Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Computer Application In Civil Engeneering INM 453 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ZEKİ ÖZCAN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ZEKİ ÖZCAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Study of framework of the structure, 2D and 3D modeling of the RC- and Steel Structure, Static and dynamic analysis. The principles of free vibrations, spectral analysis and time history analysis and applications fields.
The effect of material behavior and load conditions on the structural behavior.
Course Content Basic notion of Finite element methods, modeling and analysis concept, material behavior and load conditions, 2D and 3D Structural analysis, Free-body diagram of the frame, Stress analysis, Free vibration analysis and mode shapes, Spectral analysis and time history analysis
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 She/he can describe the concepts of finite element method. Lecture, Question-Answer, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
2 She/he can construct finite element model for the structural system Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
3 She/he can determine the load and material parameters. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
4 She/he can make a static and a dynamic analysis. Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
5 She/he can determine the displacement under the influence of external loads.
6 She/he can perform free vibration analysis.
7 She/he can make a response spectrum analysis.
8 She/he can design of structural truss system.
9 She/he can design three-dimensional structural frame system.
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to finite element method
2 Modeling and structural analysis, Materials and loads assumptions
3 Modeling of Structures, descriptions, elements and finite element mesh
4 Modeling of 1D, 2D and 3D Structure
5 Static analysis of the 2D structures
6 Static analysis of the 2D structures
7 Free vibration analysis and mode shapes of the 2D structures
8 Free vibration analysis and mode shapes of the 2D structures
9 Spectral analysis of the 2D structures
10 Spectral analysis of the 2D structures
11 Time history analysis of the 2D structures
12 3D Modeling of the structures and applications
13 3D Modeling of the structures and applications
14 General assessment on Course
Course Notes
Course Resources
Week Documents Description size
0 SAP2000v10-BASLARKEN SAP2000 Başlarken 0.53 MB
0 SAP2000 Presentation with new Graphics Sept 2002 SAP2000 Sunum 8.17 MB
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Comprehend science and advanced mathematics subjects fundamental to engineering; An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve civil engineering problems X
2 An ability to analyze and model civil engineering systems specific problems, identify and define the appropriate requirements for their solutions. X
3 An ability to design, implement and evaluate a civil engineering systems, component, process or program that meets specified requirements.
4 Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools of engineering effectively and correctly in engineering practice X
5 An ability to gather/acquire, analyze, interpret data and make decisions to understand civil engineering problems
6 An ability to work effectively in inter- and in-disciplinary teams or individually.
7 An ability to communicate effectively in Turkish and English.
8 Recognition of the need for, and the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology and to engage in life-long learning. X
9 An understanding of professional, legal, ethical and social issues and responsibilities related to computer engineering.
10 Skills in project and risk management, awareness about importance of entrepreneurship, innovation and long-term development, and recognition of international standards and methodologies.
11 An understanding about the impact of Civil  Engineering solutions in a global, environmental, societal and legal context while making decisions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
1. Proje / Tasarım 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 10 10
Project / Design 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5