Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

General Information on Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CNG100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECH. AND APPLICATIONS 0 2 0 1.0
PHY105 GENERAL PHYSICS I 4 3 2 6.5
ENGL101 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS I 4 4 0 6.0
CHM107 GENERAL CHEMISTRY 4 3 2 6.0
MECH113 COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING DRAWING I 3 2 2 4.5
GPC100 FIRST YEAR ON CAMPUS SEMINAR 1 0 2 0.0
ASE101 INTRODUCTION TO AEROSPACE ENGINEERING 0 0 2 1.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
MAT100 PRECALCULUS 2 1 2 3.0
MAT119 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY 5 4 2 7.5

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CNG230 INTRODUCTION TO C PROGRAMMING 3 2 2 5.0
MAT120 CALCULUS FOR FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES 5 4 2 7.5
PHY106 GENERAL PHYSICS II 4 3 2 6.5
ENGL102 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS II 4 4 0 6.0
ASE172 INTRODUCTION TO AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE 3 3 0 4.0

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MAT219 INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 4 4 0 7.0
MECH202 MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES 4 3 2 6.0
MECH227 ENGINEERING MATERIALS 3 3 0 5.0
ASE200 SUMMER PRACTICE I 0 0 0 2.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HST201 0 2 0 2.0
HST205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
MECH205 STATICS 3 3 0 5.0
ASE261 STATICS 3 3 0 4.5
Any 1 of the following set ..
MECH203 THERMODYNAMICS 4 4 0 6.0
ASE231 THERMODYNAMICS 4 4 0 5.5
            NONTECHNICAL ELECTIVE

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
EEE209 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING 3 3 0 5.0
MAT210 APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR ENGINEERS 4 4 0 8.0
ENGL211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 0 4.0
ASE244 FLUID MECHANICS 4 4 0 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HST202 0 2 0 2.0
HST206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
MECH208 DYNAMICS 3 3 0 5.0
ASE262 DYNAMICS 3 3 0 4.5
Any 1 of the following set ..
MECH206 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS 3 3 0 5.0
ASE264 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 4 4 0 5.5

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ENGL311 ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS 3 3 0 4.0
MECH310 NUMERICAL METHODS 3 3 0 5.0
ASE300 SUMMER PRACTICE II 0 0 0 4.0
ASE331 HEAT TRANSFER 3 3 0 5.0
ASE341 AERODYNAMICS I 4 3 2 6.0
ASE361 APPLIED ELASTICITY 3 3 0 5.0
ASE383 SYSTEMS DYNAMICS 3 3 0 5.0
ES361 COMPUTING METHODS IN ENGINEERING 3 3 0 5.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TUR101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
TUR201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 4 0 2.0

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ASE301 NUMERICAL METHODS FOR AEROSPACE ENGINEERING 3 3 0 0.0
ASE334 PROPULSION SYSTEMS I 4 3 2 6.0
ASE342 AERODYNAMICS II 4 3 2 5.5
ASE362 AEROSPACE STRUCTURES 4 4 0 5.5
ASE372 FLIGHT MECHANICS 3 3 0 4.5
Any 1 of the following set ..
TUR102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
TUR202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 4 0 2.0

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ASE400 SUMMER PRACTICE III 0 0 0 4.0
ASE435 PROPULSIONS SYSTEMS II 3 3 0 6.0
ASE451 AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN 3 2 2 9.0
ASE463 MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS 3 3 0 6.0
            TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
            NONTECHNICAL ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE
            TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
            TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
            TECHNICAL ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week