigate the head loss due to the friction in the flow of water through a pipe and determine the associated friction factor. •Investigate steady state and unsteady state heat conduction process •Measure thermal conductivity of liquid and gases •Calculation of capacity and total heat transfer coefficient on different type of heat exchangers •Understand the basic mechanism of heat transfer due to thermal radiation •Calculation of heat loss during drying

CEAC 402 - Chemical Engineering Laboratory II
Gaz absorption, distillation, extraction, batch and continuous reactors.

CEAC 405 - Chemical Engineering Design I
Problem solving strategies, flowsheets, hierarchical approach to process design, batch operations, understanding process conditions, design heuristics, pump and compressor performance, heat exchanger design and performance, separator design and performance, reactor design and performance.

CEAC 406 - Chemical Engineering Design II
Process design, process economy, health, safety, environmental considerations.

CEAC 407 - Process Modeling, Dynamics and Control
Mathematical models of chemical engineering systems: fundamentals, examples of mathematical models, time-domain dynamics, advanced control systems, frequency-domain dynamics, frequency-domain analysis of closed-loop systems, analysis of multivariable systems, the design of controllers for multivariable processes.

CEAC 499 - Summer Practice
Observation of the analytical and the physical chemistry techniques used in the laboratories of the company, a summer practice report.

ENE 204 - Thermodynamics II
Exergy, gas, vapor and combined power cycles, refrigeration cycles, gas mixtures and air conditioning, chemical reactions, chemical and phase equilibrium.

ENE 302 - Heat and Mass Transfer
Basic concepts of heat transfer. Mechanisms of heat transfer (conduction, convection, radiation). Steady and transient conduction. Numerical methods in heat conduction. Forced and natural convection. Boiling and condensation. Heat exchangers. Radiation heat transfer. Mass transfer.

ENG 301 - English for Career Development I
This course includes job-related communication skills. In this frame, the functions such as, describing relationships at work, discussing performance reviews and giving feedback, discussing plans and arrangements, using social media for professional communication, discussing on recruitment tests and job interviews, presenting a service or product, writing reviews on websites, writing job-related e-mails are dealt with.

ENG 302 - English For Career Development II
This course includes more detailed job-related communication skills. In this frame, describing and organising meetings, developing communicational styles in various cultural settings, handling mistakes and apologizing, getting familiar with marketing styles and advertising, deciding how to adapt and market a product in different countries, preparing different types of presentation (speech), discussing workplace dilemmas and rules, writing job-related e-mails are dealt with.

ENG201 - English for Academic Purposes III
The course consists of mainly advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author’s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay. Some parts of the input are in flipped learning mode.

MATH380 - Numerical Methods for Engineers
Solution of Nonlinear Equations, Solution of Linear Systems, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, Interpolation and Polynomial Approximation, Interpolation by Spline Functions, Least Square Approximation, Numerical Differentiation, Numerical Integration.

MFGE 108 - Computer Aided Solid Modeling
Part design and principles of surface design, drafting of part design, fundamental concepts of dimensioning and tolerances, fundamentals of assembly design and bill of materials.

Elective Courses

- Area Elective Course

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

CMPE102 - Computer Programming
Programming concepts: data types, arithmetic expressions, assignment statements; input/output functions; library functions; selection and repetition statements; user-defined functions; arrays and strings.

ENG101 - English for Academic Purposes I
ENG101 consists of academic skills, such as reading comprehension, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts. In this frame, listening and note-taking, class discussions, presentations, writing, research assignments and use of technology are some of the important activities.

ENG102 - English for Academic Purposes II
ENG102 elaborates on academic skills such as reading comprehension, listening, class discussions about the topic of the unit, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts. It also includes research assignments and response paper and graph writing. Skills like listening and note-taking, analysis of written products, portfolio keeping and use of technology are elaborated in this course, as well.

ENG202 - English for Academic Purposes IV
This course includes research-based report writing skills. The content includes types of reports and models; the choice of topics, formation of thesis statements, writing paraphrases and summaries, preparation of report outlines, evaluation of print and electronic sources, in-text and end-of-text citation, report presentation in oral and written format. Flipped learning method is utilised to a great extent.

HIST111 - Principles of Ataturk and History of Turkish Revolution I
A history of the foundation of the Turkish Republic in the light of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s principles and basic terms, concepts and events of modern Turkey history in a period covering 16‐20th centuries in comparison with world and global history in the same period of time.

HIST112 - Principles of Ataturk and History of Turkish Revolution II
A history of the foundation of the Turkish Republic in the light of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s principles and basic terms, concepts and events of modern Turkey history in a period covering 16‐20th centuries in comparison with world and global history in the same period of time.

HIST221 - History of Civilization
Culture, civilization, prehistoric and historical periods, social, historical, political structures, law, governments, religious, philosophical, political thoughts, cultural contributions.

MATH157 - Extended Calculus I
Preliminaries, Limits and Continuity, Differentiation, Applications of Derivatives, L'Hopital’s Rule, Integration, Applications of Integrals, Integrals and Transcendental Functions, Integration Techniques, and Improper Integrals, Sequences.

MATH158 - Extended Calculus II
Infinite Series, Vectors in the plane and Polar Coordinates. Vectors and Motions in Space, Multivariable Functions and Their Derivatives, Multiple Integrals: Double Integrals, Areas, Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates, Triple Integrals in Rectangular, Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates, Line Integrals, Independence of path, Green’s Theorem.

MATH275 - Linear Algebra
Linear Equations and Matrices, Real Vector Spaces, Inner Product Spaces, Linear Transformations and Matrices, Determinants, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.

MATH276 - Differential Equations
First Order, Higher Order Linear Ordinary Differential Equations, Series Solutions of Differential Equations, Laplace Transforms, Linear Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations, Fourier Analysis and Partial Differential Equations.

PHYS 101 - General Physics I
Measurement; Motion Along a Straight Line; Vectors; Motion in Two and Three Dimensions; Force and Motion I; Force and Motion II; Kinetic Energy and Work; Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy; Center of Mass and Linear Momentum; Rotation; Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum; Equilibrium and Elasticity.

PHYS 102 - General Physics II
Electric Charge; Electric Fields; Gauss' Law; Electric Potential; Capacitance; Current and Resistance; Circuits; Magnetic Fields; Magnetic Field due to Currents; Induction and Inductance

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Area Elective Courses

CEAC 404 - Graduation Project
In experimental, computer-based design, modeling, optimization, simulation studies areas, individual graduation project.

CEAC 412 - Bioinorganic Chemistry
Toxic, essential and key metals in the living systems.

CEAC 417 - Pharmacology and Toxicology
The history of toxicology and pharmacology, basics of toxicology, dose-response relationship, dose and route of intake of toxic materials, factors that affect toxic response: tendency, metabolism, metabolism for toxic response, biological and chemical factors that affect structure, determination of the examples of toxic effects caused by certain chemicals, discussion of the current position of chemicals used.

CEAC 418 - Applied Polymer Science
Primary classification of polymeric materials, synthesis of nylon 6-10 and nylon 6, synthesis of polystyrene, synthesis of poly(methylmethacrylate), synthesis of bakelite: the world’s first synthetic plastic, synthesis of polysulfide rubber, synthesis of linear and crosslinked polyesters, photopolymerization of methyl methacrylate, chemical polymerization of aniline, synthesis of polyurethane foam.

CEAC 420 - Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
The state of the art of nanoscience is presented, emphasizing in addition to the width and interdisciplinarity of the field the rapid progress in experimental techniques and theoretical studies, physical principles, and a number of nanoscale measuring methods on synthesis and characterization of nanosystems, technological application of nanoscience, nanochemistry and nanobiology, nanomedicine.

CEAC 423 - Polymer Science and Technology
Historical development, basic concepts and definitions, classifications of polymers, polymerization mechanisms, chain-reaction polymerization, ionic and coordination polymerizations, step-growth polymerizations, ring-opening polymerization, chemical bonding and polymer structure, morphology, crystallinity, glass transition temperature, polymer modification, copolymerization, postpolymerization reactions, functional polymers, additives and reinforcements, solution polymerization, suspension polymerization, emulsion polymerization, interfacial polymerization, precipitation polymerization, polymer properties and applications.

CEAC 424 - Conjugated Polymers I: Design, Synthesis and Characterization
The design, synthesis, and characterization conjugated polymers.

CEAC 431 - Plastic Materials
The historical development of plastics materials, the chemical nature of plastics, states of aggregation in polymers, the relation of structure to thermal and mechanical properties, the relation of structure to chemical properties, additives for plastics, principles of product design, principles of the processing of plastics.

CEAC 442 - Environmental Pollution
Assessing environmental impact, risk analysis, water pollution, wastewater treatment, air pollution, air pollution control, solid wastes, hazardous wastes.

CEAC 458 - Molecules that Changed the World
Atoms, molecules, chemical structure, peppers, nutmeg, cloves, urea, acetic acid, ascorbic acid, oleic acid, aspirin, glucose, cellulose, silk, nylon, isoprene, polymers, dyes, phenol, terpinol, tropinone, chloroflorocarbons, quinine, DDT, morphine, nicotine, caffeine, explosives, steroids, cortisone, progesterone, the pill, gossypol, penicillin, prostaglandins, epothilones, vitamin B12, vancomycin,menensin, avermectin, cyclosporin, palytoxin, taxol, brevetoxin, thiostepton.

CEAC 459 - Forensic Chemistry
Crime scene, physical evidence, physical properties, microscope, chromatography, spectrophotometry, organic analysis, inorganic analysis, serology, blood analysis, microscopic investigations, fingerprints, footprint analysis, hair analysis, DNA, drug chemistry, toxicology, arson, explosives, fiber comparisons, paints, glass compositions, glass fragmentation, soil comparisons, arson investigations.

CEAC 470 - Petrochemical Engineering
Introduction to petroleum refining and petrochemical industries, steam cracking and olefins production, emerging technologies for olefin production, catalytic reforming and aromatics (BTX) production, C8 aromatics, aromatics from pyrolysis gasoline and other sources, steam reforming and related processes

CEAC 474 - Electrochemistry
General electrochemical concepts, introduction to electrochemistry, thermodynamics, electrode potentials, galvanic and electrolytic cells, the cell potential of an electrochemical cell, electrode kinetics, reversible reactions, irreversible reactions, dynamic electrochemistry, mass transport, migration, convection, diffusion layers, conductivity and mobility, liquid junction potentials, batteries, electrochemical cells, liquid and solid electrolytes, solid and liquid ionic conductors, double layer models, overpotentials, electrochemical instrumentation and techniques, potentiostatic and galvanostatic experiments, chronopotentiometry, chronoamperometry, cyclic voltammetry, polarography, impedance spectroscopy and methods, spectroelectrochemistry, photoelectrochemistry, electrogenerated chemiluminescence, electrochemistry in industry, conducting polymers, solid state electrochemistry, corrosion, types of corrosions, corrosion protection, corrosion rates, polarisation curves, electrochemistry in fuel cells.