Under Graduate Program (before 2012-2013 term) Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Elective Courses

Service Courses Given to Other Departments

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments



Compulsory Departmental Courses

IE 101 - Introduction to Engineering
Introduction to engineering. Discussion and analysis of the engineering design process. Design documentation. Ethical and legal issues in engineering and design. Hands-on-experience on the design process through a semester-long project.

IE 102 - Introduction to Industrial Engineering
History of industrial engineering. Industrial engineering specialty areas. Problem types. Industrial engineering approach to problem solving. Introduction to industrial engineering models and tools. Overview of industrial engineering curriculum at Atılım University.

IE 201 - Probability and Statistics I
The role of Statistics in Engineering, Probability, Random variables, Expected value and variance of a random variable, Discrete and Continuous Probability Distributions, Joint probability distributions

IE 202 - Probability and Statistics II
Sampling distributions, Point estimation, Confidence intervals and interval estimation, Hypothesis Testing, Simple linear regression and correlation, Multiple linear regression, Analysis of variance with a single factor

IE 205 - Computer Aided Engineering Drawing
Introduction to engineering drawing, CAD systems and CAD software Geometrical Constructions Orthographic projections, First and third angle projections of principle views from 3D models, Orthographic projections: Projections of the third principal view from two given principal, Auxilary and detail viewing technics, Sectional views: Full, half, partial; Dimensioning and annotation technics: Basic Dimensioning, revision blocks, surface texture, weld symbols, Tolerancing: Geometric Tolerances, Basic hole , Basic Shaft systems, Datum symbols, Principles of assembly drawing, Civil design technics, Drawings for engineering design.

IE 206 - Engineering Cost Analysis
Organization, measurement and interpretation of economic information. Basics of financial accounting. Cost concepts and costing techniques. Cost-Volume-Profit analysis. Budgeting.

IE 301 - Operations Research I
Methodology of operations research. Formulation of engineering problems in manufacturing and service organizations. Construction of linear models for real-life problems. Solution algorithms for linear programming. Duality and sensitivity analysis. Transportation, assignment, and transshipment problem.

IE 302 - Operations Research II
Modeling with integer variables. Applications in manufacturing and service environments. Network models: model formulation, minimal spanning tree, shortest path, maximal flow problems, critical path method and program evaluation review technique. Introduction to stochastic models and processes. Introduction to queuing models.

IE 304 - Information Management
The course aims to give the students an understanding of the social and technical aspects of the use of information technology in organizations. Different application areas for both organizations and individuals are presented and discussed: IT infrastructure, databases, data mining and knowledge discovery in databases, internet technologies and standards, e-commerce, supply chain management in the context of information systems integration. The course also covers ethics, impacts of IT in the context of implementation.

IE 306 - Supply Chain Modelling
Introduction to supply chain management. Introduction to logistics. Purchasing and scheduling decisions. Inventory policy decisions. Information systems. Supply chain organization and control. Performance Metrics.

IE 307 - Production Planning and Control
Introduction to production and service systems. Forecasting Methods. Production planning and control in decision making.Aggregate production planning. Capacity planning. Materials requirement planning. Scheduling. Advanced techniques and approaches in modern production planning and control for designing manufacturing and service systems.

IE 315 - Engineering Economy
Economic analysis for engineering and managerial decision making. Cash flows, time value of money, basic time value models. Methods of evaluating alternatives. Analyzing and estimating costs of engineering alternatives. Depreciation and after tax economic analysis. Effects of inflation. Replacement decisions. Public sector engineering decisions. Sensitivity analysis and decision making under risk and uncertainty.

IE 316 - Ergonomics
Basic concepts in ergonomics. Anatomical and physiological capabilities and limitations of human-beings as related to systems design and human performance. Human information processing and its relevance to the design of displays and controls. Use of anthropometric data in the design of equipment, tools, and workstations and/or offices. Design of displays and controls systems. Analysis of environmental factors and design of work environment.

IE 318 - Quality Management
Fundamentals of quality management, quality improvement techniques, cost of quality, methods and philosophy of statistical process control, control charts for variables and attributes, charts continued, process capability analysis, product acceptance, acceptance sampling plans process improvement with designed experiments, total quality management, and ISO 9001-2000 quality standards, current issues and philosophies, quality transformation.

IE 399 - Summer Practice I
20 work days hands-on-experience in a manufacturing company and preparation of a written Summer Practice report according to Summer Practice Guide prepared by the department.

IE 401-old - Industrial Engineering Design I
This is the first part of the two-semester Industrial Engineering Design course (IE 401 and IE 402) that serves as the capstone design for the application of industrial engineering techniques to solve complex real life problems in either a manufacturing or service enterprise. This first part includes site visits, investigation of symptoms and problem definition.

IE 402-old - Industrial Engineering Design II
This is the second part of the two-semester Industrial Engineering Design course (IE 401 and IE 402) that serves as the capstone design for the application of industrial engineering techniques to solve complex real life problems in either a manufacturing or service enterprise. The second part includes collection and analysis of data, developing a model and/or designing a system to solve the problem defined in the first part of the course (IE 401); reporting and documenting the solution.

IE 403 - Simulation
Simulation methodology. Input analysis. Random Number Generation. Simulation Models. Output Analysis. Simulation experimental design.Comparison of alternatives.

IE 404 - Industrial Engineering Seminar
Interdisciplinary seminar series with presentations by faculty members and experts drawn from industrial, technical, academic and government communities. Discussion of major industrial engineering issues and topics of contemporary concern.

IE 407 - Facilities Planning
Introduction to supply chain and facilities planning. Location, allocation, and layout of facilities in production and/or service industries. Use of analytical and computerized layout techniques to generate and evaluate layout alternatives. Analysis and design of warehouses, and material handling and transportation systems.

IE 499 - Summer Practice II
30 work days hands-on-experience in a manufacturing or service company and preparation of a written summer practice report according to summer practice guide prepared by the department.

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.

Elective Courses

IE 314 - Project Management
Elements and phases of project management. Functions (planning, staffing, scheduling, monitoring, and control) and techniques (CPM, PERT, etc.) of project management. Software tools for project management. Project cost control and time/resource management. Leadership styles,drafting engineeringl contracts, conflict and risk management.

IE 320 - Business Process Reengineering
The goal of this intensive, focused course is to provide students with a practical and effective set of skills, techniques and methods for identifying, mapping, measuring, objectively analyzing and improving business processes and practices within enterprise and across enterprise boundaries with customers, suppliers and business partners. This course comprises best practices, supporting techniques and practical knowledge gleaned from the experience of numerous real-world projects.

IE 411 - Work study and Design
Introduction to work study, concepts of affectivity and efficiency, meanings of method study and work measurement and how they are related, methodology for a work study project, measurement, observation and recording tools and techniques, integration with concepts of waste elimination, work simplification, lean production, cost and creation of performance standards.

IE 415 - Industrial Economics
Competitive markets, real world institutions, and the internal organization of firms. Price Discrimination. Vertical Control. Oligopoly Theory. Product Differentiation under Oligopoly. Entry, Entry Deterrence, and Predation. New Empirical Industrial Organization. Non-cooperative game theory.

IE 416 - Expert Systems
Technology of expert systems and applications. Development of a simple expert system. Artificial intelligence concepts, heuristics, problem solving, intelligent attributes. Use of expert systems in industry. Intelligent decision support systems. Case studies about engineering environments.

IE 417 - Special Topics in Operations Research
Application of operations research techniques to a specified problem area.

IE 418 - Decision Analysis
Decision making in uncertain environments. Value of information. Risk seeking and risk averse behavior. Utility functions. Multi-objective decision making. Goal programming.

IE 419 - Service Systems
Techniques and applications of control concepts in the design of service systems with efficiency and customer satisfaction. Service strategy and competitiveness. Major concerns in the establishment of a service system. Tools and techniques for managing service operations.

IE 420 - Heuristic Methods for Optimization
Introduction of a variety of important, main-stream heuristic techniques, both traditional and modern, for solving combinatorial problems. Reasons for the existence of heuristic techniques, their applicability and capabilities.

IE 421 - E-Commerce and ERP
Introduction to the business concept and content of the new economy. Basic concepts and foundations of e-commerce. Developing issues in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). E-Commerce within the Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) context and discussions regarding the implementation of these systems.

IE 422 - Customer Relationship Management
Making sense of customer relationship management (CRM), The CRM value chain, Information technology for CRM, Customer portfolio analysis, Customer intimacy, Creating and managing networks, Creating value for customers, Managing the customer lifecycle: customer acquisition, customer retention and development, Organizing for CRM.

IE 423 - Management and Organizations
Management process; Planning, Organizing, Controlling, Leading; Basic challenges of organizational design; Designing organizational structure; Organizational change

IE 425 - Analysis of Investment Projects
The analysis of the current situation. Problem definition. Case study; forecasting the demand, development of alternatives for the project, estimation of the project investment cost and the operating cost, calculation of the working capital, comparison of project alternatives, sensitivities of the project, formulation of a strategic plan and performance measures, assessment of performances.

IE 426 - Labor Law
General concepts. Scope of the Labor Law. Contract of employment. Creation of a healthy and safe working environment for workers. Accidents and risks at the workplace. Liability issues. Social security. Labor unions. Employee-employer bargaining for salaries and benefits. Strikes and lock-outs.

IE 427 - Strategic Management
Overview of Strategic Management. Types of Strategies, Strategy Formulation (Business Mission Statement, External Assessment, Internal Assessment, Strategy Analysis and Choice), Strategy Implementation, Strategy Evaluation, Balanced Scorecard.

IE 428 - Introduction to Systems Engineering
Definition of System and System Engineering. Scope and importance of System Engineering. System Life Cycle. System Development Models. System life-cycle processes.

IE 429 - Reliability
The topics covered in this course include the concepts and tools of system reliability, the methods for evaluating reliability of systems, and some reliability optimization problems.

IE 430 - Industrial Engineering Applications in Human Resource Management
Introduction to Human Resources Management, Strategic Human Resources Management System and its Functions, Job Analysis, HRM Planning and Recruiting, Training and Developing Employees, Performance Management, Managing Careers, Job Evaluation, Pay Bonus and Incentive Systems.

IE 434 - Scheduling
Scheduling and sequencing problems. Basic formulation. Single processor, multi processor scheduling procedures and heuristics.

IE 442 - Statistical Applications in Industrial Engineering
Applications of simple and multiple linear regression, design and analysis of experiments, multivariate analysis and nonparametric tests for the solution of industrial engineering problems.

IE 444 - Decision Support Systems
Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence, Decision Making, Systems, Modeling and Support, Decision Support Systems Concepts, Methodologies and Technologies, Modeling and Analysis, Data Warehousing, Business Analytics and Data Visualization, Data, Text and Web-Mining, Business Performance Management, Decision Support System Applications

Service Courses Given to Other Departments

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.

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

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

CMPE101 - 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 laboratory sessions.

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.

CMPE301 - Introduction to Database Management Systems
Database concepts, database management systems (DBMS); relational data model and relational DBMS; use of ER-diagrams in database design; normalizing relations; structured query language (SQL); a popular DBMS in a laboratory environment.

ECON 211 - Fundamentals of Economics
The course focuses on both household, and firm behavior, and how their interactions determine those allocations. In this respect, consumer attitudes and utility maximization behaviors and the profit maximization under different market structures are investigated. In macroeconomic part of the course we will discuss the notions like national income, gross domestic product, GDP deflator along with the short run and long run macroeconomics concerns of business cycles, recession, unemployment, price stability etc.

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.

HIST101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I
The decline of the Ottoman Empire and the developments leading to the Turkish Revolution.

HIST102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II
Foundation of the Turkish Republic and principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

MATE 207 - Introduction to Materials Engineering
Historical perspective and classification of materials. Atomic structure and theory. Bonding in solids. The structure of crystalline solids. Fundamental mechanical properties of materials. Phase diagrams. Thermal processing of metal alloys. Properties and use of ceramics, glasses and composites. Material selection. Design and economical considerations.

MATH151 - 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.

MATH152 - Calculus II
Sequences, 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 Form, Triple Integrals in Rectangular, Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates.

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.

MFGE 206 - Manufacturing Processes
Mechanical properties of materials, metal casting, mechanical deformation processes, machining and joining operations, polymer processing, powder metallurgy, electronic material processing

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