Undergraduate Program Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Technical Elective Courses

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments



Compulsory Departmental Courses

E 101 - Engineering Fundamentals
Introduction, Historical Development of Science/Engineering and Industry, Definitions and Methodologies of Engineering and Science, Functions of Engineers, Roles and Types of Engineers, Engineering, Society and Environment, Engineering and Mathematics, Safety in Engineering, Design and Applications in Engineering, Research and Technology in Engineering, Engineering Education and Communications, Engineering Ethics, Engineering and Computers, Visits to Laboratories and/or Factories

ENE 102 - Fundamentals of Energy Systems Engineering
Energy, energy systems, energy resources, fossil, renewable and nuclear sources, energy conversion and transportation, environment, climate change, carbon capture.

ENE 201 - Energy Systems I
Historical timeline of energy, future trends, basic energy principles: the three laws of thermodynamics, work, heat, temperature, energy conversion, efficiency, measuring energy, Units of measure used in energy systems, forms of energy, fossil fuels, environmental concerns, global warming. The concurrent recitation work reinforces the theoretical principles involved.

ENE 202 - Energy Systems II
Technical, economical, environmental and policy aspects of renewable and alternative energy systems to provide a comprehensive picture of their role in meeting society’s needs, renewable energy sources (solar, wind, geothermal, hydrolic, biomass, wave, etc.), nuclear energy: nuclear fuels, fission. The concurrent laboratory work reinforces the theoretical principles involved.

ENE 203 - Thermodynamics
Basic concepts and definitions. Properties of a pure substance. Equations of state. Work and heat interactions. First law of thermodynamics. Internal energy and enthalpy. Second law of thermodynamics. Entropy. Reversible and irreversible processes. Thermodynamic analysis of processes.

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 205 - Process Calculations for Engineers
Basic engineering concepts and methods of analysis. Introduction to material and energy balance calculations applied to solution of problems in systems of interest to process industries.

ENE 207 - Engineering Mechanics I
Idealizations and principles of mechanics. Vector quantities. Classification and equivalence of force systems. State of equilibrium. Elements of structures, trusses, beams, cables and chains. Friction. Concepts of stress and strain. Simple loading; tension, torsion and bending. Deflections with simple loadings, superposition techniques. Statically indeterminate members, thermal stresses. Combined stresses, Mohr’s circle, combined loadings.

ENE 208 - Engineering Mechanics II
Two main sections of dynamics; Particles and Rigid Bodies are described with respect to planar motions in this course. Each section has two parts; kinematics and kinetics. Methods of Newton’s second law, work energy and impulse-momentum are emphasized in this course.

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.

ENE 303 - Modelling,Analysid and Simulation
System as an interconnection of components. Component models. Interconnection of components. System models: Block diagrams, state equations, transfer functions. Analysis of static and dynamic systems. Modelling mechanical, electrical, thermal and fluid systems. Simulation using SIMULINK.

ENE 304 - Measurement & Instrumentation
Importance of experiments in engineering, experimental methods, basic concepts, measurement and dynamic response. Statistical analysis of experimental data, error types and error analysis, uncertainity, probability, Chi-square test, Least square methods, coefficient of correlation. Measurement of basic electrical quantities, pressure, flow, temperature, force, torque, deflection, velocity, acceleration, displacement. Collecting and evaluating data. Report writing and presentation techniques.

ENE 305 - Combustion
Gaseous, liquid, and solid fuels. Thermodynamics and kinetics of combustion. Adiabatic flame temperature. Combustion of gaseous and vaporized fuels. Combustion of liquid fuels. Combustion of solid fuels.

ENE 306 - Nuclear Energy
The course covers atomic energy, radioactivity, nuclear processes, neutron-atom interactions, nuclear fission and fusion reactions, basic principles of neutron diffusion theory, nuclear energy systems, nuclear heat energy and applications, nuclear power plants.

ENE 307 - Numerical Methods
Modeling, Euler’s method, Truncation and rounding errors. Taylor series. Roots of equations: Bracketing and Open methods. Matrices. Solutions of linear algebraic equations; Gauss elimination and decomposition methods. Curve fitting; Least-squares regression, Interpolation. Numerical differentiation and integration.

ENE 309 - Electromechanical Energy Conv.
This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of electromechanical energy conversion devices. Topics include three-phase circuits; magnetic circuits; theory, construction, and operation of transformers; performance characteristics and analysis of common rotating machines and their control. The concurrent laboratory work reinforces the theoretical principles involved.

ENE 399 - Summer Practice I
Students are required to do a minimum of thirty working days summer practice especially in the energy related sectors such as power stations, energy producing centers or producers of energy related machines or apparatus such as wind turbine, solar energy panels etc. and energy research centers. A report is to be submitted to reflect the work carried out personally by the student.

ENE 401 - Energy Systems Design Project I
A team work on research, project and design on the energy related subjects and applications.

ENE 402 - Energy Systems Design Project II
A team work on research, project and design on the energy related subjects and applications.

ENE 404 - Energy And Environment
Energy resources, processes, environmental effects, air pollution, sustainability, global warming, climate change.

ENE 406 - Energy Management
Definition, Energy audit-need, Types of energy audit, Energy management (audit) approach-understanding energy costs, Bench marking, Energy performance, Matching energy use to requirement, Maximizing system efficiencies, Optimizing the input energy requirements, Fuel and energy substitution, Energy audit instruments

ENE 499 - Summer Practice II
Students are required to do a minimum of thirty working days summer practice especially in the energy related sectors such as power stations, energy producing centers or producers of energy related machine or apparatus such as wind turbine, solar energy panels etc. and energy research centers. An engineering design and consultancy office or official energy departments are also acceptable. Students are expected to get acquainted with a real business environment by studying various managerial and engineering practices through active participation. A report is to be submitted to reflect the students' contributions.

Technical Elective Courses

EE 451 - Power Systems Analysis
Basic Concepts in Power Systems / Current and Voltage Relations on a Transmission Line / The Single-Line Diagram / Per-Unit Quantities / Impedance and Reactance Diagrams / The Admittance Model and Network Calculations / The Impedance Model and Network Calculations/ Power Flow Analysis / Symmetrical Faults / Symmetrical Components / Unsymmetrical Faults / Power System Stability

EE 452 - High Voltage Techniques
Mechanisms of electrical breakdown in gases, in solid and liquid dielectrics and practical aspects. Vacuum insulation, Standard impulse voltages, Discharge time, Breakdown due to pollution,

ENE 308 - Solar Energy Technologies
The course is a technical elective course for energy engineering degree. The course presents introduction to solar energy conversions, fundamentals of solar radiation, methods of solar collection and thermal conversion, solar heating systems, solar thermal power, capturing solar energy through biomass.

ENE 310 - Hydropower
The course is a technical elective course for energy engineering degree. The course covers the hydropower theory, reaction turbines, hydroelectric systems, hydropower regulations and efficiency, hydroelectric energy productions.

ENE 312 - Wind Energy Technologies
Wind characteristics, wind energy, wind turbines, design of wind turbines, projecting, planning and economy, wave energy and wave energy conversion systems.

ENE 314 - Geothermal Energy Technologies
The course is a technical elective course for energy engineering degree. The course covers thermal structure of the earth, heat transfer, geothermal systems and resources, exploration techniques, thermal energy of the oceans.

ENE 316 - Reactor Design
Definition of the rate of reaction. The general mole balance equation. Batch and continuous flow reactors. Conversion and reactor sizing. Rate laws and stoichiometry. The reaction rate constant. The reaction order and the rate law. Isothermal reactor design. Pressure drop in reactors. Collection and analysis of rate data. Multiple reactions. Maximizing the desired product in parallel and in series reactions. Steady-state non-isothermal reactor design. Multiple steady states.

ENE 403 - Power Transmission and Distribution
Basic of Electric Power System Theory, Electric Power Transmission, Electric Power Transmission Model, Distribution Systems And Planning, Lightining Protection, Grounding and Safety, Distributed Generation

ENE 409 - Fossil Energy Resources (Oil, Gas and Coal) I
Introduction to fossil energy, global sources of oil and natural gas, petroleum and oil sands, exploration and production, petroleum refining and environmental control and environmental effects, oil shale processing, chemistry and technology, developments in internal combustion engines, gas hydrates, ethics

ENE 410 - Fossil Energy Resources (Oil, Gas and Coal) II
Definition of coal and coal properties, Role of coal properties on consumption, Utilization of Turkish hard coal, lignite and wastes. Coal to liquids, Mining, CO2 reduction, Natural gas, Ethics.

ENE 411 - 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.

ENE 412 - Fuel Cells Technologies
The course is an elective course for energy engineering degree. The course covers electrochemistry and thermodynamics of fuel cells, solid oxide cells, acid and alkaline cells, biofuel cells and implementation of fuel cells in energy applications.

ENE 413 - Global Finance
The course is a technical elective course for energy engineering degree. The course covers financial and global importance of energy services and markets, benefits and barriers to liberalizing energy, integrated energy service companies, corporate financing and capital structure issues.

ENE 414 - Global Energy
The course is a technical elective course for energy engineering degree. The course covers effective energy management, energy auditing, economic analysis, business environment for energy industry, technological change in buisiness.

ENE 415 - Energy Storage Technology
Basic concepts and definitions. Energy storage systems and types. Chemical energy storage, batteries and battery types. Thermal energy storage methods. Thermal energy storage and solar energy. Sensible thermal energy storage, latent thermal energy storage. Phase change materials. Stratification in Sensible Heat Storage systems. Modeling of latent heat storage systems. Heat transfer with phase change in simple and complex geometries. Environmental impact of thermal energy storage systems.

ENE 416 - Gas Hydrates
The course is a technical elective course for energy engineering degree. Hydrate Types and Formers; Hand Calculation Methods; Computer Methods; Inhibiting Hydration Formation with Chemicals; Dehydration of Natural Gas; Combating Hydrates Using Heat and Pressure; Physical Properties of Hydrates, Phase Diagrams; Water Content of Natural Gas. The most complete guide available on natural gas hydrates.

ENE 418 - Energy Laws and Regulations
- An introduction to energy law and regulation in Turkey. - Energy market - Nuclear safety regulations - Renewable energy regulations and distributed generation - Environmental impact assessment regulation - Smart Grid

ENE 420 - Bio Energy Technologies
The course is a technical elective course for energy engineering degree. The course covers biomass as an energy source, photosynthesis of biomass, its conversion related properties, physical conversion processes, thermal conversion, synthetic oxygenated liquid fuels.

ENE 421 - Hydrogen Technologies
Properties of hydrogen, production of hydrogen from fossil fuels and biomass, hydrogen as fuel, electrolysis, hydrogen storage, applications.

ENE 422 - Optimization in Energy Systems
Fundamentals of optimization, Graphical Optimization, Linear and Non-linear Programming, Unconstrained and Constrained Optimization, Global Optimization, MATLAB Applications, Case Studies in Energy Systems Engineering.

ENE 424 - Energy and Environment Economics
Energy Market; Mechanisms, Analysis, Trading, Costs, Pricing, Emissions, Transmission and Distribution.

ENE 426 - Nuclear Technology
The course covers nuclear materials, nuclear power plants and their types, nuclear processes, nuclear fusion reactions, nuclear energy systems, nuclear protection and shielding, enrichment.

ENE 428 - Power Plant Engineering
Analysis and design of steam supply systems, electrical generating systems, and auxiliary systems. Nuclear, Fossil, Hydrolic and Renewable energy sources. Power plant efficiency and operation.

ENE 430 - Energy Sytems in Buildings
Building structure, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, the calculation of heat loss and insulation surfaces, water, fuel and electricity consumption in buildings, the national and international standards and regulations on energy efficiency in buildings

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

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.

CHEM 102 - General Chemistry
By the 2016-2017 Fall Semester, this course has been replaced by CEAC 105.

COMPE 101 - Introduction to Computers and Programming
Basics of information systems. Computer software. Computer hardware: CPU, memory units, and I/O devices. Internet and networking. Basic programming concepts. Hands-on experience of application software and Internet through lab sessions.

COMPE 102 - 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.

E 400 - Undergraduate Research Project
This course is offered only to undergraduate students who work on a research project as part of one of the research programs identified below. The student is expected to perform the necessary research activities (literature search, analytical studies, experimental studies, etc.) under the supervision of a faculty member and present the results of these activities to the faculty member verbally and in the form of written reports. Research programs related with this course: 1. TÜBİTAK Üniversite Öğrencileri Yurt İçi / Yurt Dışı Araştırma Projeleri Destekleme Programı 2. Atılım Üniversitesi Lisans Öğrencileri Araştırma Programı (ATÜ-LAP) 3. ATÜ – BAP

EE 234 - Introduction to Electrical Engineering
Scope of electrical engineering. Basic definitions, electric circuits/machinery fundamentals. Electronic devices/circuits, diode and transistor circuits/power suppliers. Digital circuits and systems, memories and microprocessors concept. Power devices and power electronics elements, power control circuits.

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.

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.

ENG204 - Report Writing Skills
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.

HIST 101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I
The decline of the Ottoman Empire and the developments leading to the Turkish Revolution.

HIST 102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II
Foundation of the Turkish Republic and principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

IE 220 - Probability and Statistics
Introduction to probability and statistics. Random variables and probability distributions. Expected value. Sampling distributions. One and two sample estimation problems. Test of hypotheses. Simple linear regression.

IE 305 - Engineering Economic Analysis
Economic analysis for engineering and managerial decision-making. Cash flows, effect of time and interest rate on money and physical assets. Methods of evaluating alternatives: present worth, future worth, annual worth, rate-of-return and benefit/cost ratios. Depreciation and taxes. Effects of inflation.

MATH 157 - 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.

MECE 326 - Control Systems

MFGE 104 - Computer Aided Engineering Drawing
Part design and principals of surface design. Drafting of part design, dimensioning and tolerances. Fundamentals of assembly design and bill of materials

ORY 400 - Participation in Social and Cultural Activities
Students must attend at least one social/cultural activity in each semester or at least two activities in each academic year. The activities are announced on the webpage of the departments. The students get an attendance certificate for the participation of each activity. To get a passing grade from this course, students should submit these certificates to their advisors.

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

TURK 101 - Turkish Language I
Historical development, structure, and usage of Turkish language, Practice on texts.

TURK 102 - Turkish Language II
Historical development, structure, and usage of Turkish language, Practice on texts