Course Descriptions

CHE 101 / Chemistry for Mariners

Engineering basis chemistry knowledge in an oceanographic major elements in seawater, and the chemical composition of seawater. Minor elements in seawater and their importance in phytoplankton development. Origin and characterization of particulate matter in seawater, Redfield reports. Residence time of elements in the ocean. Chemical analysis in the marine environment: from sampling to the final results. Water masses in the ocean and changes in the chemical properties of marine waters on corrosion and prevention adaptation.

MEC 101 / Technical Drawing

Technical Drawing offers pre-requisite knowledge and skills for a number of the technical and vocational areas of work. The subject helps students to develop spatial intelligence, imaginative and drawing skills so that they would become creative and help to solve many of the social, economic and professional problems that need designs before production.

MEC 205 / Material Science

The aim of material science is to teach methods of production of cast iron, steel and nonferrous metals. Designation and classification of all metals the principle of metal casting. The plastic working of metals and its principles. Classification and assessment techniques of materials and welding technics and principles. Material improvement and heat treatment technology basics. Marine engineering materials and essential criteria on different applications.

MED 101 / Workshop I

The aim of Workshop I is to teach safety protection on workshops, marking of the materials, usage of hand tools and measurement technics for production. Joint and welding basic knowledge and entry to welding process.

MPH 101 / Physics for Mariners I

This course is designed to get familiar and understand conceptually topics of physics and mechanics. To apply the methods of solving elementary mechanics problems that leads to the first insights into the rudiments of related fields in engineering sciences. To analyze the kinetic problems of one dimension and two dimensions motions by using vectors. To apply the fundamental methods of motions due to applied forces. To apply and integrate the basic physical sciences and the principles of engineering sciences into working practical knowledge.

MRE 101 / Introduction to Marine Engineering

The aim of the course is to introduce the basic concepts of ship machinery and equipment’s, identification of main and auxiliary machines, power generation systems, introduction of propeller machinery, introduction of basic engine superstructure, recognition of auxiliary devices by systems which give motion to ship motors. Learning of auxiliary components with parts of basic working principles, classification and basic functions of machinery and deck auxiliary equipment’s.

MTH 101 / Calculus I

This course is designed to develop the topics of differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is placed on limits, continuity, derivatives and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to derivative-related problems with and without technology.

 

SAF 101 / Maritime Safety I

Survival techniques at sea. Location and usage of personal life saving appliances. Basic (elementary and medical) first aid. Personal safety and social responsibilities.

MEC 203 / Statics

The aim of static is an understanding of the theory and applications of basic engineering mechanics, including a review of vectors, the computation of resultant forces, the equations for equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, calculation of Centre of gravity and moment of inertia, structural analysis of trusses and dry friction.

MED 102 / Workshop II

Workshop equipment usage for production and joint applications. Marine repair technics on carbon steels and other structural ship elements with under safe working obligations.

MED 104 / Diesel Engines I

The aim of Diesel Engines is to gain knowledge about Diesel Engine theory, Diesel Engine’s thermodynamic cycle dealing with the fuel burning synthesis for different fuel types in terms of internal combustion engine. Diesel engine parts and kinematic components are the main course objective on marine diesel engines.

MED 106 / Maritime English I

The aim is to build up necessary vocabulary on marine engineering terminology will be used as technical documentation, main source objectives with related to machinery on marine engineering path and assist students in a certain reading comprehension.

MPH 102 / Physics for Mariners II

This course is designed to get familiar and understand conceptually topics of physics and electromagnetic. To get familiar and understand conceptually topics of electromagnetism. To apply the methods of solving elementary electromagnetism problems that leads to the first insights into the rudiments of related fields in engineering sciences. To analyze simple resistive circuits. To apply the fundamental methods of Circuit theory on DC circuits. To apply and integrate the basic physical sciences and the principles of engineering sciences into a working practical knowledge.

MTH 102 / Calculus II

This course is designed to develop the topics of series, parametric equations, vector and surfaces, vector valued functions, partial differentiation, multiple integrals and vector calculus. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to vector calculus, parametric equations and polar coordinates, multiple integrals problems with and without technology.

PED 102 / Physical Education I

To produce programs that can be used in ship and narrow neighborhoods in order to improve the programs aimed at improving the body proficiency.  Physical activities to improve self-confidence to provide training in programs suitable for sea conditions.

SAF 102 / MARITIME SAFETY II

SOLAS 1974 and amendments, rules and regulations of SOLAS. Conditions of fire, fire preventing, fire classes, different of firefighting, firefighting equipment, fixed and portable fire extinguishers, fireman outfit, breathing apparatus, hoses and nozzles, international shore connection. Maintenance and control of firefighting equipment. Firefighting plans. Security-Related Familiarization, Security Awareness, Designated Security Duties.

MEC 207 / Thermodynamics I

The aim of thermodynamics I is to gain basic knowledge about the fundamental concepts of energy and energy transformations with focus on engineering utilization of thermodynamic principles. The system description is done and first law of thermodynamics are described in details. The application of first law of thermodynamics on different types of steady-state devices and cycles will be carries out.

MED 201 / Operation and Maintenance of Main and Auxiliary Machinery I

It is to provide basic information about the ship machinery operations related to the purpose maintenance and repair methods of operation of ship main and auxiliary machines. During the life of the machine, the manufacturer’s product inspection controls handle the spare part information, operation, disassembly and mounting details of different machine concepts for different machine types, with the size criteria of large parts. The course is at operational level and aims to improve the student in terms of preparation before the internship.

MED 203 / Marine Auxiliary Machinery I

The aim of Marine Auxiliary Machinery I is to gain basic knowledge about the different types of pumps, valve sand piping systems used in main and auxiliary ship systems.

MEL 201 / Introduction to Marine Electronics

Introduction to Electronics is intended to be offered for engineering studies; students who are planning to become a captain or mechanic. Topics include practicing of diodes in circuits, transistors, transistors in circuits, transistor amplifier. Filed effect transistor. Feedback amplifiers and oscillators. Power amplifiers. Multivibrators. Modulation. Antennas and Propagation of electromagnetic waves. Two hours lecture and one hour Lab. per week.

MTH 112 / Linear Algebra

Systems of linear equations: elementary row operations, echelon forms, Gaussian elimination method; Matrices: elementary matrices, invertible matrices, symmetric matrices; Determinants: adjoin and inverse matrices, Cramer’s rule. Vector spaces: linear independence, basis and dimension, Euclidean spaces. Linear mappings: matrix representations, changes of bases; Inner product spaces: Cauchy-Schwarz inequality, Gramm-Schmidt orthogonalization; Eigenvalues and eigenvectors: characteristic.

NRC 201 / Ship Construction

In this course, sailors will learn general arrangement plan, holds, engine-room, peak tanks, double-bottom tanks, hatchways, bulk heats, cargo tanks, deck plating, frames, brackets, transverse frames, deck beams, shell plating, and etc. minimum requirements for seafarers training tanker ships, basic knowledge for tankers, (ESY EK 20)

CMP 152 / Introduction to Computer Applications

This course provides hands on applications. Lecture will be taught mostly with PowerPoint presentation slides. The slides however will only provide basic knowledge and descriptions. There will be given supplemental materials in the class as well. Students are expected to attend the class, participating actively in class discussions, taking notes about the examples and independently reading from the reference books and other resources.

MEC 204 / Dynamics

Kinematics and kinetics of particles; Newton’s laws; energy and momentum methods; system of particles; kinematics and kinetics of planar motions of rigid bodies; plane motion of rigid bodies.

MEC 306 / Fluid Mechanics

Course material includes an introduction to the concepts and applications of fluid mechanics and dimensional analysis with an emphasis on fluid behavior, internal and external flows, analysis of engineering applications of incompressible pipe systems, and external aerodynamics, ideal fluid flow including potential flow theory, and computer solutions in ideal fluid flow.

MED 202 / Marine Auxiliary Machinery II

The aim of Marine Auxiliary Machinery II is to gain basic knowledge about the different types of pumps used in main engine and loading and unloading operation. Also pipelines on ships, mooring winches, windlass, cranes, davits crane and steering gears will be distinguished.

MTH 201 / Differential Equations

First order ordinary differential equations. Higher order homogeneous linear differential equations. Solution space. Linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Non – homogeneous linear equations; variation of parameters, operator methods. Systems of linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Laplace Transforms. Power series solutions. Orthogonal functions and Fourier expansions. Introduction to partial differential equations. First and second order linear partial differential equations. Separation of variables. Heat and wave equations.

MTH 301 / Numerical Analysis for Engineers

This course will emphasize the development of numerical algorithms to provide solutions to common problems formulated in science and engineering. The primary objective of the course is to develop the basic understanding of the construction of numerical algorithms, and perhaps more importantly, the applicability and limits of their appropriate use. The emphasis of the course will be the thorough study of numerical algorithms to understand (i) the guaranteed accuracy that various methods provide, (2) the efficiency and scalability for large scale systems. And (3) issues of stability. Topics include the standard algorithms for numerical computation.

SAF 214 / Maritime Safety III

To learn operation procedure of navigation equipment in accordance with STCW regulation on board. Lifesaving equipment. Abandoning in ship. Man overboard operations. Life at sea and hypothermia. Life in life boats and rafts. Search and rescue, SAR organizations safety equipment certificate. Survival at sea. Fast-Rescue boat, training on passenger ships. (ESY EK – 23)

SWM 202 / Swimming

In case of dangerous position, such as fire, go out of ship, the seafarers should leave the ship immediately therefore they have to know swimming. In this course the principles of swimming is learnt in a pool as application.

LAW 351 / Maritime Law and International Marine Conventions I

This module will introduce you to the comprehensive legal framework of the international law of the sea. You will examine the various maritime jurisdictional zones recognized in international law, including principles relating to the territorial sea, archipelagic waters, international straits, contiguous zone, continental shelf, exclusive economic zone, high seas, and deep seabed. The module also considers the resolution of competing claims to maritime areas and resources, and focuses on concerns arising from human use of the oceans, such as maritime security and piracy, exploitation of offshore resources, fisheries management, the conservation of marine biodiversity, and marine pollution.  IMO structure and aims, SOLAS International Convention For the safety of life at sea, 1974, MARPOL 1973 ve MARCOL PROT 1997,  UNCLOS 1982, STCW 1978, CORLEG 1972, TONNAGE 1969, ILO Maritime Labour Convention 2006, FAL 1965 ‘’Convention On Facilitation Of International Maritime Traffic 1965.

MAN 301 / Maritime Management I

Seafarers will ship captain in trade, according to the 1995 revision of the STCW-78 convention, to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to manage the crew.

MEC 301 / Heat Transfer I

Introduction to the fundamental mechanisms of heat transfer; conduction, convection and radiation, and to problems where combinations of these modes occur. Applications to practical systems are stressed. Objectives are to provide understanding of the physical processes allowing heat transfer; development of analytical skills; and to increase the ability to handle realistic engineering problems. Some special topics will be treated as appropriate. At completion of the course, students should have an understanding of the physical processes governing heat transfer; be able to analyze and solve conduction, convection, and radiation transfer problems by appropriate methods to determine temperature distributions and/or energy transfer rates for steady and transient conditions; and be able to analyze and design common heat transfer equipment and devices including extended surfaces and heat exchangers. These skills are highly valued in many industries, including automobile, microelectronics, HVAC, electrical power generation, and manufacturing.

MEC 303 / Machine Component Design I

The aim of machine design is an understanding of theoretical design of machinery; analysis for prevention of machine elements failure. Steps in designing, tasks and activities. It is also aimed to gain the knowledge of varieties of engineering, design process and role of designer, iteration, decision making, resource conversion, systems and devices and variety of needs, need analysis, feasibility study, preliminary design, detail design, revision. Information for need and problems associated with information, variety of information.

MED 301 / Marine Electrotechnology I

Electrical circuits, diagrams, distribution panels, fuses. All electrical machineries, Working principals of AC DC transformers, electric motors and generators, starters of motors, mono-phase and three-phase electricity. Maintenance, determination of disorders and repair. Take precaution for safety on marine applications.

 

MED 303 / Marine Engine Simulator

The aim of the Engine Room Simulators course is to demonstrate full functional engine room and vessel applications to the students under the STCW code 6.10 model course and regulation.

MED 305 / Marine Diesel Engines II

The aim of ıntroduction to marine engineering is to gain knowledge about the ıntroduction to marine equipment, Main Engines, Aux. Engines dealing with the operation and maintenance of parts of engines.

MED 307 / Hydraulic Pneumatic & Automatic Control

The aim of Hydraulic & Pneumatic covers the basics of pneumatic, electro pneumatic and hydraulic control circuits in a complex mechatronic system. Students will learn the functions and properties of control elements based upon physical principles, and the roles they play within the system. Technical documentation such as data sheets, circuit diagrams, displacement step diagrams and function charts will also be covered. By understanding and performing measurements on the pneumatic and hydraulic control circuits, students will learn and apply troubleshooting strategies to identify, localize and correct malfunctions. Preventive maintenance of (electro) pneumatic and hydraulic components as well as safety issues within the system will be discussed.

AIT 101 / ATATÜRK İLKELERİ VE İNKILÂP TARİHİ

İnkılabın tanımı ve Türk İnkılabı, Osmanlı Devleti’nin yıkılışı, Milli Mücadele Dönemi, Milli Mücadele Döneminde yapılan savaşlar, kongreler, devletlerle olan ilişkiler ve yapılan anlaşmalar.

LAW 451 / Maritime Law & International Conventions II

Maritime Law and International Conventions II course is the law which regulates commercial relations carried out on the sea and contains international legal regulations.

MEC 202 / Manufacturing Technology I

The aim of Material Technology is to teach the methods of production of cast iron, steel and non-ferrous metals. Designation and classification of all metals the principle of metal casting. The plastic working of metals and its principles. Welding techniques and principles. The heat treatment.

MEC 208 / Thermodynamics II

The aim of thermodynamics II is to gain basic knowledge about the gas and steam cycles. The system description is done and second law of thermodynamics are described in details. The application of first and second law of thermodynamics on different types of cycles will be carries out.

MED 401 / Marine Electrotechnology II

As all we know Electric Motors, Generators and Transformer are working on the base of electromagnetic and magnetic field. Since the sea persons will face such machines on the board, the functions of electrical distribution panel, all kind of electrical machineries, and alarm systems   should be known. The main purpose of this course is to give those information to the students and prepare the students to the ships with theoretical topics are listed in “Objectives of the Course” section.

MED 403 / Operation and Maintenance of Main and Auxiliary Machinery II 

The aim of introduction to marine engineering is to gain main knowledge about the marine machinery operations dealing with the deck machinery maintenance and repair methods. Measurement controls of manufacturer product on machinery system lifetime, dimensional critization of major parts and spare part knowledge of different auxiliary machinery concepts.

MED 405 / Marine Boilers & Operation

The aim of ıntroduction to Marine Boilers & Operation is to gain knowledge about Marine Boilers dealing with the components and supportive systems to preparation of operational activities with marine engineering knowledge onboard vessels.

MED 409 / Maritime English II

The aim is to teach the students English who are at maritime schools and cadets. It takes the goal to build up necessary vocabulary on technical documentation related to machinery and assist in reading comprehension. Course will be advanced marine engineering terminology for marine management activities.

SAF 421 / Maritime Safety IV

SOLAS-74 and STCW-78 Conventions. Information for firefighting. Training procedures of ship crew for firefighting. Records of fire drills, maintenance of firefighting equipment. Preparation of port state and class survey control. Documents of firefighting equipment, firefighting plans and fire alarm system. Survival at sea, lifesavingequipment’s, operation and maintenance of life saving equipment’s, life at sea and hypothermia, life in life boats and rafts. Information for first aid, ship medicine store, ship medicines, communication with shore health stations. Emergency procedures, actions to be taken on grounding and collision. Protection of ship, passengers, crew and cargo in emergency and dangerous cases. International Safety Management (ISM), Total Quality. ISPS Code and application.

FGP 499 / Graduation Project

A well-defined up-to-date problem based on theoretical and technological investigations has to be solved and the results have to be presented with visual tools.

MAN 402 / Maritime Management II

Seafarers will ship captain in trade, according to the 1995 revision of the STCW-78 convention, to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to manage the crew.

MEC 310 / Hydromechanics

Properties and changes of state for fluids and gases, equilibrium of fluids (hydrostatics), conservation principles in kinematics (moving coordinate systems, the control volume concept, Eulerian and Lagrangian methods), energy and continuity equations, stress-strain relations, differential analysis of fluid motion Euler and Bernoulli equations, similarity analysis, laminar and turbulent boundary layers, uniform and non-uniform flows in open and closed systems (flow in pipes). Demonstration: 1. Energy distribution and losses in a closed hydraulic system 2. Sub-critical and Super critical flows in open channels

 

MED 402 / Steam and Gas Turbines

The aim of ıntroduction to Steam and Gas turbines is to gain knowledge about steam production and forms dealing with the components and supportive systems of steam turbines, their operational preparation based on its theory. Gas turbines and different gas phases with their impact forces and effects. Steam and gas turbine preparation of operational activities with marine engineering knowledge onboard vessels.

MED 404 / Survey Procedures

The aim of the survey procedures is to teach students, shipping procedures based upon main activities of loading, discharging, bunkering, docking and other major 3’Th party inspection procedures. This course is as the last step of the marine engineering education to inject responsibility knowledge of management operational activities with logic methods with both internal and external documental facilities. Management organization key-response will be explained and applied examples will be demonstrated in course period with a legal, law forced activities.

MED 406 / Refrigeration and Conditioning

The aim of introduction to Refrigeration is to gain basic knowledge about the introduction to Refrigeration and ventilation equipment’s, dealing with the operation and maintenance of parts of refrigeration.

MED 408 / Automatic Control

The aim of Automatic Control introduces the design of feedback control systems as applied to a variety of air and ship systems. Topics include the properties and advantages of feedback systems, time-domain and frequency-domain performance measures, stability and degree of stability, the Root locus method, Nyquist criterion, frequency-domain design, and state space methods on marine automation systems.

MED 412 / Engine Room Simulator

The aim of the Engine Room simulators course is to demonstrate full functional engine room and vessel applications to the students under the STCW code 6.10 model course and regulation.

NRC 202 / Ship Stability I

Ship dimension, ship tonnages, force and moments, density and specific gravity, laws of flotations, transverse stability, righting lever GZ, Centre of gravity, stiff and tender ships, metacentric heights, avoid of navigated GM, the effect of free surface of liquids on stability, longitude stability, trim, trim calculations, grain cargo and its heeling moments, statically stability diagrams, Simpson’s methods, ship strength, statically and dynamical forces, stress. (ESY EK – 20)