Academic Catalog

ME599 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS IN ENGINEERING

Course Code: 5690599
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 0(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 10.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr AHMET ALPEREN GNAY
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Basic concepts: Research, Research methodology, Scientific method, Logical thinking; Problem identification and hypothesis; Types of research methods; Project proposal; How to conduct a literature survey, how to design a study; How to analyze and present results of a study; How to prepare a manuscript; How the scientific publication system works, Conflict of interest; Plagiarism; Code of ethics in engineering; Research misconduct; Rights and responsibilities of engineers.